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Ethereum’s Istanbul Hard Fork Is Now Live – CoinDesk

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Ethereum has successfully completed the Istanbul hard fork. Hitting at block number 9,069,000, the systemwide upgrade is the network’s third in 2019, following February’s St. Petersburg and Constantinople hard forks. The months-long process culminated at 0:25 UTC on Sunday. Another Read More

SEC Reveals Telegram’s Communications With Investors, Seeks to Question Advisor – CoinDesk

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) wants Telegram’s former chief investment advisor to testify and hand over documents related to the company’s $1.7 billion 2018 token sale. The SEC has asked the High Court of England and Wales to Read More

Microsoft Collaboration News Fuels 50% Rally for Enjin’s Cryptocurrency – CoinDesk

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Microsoft’s collaboration with blockchain gaming startup Enjin has prompted a roughly 50 percent surge in the project’s native token over a two-day period. Enjin coin (ENJ) started to rise sharply from Wednesday afternoon (UTC) as news spread of a rewards Read More

Multicoin Capital Hires Principal in Asia as Crypto VCs Look East – CoinDesk

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As American cryptocurrency markets remain relatively subdued, investors are turning to Asia for fresh lifeblood. Case and point, Multicoin Capital just hired Beijing-based investor Mable Jiang, formerly of Nirvana Capital, to spearhead the venture firm’s hunt for new deals in Read More

Ethereum’s Top DEX Is Relaunching to Tap Istanbul’s Lower Gas Fees – CoinDesk

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IDEX, the top decentralized exchange (DEX) for ERC-20 tokens in 2019, according to etherscan, is launching a new DEX on top of Rollup technology, a Layer 2 scalability protocol only made possible through Ethereum’s latest “Istanbul” hard fork. As part Read More

Freedom Fighter or Fool? Jury’s Out on Arrested Ethereum Developer Virgil Griffith – CoinDesk

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Did Virgil Griffith go too far with the idea of ethereum as a “world computer”? The Ethereum Foundation researcher was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Thanksgiving for traveling to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) earlier this Read More