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CryptoKitties craze slows down transactions on Ethereum

CryptoKitties craze slows down transactions on Ethereum

Technology
A new craze for virtual kittens is slowing down trade in one of the largest crypto-currencies. CryptoKitties lets players buy and breed "crypto-pets" on Ethereum's underlying blockchain network. The game's developers told the Bloomberg news agency that CryptoKitties was a "key step" to making blockchains more accessible. But its popularity has underscored one of the technology's biggest downsides: its lack of scalability. Etherscan has reported a sixfold increase in pending transactions on Ethereum since the game's release, by the Axiom Zen innovation studio, on 28 November. "CryptoKitties has become so popular that it's taking up a significant amount of available space for transactions on the Ethereum platform," said Garrick Hileman, from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance."So...
Rebecca Adlington joins see-through dress craze flashing bra for 'new sexy' rebrand

Rebecca Adlington joins see-through dress craze flashing bra for 'new sexy' rebrand

Entertainment
INSTAGRAM / REBECCA ADLINGTONSHEER DELIGHT: Rebecca Adlington's Instagram page was a feast for the eyesThe I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! star is best known for scooping two gold medals during the 2008 Olympics, as well as two bronze medals four years later when London hosted the international competition.But judging by Rebecca Adlinton's Instagram, her passion for both fashion and flashing could be the next step in her career.Rebecca is currently designing her own line of swimsuits with Slazenger Sport, but has also made time to keep fans updated on her outfits outside of the pool.One particularly devilish ensemble saw the blonde beauty squeeze her curves of steel into a see-through dress, flashing her bra in the process.Writing to her 87,000 Instagram followers, the yummy mummy o...