Ethereum

CFTC Chairman Says Ether Is Indeed a Commodity

CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert has stated that ether, the world's second-biggest digital currency by market capitalization, is a commodity.

Hacker Returns 17 Ethereum Domains Lost in Auction Bug

The domain names taken from the Ethereum Name Service's (ENS) auction have been returned. 

Online Lender SoFi’s Cryto Trading Platform to Go Live on Tuesday

Online loan platform SoFi revealed its cryptocurrency trading platform would launch next Tuesday.

BitPay Announces Ethereum Support for Merchants

Payment solution BitPay will soon provide support for ethereum, the second-biggest digital currency by market capitalization.

Ethereum Co-Founder Joe Lubin Joins Governing Board of Hyperledger

Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin is to join the board of the Linux Foundation-led blockchain consortium Hyperledger.

Tether Introduces Chinese Yuan-Backed Stablecoin

Tether has introduced its Chinese yuan-backed stablecoin, which it said will run over the ethereum blockchain as an ERC-20 token.

Vitalik Buterin Says “Ethereum Blockchain Is Almost Full”

Buterin’s comments were made as part of a talk of what he sees to be the most significant roadblocks to the broad adoption of cryptocurrencies.

Tether USDT to Launch on Fifth Blockhain, Algorand

This means traders will now have a USD stablecoin option on ethereum, omni, EOS, tron, and soon, algorand.

Tether Mistakenly Printed $5 Billion Worth of USDT

Tether accidentally printed $5 billion of its fiat-pegged USDT because of human error.

Metropolitan Bank Maintains Tether’s Account for 5 Months Before Closing It Down

Metropolitan Commercial Bank held accounts for stablecoin issuer Tether and associated firms for five months before closing them down, a spokesperson said.

Kakao Claims Klaytn Network Is 15 Times Faster Than Ethereum

It takes Klaytn only one second to mine a block, whereas it takes ethereum around 15 seconds, said Klaytn developer and Kakao subsidiary Ground X.

eToro Adds Support for 120 ERC-20 Standard Tokens

First to be supported are OmiseGO (OMG), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Maker (MKR), with the others to be added soon.

Bitfinex Starts Repaying $700 Million Loan from Tether

Bitfinex announced the first payment on Tuesday after transferring $100 million from its account to Tether’s.

Dutch Regulators Aim to Stop Illicit Crypto Behavior

The Netherlands is looking to prevent the use of crypto for illicit purposes.

Ether and Bitcoin Trade at Large Premium Across South Korean Exchanges

Bitcoin and Ether are currently trading at a large premium on South Korean exchanges.
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