Chainlink Mainnet to Launch on Ethereum on May 30

The decentralized oracle provider is to go live on the Ethereum mainnet at the end of May.

Chainalysis: Third of All Ether Owned by Only 376 Whales

New research indicates that a third of all ether is owned by just 376 whales.

Tether, Bitfinex Seek Access to Funds Restricted By NYOAG

Bitfinex claims that the NYOAG has neither the legal basis nor the authority to probe its business.

Ethereum Project MolochDAO Gets Donation from Vitalik Buterin, Joseph Lubin

An ethereum funding initiative from the CEO of SpankChain is receiving a major funding boost from two of the biggest names in the cryptocurrency industry.

Ethereum Foundation Plans to Spend $30M on Ecosystem Development

The Ethereum Foundation has set aside a $30 million budget on ecosystem development for the next 12 months.

Fluidity Bringing Ethereum-Powered Mortgages this Summer to CA, NY

The company’s Ethereum-backed mortgage service will reportedly offer cheaper rates than banks.

CryptoKitty Developers Launch New Ethereum Smart Wallet

Dapper Labs has launched a new Ethereum “smart wallet” dubbed Dapper, which is aimed at making crypto and crypto collectibles easier to use.

ConsenSys Ventures Head Kavita Gupta Steps Down

Kavita Gupta recently announced that she is leaving ConsenSys Ventures.

NYAG Calls for Release of Bitfinex-Tether Deal Documents

This filing is the latest move in the ongoing legal drama surrounding the NYAG and Bitfinex.

Code for Ethereum 2.0’s PoS Algorithm to be Finalized Soon

Ethereum’s highly anticipated proof-of-stake (PoS) algorithm, Casper, is getting closer to full implementation, with the algorithm’s code set to be finalized next month.

CoinFlip Delays Tether Buying “Until the Smoke Clears”

Crypto ATM operator CoinFlip has put on hold Tether buying “until the smoke clears.”

Tether Only 74 Percent Backed, Lawyer Confirms

Tether’s USDT coin isn’t 100% backed by fiat equivalents; instead, only 74% of the stablecoin has fiat equivalent backing.

Ethereum Hits Funding Target for ProgPoW Audit

ProgPoW expected to level the playing field for ASIC and GPU miners alike.

PAX, Other Stablecoins Experience Sudden Surge in Demand Following Doubts Cast on Tether

Over 10 million Paxos Standard stablecoins were minted within 18 hours after the NYAG dropped bombshell allegations involving rival stablecoin Tether.

Report: E*Trade Financial to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Services

U.S. stockbroker E*Trade Financial is purportedly launching cryptocurrency trading services.