Ethereum’s ProgPoW Mining Change to Be Considered for Istanbul Upgrade

by coindesk 03/12/2019

The code designed to enact ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade, Istanbul, may feature the inclusion of a controversial mining algorithm said to allow for broader participation in its network. Discussed Tuesday during a meeting of project managers working on the world’s second-largest blockchain, Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1057, also known as Progressive Proof-of-Work (ProgPoW), has been long debated. …



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A decentralized, open-source crypto platform offers developers the opportunity to audit their smart contracts for free. The independent team of auditors will check the blockchain code for security issues, identify potential bugs and offer solutions for code optimization.


via bitcoinist03/13/2019

‘Best We Have’: Experts Call for Measured Reaction to New SEC Ethereum Comments

Cryptocurrency industry sources continue to debate the impact of fresh statements from US regulators over whether the Ethereum network’s ether (ETH) token is a security.  SEC Presents Concerted View On Ethereum After receiving a response to an enquiry from Jay Clayton, chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), New York-based nonprofit Coin Center reignited a festering debate about cryptocurrency and securities obligations. Coin Center had asked Clayton for clarification in September 2018, three

via livebitcoinnews03/12/2019

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Primed For Additional Losses

Ethereum price failed to clear the $140 resistance on many occasions against the US Dollar. ETH started a downside move and broke the $136 and $132 support levels. There was a break below a connecting bullish trend line with support at $133 on the 4-hours chart (data feed from Coinbase). The price is back in...