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The Ethereum Blockchain Is Inspiring Movements In China

A report out today discusses how students in China are making most of sophisticated use of the Ethereum blockchain in order to inspire a branch of the movement, #MeToo. #MeToo is part of a worldwide campaign to highlight instances of sexual assault. Inspired by allegations of sexual assault in the film industry, #MeToo encourages women (particularly) to speak out against instances of sexual assault that would otherwise go undetected in our patriarchal society. Now Quartz Media have published a report that discusses how this movement, in China specifically are taking to the Ethereum blockchain to provide an encrypted communication platform....

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$140,000 In Ethereum Stolen In Wallet Hack

Yesterday, news surfaced of a large scale attack that had taken place on MyEtherWallet, during which over 200 Ethereum was stolen, to the tone of almost $140,000. Couple of DNS servers were hijacked to resolve https://t.co/xwxRJ4H4i8 users to be redirected to a phishing site. This is not on @myetherwallet side, we are in the process of verifying which servers to get it resolved asap. — MyEtherWallet.com (@myetherwallet) April 24, 2018 According to MyEtherWallet’s Twitter page, a number of the companies DNS servers sustained an attack which started to redirect users of myetherwallet.com to a phishing website. From this site, user...

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Can EOS (EOS) Put Ethereum (ETH) Out Of Business?

EOS (EOS) is not a new coin. In fact, it has enjoyed a rather strange reputation as “Ethereum killer” for quite some time. EOS (EOS) and Ethereum (ETH) are competitors but until now they were more like Google and Bing or Nvidia and AMD. This is because Etheruem (ETH) is the second largest coin by market cap with more than 90% of the ICOs ever held on its platform compared to EOS (EOS) which ranks as the fifth coin by market cap right now thanks to its 16% price spike today. With EOS (EOS) in the fifth spot, the debate...

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Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash And Ripple Leading April's Surge

April has been a very positive month. Leading up to Easter, we had predicted that actually, April was just an extension of March, with markets down and a very depressing outlook over. Moving past the Easter period, things did start to look somewhat more positive. The positive notion, turned into a positive trend, which in turn turned into what now seems to be more of a positive surge. There are millions of powers at work behind all of this. A surge in cryptocurrency is encouraged by a wealth of different entities, a number of discourse working behind the scenes, realistically,...

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Ethereum Casper Upgrade Ready For Review

The new code for Ethereum which will change the way that the blockchain network reaches consensus is up and ready for review from the Ethereum community. The new proposed improvement in Ethereum’s protocol EIP 1011 is being dubbed as Hybrid Casper Friendly Finality Gadget is a change which has been in the works for a long time. Aiming to reduce the resource exhaustive aspect of the mining process on the Ethereum blockchain in a bid to make the whole process greener is going to focus on Proof of Stake rather than the current Proof of Work method to reach consensus...

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