Gnosis Creator: Ethereum Adoption is About dApp Network Effect, Not Users

Martin Köppelmann, the creator of decentralized marketplace Gnosis, has said that the adoption of Ethereum should be measured by the network effect of decentralized applications (dApps), not the number of users on the blockchain network. Interconnected Ecosystem of dApps As a decentralized computing platform, the Ethereum blockchain network enables dApps and users to process data

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White Hat Hacker Finds Major Vulnerability in Ethereum DApp Augur

A white hat hacker has discovered a major vulnerability in decentralized prediction market Augur, perhaps the most highly-touted decentralized application (dApp) built on the Ethereum network. The bug, disclosed through bug bounty platform HackerOne by security researcher Viacheslav Sniezhkov, would have allowed an attacker to inject fraudulent data into Augur’s user interface, potentially leading to

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EOS Block Producers Vote to Raise RAM Supply to Lower Cost of Running dApps

Opening an account on the EOS network might soon no longer require you to break the bank, thanks to a new proposal that has been activated on the fifth-largest cryptocurrency’s network. On Thursday, block producers — the organizations that validate transactions and enforce the rules for the EOS network — voted to double the network’s

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Google Removes MetaMask from Chrome Extension Store

Google has abruptly removed MetaMask from the Chrome Extension store without any explanation. The Dapp browser extension has been unceremoniously removed from the Android and Chrome marketplace with no indication as to why, and if or when it will be restored. MetaMask made the announcement on its Twitter handle on Wednesday July 25 in a

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Most Complex dApp on Ethereum Already Has Millions of Dollars at Stake

Augur, which its co-founder Joey Krug previously described as the most complex decentralized application (dApp) on the Ethereum blockchain, has surpassed a million dollars at stake and demonstrated a rapid growth rate over the past few weeks. Future of Decentralized Betting In essence, Augur is a decentralized betting platform that exists on the Ethereum network.

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First Assassination Markets Appear on Prediction Platform Augur

Everyone knew that it was inevitable that assassination markets would quickly pop up on decentralized prediction market platform Augur, but that doesn’t make the fact that users are now betting on whether U.S. President Donald Trump will be assassinated by the end of the year any less jarring. Assassination Markets Let Augur Users Gamble on

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Self-Proclaimed ‘Exit Scam’ and Gambling DApps Rake in $43M in Ether

Currently, the biggest Ethereum decentralized applications (DApps or dApps) by users and volume, FOMO3D and PoWH3D, have raked in $43M worth of ether, according to their current contract balances. Both the DApps have been developed by a group called Team JUST as a “tongue-in-cheek joke about the state of cryptocurrency as a whole.” In the

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CryptoKitties to Launch Mobile App on HTC’s Flagship U12+ Smartphone

CryptoKitties, perhaps the best-known decentralized application (dApp) on the Ethereum network, will launch its first mobile app in partnership with Taiwan-based smartphone manufacturer HTC. CryptoKitties to Launch on Mobile Following HTC Partnership Announced on Tuesday, the partnership will see CryptoKitties released on forthcoming HTC devices within the near future, beginning with the U12+, the company’s

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Bitmain-Backed Opera Web Browser Adds Built-In Ethereum Wallet

Popular internet browser Opera will become the first mainstream web interface to add native support for an ethereum wallet, the company announced on Wednesday. Opera Adds Ethereum Wallet in Web 3.0 Push The wallet, initially available through Opera’s Android browser and currently restricted to a private beta, aims to provide users with “friendly and seamless”

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HTC Layoffs Won’t Impact Production of ‘World’s First Blockchain Phone’

Smartphone manufacturer HTC’s recently-announced round of layoffs will not affect the development or production of the HTC Exodus, which the firm has said will be the “world’s first native blockchain phone,” CCN has learned. This week, the Taiwan-based company announced that it would be laying off 1,500 employees – nearly 25 percent of its global

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