Former Bitfinex Chief Strategy Officer and Tether (USDT) co-founder Phillip Potter has been appointed as the latest advisory board member of the soon-to-be-launched first-of-its-kind stablecoin clearinghouse.
As prices across major cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, and EOS plunge in the last 24 hours, the value of Tether’s USDT appears to be faring better than most digital assets, as it sees a significant 20% spike in market cap on Monday.
New America, together with Levi Strauss, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and ConsenSys, have cooperated to inaugurate a blockchain pilot program aimed at tracking the well-being of factory workers and their working conditions.
It appears that the Ethereum’s much-anticipated system upgrade is now set to be released in late February, according to Ethereum Core developer Péter Szilágyi.
ErisX announced on Thursday that the company is welcoming two new board members.
Following Ethereum’s inadvertent postponement of the slated launch of the much-anticipated Constantinople network upgrade, a number of Ethereum’s largest clients, including Geth and Parity, have rolled out multiple software updates.
A massive hard fork that was expected to hit Ethereum today which would have migrated its blockchain from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake has been postponed indefinitely due to a bug discovered by smart contract audit firm ChainSecurity.
The sudden fee spike on the Ethereum Classic blockchain has caused fears of more exchange attacks.
Gate.io has issued a warning underscoring that the ETC network’s hashing power is “still not strong enough,” and is still vulnerable to yet another 51 percent attack.
The security firm identifies three wallet addresses and four transaction hashes that caused the two-day block reorganization (reorg) attacks against the network.
Linzhi’s statement says: “Today we are calling upon the ethereum developers to publish rules and requirements for what constitutes a good ProgPoW ASIC maker.”
The crypto exchange confirmed that it has experienced the 51 percent attack and identified three addresses, which are linked to the attacker.
The Plasma-like scaling solution reportedly can handle 500 transactions per seconds or even more.
The grant is awarded to the organization for its work on Ethereum 2.0, the network’s next iteration.
The Ethereum Foundation recognizes the urgent need to scale the network through second layer methods.