Ethereum Classic Forges Its Own Identity With New Mantis Client

A group of Ethereum Classic developers wants Ethereum Classic to be known as more than a “cut-and-paste” version of the Ethereum blockchain. So they spent seven months building Mantis, a unique Ethereum Classic client, from scratch. And it is not hard to understand their motivation. Since Ethereum Classic split away from Ethereum as a result […]

Who Created Ethereum?

While working on a number of Bitcoin projects, a 19-year-old programmer from Toronto, Vitalik Buterin, conceived the idea for Ethereum. Ethereum was intended to be a robust platform that allows developers to build blockchain applications. Buterin was inspired by some of the shortcomings he faced when trying to build applications on the Bitcoin blockchain. He […]

What Is an ICO?

An Initial Coin Offering, also commonly referred to as an ICO, is a fundraising mechanism in which new projects sell their underlying crypto tokens in exchange for bitcoin and ether. It’s somewhat similar to an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in which investors purchase shares of a company. ICOs are a relatively new phenomenon but have […]

Ether Price Analysis: All Signs Point Onward and Upward

In case you hadn’t noticed, ETH-USD markets have been on a very strong bull run for the past week. In a matter of five days, ETH-USD managed to increase by $100 — nearly a 50 percent market value increase — with very little pullback or consolidation. After ETH-USD’s multi-week-long bear run from $420 to the […]

Bring on the Forks: Bitcoin Traders See Improving Price Outlook for 2017

There are two bitcoins now? It’s safe to say uncertainty cast a pall over the cryptocurrency markets last week when on August 1, a group of developers and miners split the blockchain and created a new cryptocurrency. It was the first (high-profile) bitcoin fork to date, and in response, the price very well could have entered a […]

NEO Completes Rebranding; Announces Blockchain Partnerships

On June 22, Bitcoin Magazine reported that Antshares was embarking on a new rebranding strategy as part of its effort to lead blockchain development in China and around the world. Now, on August 8, NEO Blockchain, China’s first original public chain project, has announced the completion of rebranding efforts from its former Antshares identity. Furthermore, […]