Man Accused of Kidnapping, Armed Robbery and Theft of $1.8 Million in Ether

A 35-year-old man has been indicted for orchestrating a kidnapping, armed robbery, and the theft of more than $1.
Ethereum Price Achieves All-Time High at $752, Up 20% in 24 Hours

Ethereum Price Achieves All-Time High at $752, Up 20% in 24 Hours

The Ethereum price has surpassed $752 for the first time in history, recording a staggering 20 percent increase in value over the past 24 hours, led by the US market.
Parity Technologies Suggests Hard Fork To Release Locked Ether

Parity Technologies Suggests Hard Fork To Release Locked Ether

Parity Technologies, having suffered a multi-signature wallet bug that froze hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of Ether, noted ongoing issues with Ethereum in a recent blog suggesting a course of action to rescue the funds.
Ethereum Price Surges by 32%, Achieves New All-Time high at $635

Ethereum Price Surges by 32%, Achieves New All-Time high at $635

The Ethereum price has surged by more than 32 percent over the past 24 hours, achieving a new all-time high at $635 and a daily trading volume of nearly $5 billion.
Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $518, CryptoKitties Effect?

Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $518, CryptoKitties Effect?

Ethereum price has achieved a new all-time high at $518, surpassing its previous all-time high established on November 29, at $514.
Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ethereum Price Down by 20% as Cryptocurrency Market Corrects

Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ethereum Price Down by 20% as Cryptocurrency Market Corrects

Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and Ethereum price have declined by over 20 percent over the past 24 hours, as the entire cryptocurrency market experienced a major correction. Bitcoin Cash declined to the $1,200 region for the first time since November 12, while the price of Ether has dropped below $400 after surging to nearly $500 in the past week.
Ethereum Price Moves Closer to $500, as New All-Time Highs Achieved

Ethereum Price Moves Closer to $500, as New All-Time Highs Achieved

The Ethereum price achieved $483 for the first time in history, moving closer to the $500 mark. Billionaire investor Mike Novogratz expects the price of Ether to surge throughout 2017. Optimism Around Development The Ethereum network remains as the only public blockchain that process more transactions than the Bitcoin network on a daily basis.
Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $415

Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $415

On November 23, the price of Ether, the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network, achieved a new all-time high at $415. With its recent surge in price, the market valuation of Ethereum has moved closer to the $40 billion mark, a market cap that is larger than seven of the 10 largest cryptocurrencies in the market combined, with the exception of bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.
Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $415

Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $415

On November 23, the price of Ether, the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network, achieved a new all-time high at $415. With its recent surge in price, the market valuation of Ethereum has moved closer to the $40 billion mark, a market cap that is larger than seven of the 10 largest cryptocurrencies in the market combined, with the exception of bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.
Ethereum Rises to $380 and Bitcoin Cash Price Surges by 31%

Ethereum Rises to $380 and Bitcoin Cash Price Surges by 31%

Today, on November 23, the Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash price rose significantly within a 24-hour period, as the price of Ether surpassed $380 while Bitcoin Cash recorded a staggering 31 percent daily increase. Bitcoin Cash’s Price Surge Since last week, the price trend of Bitcoin Cash has demonstrated an inorganic growth rate, as it rose from $800 to $2,900, and fell back to $1,200.
Billionaire Investor Novogratz: Ethereum En Route to New All-Time Highs

Billionaire Investor Novogratz: Ethereum En Route to New All-Time Highs

Mike Novogratz, the billionaire hedge fund investor and former executive at Fortress, believes Ether, the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, is poised to achieve new all-time highs in the short-term. “ETH looks poised for a move to new highs. Lots of good news on the horizon,” said Novogratz, emphasizing innovative developments conducted by leading startups including ConsenSys. South Korea Takes Over as Largest Ethereum Market Over the past few weeks, the daily trading volume of Ether has increased substantially, primarily led by the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange market.

Hudreds of Millions of Dollars in Ether Stuck, Where Ethereum Goes From Now

Earlier this week, as CCN reported, a bug in the Parity software of Ethereum was discovered, effectively freezing hundreds of millions of dollars in Ether as a consequence. Initially, many speculative reports were made on social media, to which the Parity development team responded: “Update: To the best of our knowledge the funds are frozen & can’t be moved anywhere.
Bitcoin Cash Price Tops $500, Ethereum Price Rises 6% in Major Market Gains

Bitcoin Cash Price Tops $500, Ethereum Price Rises 6% in Major Market Gains

Earlier today, on October 29, the price of Bitcoin Cash surged by over 20 percent within a 24-hour span. Several major cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum’s native currency Ether also demonstrated an increase in their values, as the price of Ether rose by another six percent. Bitcoin Cash Records a Significant Daily Increase in Price For many months since its launch in August, Bitcoin Cash has substantially declined in value, dipping below $320 at one point.
Ethereum and Bitcoin Price Decline Again; Major Factors For Mid-Term Recovery

Ethereum and Bitcoin Price Decline Again; Major Factors For Mid-Term Recovery

The price of Ethereum and bitcoin have declined in the past two days, with the bitcoin price struggling to rebound beyond the $5,700 mark and the price of Ether dipping below the $300 region again. Although the price of bitcoin has increased since plunging to $5,300 prior to the Bitcoin Gold hard fork, over the past 24 hours, the price of bitcoin declined from $5,767 to $5,680. Like bitcoin after the disappointing release of Bitcoin Gold, Ethereum was expected to sustain its upward momentum in the mid-term subsequent to the Byzantium hard fork.
UK Asset Manager Adds Support for Ethereum Exchange-Traded Product

