Search Volumes for Bitcoin and Ethereum Enter Inverse Correlation

Search Volumes for Bitcoin and Ethereum Enter Inverse Correlation The volume of Google searches for bitcoin and ethereum appear to be inversely correlated during August – with bitcoin queries generating new all time highs whilst ethereum searches have declined. This search data reflects overall market trends, with bitcoin comprising an increasingly dominant share of all…

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Ethereum Performs Highest Number of Transactions in 24 Hours

Ethereum Performs Highest Number of Transactions in 24 Hours   The Ethereum network has performed a record 410,000 transactions in the last 24 hours – more than any Blockchain ever, reports say. Co-founder Vitalik Buterin retweeted the data Tuesday which should 410,061 transactions completed in what reporting source ethgasstation says “is the highest ever recorded for any public Blockchain.”…

Ethereum + Lightning? Buterin and Poon Unveil ‘Plasma’ Scaling Plan

Ethereum + Lightning? Buterin and Poon Unveil ‘Plasma’ Scaling Plan Ethereum has a problem that’s hard to ignore: it can’t support many users right now. But while these limits were once a potential problem discussed by researchers, they’re now affecting real users. The world’s second-largest blockchain platform has recently seen a slew of capacity issues, including rising smart contract…

Microsoft Released Ethereum Protocol for Large Enterprises

Microsoft Released Ethereum Protocol for Large Enterprises   Microsoft, the $561 bln US-based technology company, has released the Confidential Consortium (Coco) Framework, an Ethereum-based protocol which commercial companies and large-scale organizations will be able to utilize to process information on the Ethereum Blockchain with increased privacy. In an official announcement, Mark Russinovich, the CTO at Microsoft Azure, the…

Ethereum Developers Are Working on Autonomous, Scalable Smart Contracts

Ethereum Developers Are Working on Autonomous, Scalable Smart Contracts Smart contracts are a fascinating piece of technology. Not only can they be used to perform functions automatically, they also create new business models such as cryptocurrency ICOs. At present, though, the technology is anything but scalable or autonomous. However, Vitalik Buterin and Joseph Poon may…

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‘Plasma’ Framework Shows New Way to Solve Ethereum’s Scaling Problem

‘Plasma’ Framework Shows New Way to Solve Ethereum’s Scaling Problem   Joseph Poon, the author of the Lightning Network, a micropayments solution for Bitcoin, and Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, have introduced Plasma, a scaling framework for Ethereum which has the potential to drastically optimize smart contracts and streamline the process of settling financial activities on…

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Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Holds Grand Meeting About Plans and Efforts

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Holds Grand Meeting About Plans and Efforts   The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance is on the verge of kicking off a new phase of its development. After launching earlier this year, and quickly growing to include more than 150 members from around the world, the alliance is about to initiate a flurry of activity from its diverse group of members…