University of Basel Awards Honorary Doctorate Degree to Vitalik Buterin

The developer of Ethereum (ETH), Vitalik Buterin, was officially awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Basel on Friday, November 30. He received the honor from the Faculty of Business and Economics of Switzerland’s oldest university, because of his effort in the field of Blockchain technology development, smart contracts, […]

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Survey: Younger Germans More Inclined to Invest in Cryptocurrencies

More than a quarter of younger Germans is ready to buy cryptocurrencies, according to a recent poll by the German Consumer Centers of Hesse and Saxony published Monday, Nov. 5. Consumer Centers are non-profit, government-backed agencies organized at state level unions. They focus on consumer protection in addition to providing […]

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Bancor Begins Cross-Blockchain Token Trading Between Ethereum and EOS

Decentralized liquidity network Bancor announced it had completed its partnership with EOS to provide cross-blockchain token swaps in a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 5. Originally announced in September, Bancor has now expanded to the EOS blockchain, using its decentralized application (DApp) BancorX to allow users to convert between Ethereum […]

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Ethereum 2.0 Launch ‘Really Not So Far Away,’ Says Vitalik Buterin in Devcon4 Keynote

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin unveiled the roadmap for what he described as the “coherent whole” Ethereum 2.0 in a keynote presentation at the Devcon4 conference in Prague Oct. 31. Dubbed ‘Serenity,’ the project encompasses multiple projects Ethereum developers have been working on since 2014. “Ethereum 2.0 is […] a combination […]

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Crypto Markets Placid on 10th Anniversary of Bitcoin Whitepaper

Wednesday, Oct. 31: after a couple of days of mild losses, crypto markets have today stabilized, with most of the top twenty cryptocurrencies by market cap seeing slight fluctuations capped within a 2 percent range. Market visualization by Coin360 On the 10th anniversary of the publication of its white paper […]

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