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David Z. Morris: Kim Kardashian and Ethereum Max. Why? – CoinDesk

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Plenty of celebrities and influencers have promoted cryptocurrency and blockchain projects over the years, including huge names like DJ Khaled and Paris Hilton. But Kim K’s post is almost certainly the biggest single piece of social-media crypto promotion ever in terms of absolute reach. And it comes on the heels of shoutouts for ethereum max from other big names, including National Basketball Association great Paul Pierce and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. In fact, according to a press statement, ethereum max was “the Exclusive CryptoCurrency (sic) accepted for online ticket purchasing” for the recent Mayweather/Logan Paul pay-per-view fight. But this isn’t […]

Kim Kardashian Shills Ethereum Max on Instagram, Media Questions Socialites Motive – Bitcoin News

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Kim Kardashian Shills Ethereum Max on Instagram, Media Questions Socialites Motive The celebrity influencer Kim Kardashian posted about a project called Ethereum Max on Instagram this week by sharing an advertisement with her 228 million followers. The project Ethereum Max has also been promoted by former Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce and professional boxer Floyd Mayweather. Kim Kardashian Follows Mayweather and Pierce by Shilling Ethereum Max on Instagram The American reality television personality, socialite, model, and businesswoman Kim Kardashian posted about a cryptocurrency project called Ethereum Max. The Ethereum Max project (emax or ETH max) is an ERC20 project built […]

Floyd Mayweather, Sponsored by Ethereum Token, Gets Booed at Bitcoin Conference – Decrypt

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In brief Apparently, Floyd Mayweather didn’t get the memo that he was speaking at a “Bitcoin only” event. Taking the stage on Day 1 of the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami, the boxer downplayed the importance of the world’s largest cryptocurrency, while repeatedly encouraging audience members to believe in themselves rather than in any one crypto token. Mayweather and his team committed faux pas by wearing t-shirts for EthereumMax, a new Ethereum-based token that’s sponsoring Mayweather’s Sunday night fight with Logan Paul. “Everybody in the crypto world is competing with one another, whereas I feel like everybody should be able […]

San Jose Sharks Becomes First NHL Team To Accept Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin | Benzinga

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San Jose Sharks has become the first NHL team to accept cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and Dogecoin (DOGE) for large payments. What Happened: Jonathan Becher, the president of San Jose Sharks, said on Twitter that his team will initially accept cryptocurrency for season ticket purchases, suite leases and sponsorship deals. Becher added that using cryptocurrency for smaller purchases such as single-game tickets, food and beverage, and merchandise will be reviewed in the future. Initially we’ll accept cryptocurrency for season tickets, suite leases, and partnerships. Other use cases – including single-game tickets, F&B, and merch – will be […]

Institutions Are Turning Bearish On Bitcoin But Bullish On Ethereum, Indicates Key Metric

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Institutional investors are increasingly bearish on Bitcoin (BTC) and have withdrawn $141 million from investment products linked to the cryptocurrency … This content was originally published here.

Ethereum moves to kill graphics card mining ‘in the upcoming months’ | PC Gamer

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It’s not often we dive into updates on specific cryptocurrency algorithms here at PC Gamer, but this one could have a material impact on our humble hobby. While the relationship between Ethereum—the most popular crypto for GPU mining—and PC gaming has been, uh, rocky at the best of times, that could be all about to change. Ethereum is looking to shift to a proof-of-stake model within months, the Ethereum Foundation has said, and that brings with it some major changes to how the cryptocurrency operates fundamentally. Today, Ethereum uses proof-of-work to shift transactions and generate new Ether, which is the […]

Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Says Cryptocurrencies Are In A ‘Bubble’ | Benzinga

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Ethereum (ETH) co-creator Vitalik Buterin answered in the affirmative when asked if the cryptocurrency markets were in a state of a bubble in a CNN interview Thursday. What Happened: On the frothy nature of the cryptocurrency markets, Buterin emphasized that it is “notoriously hard to predict” when bubbles will pop. “It could have ended already,” Buterin said — adding, “It could end months from now.” Buterin noted that there have been three “big crypto bubbles so far.” He said, “the reason the bubbles end up stopping is because some event happens that just makes it clear that the technology isn’t there yet,” […]

Vitalik Buterin Says He Loves ‘Doge,’ Suggests Dogecoin-Ethereum Collaboration For Scalability | Benzinga

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Ethereum (ETH) co-creator Vitalik Buterin said he loves Dogecoin (DOGE) and has suggested collaboration between the meme cryptocurrency and Ethereum for scalability. What Happened: Speaking on the Lex Fridman Podcast, Buterin said he definitely does not “fear the Doge” and in fact, loves the cryptocurrency and holds some coins. He added that Ethereum accepts Dogecoin every year for its annual Devcon conferences. Buterin feels that the challenge basically for scalability of Dogecoin is that just increasing the parameters without doing anything else makes it more difficult for people to validate the chain. He noted that the blockchain would likely become centralized and vulnerable to all […]

Why Ethereum Co-Founder Sees Elon Musk’s Plan For Scaling Dogecoin As Infeasible – Tesla Motors (TSLA) | Benzinga

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Ethereum (ETH) co-creator Vitalik Buterin penned a blog post Sunday, explaining why Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO’s vision for Dogecoin (DOGE) may encounter technical roadblocks. What Happened: Buterin said there were “important” but “quite subtle technical factors” that limit blockchain scaling.  The cryptocurrency co-creator referenced a tweet by Musk that touched on DOGE’s emergency as a leader among cryptocurrencies should it implement certain changes. Ideally, Doge speeds up block time 10X, increases block size 10X & drops fee 100X. Then it wins hands down. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 16, 2021 Buterin explained why it is difficult to make “Musk’s wishes” come true […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Doge suffer as cryptocurrency market plummets Wednesday morning

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The seemingly unstoppable rise of Bitcoin continued with the cost of a single unit of the digital currency rising above $50,000 for the first time. The cryptocurrency market suffered major losses early Wednesday as prices tumbled among major coins. Bitcoin, the most popular coin hovered around $31,000 per coin at 9 a.m. Just a week ago, it was valued at more then $55,000. Its downward trend began shortly after Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the electric vehicle manufacturer would no longer be accepting Bitcoin, FOX Business reported. On Wednesday, the China Banking Association warned its members of the risks associated […]