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Rhombus has released new products designed to help further connect decentralized, ethereum-based blockchain applications to real-world data, the startup announced this weekend.Revealed at the ongoing ethereum conference ETHDenver, the blockchain-based “oracle” service will now support currency pairs, asset pricing and blockchain network data.
Ethereum core developer Afri Schoedon is taking a step back from social media due to an onslaught of online criticism.Having contributed to the ethereum codebase since September 2017, the comments have inspired responses from other developers who are outraged over the actions that led to his decision.
3 million users’ data being prone to hackers, as stated in an official announcement on 15 February.The company which allows users to purchase Bitcoin [BTC] and Ethereum [ETH] via credit cards was one among 24 companies that was attacked as part of a multi-platform hack, which affected 747 million records, in total.
Kicking off the annual ethereum hackathon ETHDenver, Aave CEO Stani Kulechov shared an opening address on on “leaping decentralized finance [into the] mainstream.Acting as the parent company to ETHLend – a decentralized financial marketplace for asset-backed loans – Kulechov explained that cross-application coordination and cooperation is key to seeing mainstream adoption.
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), global blockchain community with over 500 members, will launch a “token task force” in 2019, EEA confirmed to Cointelegraph in correspondence on Feb.The executive director of the EEA, Ron Resnick, said that the task force is still at the design stage and is scheduled to launch in the first half of this year.
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) is opening a regional office in China, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb.”The EEA, according to its website is “a member-driven standards organization whose charter is to develop open, blockchain specifications that drive harmonization and interoperability for businesses and consumers worldwide.
Created by Brave New Coin, Bitcoin Liquid Index [BLX] and the Ethereum Liquid Index [ELX], aim to “provide a real-time spot or reference rate for the price of 1 BTC and 1 ETH respectively, quoted in USD, and based on the most liquid ends of their markets,” informed the alert.They will be made available to clients of Nasdaq’s GIDS data feed which also has 40,000 of Nasdaq indexes like Nasdaq 100 and Nasdaq Composite.
In effect, the difficulty bomb as referenced back in 2015 by former ethereum CCO Stephan Tual raises the difficulty level of mining a block on the ethereum blockchain exponentially over time.Afri Schoedon – release manager for ethereum client Parity – estimates if left unaddressed, it would take two to three months from now for the difficulty bomb to stall the ethereum blockchain to new record-lows.
” This function reportedly introduces a new attack vector to the platform, according to a post on the Ethereum developers forum Ethereum Magicians published on Feb.” This EIP has been approved and is scheduled for mainnet deployment in the upcoming Constantinople hard fork, according to a ConsenSys blog post.