Ethereum Surges 14% Today, Here’s 3 Reasons Why

Ethereum price has surged in value over the past week, posting its largest gains in the last twenty-four hours. Several notable factors have contributed to this rise, which could have strong effects on the platform moving forward. DEFI IS REDEFINING THE PLATFORM Over the past year, decentralized finance (DeFi) has emerged as a major element […]

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Opera’s Android Web Browser Adds Access to .Crypto Domains for 80M Users

Opera’s Android browser – the “blockchain-ready” web surfing app – added support on Monday for Unstoppable Domains’ decentralized .crypto websites. The partnership grants Unstoppable Domains’ 200,000 registered .crypto domains an immediate inroad into Opera’s 80 million-strong user base. That means they can access Unstoppable’s Ethereum smart contract-registered, InterPlanetary File System-stored (IPFS) websites without leaving the […]

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Thousands of These Computers Were Mining Cryptocurrency. Now They’re Working on Coronavirus Research

CoreWeave, the largest U.S. miner on the Ethereum blockchain, is redirecting the processing power of 6,000 specialized computer chips toward research to find a therapy for the coronavirus. These graphics processing units (GPUs) will be pointed toward Stanford University’s Folding@home, a long-standing research effort that unveiled a project on February 27 specifically to boost coronavirus […]

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Coronavirus Infects 2 More Ethereum Event Attendees

The Ethereum Community Conference (EthCC) held in Paris on March 3-5 turned out to be a hot spot for COVID-19 transmission. Eighteen of a supposed one thousand attendees have now tested positive, with many more results pending. 18 Ethereum Event Attendees Now Infected The exact number in attendance is unknown, although approximately one thousand had […]

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Gemini’s Nifty Gateway Bets on Celebs to Drive Interest in Crypto Collectibles

The “Bitcoin Billionaire” twins, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss of the Gemini crypto exchange, now also have a regulated, fiat marketplace for non-fungible tokens (NFTs).   Gemini first acquired Nifty Gateway in late 2019 with Tyler Winklevoss saying in a statement, “We believe that both real-world and digital collectibles will migrate onto blockchains in the form of […]

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