Tag: Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin Convinced the Ethereum Foundation to Sell $100m o Ether in 2017

Any revelation in the cryptocurrency industry tends to create some shockwaves. Even if that revelation has to do with funds being sold many years ago. Vitalik Buterin provided some interesting insights as to how the Ethereum Foundation managed its holdings. Vitalik Buterin Sold During the 2017 Pump During the crazy year 2017, the Foundation liquidated 70,000 Ether.  This was, in hindsight, a very smart business decision given the price per …
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Ethereum, OmiseGo, and Cardano Creators are Boycotting Consensus 2018 After Controversy

According to Bloomberg, the creators of Ethereum, Cardano, and OmiseGo, some of the biggest public blockchain protocols and cryptocurrencies, are boycotting the largest cryptocurrency conference, Consensus, after a controversial report about OmiseGo’s surge in price was published on April 26. OmiseGo Controversy Consensus 2018 is the leading cryptocurrency conference, hosted by cryptocurrency media outlet CoinDesk. The event, which is often hosted in the second quarter of every year, attracts many of the most …
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Vitalik Buterin Calls Craig Wright a “Fraud”

The cryptocurrency industry is home to a fair few controversial individuals. Some of these people are often referred to as “frauds”, even though one should be rather cautious when throwing such terms around. At this week’s Deconomy 2018 event, Vitalik Buterin made his stance on Craig Wright more than clear. Vitalik Goes on the Offensive In a way, it is more than time that cryptocurrency community leaders questioned the position of Craig Wright in …
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Is Vitalik Buterin Serious About Hard Capping the Ethereum Supply?

Even though any sort of cryptocurrency-related announcement made on April 1 needs to be taken with a grain of salt, not everything can be dismissed easily. According to GitHub, Vitalik Buterin is actively contemplating limiting the Ethereum coin supply at some point. That would be an intriguing development that a lot of community members have been asking for. The Ethereum Supply Cap is in Question As of right now, Ethereum …
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