Block.One Will Not Launch Its Social Network on EOS

In June when Block.one, the company behind the largest initial coin offering (ICO) in history, announced its Facebook-challenging social network, Voice, it promised the blockchain would run on the EOS mainnet. Plans have changed. Voice is meant to be a new kind of social network, one with crypto built in and one that defeats bots by verifying the identity of every single account. The company went silent about Voice for months after the summer announcement but then, in December, it revealed a launch date for Voice of Feb. 14. With…

Yes, EOS, Litecoin, and Ethereum Are Up A Lot, But No, “Altseason” Isn’t Here Yet. Here’s Why

Major crypto assets like EOS, Litecoin, and Ethereum are up by around five percent on average, and investors have been quick to call the start to an altseason. In crypto, an altseason refers to when so-called alternative cryptocurrencies begin to surge in value amidst rising momentum in the market. Many crypto assets have increased significantly in value over the past two weeks, but considering their steep fall from record highs and their performances in comparison to bitcoin, it is still too early to call it an altseason. How have major…

Ethereum, Tron and EOS Dominated DApp Ecosystem in 2019

DappReview published its 2019 insights on the decentralized app (DApp) space in a Jan. 8 report. Just three blockchains accounted for 98.65 percent of total transaction volume, though EOS began to struggle in Q4 2019. Decentralized app aggregator DappReview summarized the main events within the DApp ecosystem in 2019. The value of on-chain transactions amounted to $23 billion, with 1,955 DApps added during the year — bringing the total number to over 4,000. However, the firm notes that in terms of the number of users, the entire space continues to…

Blockchain Platform EOS Raised $4 Billion and Has Dropped Over 30% Since

In the period between June 2017 and 2018, Block.one raised $4 billion via the sales of its native cryptocurrency, EOS. More than a year later, the token associated with the Cayman Islands-based startup has lost over 30 percent of its value due to massive price declines and a lack of authentic users. The EOS-to-dollar exchange rate currently sits at approx $2.79 after peaking at $23.02 in April 2018. Like in the case of every other cryptocurrency, EOS too became a victim of massive dumping that occurred during the 2018’s so-called…