Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith has been indicted by a grand jury for conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) after speaking at a cryptocurrency conference hosted by the North Korean government last April. Griffith was initially arrested on Thanksgiving at Los Angeles Internation Airport after FBI Special Agent Brandon M. Cavanaugh alleged
Ethereum (ETH) continues to gather pace after an impressive start to the year. The second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap has already risen to a two-month high of $165 after a 13% rally this week. Over the past month, the cryptocurrency has rallied by more than 35% and is showing no signs of slowing down. Ethereum
Former Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy charges filed against him by the US Attorney’s office in relation to a speech he gave at a blockchain conference in North Korea in April 2019. Griffith was arrested on Thanksgiving at Los Angeles International Airport after the FBI alleged that he breached the
As the Ethereum 2.0 upgrade approaches, users have been showing an increasing interest in the staking process, which would allow them to make a passive income by validating the new network. This is evidenced by the growing number of Ether (ETH) wallets and ETH deposits on cryptocurrency exchanges. According to a recent report published by
Over the years, the Ethereum network has slowly but surely grown into one of the most influential blockchain networks in the industry. Over the years, plenty of institutions have established their proprietary networks on the Ethereum blockchain, and that is one of the major reasons behind this blockchain network. In a new development that will
Shares in Grayscale Investments’ Ethereum Investment Trust, or ETHE, are trading at a 750% premium over the market rate of their underlying asset on the secondary markets, according to data published by crypto analysis firm Messari. The premium on Grascale’s fund has aggressively widened since the start of the year, with ETHE shares trading at
When Bitcoin was in the middle of its stunning rally last year, Ethereum failed to catch any of this, but things have been quite different this year. It is the second-biggest cryptocurrency in the world by market cap, and over the last few weeks, it has left most of the wider market in the dust.
The number of investors with Bitcoin (BTC) holdings of 0.1 coins or more has broken into new all-time highs. Data published by crypto data aggregator Glassnode on June 13 shows the number of wallets holding 0.1 BTC or more reaching a new record of 3,054,282 — beating out May 21’s previous record by 212 addresses.
Sorare, a global fantasy football platform built on the Ethereum blockchain, has inked an exclusive licensing agreement with Italian soccer giants Juventus to launch a digital collectibles range of its star players. Ethereum-Based Fantasy Football Paris-based Sorare provides a soccer management game with digital cards representing players that fans can collect and trade. The cards
The co-founder of BiLira (TRYB), the first stablecoin pegged to the Turkish Lira, is predicting that Turkey will announce a new regulatory framework for blockchain “within the next year.” In an interview with Cointelegraph, Vidal Arditi, BiLira’s COO and co-founder, predicted that the updated apparatus will be designed “to protect the average guy and the
Ethereum (ETH) price has continued to fall after a dreadful weekend, which saw the price drop to around $198, wiping out last week’s gains. The cryptocurrency is currently trading slightly above the $200 support level and faces a nervy week in which it could drop as low as $170. Ethereum Drops to $200 as Crypto
Trade volume on Bitcoin (BTC) futures exchanges has plummeted to new lows for 2020, with the BTC futures markets collective posting just shy of $5 billion in 24-hour volume on June 13. 76% of futures trading took place on OKEx, Huobi, and Binance — representing $1.4 billion, $1.3 billion, and $1.1 billion in volume, according
The crypto space has been quite volatile over the past weeks, but holders of Ethereum (ETH) are, no doubt, quite pleased with the latest turn of events. Ether, the actual cryptocurrency of the network, has recorded its biggest jump in 20 days, and it seems likely that there is going to be a lot of
Ether (ETH) mining pool Etherchain decided to distribute the $2.6 million in fees it received as part of the abnormal string of transactions seen last week. According to a tweet published on June 15, the pool will distribute the windfall to all miners who participated in that block, according to a snapshot taken at the
The crypto space has not been in the best of health over the past few weeks as the coronavirus pandemic and the associated turmoil in the markets took its toll. However, that does not mean that important developments have not been taking place in the crypto sphere amidst the turmoil. Key Things to Watch One
Last week, the crypto community spotted transaction fees of up to $2.6 million featured in several transactions on the Ether (ETH) network. Vitalik Buterin has since suggested that the abnormous fees “may actually be blackmail,” but some researchers have now challenged that claim. Blackmail theory The first suspicious transfer took place on June 10, when