Vitalik Buterin

With Development and Price, Where Does Ethereum Go Long-Term?

2 months ago 7ring Comments Off on With Development and Price, Where Does Ethereum Go Long-Term?
At a Blockchain conference hosted in Taipei, Ethereum Co-founder Vitalik Buterin outlined the long-term roadmap of Ethereum development. According to Buterin, most of the underlying issues of the Ethereum Blockchain network fall under the following categories: scalability, smart contract safety, consensus protocol and privacy. Several network updates including the most recent Byzantium hard fork provided solutions in Read More

Vitalik Lays Out Ethereum 2.0 Roadmap In Taiwan

2 months ago 7ring Comments Off on Vitalik Lays Out Ethereum 2.0 Roadmap In Taiwan
Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, has laid out the future plan of the Blockchain technology-based platform at a conference in Taipei, dealing with some of the biggest problems in Ethereum and suggesting how the future might shape up. Having already provided a substantial amount of information, the new update from Buterin gives more specific details. Read More

Decentralized Ethereum-Based AirBnB Records 300 Listings Within Its First Month

2 months ago 7ring Comments Off on Decentralized Ethereum-Based AirBnB Records 300 Listings Within Its First Month
CryptoCribs, a decentralized Ethereum-based application which enables users to book spaces, rooms, and houses using cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and Ethereum, has already added 300 listings within its first month of operating. Peer-to-peer networks such as Uber and AirBnB have disrupted their respective industries over the past three years by allowing users or consumers to directly Read More

Experts Caution Investors Against Cash Grab ICOs, Buterin Speaks Out

2 months ago 7ring Comments Off on Experts Caution Investors Against Cash Grab ICOs, Buterin Speaks Out
This week several prominent venture capital investors, experts and developers including Jason Calacanis and Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin spoke out against initial coin offering (ICO) pump and dump schemes. Calacanis, who has invested in more than 500 successful startups including Uber and Evernote, revealed that several service marketplaces such as Fiverr have been offering ICO Read More

Vitalik Buterin: Early Versions of Ethereum Were Supposed to Launch on Bitcoin

2 months ago 7ring Comments Off on Vitalik Buterin: Early Versions of Ethereum Were Supposed to Launch on Bitcoin
Earlier this week, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin revealed that early versions of Ethereum were set to be launched on top of the Bitcoin protocol. In the early days of bitcoin, the function OP_RETURN was used by several major blockchain networks including Counterparty, which was the 20th largest cryptocurrency in the market at its peak. The Read More

Public Blockchain Projects Lack Proper Funding, Ethereum Co-founder Has Ideas

3 months ago 7ring Comments Off on Public Blockchain Projects Lack Proper Funding, Ethereum Co-founder Has Ideas
Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, has recently been an outspoken critic of the lack of funding for public open-source projects. In a day and age where ICOs are raising more money than traditional venture capitalism, a need has arisen for alternative funding models for projects that contribute to community. Public Blockchains like Bitcoin, Ethereum Read More

Buterin Gives ‘Modest Proposal’ For Ethereum Future, Sharding Named Scaling Solution

3 months ago 7ring Comments Off on Buterin Gives ‘Modest Proposal’ For Ethereum Future, Sharding Named Scaling Solution
The future of scaling on the Ethereum network is the main issue in the mind of Vitalik Buterin these days, according to his ‘Modest Proposal’ offered at Devcon.  The developer has been considering the massive problem of scaling facing the network as adoption of Ethereum and the smart contracts system it supports gains increasing market Read More