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Aragon Vote Aims to Restrict Ethereum App from Funding Polkadot Blockchain

| Christine Kim

Ethereum project Aragon is getting ready to vote on whether to expand operations to include blockchain interoperability platform Polkadot.

MakerDAO Voters Divided on How Much to Hike Fee for DAI Stablecoin

| Christine Kim

MakerDAO token holders approved a 3 percent fee increase on the programmatic loan system issuing DAI tokens. Yet token holders appear to be more…

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Bitcoin Fees Jump to Nearly 1-Year Highs – But Why?

| Alyssa Hertig

The average fees required to send a bitcoin transaction are on the rise again, hitting their highest level in nearly a year in early April.

Microsoft, Ethereum Group Launch Token-Building Kit for Enterprises

| Ian Allison

Microsoft and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance have corralled major firms behind a new project to help businesses design and create tokens.

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Gemini Is Now the Largest Bitcoin Exchange to Add ‘Full’ SegWit Support

| Alyssa Hertig

Gemini says it has added "full" support for SegWit, an important bitcoin code change that paves the way for scaling improvements.

Digital Asset’s Smart Contract Language Now Works on Hyperledger Blockchains

| Ian Allison

Digital Asset is integrating its smart contract language into the Hyperledger Sawtooth enterprise blockchain platform.

KuCoin Exchange Traders Can Now Self-Custody Their Crypto Assets

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin has launched a beta feature allowing users to custody their own crypto assets while trading.

Turing Award Winner’s Blockchain Opens Test Network to Public

| Stan Higgins

The test network for the Algorand blockchain platform – co-founded by MIT professor Silvio Micali – has been opened to the public.

‘Satoshi’s Treasure’ Is a Global Puzzle With a $1 Million Bitcoin Prize

| Leigh Cuen

This treasure hunt is like a bitcoin version of "Ready Player One," with the first clues released via Blockstream's satellite.

Ethereum Core Developers Debate Benefits of More Frequent Hard Forks

| Christine Kim

Ethereum core developers are discussing the possibility of executing more frequent hard forks as the software aims to offer new features.