Category: ethereum

What Twitter Meme Wars Say About Crypto’s Reliance on Figureheads

CMT Digital’s head of trading, Brad Koeppen, agreed. Cryptocurrency markets are almost uniquely vulnerable to gossip and sentiment swings, he said. The correlation between public personas and trading activity isn’t always apparent from public exchange data, especially for tokens...

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Sanctions Weren’t Discussed at North Korea Crypto Conference, Attendee Says

“I always wanted to go there, in North Korea,” Pietrosanti told CoinDesk. As a sanctioned country, the place inspires a lot of curiosity for anti-censorship activists like him. “As you always want to fight against control, it’s very interesting,”...

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Ethereum Developer Virgil Griffith to Be Released From Jail Pending Trial

According to Friday’s complaint, Griffith asked for – and was denied – permission to travel to North Korea in order to give the presentation, titled “Blockchain and Peace.” Moreover, the complaint said, Griffith subsequently “began formulating plans to facilitate...

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