Ethereum at the Core of Microsoft’s Collaborative AI Solutions

Researchers at Microsoft are attempting to create a machine learning distribution model atop the Ethereum blockchain. Justin Harris and Bo Waggoner are looking to decentralize an otherwise expensive and burdensome process of accessing machine learning systems. In a paper published at Microsoft Research Blog, the duo explains the underlying issues with the current distribution model…

Trading Ethereum in a Bear Market: Opinion

Despite being one of the most influential blockchain projects out there, Ethereum has been unable to impress investors in 2019. The second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap is down more than 26 percent in July. And regardless of an impressive YTD return of 60 percent, it remained dwarfed before bitcoin, whose yearly returns are almost triple…

Bitcoin Slips Below $10,000; Where It Would Go Next?

Bitcoin price fell on Tuesday as investors wrapped their heads around increased financial regulations. The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate today established an intraday low of $9864.99, down 5.67 percent on a 24-hour adjusted timeframe according to data provided by CoinStats’ cryptocurrency portfolio management app. The move downhill came as a part of a broader downtrend, which…

How Erlay Maintains Bitcoin’s Long-term Bullish Aspects

Bitcoin core developer Greg Maxwell recently¬†published the whitepaper of Erlay, a transaction relay protocol aimed at reducing the amount of bandwidth utilized by the bitcoin nodes by almost 84 percent. Co-authored by Gleb Naumenko and Pieter Wuille, the paper discussed how nodes in the current Bitcoin protocol relay Transaction IDs to all its peers. Sometimes,…