UK Asset Manager Adds Support for Ethereum Exchange-Traded Product

UK-based asset manager Hargreaves Lansdown is moving to offer its customers access to two ethereum-based exchange-traded notes (ETNs). According to a report by CityWire,  the asset manager is opening its doors to two ethereum-tied ETNs – named COINETH:SS and COINETHE:SS – that are denominated in Sweden's national currency, the krona, and the euro, respectively.
Did Ethereum ICO? Founder Joe Lubin Gives Uncertain Answer

Did Ethereum ICO? Founder Joe Lubin Gives Uncertain Answer

The early history of ethereum was up for discussion at an event debuting a new Quartz video series highlighting the potential of blockchain this week. There, Quartz editor-in-chief Kevin Delaney asked one of the protocol's co-inventors, Joseph Lubin: When ether first went on the open market in 2015, "Was that technically an ICO?" Perhaps a nod to the increasing scrutiny around the funding model, which has raised more than $2 billion for early-stage projects, Lubin dodged the question.
Bitcoin Price Dips Below $5,800, While Ethereum Recovers Beyond $300

Bitcoin Price Dips Below $5,800, While Ethereum Recovers Beyond $300

Earlier today, on October 24, the bitcoin price dipped below $5,800 for the first time since October 19, due to the market’s decline in support for the upcoming Bitcoin Gold hard fork. Meanwhile, the price of Ether, the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, has recovered beyond the $300 mark, as previously suggested by CCN.
Ethereum Price Struggles to Recover Beyond $300 Despite Hard Fork

Ethereum Price Struggles to Recover Beyond $300 Despite Hard Fork

Despite the successful execution of the highly anticipated Byzantium hard fork, the price of Ether, Ethereum’s native cryptocurrency, has struggled to recover beyond the $300 mark. In September, prior to China’s nationwide ban on initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency trading, the price of Ether neared the $400 region, as optimism towards the Ethereum network began to increase at a rapid rate in China, Japan, and South Korea.
Ethereum Price Surpasses $340 for the First Time since August

Ethereum Price Surpasses $340 for the First Time since August

Earlier today, on October 13, the price of Ether, the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, surpassed the $340 mark for the first time since August 31. In August, Cryptocoinsnews reported the price of Ether was moving closer to the $400 region, with upward momentum supported by optimism around the South Korean and Chinese cryptocurrency markets.
Back Above $300: Is Ether Building Momentum?

Back Above $300: Is Ether Building Momentum?

The ether-US dollar (ETH/USD) exchange may be looking to regain some of its past momentum. Ether's ongoing love affair with the psychological level of $300 continues amid low trading volume. At press time, ETH is trading in a sideways manner around the $304 level. Week-on-week, the cryptocurrency is up 4.

SmartBillions Challenges Hackers with 1,500 Ether Reward, Gets Hacked and Pulls Most of It Out

SmartBillions, a so-called fully decentralized and transparent lottery system, managed by an Ethereum smart contract, recently challenged hackers to get through its smart contract’s security, and added a 1,500 Ether ($450,000) reward to be collected by anyone that managed to compromise it. The goal was to demonstrate “the SmartBillions lottery smart contract’s comprehensive security.” Initially, according to a press release, the prize was to be collected by any hacker that managed to break into the smart contract and withdraw the funds, as a way to prove how serious the team took investor protection.
Holding Strong? Ether Prices Dip as Korea Bans ICOs

Holding Strong? Ether Prices Dip as Korea Bans ICOs

The ether-US dollar (ETH/USD) exchange rate fell to $278 today, a seeming response to news South Korea is joining the global backlash against the initial coin offering (ICO) funding model. News hit the wires during the Asian trading session, with word that South Korea's Financial Services Commission would ban "all forms" of ICOs echoing out across the global market nearly four weeks after China declared ICOs similarly illegal.
Ethereum Price Hits $315, For the First Time Since September 12

Ethereum Price Hits $315, For the First Time Since September 12

Within the past 24 hours, the price of Ethereum’s native currency Ether increased from $285 to $315, surpassing the $300 margin for the first time since September 12. On September 1, the price of Ether closed on the $400 region, surging to $390 at its peak.
Ether Prices Climb Above $300 to Break Two-Week Lull

Ether Prices Climb Above $300 to Break Two-Week Lull

Ether prices have climbed back above $300 for the first time in more than two weeks. The price of the cryptocurrency first crossed the $300 line after 15:15 UTC, according to CoinDesk market data, sliding back below that level an hour later. Ether's price has traded consistently above $300 since 18:15 UTC. Ether, the underlying cryptocurrency of the ethereum, has consistently traded below the $300 level since September 12, and today's move signifes a break in the two-week lull seen since that date.
Like It or Not: Public Companies Are Feeling the Crypto Mining Boom

Like It or Not: Public Companies Are Feeling the Crypto Mining Boom

While cryptocurrencies may be back in the headlines, most public companies are today keeping any interest in the technology on the periphery of their business. For tech giants Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), however, that is no longer an option. So far in 2017, cryptocurrency miners have taken over the market for consumer graphics processing units (GPUs), using the devices to solve the cryptographic puzzles required by ethereum (and other "scrypt"-based cryptocurrency protocols) and claim their lucrative rewards.