Former Tether Exec Joins Soon-To-Be-Launched Stablecoin Clearinghouse

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.

Tether Topples EOS as the 4th Largest Digital Asset by Market Cap

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.

Levi Strauss Enters Blockchain Coalition to Track Factory Working Conditions

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.

Ethereum Developers to Release Constantinople Upgrade on February 27

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.   

Joseph Lubin Joins Board of Crypto Trading Startup ErisX

ErisX announced on Thursday that the company is welcoming two new board members.

Ethereum Clients Release Software Updates Following Hard Fork Postponement

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.  

Ethereum Defers Highly-Anticipated Network Upgrade Due to Security Vulnerability

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.

Ethereum Classic Fee Spike Worries Investors

The sudden fee spike on the Ethereum Classic blockchain has caused fears of more exchange attacks. 51% Attacker Returns $100K in Ethereum Classic 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.

Chinese Security Firm Calls on Exchanges to Help Locate Ethereum Classic “Attacker”

The security firm identifies three wallet addresses and four transaction hashes that caused the two-day block reorganization (reorg) attacks against the network.

Crypto Miner Linzhi Appeals to Project Developers of Proposed ASIC Ban

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.” Confirms $200K in Ethereum Classic Lost; Blockchain Attacks Continue

The crypto exchange confirmed that it has experienced the 51 percent attack and identified three addresses, which are linked to the attacker.

Vitalik Buterin Expresses Positivity on Ethereum’s Plasma-Like Scaling Solution

The Plasma-like scaling solution reportedly can handle 500 transactions per seconds or even more.

Ethereum Foundation Awards $5 Million Grant to Parity Technologies

The grant is awarded to the organization for its work on Ethereum 2.0, the network’s next iteration.

Analyst: Ethereum’s 2nd Layer Scaling will Happen in 2019

The Ethereum Foundation recognizes the urgent need to scale the network through second layer methods.