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An Imperative Guide to Digital Currency Security

One of the most important things about investing in and owning any digital currency is security. As a rule, we advocate to never invest in anything more than you could afford to lose. By taking security seriously, that day is much less likely to arrive. In past posts, the security advantages of blockchain and decentralized … Continued

ETHUofT 2019: Learn What You Can’t

UofT Blockchain Group hosted an engaging 36-hour hackathon over the weekend. Students and Ethereum enthusiasts had the opportunity to experiment with Ethereum Smart Contracts using Solidity, build their first DaPP ( decentralized application), and win invaluable prizes. Alex Kozin, one of EthUofT’s first-time hackers, had this to say about his experience. This weekend I was … Continued

The Ethereum Hardfork: What It Means And How It Effects You

On January 16th, 2019, Ethereum is supposed to undergo a hardfork known as Constantinople. Though many people are viewing this network upgrade as a “new” hardfork, it is actually the second phase of “Metropolis“; the name of the overall systems upgrade. The first phase was called “Byzantium” and was successfully implemented in October of 2017. Before … Continued

Interoperability Key in Blockchain Roadmaps for 2019

Next year could be another exciting one for blockchain as many projects mature and focus on interoperability. In 2019, the technology under development may see implementation across business and consumer technology stacks. Blockchain and cryptocurrency investors have had a year likely full of concerns over token price performance. Many are ready to see their investments, … Continued

Top Headlines from Devcon 4 Hosted In Prague

At Devcon 4, Ethereum revealed its plans to achieve Ethereum 2.0, an essential evolution if the blockchain is going to maintain its lead in the space. Devcon is the annual Ethereum conference for blockchain developers and researchers and often a forum for showcasing key developments for blockchain technology. This year’s Devcon 4 was held in … Continued

EIP958: The Ethereum Proposal To Combat The New ASIC E3 Miners

Earlier this month on April 6th, the Ethereum development community proposed EIP958, which was a hard fork proposal to battle against the new ASIC GPUs produced by Bitmain. According to Ethereum Co-Founder, Vitalik Buterin, the ASICs don’t pose a threat to Ethereum currently and all development focus should be geared towards the production of Casper, … Continued

What is a DAICO & How Can It Be Beneficial To The Industry?

First introduced by Vitalik Buterin in January 2018, the concept of a DAICO (Decentralized Autonomous Initial Coin Offering) is very interesting and couldn’t come at a better time. Since we began our journey at CryptoCanucks, we have seen several ICOs fail or simply run away with the funds raised. A problem that has been plaguing … Continued

Polycon 2018: Very First Securities Token Conference in Bahamas Hosted By Polymath

  The welcoming environment of the Bahamas will host POLYCON’s first annual conference at Baha Mar Resort, hosted by Polymath. Untraceable, an award-winning blockchain events management company, organized an exclusive opportunity to network and learn from some of the renowned names in the blockchain industry. The conference will bring together the worlds of high finance and blockchain, attracting … Continued

Everything You Need to Know About Ethereum, Explained

At its most basic, Ethereum is an open-source software platform based on blockchain technology. This platform enables developers to build and deploy decentralized applications (dapps) like Status or Metamask on it. All of this is possible because of a breakthrough in blockchain technology (as popularized by Bitcoin), and then Ethereum came along with some new ideas. As the two biggest cryptocurrencies … Continued

Metropolis Part 2: Constantinople and What It Brings to Ethereum

After a successful integration of the first part of the Metropolis Hard Fork, Byzantium, Ethereum has it’s eyes set on Constantinople. The second part of the Metropolis hard fork will introduce new features and may finally include the foundations for the Casper Proof-of-Stake. Foundations for Casper According to the most recent Ethereum Core Dev Meeting, … Continued