Ethereum 

IOHK CEO Charles Hoskinson Announces Upcoming Release of Cardano v1.6

Charles Hoskinson, a former CEO of the Ethereum Network and current CEO of IOHK, has announced that IOHK-supported project Cardano is rolling out version 1.6 within a few days’ time. Hoskinson teased the upcoming launch in a Twitter post on Aug. 13. Hoskinson also asked users to send screenshots and comments on the latest version of Daedalus, which is an open source cryptocurrency wallet also backed by IOHK. As per IOHK’s website, Cardano is a blockchain platform that uses the proof of stake algorithm Ouroboros. Its native cryptocurrency, ADA, is…

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Ethereum 

Charles Hoskinson Thinks Cardano Will Prevail Over Libra in Emerging Markets

Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson claimed that emerging markets are where cryptocurrencies matter, and that Facebook’s announced virtual currency Libra is not going to find success in this area, according to a report by Finance Magnates on June 26. According to Hoskinson, emerging markets are the future. He says: “Emerging markets are where cryptocurrencies matter […] When I look at the developed world, I don’t care. It’s highly regulated and, in many cases, a rigged system. If I decide to compete with a tech company they can just push me out…

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Ethereum 

Charles Hoskinson to Launch Security Token Blockchain With Polymath

Security token platform Polymath will build a separate blockchain for regulation-compliant tokens with an Ethereum (ETH) co-founder, the company confirmed in a blog post on May 13. Polymath, which has already contributed to the launch of over 100 security tokens, will now work with Charles Hoskinson on a new project dubbed Polymesh. Hoskinson, who after Ethereum became known for his subsequent cryptocurrency projects Cardano (ADA) and IOHK, will leverage his expertise to inform the development of the new platform. The partners confirmed the plans at the ongoing Consensus 2019 conference…

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Ethereum 

Charles Hoskinson Criticizes ETH, EOS’s ‘Lone Samurai’ Development Approach

Charles Hoskinson, the co-founder of Ethereum (ETH) and IOHK, the company behind Cardano (ADA), has criticized Ethereum and EOS’s approach to development. Hoskinson made his comments during an interview with business news outlet Fortune published on April 9. During the interview, Hoskinson noted that most protocols publish all their code open source and free from patents, explaining that ideas which Cardano or most other crypto development teams come up with can be used by other teams. This, he claims, is different from EOS’s approach and the way in which Ethereum’s…

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Bitcoin 

IOHK Founder Charles Hoskinson Says Crypto Industry Needs More Interoperability

Charles Hoskinson, a founder of IOHK, the firm that developed cryptocurrency Cardano (ADA), said that the cryptocurrency industry needs a “WiFi or Bluetooth moment” in an interview with media outlet Cheddar on March 28. Speaking about the status of the cryptocurrency industry, Hoskinson said that it needs specific standards that will facilitate the development of more interoperability. Per Hoskinson, it will allow communication and information to be traded in an easier way among both digital currency and traditional financial institutions. Hoskinson argued: “What we are seeing is a collection of…

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Ethereum 

Cardano and Ethereum Co-Founder Charles Hoskinson Joins Predictive Analytics Firm

Cardano (ADA) CEO and Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Charles Hoskinson has joined predictive analytics firm Endor. The company announced the appointment in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb. 4. Established in 2014, Endor claims to be the first automated predictions engine in the field of business decision-making by means of a blockchain-based and artificial intelligence (AI)-powered analytical platform. Last spring, Endor reportedly raised $45 million in a token pre-sale for its predictive analytics technology. According to the press release, Endor has onboarded Hoskinson as a senior advisor, who will…

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