EtherWorld's weekly: April 22, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news The high court of India has now overruled the RBI's decision to ban crypto from the country. Mastercard will use blockchain for identity protection, a new patent filed. NASA Funds Blockchain Autonomous Rocket Project Belgium Donates to World Food Programme’s Blockchain Solution Get Started with Blockchain Using the new AWS Blockchain Templates Barclays Has Eyes on Opening Crypto-Trading Desk Coinbase has blocked the official @WikiLeaks shop from its platform...

EtherWorld's weekly: April 15, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news European countries join Blockchain Partnership Samsung Jumps on the Blockchain Bandwagon YouTube and Facebook Are Losing Creators to Blockchain-Powered Rivals Mastercard to Hire More Blockchain Specialists. Chile Is Using Ethereum's Blockchain to Track Energy Data ADVISORY on Cloud Mining Contracts by SEC Philippines Ethereum News ASIC Resistant Hard Fork Discussion Overview. It is confirmed that an ASIC miner able to mine the Ethash algorithm has been developed. Ethereum community please...

Solutions to Scalability: Sharding Explained!

Cryptocurrencies have changed the ways of transactions whether they be business or personal. Below is a graph which shows the number of ethereum transactions per month over years. Image source: Etherscan.io It is impressive that cryptocurrencies such as Ether have grown so much over years. But the problem is that cryptocurrencies were not designed for such a widespread use. And as the virtual currencies have grown, many problems have surfaced. The most important and...

EtherWorld's weekly: March 25, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) News World news Google Is Working on Its Own Blockchain-Related Technology - Bloomberg Microsoft helps launch world’s first blockchain-based investment product JP Morgan Looks to Crypto’s Future with Optimism U.S. Congress Officially Supports Blockchain Technology Fujitsu announces the opening of an International Blockchain Innovation Centre. Huawei plans to build one of the First Blockchain-Ready Smartphones Smart Contracts Now Recognized Under Tennessee Law AirAsia is considering an ICO TMX Group, the...

EtherWorld's weekly: March 18, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) Quote of the week "Web 3.0 exists because we cannot trust institutions." - Gavin W. News World news Google will ban all cryptocurrency-related advertising - CNBC US Congressional Hearing on ICO Barclays Breaks Rank With Coinbase Deal - WSJ French Regulator Blacklists 15 Crypto Investment Websites Crypto's Biggest ICOs Stay Silent on SEC Subpoenas South Korea Raids 3 Crypto Exchanges in Embezzlement Probe Wyoming Passes 5 Pro-Blockchain Laws, Points the...

Understanding Ethereum Light Node

What is Ethereum light node? Ethereum light node protocol is big step towards bringing the Ethereum client to small devices with limited hardware resources. Details of light client protocol can be found at GitHub. Go-Ethereum or Geth 1.8.1 has an experimental implementation of light protocol. Lets have a look in detail. Installing Geth First you need to install geth. You can follow the instruction here about geth installation. $geth version Geth Version: 1....

EtherWorld's weekly: February 25, 2018

(Blockchain eNewspaper) Quote of the week “Consensus doesn't require that everyone is happy and agrees that the chosen solution is the best one. Consensus is when everyone is sufficiently satisfied with the chosen solution, such that they no longer have specific objections to it.” Nick Johnson News World news Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) signs MoU with NASSCOM for blockchain innovation in India NASA, ESA Considering Innovative Applications of Blockchain Technology Swiss authority FINMA publishes ICO...

Ether Scam Alert!!

Beware of scammers!! Innocence and greed most of the time lead to fraud. It is always advised to be careful and check it twice before believing anything that is hard to believe. Most of the time, if it doesn't seem real, it actually isn't. Cryptocurrency is a new venture for non technical people. It has a lot of scope for con artists to fool people pretending to be one of the famous personalities in crypto...

What is Ethereum? | The Ultimate Beginners’ Guide

With the second largest market cap in the cryptocurrency world, Ethereum has drawn a lot of attention from investors and crypto enthusiasts alike. This relatively new cryptocurrency not only presents a significant change to the status quo, it also allows for the quick development and deployment of new applications. Ethereum essentially enables dozens of new and extremely innovative cryptocurrencies to exist. While Ethereum’s utility is obvious to programmers and the tech world at large,...

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