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Jim Manning lives in Los Angeles and has been writing for websites for over five years, with a particular interest in tech and science. His interest in blockchain technology and cryptocurrency stems from his belief that it is the way of the future. Jim is a guest writer for ETHNews. His views and opinions do not necessarily constitute the views and opinions of ETHNews.
Jan 27th, 2017
Vitalik Buterin went to an Ethereum meetup in Singapore and gave a keynote presentation on the planned Metropolis hard fork.
Jan 25th, 2017
Kim Dotcom’s planned announcement of Bitcache and Megaupload 2.0 was halted due to an issue with the Canadian Stock Exchange.
Jan 23rd, 2017
The Ethereum Foundation released a joint blog post along with Zcash. They detailed their progress on integrating Zcash into Ethereum, and how they’re actively working on direct interoperability between the two blockchains.
Jan 21st, 2017
Kim Dotcom is planning to launch Megaupload 2.0, along with Bitcache. These two projects will allow the rebirth of Megaupload by leveraging existing blockchain-based technologies.
Jan 18th, 2017
A report by Accenture has found that by 2025 the blockchain technology could help the world’s biggest banks save $8 to $12 billion a year by cutting infrastructure costs.
Jan 16th, 2017
Seven European banks are collaborating to develop a blockchain-based platform called Digital Trade Chain, aimed to improve cross-border trade for small to medium-sized enterprises.
Jan 13th, 2017
The Government Accountability Office released a report highlighting the IRS’s lack of guidance for IRA investments in “unconventional assets.” Virtual currency is considered an unconventional asset, and taxpayers may not fully understand their responsibilities when investing in this type of asset.
Jan 13th, 2017
Deloitte launched a blockchain lab in New York to help integrate blockchain technology into existing financial institutions. They aim to deploy actual solutions, instead of simply developing proofs of concept.
Jan 12th, 2017
Qtum is an enterprise that combines different aspects of the two most prominent blockchain platforms, Ethereum and Bitcoin, into one cohesive project. Their goal is to ease the adoption of blockchain technologies for corporate entities.
Writing smart contracts isn’t easy. Writing highly secure smart contracts is even harder. Luckily, industry players are compiling standards and best practices for contract design and testing.
The latest post on the Ethereum Foundation’s blog introduces their light client to Dapp developers. The protocol is still experimental but should mean good things for programmers working on smartphone Dapps
The Ethereum Foundation’s Jeffrey Wilcke shared a diary entry summing up all the progress Ethereum’s developers have been making. Weekly updates are planned.
Jan 6th, 2017
Ether.Camp’s Hacker Gold Token (HKG) was found to have a bug in it. The bug is serious enough that the contract will need to be rewritten, and the tokens reissued.
Dec 23rd, 2016
Axoni, a blockchain technology provider for the financial services industry, raised $18 million in financing from several big banks.
Dec 23rd, 2016
Making sure smart contract code is secure not only helps individual companies, it benefits the entire blockchain ecosystem.
Dec 22nd, 2016
The Golem Project’s crowdfund went so well they made millions in only minutes. But what are they doing with their time and money now?
Dec 21st, 2016
Blockchain developers could benefit from standardized smart contract code best practices. While there are some guides out there, no one is offering a “stamp of approval” to signify safe code. At least not yet.