Ethereum DAO Developer Acquired by Investment Firm Blockchains

Both companies will combine resources and institutional knowledge to develop solutions for security and interoperability issues faced by existing IoT systems.

EY Releases Ethereum Privacy Protocol ‘Nightfall’ on GitHub

Nightfall runs on zero-knowledge proofs (ZKP), which allow the sharing of information between two parties without revealing the information itself.

iExec Inks Partnership with French Energy Giant EDF to Overhaul Infrastructure

The French energy mogul EDF wants to streamline its cloud-based infrastructure by developing an application on the Ethereum blockchain.

Hong Kong, Thailand Working Together on Crypto, Fintech

One key project the two countries may potentially collaborate on is the issuance of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).

JPMorgan Adds Privacy Features to Its Quorum Blockchain

JPMorgan is including new privacy features in its Ethereum-powered Quorum blockchain.

Discussion on Istanbul Hard Fork is About to Start

The real discussion regarding Ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade is about to start.

Grayscale Ethereum Trust Receives Approval from FINRA

Grayscale Ethereum Trust is described as “the first U.S. publicly quoted security solely invested in and deriving value from the price of ethereum.”

Vitalik Buterin Proposes Minimal Mixer to Make ETH Transactions More Private

The ethereum blockchain founder notes that a group of users can start implementing his design today.

BlockFi Slashing ETH Interest Rates, Slightly Raising Rates for BTC

BlockFi said that the changes are based on how the borrowing and lending markets for bitcoin and ether have become vibrant and stagnant, respectively.

Bosch Reportedly Running Prototype Trials on Ethereum

Possible use cases include autonomous transactions between vehicles and electric car charging ports.

Ethereum Foundation Sets Aside $19M for ‘Building the Ethereum of Tomorrow’

The Foundation stated that $19 million has been set aside over the next 12 months for “building the ethereum of tomorrow.”

Ethereum-Based SprinkleXchange to List First Company in June

Ethereum-based stock exchange SprinkleXchange is purportedly listing its first company in June.

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.