Mitchell is a software enthusiast and entrepreneur. His first startup built algorithms for optimizing cryptocurrency mining. Prior to CryptoSlate, Mitchell was a project manager at a firm that built distributed software on Hyperledger. In his spare time he loves playing chess and hiking.
You can’t fix 51% attacks on Bitcoin without adding centralization, argues core developer
The ability to 51% attack Bitcoin indicates that it’s decentralized.
EOS.IO phasing out free network resources after smart contract exploit
Block.one is planning to phase out free network resources on EOSIO after the feature allowed an attacker to exploit a smart contract for 30,000 EOS.
Bitcoiner Pierre Rochard joins Kraken as Bitcoin Evangelist
Today, Pierre Rochard, a well-known Bitcoin advocate, joined Kraken as the crypto exchange’s “Bitcoin evangelist.” “When I spoke with the team at Kraken, it became clear that joining them would be the best way I can help Bitcoin achieve mass adoption,” said Pierre Rochard in his announcement.
DeFi portal InstaDApp raises $2.4 million in seed round
InstaDApp, a portal that simplifies interactions between major DeFi protocols, raised $2.4 million in seed funding from a line-up of high profile strategic investors.
Analyzing wealth concentration on Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP
Analysis shows that XRP has much higher wealth concentration than both Bitcoin and Ethereum.
NEO’s strategy of ‘pragmatic’ centralization
One of NEO’s competitive advantages over Bitcoin and Ethereum is its ‘pragmatic’ approach toward centralization, argues founder Da Hongfei.
Bitcoin breaks below $8,000 as free fall continues
Bitcoin continues ripping through major support, breaching the $8,000-level support within the last hour.
New Ethereum ASIC dominates GPU mining performance
Canaan unveiled a new Ethereum ASIC that’s more than 5-times more efficient than commercially available GPUs.
ProgPOW author steps down as Core Scientific CTO, vows to implement algorithm on Ethereum
Kristy-Leigh Minehan, the author of ProgPOW, stepped down as CTO of Core Scientific to focus on ensuring the disputed algorithm gets implemented on Ethereum.
Ethereum miners increase network capacity by 20% in response to congestion
Miners have expanded the gas limit on Ethereum by 20 percent over the last 10 days, helping address congestion and highlighting an innovative network capability.
NEO joins Microsoft-created .NET Foundation as first blockchain member
NEO joined the Microsoft-created .NET Foundation as a member, the first blockchain organization to do so.
Everipedia co-founder Sam Kazemian is building a better stablecoin with Frax [INTERVIEW]
Everipedia co-founder Sam Kazemian talks about changing DeFi, stablecoins, and banking through his latest startup, Frax.
Litecoin will have succeeded when it doesn’t need Charlie Lee [INTERVIEW]
In the end, Charlie Lee says Litecoin will have succeeded when it doesn’t need him anymore.
Ethereum rallies against Bitcoin fueled by strong fundamentals
Ethereum is seeing an outstanding rally against Bitcoin—fueled by strong network fundamentals—while the overall altcoin market sees some relief after months of bleeding.
VanEck-SolidX withdraws Bitcoin ETF proposal from SEC’s consideration
The VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF proposal was withdrawn—again—from the SEC’s consideration prior to an October decision.
Understanding the exploit that made EOS.IO “unusable” for two hours
On September 13, an attacker flooded the EOSIO network to drain $110,000 in EOS from a gambling dApp.
Ongoing EOSIO exploit allows attacker to gain 30,000 EOS as network freezes
An ongoing exploit on EOSIO is allowing an attacker to win every roll on gambling dApp EOSPlay by paying to fill blocks with their transactions.