Ethereum

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.

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.

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.

Former Simple Bank Co-Founder Unveils New Blockchain Payments Startup

| Nikhilesh De

Sila, a startup launched by former Simple Bank co-founder Shamir Karkal, has unveiled an open beta for its ethereum-based payments platform.

Former Obama Tech Officer Raises $3.7 Million for Blockchain SaaS Startup

| Leigh Cuen

Led by former Obama White House Deputy CTO Ed Felten, Offchain Labs is the latest startup vying for enterprise clients.

Bitmain’s Jihan Wu: ASICs Are Making Ethereum More Decentralized

| Wolfie Zhao

The Bitmain co-founder says ASIC miners are making blockchains more decentralized and ethereum's ProgPow proposal could still be "ASICable."

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$5 Million in MakerDAO Loans Have Been Liquidated, But Help Is on the Way

| Christine Kim

A new tool called CDP Saver is being tested that could soon make MakerDAO loans less risky.

Louis Vuitton Owner LVMH Is Launching a Blockchain to Track Luxury Goods

| Ian Allison

LVMH, parent company of Louis Vuitton, is about to launch a blockchain for proving the authenticity of luxury goods, sources say.

Fred Ehrsam, Coinbase co-founder, Token Summit II. (Brady Dale for CoinDesk)

Numerai Token Sale Raises $11 Million From VC Firms Paradigm, Placeholder

| Leigh Cuen

Hedge fund and predictions market startup Numerai just closed an $11 million round led by Paradigm and Placeholder.

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How Ethereum Applications Earn A+ Security Ratings

| Christine Kim

More than 1.2 million ethereum applications have used a little-known security tool from Amberdata to help avoid costly errors from smart contracts.