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Ethereum Constantinople, What’s Going on with the Upgrade?

The Ethereum hard fork was set to go underway on 16th January but has been massively delayed, now we are left wondering what is happening with the upgrade. The update, known as Constantinople, is the latest in Ethereum’s recent network system upgrades but because of a vulnerability in Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP), 1283, which allows for a reentrancy attack, Constantinople was delayed. The core Ethereum developers had a meeting two days after the update was initially meant to go live to talk about the next steps and ultimately decided to postpone the network upgrade until 27th February, leaving investors and...

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Opera Will Take You From 'Zero To Crypto' With Ethereum

There are a number of ‘mainstream’ companies that are really trying hard to make Bitcoin adoption ‘ a thing’. Namely Opera, the company behind the Opera web browser, who’s recent moves have been seen as a huge boost to the future of crypto and blockchain technology. Opera is a web browser that is available across numerous platforms. Recently, the team at Opera have made a number of updates that have been designed to make cryptocurrency more mainstream, as a matter of fact, the new Opera for Android browser claims to make you ‘from zero to crypto’. Assuming this is a...

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Earn Ethereum Playing These NFT Blockchain Games

A recent blog post from the blockchain software company founded by Ethereum's Joe Lubin, ConsenSys has listed 16 Ethereum blockchain based games where users are able to earn money whilst playing. The games listed in the blog post include those that utilise non-fungible tokens which the company claims are changing the online gaming industry as we speak. For those that don’t know, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are also defined as ERC-721 tokens which are based on the Ethereum blockchain. In addition to this, they differ from ERC-20 tokens in that they haven’t got an equal counterpart with each token being unique...

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Ethereum (ETH) Remains Vulnerable To Significant Downside Risks

Ethereum (ETH) is at risk for significant downside risks as the price has been falling without any immediate support in sight. The 4H chart for ETH/USD has the word failure written all over it as the bulls have miserably failed to protect the price against such aggressive sell off. If we just look at the bullish gartley pattern between December 17, 2018 and January 27, 2019 it is quite obvious to see that the bulls did not even put up a fight to capitalize on the bullish gartley pattern which has historically led to a correction to the upside however...

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New Stats Show ETH Blockchain Is Scammers Paradise

The crypto analytics specialists Chainalysis recently published a report which indicates Ethereum has become a crypto platform which scammers seem to thrive on. The research suggests that last year saw a lot more sophisticated, higher-earning scams being carried out using Ethereum, although the specific number of the crimes has plummeted significantly year on year. The amount that was stolen through Ethereum based scams doubled from $17 million in 2017 to $36 million last year. This sums up to 0.01 percent of ETH in circulation. Chainalysis identified more than 2,000 false Ethereum addresses which managed to secure funds from almost 40,000...

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