Research: Miner data shows Bitcoin could have bottomed

Catching the coveted Bitcoin bottom requires analyzing more than just its price. One of the most reliable indicators of market bottoms has historically been miner data. Often considered to be one of the most resilient players in the crypto ecosystem, miners capitulate only when Bitcoin becomes too expensive to mine. Hash ribbons are a unique … Read more

Researchers say they discovered consensus level attack on Ethereum — miners cheating the system to earn more

A research paper published by The Hebrew University in Israel reports having discovered the “first evidence of a consensus-level attack on a major cryptocurrency.” The paper is currently awaiting peer review but utilizes publicly available on-chain data and Ethereum’s open source codebase to affirm its conclusions. At its core, the paper highlights an issue where … Read more

Vitalik Buterin calls out ETHW hard fork proponents as “trying to make a quick buck”

Speaking in a closed press conference during South Korea Blockchain Week, Ethereum founder, Vitalik Buterin, called people pushing for a hard fork of Ethereum to retain proof-of-stake “simply trying to make a quick buck.” Justin Sun recently announced support for a hard fork of Ethereum post-merge by listing two new tokens on his Poloniex exchange. … Read more