Tag: TheDAO

Mining Pools Are Now Allowing Users to Vote on The Ethereum Soft Fork Proposal

Several mining pools have enabled the possibility for miners to express their opinion on the whole Soft fork debate. Ethpool, Ethermine, and now Dwarfpool (the biggest Ethereum mining pool) have now implemented a voting mechanism. Dwarfpool, Ethpool, and Ethermine have enabled a voting system to allow miners to express their opinion in the Soft Fork debate. Although the number of cast votes is low, the majority of users who have already …
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UPDATED The DAO is Under Attack, Millions of Ethers Stolen

The DAO is suffering from a major, sophisticated attack. A vulnerability in the SplitDAO() function enabled an attacker to drain ether funds from the smart contract, 3.5 million ETH have been lost at the time of writing this article. Ethereum traded as low as $11.51 today after a market crash. The sudden loss in valuation was the result of a sophisticated attack targeting The DAO, approximately 3.5 million ether have been withdrawn …
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The DAO Undergoes Low Voting Turnout

The great experiment called The DAO (the first decentralized internet company) began receiving its first proposals, and two weeks later, not a single one has met the quorum. Exactly two weeks ago The DAO started to receive its first proposals. At the beginning, the proposals submitted can be considered SPAM, an example of this is the proposal 2, which asks The Dao Token Holders (DTH) if they believe in god, …
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Jaxx Wallet Adds Support to The DAO Tokens

Decentral, the Canadian company, has finally added support for DAO Tokens in their multi-platform Ethereum light wallet Jaxx.  After a short 3-day delay, Decentral has finally added support for The DAO tokens in their excellent Ethereum/Bitcoin wallet Jaxx. The software is available in a myriad of platforms, including Android, Chrome, Desktop, and Firefox. The iOS version is expected to go live in 24-36 hours time, pending Apple’s standard review process. The …
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