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4 Ways the Ethereum Bubble Could Pop

In a recent video posted to his personal YouTube channel, Dogecoin creator Jackson Palmer explained how, in his view, the frenzy around Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) is causing a speculative bubble in the price of ether, which is the native token of the Ethereum network. In the video, Palmer discussed four different ways the bubble could eventually pop.

Decentralized Exchange OpenANX Raises $14 Million in First Hours of OAX Token Sale

Ethereum-powered decentralized exchange and trading platform openANX raised $14 million in the first hours of its OAX token sale. OpenANX wants to address two major problems in the cryptocurrency space: the barrier to entry for new cryptocurrency users, and transaction risk.

Indorse, a Decentralized Professional Network With Rewards, Powered by Ethereum

Ethereum-based Indorse wants to be a next-generation professional network, using new models of tokenization and decentralization to change the shape of professional social networking. Indorse aims to give back ownership of the data to the users, and allow users to profit from sharing their skills and activities on the platform.

BRAID Token Sale Spearheads Next-Generation Film Financing

BRAID, a psychological thriller directed by award winning filmmaker Mitzi Peirone, and produced by Logan Steinhardt and Arielle Elwes, with legendary blockchain entrepreneur Joseph Lubin, founder of ConsenSys, as executive producer, is poised to become the first major feature film to be fully financed through an equity crowdsale using cryptocurrency.

DAO.Casino Does Not Play Dice with Trust, It Automates It

DAO.Casino is aiming to create the first casino run by a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO). It may very soon be changing the face of online gambling - for game developers, players and operators - while also acting as a proving ground for DAOs in general.

Shapeshift launch Prism, an investment platform built on smart contracts

Shapeshift launched Prism into private, invite-only beta yesterday. Prism is a platform, built entirely on Ethereum, to allow users to manage an invest portfolio with a range of cryptocurrencies.

Ether Price Soars Past $140 as Consensys Hosts First Ethereal Summit

The Ethereal Summit featured heady panels with industry experts alongside crypto art, striving to be the “SXSX of Blockchain”. Panels covered topics such as future governance, finance, gaming, and AI. The conference coincided with a tremendous spike in the valuation of Ether, its price rising nearly 50 percent over the weekend.

ANT Token Sale Raises $25 Million in 15 Minutes

Following a pattern that is becoming almost common, the ANT token sale raised $24,750,000 almost before starting. The token sale was finalized in less than 15 minutes on May 17.

Aragon Network Token (ANT) Sale Starts Today to Empower Decentralized Peer Production

The Aragon Network, a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) that wants to act as a container and a digital jurisdiction for other decentralized organizations, is selling a number of Aragon Network Tokens (ANTs) to the public, starting later today on the Ethereum blockchain.

Cryptonomos and Giga Watt Launch WTT Token to Make Cost-Effective Mining Available to Everyone

Cryptonomos, a solution provider for blockchain-based crowdsales, announced a new venture to democratize mining and making it more profitable with the launch of a new token dubbed WTT, which offers access to the capacities of professional mining facility Giga Watt, designed and built by Bitcoin mining pioneer Dave Carlson. The stated goal is to make cost-effective mining available to everyone.

Bancor to Launch Self-Trading Smart Tokens

The Bancor Protocol is a proposed standard for the creation of Smart Tokens, a new category of intrinsically tradable cryptocurrencies that know how to provide their own liquidity and price discovery, without relying on an exchange. Crypto Insider reached out to Bancor CEO Guy Benartzi to find out more.