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Binance CEO Suggests Crypto Exchanges Are Safer Than Keeping One’s Keys

News Changpeng Zhao, the co-founder and CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, suggested that for most, keeping crypto assets on an exchange is safer than keeping the keys themselves. Zhao gave his comments in a tweet on Jan. 19 after famous crypto skeptic and gold bug Peter Schiff complained tha..

Ethereum: Fears Vitalik Buterin Selling 90K ETH as $25M Hits Exchanges

Market Update Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin became the center of attention on Christmas Day amid fears he plans to sell $25 million of the cryptocurrency. Records from monitoring resource Etherscan showed a total of 92,000 ETH (currently worth $11.5 million) move from a single wallet t..

Buterin Wants to Speed Up Ethereum 2.0 Transition With ETH1-Friendly Validators

News Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has recently published an alternative proposal for an early transition to Ethereum 2.0. In a Dec. 23 post on the ETH Research forum, Buterin has set out an “accelerated schedule” for the transition from Ethereum 1.0 to Ethereum 2.0 through a new type of ETH..

Buterin: Binance DEX Should Be Criticized for Centralization, Not ETH

News Binance’s decentralized exchange is a better target for criticism over being centralized than Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin believes. In a recent Twitter discussion, Ethereum co-founder Buterin triggered a wave of argument over decentralization in the crypto industry, particularly Binance DEX as ..

Vitalik Buterin Supports Petition to Free Arrested Blockchain Dev

News Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin has declared his solidarity with Virgil Griffith, the American citizen arrested for his blockchain educational activities in North Korea. In a tweet posted on Dec. 1, Vitalik shared a link to a blog post penned by blockchain firm CEO Enrico Talin, whi..

A Product Development Team Just Made ETH Block Production Twice As Fast

News Blockchain advisory and product development firm Akomba Labs conducted a test on the Ethereum network that shows it can make block propagation at least twice as fast. Coindesk reported on Nov. 27 that Akomba Labs — in collaboration with the scalability-focused blockchain startup BloXroute — r..

BitTorrent Creator Calls Vitalik’s ASIC-Resistant Proof-of-Work ‘A Pipe Dream And a Bad Idea’

News Bran Cohen, best known as author of the peer-to-peer (P2P) BitTorrent protocol, has responded to some of Vitalik Buterin’s opinions about the state of technology around cryptocurrencies. On Nov. 25, Cohen, also the current CEO of the Chia network, explained in a Twitter thread why he consider..

Not a Fee, But ‘Long-Term Payment’ — How Crypto Exchanges List Tokens

Analysis Visit the website of any stock exchange platform, like the Nasdaq or the New York Stock Exchange, and the listing fees for new companies are there to see. There is hardly any controversy when it is clearly stated like this, but the same cannot be said for the cryptocurrency space. Here, n..

Canada Pushes to Regulate Crypto Adoption, Forgoing Volatile BTC Past

Analysis Recently, Canada’s central bank has been leading working groups with global partners exploring a blockchain future. Their crypto presence has soared with Ernst & Young’s announcement that it is using Toronto to test its public government expenditure blockchain. But what is the cryptocurre..

Poll: 60% Tell Vitalik Buterin ‘No’ to Ethereum Reversing Transactions

News Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has sparked controversy among cryptocurrency users after suggesting developers could reverse transactions. Buterin’s community feedback falls flatIn a Twitter survey on Oct. 26, Buterin quizzed followers about their opinion of reversing chain activity in t..

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