The internet was set ablaze when rumors began circulating that Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10, may potentially support cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum via a Blockchain Keystore application.
Samsung’s reveal event confirmed the existence of the Blockchain Keystore app that serves as a crypto wallet for top cryptocurrencies, however, the most important cryptocurrency of all won’t be supported at launch, according to initial reports from unboxing videos from around the web.
read more https://www.newsbtc.com/2019/03/06/samsung-galaxy-s10-bitcoin-ethereum/
Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin has stated he was trying to solve Bitcoin’s (BTC) limited functionality with the creation of Ethereum, according to an interview with Business Insider published on Feb. 28.
read more https://cointelegraph.com/news/ethereum-co-founder-vitalik-buterin-eth-is-a-solution-to-bitcoins-limited-functionality
That’s Aya Miyaguchi, executive director of the Ethereum Foundation, the non-profit organization founded and dedicated to the continuing development of the world’s second-largest blockchain by total value.
read more https://www.coindesk.com/ethereum-foundation-director-sets-new-vision-for-blockchain-non-profit
In December, as reported by Ethereum World News previously, SamMobile ran a story claiming that Samsung registered trademarks for a “Blockchain KeyStore,” among two other supposed products that involved the innovations. It was believed that the offering revealed that the South Korean tech giant was working on a crypto asset wallet.
Read more https://ethereumworldnews.com/samsung-confirms-crypto-wallet-feature-galaxy-s10-flagship/
NChain chief scientist Craig Wright has criticized ethereum to a top U.S. regulator, while again claiming to be bitcoin’s pseudonymous inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto.
In a response to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) request for input on crypto asset mechanics and markets, the Australian entrepreneur briefly set out his case that he is Nakamoto on Friday, saying:
“My name is Dr. Craig Wright and under the pseudonym of Satoshi Nakamoto I completed a project I started in 1997 that was filed with the Australian government in part under an AusIndustry project registered with the Dept. of Innovation as BlackNet.”
read more https://www.coindesk.com/craig-wright-claims-to-be-satoshi-in-critical-response-to-cftc-on-ethereum
Stock exchange operator Nasdaq is adding indices for bitcoin and ethereum to its global data service later this month.
The company announced Monday that it has partnered with New Zealand-based blockchain data and research firm Brave New Coin to offer information on the two new indices starting Feb. 25.
Read more https://www.coindesk.com/nasdaq-to-add-bitcoin-and-ethereum-indices-to-global-data-service
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) – Japan’s largest financial group and the world’s fifth largest bank by assets – is launching a blockchain-based payments network next year.
The firm announced Tuesday that it has formed a joint venture with U.S.-based fintech firm Akamai Technologies to develop the platform “by the first half of 2020.”
Read more https://www.coindesk.com/japans-biggest-bank-launching-blockchain-payments-network-in-2020
Decentralized applications (DApps) were long hailed as one of the leading use cases for blockchain technologies. Through smart contracts, whether it be on Ethereum, EOS, Tron, or otherwise, the worlds’ current processes could be put on a blockchain, thus creating a society built on decentralization.
Read more https://ethereumworldnews.com/research-mere-10-percent-ethereum-eth-dapps-active/
Believe it or not, only three of the top 50 decentralized apps (dapps) are running on the Ethereum $ETH▼0.34% blockchain, according to data from DappRadar. Instead, developers seem to be largely relying on competing platforms like EOS and TRON.
Read more https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/2019/02/07/ethereum-tron-eos-blockchain-apps/
The longest Bitcoin bear market in history is shining a light on the crypto investors and long-term strategists who are holding their crypto, despite the precipitous price declines since December 2017.
Read more https://dailyhodl.com/2019/02/06/investors-are-accumulating-bitcoin-and-ethereum-and-not-letting-go-says-creator-of-crypto-app-with-50-million-in-deposits/