On February 28 (on block # 7280000) hardfork will occur in the Ethereum network, making two important updates – Constantinople and St. Petersburg. Petersburg. The developers warn that the updates may start a couple of days earlier or later than the announced date, which is impossible to predict exactly due to the specifics of the mining process.
So, according to official information, the update now has two names, since in this case two separate updates are combined into one event. In January, the Constantinople update was postponed due to security vulnerabilities.
Constantinople must repeatedly increase the efficiency of the platform, postpone the action of the [...]
Following the first leak of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10 a few weeks back, more images have surfaced of the flagship phone’s hole-punch display. The new leak also offers a first look at the Samsung Blockchain KeyStore app. The images were posted by Twitter user Ben Geskin, and first spotted by SamMobile.
The native cryptocurrency wallet app is described on the splash page as a “secure and convenient place for your cryptocurrency,” and will offer users the ability to import currencies like Ethereum, as well as use biometric authentication for security.
The “Infinity-O” hole-punch display, as they’re officially called, first showed up [...]
By establishing a direct connection between the everyday investor and entrepreneurs, initial coin offerings (ICOs) were supposed to revolutionize fundraising for startups. As things have turned out, however, that revolution can wait. Per the latest statistics, ICOs have become vehicles for accredited investors to make bets in the market for blockchain and cryptocurrency startups. A significant portion of the $18 billion raised by blockchain startups this year has gone to “blockbuster sales” aimed at accredited investors rather than mom-and-pop investors. (See also: The Rise Of Initial Coin Offerings.)
According to data from Coinschedule, an ICO listing and cryptocurrency [...]
After two years in development, one of Ethereum’s earliest initial coin offering (ICO) projects has finally launched on the Ethereum mainnet. The Brass Beta version of Golem went live today, April 10, 2018, the project announced on its website.
On November 11, 2016, Golem raised 820,000 ether — worth $8 million at the time — in 29 minutes. “We’ve come a long way. From being one of the first crowdfunded projects, way past the challenges we had to face while navigating the uncharted territory that is building Golem, the time has come to take the big step: mainnet launch is here,” the project wrote.
Initially advertised as an “Airbnb” for [...]