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Mist, Ethereum Browser Which Pioneered ERC20, GUI Wallet, dApps Discontinued—Brave to Carry Torch?

The Ethereum browser Mist, which pioneered dApp integration, cryptocurrency GUI wallets, and the ERC20 token standard was discontinued. The browser was discontinued due to mounting security challenges and the proliferation of solid alternatives such as Brave, Opera, and Coinbase...

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Vitalik Buterin Clarifies Fiat Holdings: Analysis of Ethereum Founder’s Net Worth

Vitalik Buterin, one of the most influential people in crypto and the figurehead behind Ethereum, recently clarified his fiat holdings in response to an analysis of his transaction history on his main wallet address. Based on Buterin’s cryptocurrency wallets,...

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MakerDAO Voters Support Raising Ethereum-backed Loan Interest Rates to 7.5 Percent

MakerDAO, a decentralized autonomous organization that provides crypto collateralized loans, polled its community on whether to increase interest rates and by how much. The community voted to increase rates by the maximum that was proposed, 4.0 percentage points, raising...

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Ethereum Leads in Active Developers, Bitcoin’s Developer Count Healthy, Litecoin and Dogecoin “Being Abandoned”

Ethereum is strongly leading in the total number of active developers working on both its core protocol and in total development; Bitcoin boasts a strong developer ecosystem 10 years after launch, while Litecoin and Dogecoin are “being abandoned,” according...

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SEC Chairman Clarifies Securities Treatment Around Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cryptocurrency Broadly

The SEC chairman Jay Clayton provided additional clarity on the securities treatments for cryptocurrency—more specifically by addressing his stance towards William Hinman’s statements about Bitcoin and Ethereum potentially being non-securities. Congressman Asks for Clarity on Cryptocurrency Securities Classification In...

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MEW (MyEtherWallet) Launches Open Source Blockchain Explorer for Ethereum

Popular Ethereum wallet interface MEW (MyEtherWallet) is launching an open-source blockchain explorer, EthVM Alpha, to rival Etherscan.io. MEW (MyEtherWallet) is a free and open-source Ethereum wallet interface. The organization aims to allow users to interact directly with the blockchain...

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MakerDAO Votes to Raise Ethereum-backed Loan Interest Rate by 2.0 Percentage Points

MakerDAO, a decentralized autonomous organization that provides crypto collateralized loans, voted to raise interest rates from 1.5 percent to 3.5 percent. The vote is a continuation of two February rate increases in an attempt to curb its Ethereum-backed stablecoin,...

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Vitalik Buterin Discloses His Cryptocurrency Holdings, Corporate Investments, and Other Potential Conflicts of Interest

Vitalik Buterin, the founder and figurehead behind Ethereum, recently disclosed his cryptocurrency holdings, corporate investments, and other compensation in an act of transparency, likely to disclose any potential conflicts of interest he might have. Vitalik Buterin’s Cryptocurrency Holdings On...

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Nasdaq Will Provide Real-Time Bitcoin and Ethereum Index Information

Nasdaq, the second-largest stock market in the world, will bolster its crypto offering with new Bitcoin and Ethereum tracking indices on Feb. 25th. The Indices will offer real-time price updates, in thirty-second intervals, on the two cryptocurrencies for clients...

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