ETHERLive delivers real-time price and volume data across 16+ exchanges to users in a clear and easy-to-understand package. Users can get up-to-the-second updates for each exchange/currency pair, as well as aggregated market averages for each exchange, currency, and the market as a whole. It also provides a global converted average of all the currency pairs monitored by ETHNews, converted to USD.
Excited neophytes think that so-called “smart” contracts may be a panacea for all transactional or data management activities that take place in a developing technological ecosystem. It’s a mistaken assumption, but still a noble goal that could yield unexpected dividends.
Greg Colvin might live atop an isolated mountain in the Rockies, but through his work for the Ethereum Foundation he is developing a virtual computer that spans the globe. Sitting down with ETHNews, he explains how there are competitive technical solutions to the problem of optimization; and Google’s may not necessarily be the best one.
Over the last week, blockchain darling Alex Tapscott has fallen from good graces. After a Forbes exposé revealed that Tapscott’s NextBlock Global distributed deceitful investor documents, the venture capital firm has lost the support of two major banks in Canada and reneged on its plan to go public.
The last four days have felt like an absolute marathon, but luckily, developers know how to pace themselves. On the fourth day of Devcon, we finished strong with presentations on protocols, supply chains, stable coins, and more.
Who is the average Ethereum user? In a presentation on Thursday afternoon, the founder of Etherscan answered exactly that question, offering insights into the demographics of blockchain and cryptocurrency users.
The affable wunderkind and chief scientist of the Ethereum Foundation talks living to infinity, general friendliness, his dad, and quantum computing. Doge, Cheshire cats, and unicorns are cool; proof-of-work, not so much.
Emphasizing the importance of regulatory compliance, Coin Center’s Jerry Brito and Peter Van Valkenburgh delivered one of Devcon3’s first presentations. Brito provided a recap of significant regulatory updates from the last year while Van Valkenburgh provided insight into anti-money laundering and securities considerations, both key issues going forward.