Booming Ethereum Price Good for Ecosystem: Founder Vitalik Buterin

Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin was live from New York on Wednesday night. He was spotlighted in a live-stream interview with Laura Shin for the crypto journalist’s Unchained podcast, a sold-out event that was held at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. Buterin remained diplomatic with his responses, even inserting bits of humor and moxie where appropriate. The blockchain pioneer fielded questions on everything from the Ethereum (ETH) price to regulation to ICOs to Satoshi Nakamoto.   Buterin on Price Buterin was candid about the importance of the ETH price, tipping his hand to the logic behind “some of the earlier

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QuadrigaCX Exposed? Founder Allegedly Traded $8 Million in Bitcoin

According to pseudonymous cryptocurrency researcher “I am Nomad” and a report from The Block, QuadrigaCX co-founder Michael Patryn traded large Bitcoin positions on BitMEX surpassing the tune of $ 8 million. QuadrigaCX Co-Founder Allegedly Caught Making Major Bitcoin Trades QuadrigaCX, the now-defunct exchange which was once Canada’s biggest cryptocurrency trading platform, claimed to have lost $ 150 million in crypto assets following the death of its CEO Gerald Cotten. The exchange claimed that Cotten passed away with sole control over user funds stored in cold wallets. As such, the company has not been able to reimburse users who lost their funds on

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NEO Founder Da Hongfei Says His Project Will Be the ‘Number One’ Blockchain by 2020

In the damp and drizzly Pacific northwestern city of Seattle, NEO (remember them?) held their DevCon conference last weekend. It was a chance for the passionate City of Zion developers, dApp developers, NEO enthusiasts, and skeptics alike to come together to find out about the cryptocurrency project’s ambitious plans moving forward – and, of course, to hear from charismatic founder Da Hongfei. As he leaped on stage, the packed conference room cheered, and he smiled widely, admitting that he had not expected such a large turnout. NEO, like most other cryptocurrencies, has suffered a brutal year, with the token’s price pretty

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Brutal Bitcoin Winter is Great for Crypto Industry: Reddit Founder Alexis Ohanian

Bitcoin investors should not be discouraged by the brutal Crypto Winter because the mass purge is actually good for the long-term health of the industry. That’s the observation of Coinbase investor Alexis Ohanian, better known as the founder of social media network Reddit. ‘This Is the Spring of Crypto Innovation’ Ohanian — the husband of American tennis star Serena Williams — admits that bitcoin is experiencing a prolonged market slump. However, despite the Crypto Winter, he says now is actually the “spring of crypto innovation.” Why? Because the people that remain in the industry after the market crash are die-hard enthusiasts,

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