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Insiders Say ConsenSys Faces a Hurdle to 2019 Rebound: Joe Lubin’s Grip

| Leigh Cuen and Zack Seward

ConsenSys insiders say ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin will need to welcome more stakeholders into the fold for his startups to survive.

New Bitrefill Service Aims to Make Lightning Payments Easy

| Leigh Cuen

Now bitcoin users can send someone a lightning payment without the hassle of setting up channels.

ether, ethereum

Decentralized Exchanges: 2019’s Key to a Dapp Comeback

| David Lu

A class of dapp that we should all be excited about in the short term is the decentralized exchanges, says 256 Ventures' David Lu.

Exchange Says $200K in Ethereum Classic Lost As Blockchain Attacks Continue

| Christine Kim

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io has corroborated claims that the ethereum classic network is under a 51 percent attack, disclosing a loss of 40,000…

Ethereum Miner Linzhi Calls Out Project Coders for Proposed ASIC Ban

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Shenzhen-based miner manufacturer Linzhi has pushed back against ethereum's “tentative” decision to block specialized ASIC hardware.

Ethereum Foundation Grants $5 Million to Parity Technologies

| Yogita Khatri

The Ethereum Foundation has awarded a grant of $5 million to Parity Technologies to support its work on ethereum 2.0.

Coinbase Suspends Ethereum Classic After Blockchain History Rewrites

| Nikhilesh De and Christine Kim

Ethereum classic's blockchain has been hit by a suspected 51 percent attack, leading to reorganizations of its transaction history.

Overstock’s tZERO Wins Patent for Integrating Crypto With Legacy Trading Tech

| Nikhilesh De

Overstock's tZERO won a patent last week detailing how it would integrate digital asset trading with legacy trading systems.

Ethereum Developers Give ‘Tentative’ Greenlight to ASIC-Blocking Code

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

A 'tentative' consensus was reached today that ethereum's developers will propose blocking ASIC before the blockchain's proof-of-stake upgrade.

Proof of Keys Explained: Bitcoin’s First Planned ‘Bank Run’ Is Today

| Alyssa Hertig

Participants in the "Proof of Keys" movement will be taking their money out of third-party bitcoin services, moving it to accounts only they control.