Posts Tagged ‘Ethereum’

Coinbase Under Scrutiny: Here’s What That Means

by Samuel Raeon October 5, 2017
Bloomberg reported today that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has requested information from Coinbase Inc. regarding an incident that happened back mid-June rooted in Ethereum trading over its GDAX platform and the impact that said trading had on the price of Ethereum at that time. For those that don’t remember the event, Ethereum was trading […]
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AXA Explores Ethereum Blockchain Technology For Flight Delay Insurance

by JP Buntinxon September 13, 2017
The number of use cases for blockchain technology is virtually limitless. It is good to see some use cases which are not directly related to banks or their regular services. AXA, the French insurance giant, is exploring flight delay insurance options with DLT. The goal is to use the public Ethereum blockchain for this purpose […]

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Russia’s State-owned Vnesheconombank Inks Deal With Ethereum Foundation

by JP Buntinxon August 31, 2017
There is yet another development in the relationship between Russia and cryptocurrency. More specifically, the Ethereum Foundation inked a deal with Vnesheconombank, which is state-owned. The goal is to work together to support a new blockchain research center. Additionally, the foundation will provide specialist training for DLT and the Ethereum platform itself. A major development […]
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IG Group Provides Ethereum Trading Opportunities to Institutional Investors

by JP Buntinxon August 21, 2017
Ethereum is one of the few cryptocurrencies to gain actual traction. More specifically, its native currency Ether is of great interest to financial institutions. IG Group, a global force in the world of online trading, enabled Ether trading earlier today. This allows speculators to take a position without effectively buying Ethereum outright. It is a […]

Fintechist Ethereum Wallet Integrates Support for Ethereum and ShapeShift

by JP Buntinxon August 17, 2017
It is always interesting to see existing cryptocurrency wallet service integrate support for more currencies. In the case of, the only supported currency was Bitcoin. That is no longer the case, as Ethereum is now supported as well. This change is quite surprising, to say the least. It is evident wallet providers will need […]
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Silicon Valley Powerhouse NFX Favors Synereo over Ethereum For Dapps Development

by JP Buntinxon October 1, 2016
Cryptocurrency enthusiasts and developers have been talking about creating a decentralized web for quite some time now. For the longest time, it seemed the Ethereum ecosystem would be the best option to achieve this goal. But NFX is not looking at Ethereum, as they plan to use the Synereo Blockchain 2.0 to create a decentralized […]