Tag Archives: Ethereum

Stuttgart Stock Exchange to Launch Crypto Trading Platform in 2019

The Stuttgart stock exchange (Boerse Stuttgart) announced it will launch a crypto trading venue in the first half of 2019 through a partnership with solarisBank.  ‘Taking Trading in Cryptocurrencies to the Next Level’ In an announcement today, solarisBank revealed a key partnership that will bring a new product to the crypto market in 2019. Teaming up with the Boerse… Read More »

Bullish on Ethereum But $20,000 a Conservative Bitcoin Price Prediction for 2019, Andy Cheung of OKEx

While Bitcoin is crashing, Andy Cheung, head of operations at OKEx exchange predicts Bitcoin to hit higher than $20,000 next year. However, he is more bullish on Ethereum development which has its hard fork coming in January. Predicting a Big Year Ahead for Bitcoin & Ethereum Bitcoin is currently trading at about $3,400, down more than 82 percent… Read More »

A Built-In Ethereum Wallet Just Got Added to Opera’s Browser

Opera has announced the public release of its “Web 3-ready” Android web browser, which notably sports a built-in cryptocurrency wallet. Previously available in beta, Opera for Android supports ethereum’s ether and other tokens using the network’s ERC-20 standard. The app also provides support for crypto collectibles (ERC-721 standard) such as CryptoKitties, as well as ethereum-based decentralized apps, or… Read More »

Ethereum Miners May Be Exposed to a Hacker Mass-Scan Campaign

Think you’re working hard at making an extra income even while prices are down? If you’re not careful and don’t heed the warnings about port 8545, you may just see all your ETH disappear overnight. According to crypto-jacking and cybersecurity research firm Bad Packets, a mass-scan campaign is active at the moment. Hackers are on the lookout for… Read More »

Report: Court Ruling to Return Mistakenly Sent Cryptocurrency Could Set Precedent

A Dec. 12 Business Law Blog post from the University of Oxford Faculty of Law notes possible repercussions for lost and stolen crypto claims following a case in a Canadian trial court earlier this year. In the post, SAFE Frankfurt researcher Grygoriy Pustovit notes the case of Copytrack Pte Ltd v Wall. The superior trial court of British… Read More »

Ethereum (ETH) Futures Rumors Mount, As CBOE’s Bitcoin Foray Turns One

CBOE’s Bitcoin Foray Turns One As noted by Tom Hearden, a senior trader at Skylands Capital, subsequently relayed through MarketWatch, one year and one day ago, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE Global Markets) made history, becoming one of the first financial institutions to launch a fully-fledged Bitcoin (BTC) product. Now that crypto is in the midst of… Read More »

Major Ethereum Software Client Upgrades in Preparation for Constantinople Hard Fork

The Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople upgrade appears to be proceeding as planned, as a widely used Ethereum software client has published new code that includes a Constantinople activation time on GitHub Dec. 11. The post reads that Geth, which stands for Go Ethereum, v1.8.20 is a special release that will “finally” enable the Constantinople hard fork on the Ethereum… Read More »

CFTC Wants to Know More About Ethereum: Are ETH Futures on the Horizon?

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) wants to know more about other cryptocurrencies apart from Bitcoin, starting with Ethereum. The Commission has issued an official Request for Input (RFI) on the matter. Request for Input: Ethereum In a press release published on Tuesday (December 11, 2018), the Commission expressed its desire to become better informed about… Read More »

Crypto Markets See Modest Gains, Bitcoin Rises Above $3,400

Wednesday, Dec. 12: Cryptocurrency markets have seen moderate gains on the day, with all top 20 coins by market capitalization in the green, according to Cointelegraph’s Coin360. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) began the day around $3,414, subsequently reaching its intraday high of $3,534. At press time, the major coin is trading at $3,499, up 2.21 percent… Read More »