Category: eth news

BlockFi Slashes Ethereum (ETH) Interest Rate, Bumps BTC

Cryptocurrency lending firm BlockFi has announced an update to their interest rates for Bitcoin and Ethereum, with the latter experiencing a severe cutback. According to the monthly update published on May 21, BlockFi reports that the month has been “fantastic” for the crypto ecosystem, and predicts the bear cycle is […]

Ethereum (ETH) Foundation Publishes Blueprint for 2019 Development

The Ethereum Foundation has published its official Spring 2019 update, shedding details on the planned development for the next coming year. In particular, the report focuses on how the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization plans on allocating the $30 million designated for use by the Foundation in further developing […]

World’s Fifth Largest Electric Company Using Ethereum (ETH) DApp

The world’s fifth largest electrical company has announced a partnership with Ethereum app iExec that will involve the company utilizing the decentralized application (DApp) in a project test. EDF, which operates a $33 billion market capitalization, has launched GPUSH on iExec, a visual simulator software that is now available through […]

Ethereum DApp Transactions Set New All-Time High

Despite reports that Ethereum has been conceding market share in the space of decentralized applications (DApps), after owning nearly 100 percent of the industry just a year ago, ETH transaction volume has registered a new all-time high. According to analytics firm Diar in a report published on May 6, Ethereum […]

Vitalik Buterin Proposes Gas Fee “Norm” For Ethereum (ETH) Wallet Transactions

Ethereum co-founder and cryptocurrency industry mainstay Vitalik Buterin has proposed a controversial method for increasing ETH developer fund support: imposing gas fees on wallet transactions. On Mar. 8, Buterin tweeted his proposal, making a clear distinction that his plan would involve the creation of a “community norm,” which users could […]

Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople Upgrade Set to Launch February 28th

Ethereum (ETH)–The long-anticipated launch of Ethereum’s Constantinople upgrade is set to occur later this week. Specifically, the update is scheduled to go live during Ethereum’s 7,280,000 mined block, which at the current rate of production should occur on Thursday Feb. 28. However, there is some variability in the exact timing […]