Ethereum Governance is Currently Underrated

In the most recent episode of Into the Ether, Vitalik Buterin appears to discuss all things Ethereum. One of the subjects that came up was the Ethereum governance model. Eric Conner asked Buterin about on-chain governance models, and his thoughts on how Ethereum’s governance stacks up against them. Current Governance Model Underrated: Vitalik Buterin Buterin says that the current Ethereum governance model works pretty well, considering the problems it has guided the protocol through. I actually think that Ethereum governance is under-rated at this point. Because it’s not something that…

Binance Lite to Allow Australians to Purchase Bitcoin at Newsagents

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance is expanding its “Binance Lite” service to allow Australian residents to purchase Bitcoin (BTC) at newsagents, technology news outlet The Next Web reported on March 19. The new service Binance Lite — which will initially be introduced in Australia — is purportedly set to enable customers to buy digital currency with fiat money from more than 1,300 supported newsagents within the country. The service currently supports only the purchase of Bitcoin, although it will offer more digital currency and fiat options at a later date. Before…

Ethereum (ETH) A Strong Buy According to Joseph Lubin of Consensys

Ethereum prices bullish above $135 Joseph Lubin expects prices to rally Volumes low, dropped by half in the last week Weeks after retrenching staff, Consensys CEO is confident that ETH prices will surge 1000X. This is partly thanks to the launching of Ethereum 2.0 and prospects of dealing with scalability. Therefore, that means there is a huge Ethereum (ETH) undervaluation. Ethereum Price Analysis Fundamentals Consensys is the Brooklyn-based software-production studio that is backed by Joseph Lubin. Joseph is one of the top contributors of Ethereum. Months after announcing plans of…

Binance Launchpad Hosts Its Third ICO With Celer Network Raising $4 Million

Binance Launchpad, the token launch platform of the major global crypto exchange Binance, has completed a $4 million sale of Celer Network (CELR) tokens, the company wrote on March 19. The tokens sale was completed in 17 minutes and 35 seconds, with all 597,014,925 CELR tokens sold in a single session. As the company announced two weeks ago, the CELR token sale only accepted Binance’s own cryptocurrency Binance Coin (BNB), with each CELR token worth 0.000434 BNB or $0.0067 dollar equivalent. One BNB could purchase 2,303.35821 CELR tokens. The minimum…

Ripple (XRP) Army A Manufactured Web of Bots, Research Reveals

Ripple prices consolidation XRP Army a blend of phony accounts and bots Transaction levels lows and averages more than half that of Feb 24 and 25 Geoff Golberg, an independent researcher with the application of Network analysis on social and blockchain data is confident that the harassing XRP Army consists of fake accounts and bots. If anything, this is negative for price and XRP could print lower. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals An independent report now reveals that the so-called XRP army is a lie. Instead, the army consists of thousands…

Malware Targets Israeli Fintech Firms Working in Crypto, Forex Trading

Israeli fintech companies that work with forex and crypto trading are being targeted by malware, according to a blog post from threat research department Unit 42 of cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks published on March 19. Per the report, Unit 42 first encountered an older version of the malware in question, Cardinal RAT, in 2017. Since April 2017, Cardinal RAT has been identified when examining attacks against two Israel-based fintech companies engaged in developing forex and crypto trading software. The software is a Remote Access Trojan (RAT), which allows the…

Kudelski Security Announces Partnership with Hosho To Secure Blockchain Ecosystems

Kudelski Security, the advisor and cybersecurity innovator for today’s most security-conscious organizations, today announced a strategic partnership with Hosho, a global leader in blockchain security and smart contract auditing. The partnership is expected extend the capabilities of Kudelski Security’s recently launched Blockchain Security Center, and makes the companies’ unique skillsets, market-leading services, and proven intellectual property available to help forward-leaning organizations better secure their use of Blockchain and distributed ledger technology. Smart contracts are the most critical and jeopardized piece of a Blockchain company’s technical ecosystem. Contract vulnerabilities can be exploited…

Japanese Company Launches New Stablecoin Pegged to the US Dollar

A Japanese company has launched an ERC-20-compliant stablecoin that it says offers “absolute decentralization, maximum security and a reliable source of stability in the face of volatility.” As its name suggests, USDDex is directly pegged to the United States dollar, helping traders to move their money into crypto without exposing themselves to the erratic price movements seen in other major digital assets such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. The company believes that its stablecoin could become a viable alternative to fiat and trigger the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies, giving employers a…

Bitcoin Price Pounds into Bull Market, Could Surge to $400,000: Analyst

As the bitcoin price continues to hover in a tight range just below $4,000, crypto investors are breathlessly waiting to find out whether bitcoin price can punch through the resistance line that thwarted its most recent attempt to initiate a new bull market. Below, we examine both the bull and bear case for bitcoin as traders position themselves to be on the right side of the crypto market’s next major move. Bull Case: Bitcoin’s Losing Streak is Over, Could Rally to $400,000 Writing at ThinkMarkets UK, Chief Market Analyst Naeem…

Blockchain Goes Hollywood is Expected to Attract Blockchain and Crypto Experts, Investors and Celebrities to Epic multi-day Event

Blockchain Goes Hollywood is inviting people to pack their bags and head over to Los Angeles as the organizers are expecting the event to attract some of the world’s most exciting and innovative Blockchain and cryptocurrency experts, investors and celebrities for exciting multi-day experiences to be held May 30-June 2, 2019, in one of the world’s top destinations. Founded by BlockNet Group CEO Robert Corriveau, Blockchain Goes Hollywood is said to move beyond today’s crypto-chatter by deep-diving into real-life applications of Blockchain and its implication for the future. Industry leaders, regulators,…