Ethereum News

17 Oct: 104 Addresses Hold 70% of Tether, Research Reveals

104 Addresses Hold 70% of Tether, Research RevealsThe ownership of tether (USDT) turns out to be quite concentrated. According to a recent report, a few addresses control the bulk of the stablecoin, which is widely used by bitcoin traders. The finding comes on top of fresh accusations of creating a bubble levied in a lawsuit against tether’s operators. That adds to the […]

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17 Oct: Smart Contract Blockchains Are Struggling to Scale

Smart Contract Blockchains Are Struggling to ScaleSecond generation blockchains were presented as being faster, cheaper, and more scalable than Bitcoin. Third generation chains (basically anything that came after Ethereum) promised even greater optimizations. In the event, these networks have run into the same difficulties as Bitcoin, with competition for scarce resources leading to mounting costs and congestion. To tackle these problems, […]

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13 Oct: Ethereum Price Weekly Forecast: ETH Holding Important Support

ETH price started a sharp downside correction after trading as high as $198 against the US Dollar. The price is currently holding an important support area near the $180 level. There was a break below a major bullish trend line with support near $188 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The

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13 Oct: UNICEF Will not Convert Bitcoin and Ethereum Donations to Fiat Currency

TheMerkle_Signal Bitcoin DonationsNumerous organizations around the globe can benefit from various cryptocurrencies. UNICEF is one of those organizations, and it seems they are taking it to the next level. The UN Children’s agency now accepts, holds, and distributes donations of cryptocurrencies through the UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund.  UNICEF and Cryptocurrency It is rather surprising to see UNICEF bank so big on cryptocurrencies in this day and age. By actively launching the Cryptocurrency Fund, an important first step is taken in this regard. The goal is to use cryptocurrencies to fund open source technology projects. All contributions made in cryptocurrencies will be held in

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