Debunked: How Nouriel Roubini Failed to Attack Crypto with Cherrypicked Data

Recognized economist Nouriel Roubini, a professor at Stern School and NYU, recently launched a series of attacks against the crypto sector. All of the False Claims Roubini Made He claimed Bitcoin is a Ponzi scheme, Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin amassed a wealth of a billion dollars by creating a pre-mined blockchain network, and said public

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DocuSign Will Add Ethereum Blockchain Integration to Verify Signatures

San Francisco based DocuSign has announced the integration of the Ethereum blockchain into its electronic signature and transaction management service. The company, which currently has over 400,000 paying customers, will now have an option for customers to have evidence of a DocuSigned agreement automatically recorded on the Ethereum blockchain. This option will be an alternative

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SpankChain Hacker Returns Stolen Ethereum, Earns $9,000 Reward

SpankChain ICOThe hacker who stole nearly $40,000 in ethereum from adult entertainment startup SpankChain has returned the stolen cryptocurrency, the company announced last night. According to messages posted on the company’s official Twitter account, SpankChain CEO Ameen Soleimani reached an agreement with the anonymous hacker after speaking to them on the phone. Following that conversation, the

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Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Drops $380; Ethereum, Ripple (XRP) Plunge 9%

bitcoin priceCryptocurrency analysts had predicted that the bitcoin price was about to break away from its $6,550 peg, and those predictions came true early Thursday morning. Unfortunately for investors, though, this movement did not occur to the upside. After briefly making a push toward $6,700 earlier in the week, the bitcoin price was holding steady between

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Ethereum: We Haven’t Seen the Last of the Bug That Killed the DAO

ethereum The DAOMore than two years after the collapse of The DAO thrust the Ethereum community into civil war, one of the bugs that caused that caused that black swan event continues to lurk in many smart contracts, waiting to be exploited by hackers. That’s according to Emin Gün Sirer‏, a computer science professor at Cornell and

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Analyst: Ethereum Sell-Off in August Shows Crypto Has Hit a Bottom in 2018

ethereum price bounceAccording to cryptocurrency analyst Eric Thies, the crypto market may have hit a bottom in September as the price of Ethereum (ETH) declined by more than 50 percent. Since delving below the $180 mark, ETH has since recovered to $230, likely due to the demonstration of massively oversold conditions by the market in late September.

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‘We Got Spanked’: Adult Entertainment ICO Suffers $38,000 Hack

SpankChain ICO Hack“We got spanked.” That’s the message that SpankChain, the initial coin offering (ICO) funded adult entertainment website, used to inform its users that a hacker had exploited a bug in one of its smart contracts to abscond with 165.38 ETH, worth about $38,000 at the time of the theft. Another $4,000 worth of the platform’s

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Court Authorizes Cryptocurrency Firm to Reclaim 530 ETH Sent to Wrong Address

ethereum cryptocurrency lawThe Supreme Court of British Columbia has issued a major ruling in a case stemming from a dispute over ethereum (ETH) tokens mistakenly sent to an initial coin offering (ICO) investor, and it could have implications for cryptocurrency users or exchanges outside of the litigants involved in the case. The ruling, which was issued by

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Tron Says its Community is More Active Than Ethereum, Hackathon Shows Otherwise

Tron does not have a more active developer pool than ethereumDuring an interview with Investopedia on Oct. 5, Tron CEO Justin Sun stated that its developer community is more vibrant and active than Ethereum. When asked by the publication to provide five reasons why Tron is better than Ethereum, Sun said: “At TRON we always emphasize the importance of accessibility and our dedication to the

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Forget Buterin’s 500 TX/S, Researchers Explore 17,000 TX/S on Ethereum

In September, Vitalik Buterin, the co-creator of Ethereum (ETH), stated that the Ethereum blockchain network could scale to 500 transactions per second using ZK-SNARKS, the base technology of privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash. This week, Ethereum researchers Barry Whitehat, Alex Gluchowski, Harry R, Yondon Fu and Philippe Castonguay introduced a solution called snark-based side chain, which could

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