Crypto Hardware Wallet Trezor Adds Native Ethereum Support

The Trezor Wallet development team has announced that the device’s beta firmware now offers native support for Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, and ERC20 tokens. In an announcement on the Trezor blog, the crypto hardware wallet manufacturer stated that existing third-party integrations such as MyEtherWallet, MyCrypto, and MetaMask, which currently enable Trezor to support these tokens, would …

Nearly Every Major Cryptocurrency is Down at Least 90% from its Peak

Earlier this year, in February, Tom Lee — co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors, the first Wall Street strategy firm to embrace bitcoin — opined that the crypto market had turned a corner and would see new highs in July. Nine months and several year-end price target reductions later, cryptocurrency assets remain firmly in the red. …

Forget Price — Ethereum Adoption is Growing Rapidly

In virtually every area, Ethereum, the largest smart contract blockchain protocol in the world, seems to be growing at an exponential rate. According to Joseph Lubin, the co-creator of Ethereum and the founder of ConsenSys, a blockchain software studio based in New York that houses 1,000 developers: “Blockchain is more than a market. It’s a …

Bitcoin Price Drops 7% Again as Crypto Market Struggles to Retain Momentum

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. Throughout the past 24 hours, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) dropped from $4,065 to $3,600, reversing a short-term corrective rally. The dominant cryptocurrency has been on a steep downtrend for several …

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Says His Son is an Ethereum Miner

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google co-founder Sergey Brin and CEO Sundar Pichai have a lot more in common than just their jobs. Both tech billionaires have crypto-savvy young sons who mine ethereum. Pichai said his 11-year-old son mines ethereum on a home computer that Pichai built himself, according to Business Insider. He made the amusing revelation at the New …

CryptoKitties Creator Has Now Raised Almost $75,000 Per Active User

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Dapper Labs, who believe that their product CryptoKitties is the “world’s first and most successful consumer blockchain product” according to this press release, has raised $15 million from a few venture capital firms including funds run by heavyweights Google and Samsung in order to expand operations, including creating a US subsidiary with …

Bitcoin on the Ethereum Blockchain? Welcome to 2019

We all know what BTC, BCC, and ETH are. But new to the reader may be symbol WBTC – short for “wrapped Bitcoin,” which will essentially be a token on the Ethereum blockchain tied directly to the value of Bitcoin. A combined effort of Kyber Network, Republic Protocol and BitGo, the token will have two …

Swiss Bank Helps Clients Participate in ICOs

Here’s something we don’t hear every day: a Swiss bank has opted to enable its clients to participate in initial coin offerings easily. The bank, Swissquote, has previously allowed customers to trade in cryptos. This is, to say the least, an unusual service for a fiat banking institution. Additionally, Swissquote offers traditional FOREX trading and …

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

Cryptocurrency 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 …

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

More 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 …