Vitalik Butler, the co-founder of Ethereum, announced the recent success of the anticipated hard fork of Ethereum, known as Byzantium. However, the price of Ether has sunk to a one month low of $275, even with the improved privacy (pioneered by Zcash) and enhanced usability, that the Byzantium fork has bought to the Read more
Russian president Vladimir Putin has moved for the creation of a cryptocurrency named CryptoRuble. While reports on this are scarce, the idea of it being decentralized, like bitcoin, is looking grim. Even though it will be based on the blockchain it will be not be mined like traditional cryptocurrencies, but instead will Read more
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