The first topic from the Ethereum Devs meeting today addressed the Istanbul testnet delay. Péter Szilágyi spoke about how the upgrade happened two days earlier which caused people to think that the fork didn’t succeed. It turned out that a miner with around 50 GPUs was pushing the non forked chain. “The Ropsten fork was
Today, Coinbase announced that some U.S. holders of USD Coin will earn 1.25% APR per coin on their platform. Earning interest isn’t new in the crypto space. Plenty of other websites offer more interest for holding the same USDC, but it is a debut feature for Coinbase. Why am I able to earn interest on
One of my favorite things to do on Twitter is to look at replies to attention grabbing tweets. I assume this is what most media trained people do as it is so easy to post fake news, and comments will always have some sort of counter. Today I logged on, clicked a tweet and a message
As a nerdy gamer, I was excited to find out that Ethereum lists updates to their network in a similar manner to how Blizzard releases patch notes to World of Warcraft. As long as you know where to look on GitHub and can memorize one acronym, you’ll be ahead of the curve when it comes
Despite completed audits of progPoW, (programmatic proof-of-work) the feature is not listed as an EIP included in the istanbul testnet. Ethereum Cat Herders, a community that assists developers by coordinating network upgrades announced that the first update test will occur on October 3rd. ProgPoW was listed in the Istanbul proposal under Istanbul 2 as tentatively
Yesterday, MakerDAO founder Rune Christensen acknowledged on twitter that an progPoW fork of Ethereum could cause DAI to collapse. “It is vitally important that Maker ends up following the blockchain with the highest ETH price, since otherwise it could cause Dai to collapse. If Maker proactively picks a fork it could help solidify momentum for
In 2018, Hip-Hop was the most consumed genre of music in the United States. There is no question that rap music has a huge influence on pop-culture trends. Crypto enthusiasts are always paying attention to the road to mass adoption and when a rapper talks about using Bitcoin for any reason, they should be slightly
U.S. regulators are focusing on making crypto margin trading less accessible to U.S. citizens. There are alternatives like Deribit who offer an identical perpetual swap contract but the exchange has less liquidity. On top of being illiquid, it is too similar in nature and therefore just as easy to regulate. If easy access comes to
Binance was once a place where Americans could easily access a huge pool of altcoins with decent exchange features. It allowed people to search for the diamond in the rough altcoins that might a huge upside. By the same token, those pipe dreams of mooning altcoins took large amounts of money out of the American
After Exodus is installed on your computer, the most important thing to do is to set up security features — including a password and back up for your wallet. You are able to deposit and withdraw without doing so, but if anyone was to access your computer they would be able to send your money
No matter how much effort top exchanges put into making sure your funds are secure, a wallet is the safest place to keep your crypto. Setting up a wallet for the first time can be intimidating but rest assured, Exodus asks for less information than Facebook.
After your Exodus wallet is installed and secured, it’s time to deposit your assets, and to do that you need to enable them. Exodus supports over 100 coins, but they are not all instantly available. Here’s how ot enable assets that are not in the wallet tab by checking some settings.