Monthly Archives: November 2018

Ethereum Developer: Serenity Is Moving Really Fast, Sharding By 2020

Ethereum’s Scaling Qualms Ethereum, officially launched in 2015, was first lauded as a decentralized, open-source, and public platform that would allow for on-blockchain computing and data processing. And as such, the project, which touted its blockchain as a so-called “world computer,” quickly garnered traction from every corner of the crypto industry. In a testament to its rapid rise to prominence, Ether, the native digital asset of the Ethereum ecosystem, quickly bounded past a majority of altcoins to firmly situate itself in the crypto market’s top 10. But […]

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Ethereum Price Analysis Nov.12: Low volatility. A move ahead?

The Crypto market is getting really really tense lately. Not much has changed regarding price levels since our last price analysis,  but we can notice that the BTC volume is constantly shrinking. ETH is currently trading at the $210 price level. We haven’t seen too much volatility in the ETH chart during the last three days. The price volatility was less than 3%, which is very low compared to Ethereum. Looking at the 4 hours chart ETH is getting a strong support from the $206-$205 price territory. […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 5-11: Star Trek’s Captain Kirk Defends ETH Decentralization, Fake Elon Musks Overrun Twitter

The central bank is China comes out against crypto air drops, while a flood of fake Elon Musks take Twitter promising crypto giveaways. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Elon Musk Impersonators Flood Twitter With Fake Crypto Giveaways Although impersonators on Twitter pretending to be famous […]

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Zcash (ZEC) Among the Few following NEM’s Stellar Performance

With Coincheck reinstating the trading of the 17th largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization – NEM, the coin rocketed upwards with 16.52% gain in the last 24-hours. The re-listing of the digital asset came over 10-months later after one of the biggest crypto-verse hacks in history. More than $0.5 bln worth in NEM tokens were taken from the leading Japanese exchange. Source: coinmarketcap Getting back to Zcash – for starters: Professor in John Hopkins University – Matthew D Green – in 2013 introduced the protocol named Zerocoin. At that point […]

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BitMEX CEO: “We Don’t Trade Against Our Customers”

BitMEX — “An Opaque Entity” Although BitMEX is one of the crypto market’s most prominent platforms, there is a multitude of industry players that have yet to trust the exchange in full. For those who are unaware, the Seychelles-based, Hong Kong-headquartered platform has become well-known for its margin trading feature, which utilizes a somewhat complicated sequence of insurance funds, peer-to-peer contracts, and other systems to allow traders to leverage their Bitcoin (BTC) 100x. However, over recent months, as the value of crypto assets fell, rumors arose that […]

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Binance CEO: Volume, User Signup Indicators Are Healthy For Crypto

Volume On Binance May Have Dried Up, But Its CEO Has Remained Undeterred  It goes without saying that 2018’s bear market hasn’t been kind to crypto exchanges, with volumes drying up and traders exiting this nascent space en-masse. Data gathered by Ran NeuNer’s CNBC Africa-sponsored Crypto Trader has revealed that from September to October alone, volumes tallied on Binance, OkEX, Huobi, and Bitfinex have declined by 32%, 47%, 47%, and 48% respectively. Although these statistics paint a dismal outlook for exchanges, which make up the backbone of this […]

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XRP Experiences Sudden Surge as NEM Climbs to Nine-Week High

XRP surged more than four percent in a matter of hours, taking its price once again above the $0.52. Presently, there are no clear indications for the surge, but the positive developments concerning both Ripple and XRP continue to saturate the news. Meanwhile, Bitcoin, as well as the other top-ten altcoins continue to post positive numbers in the day’s trading. XRP up by Over Four Percent Within a space of fewer than two hours on Monday, XRP surged from $0.49 to $0.52. The hourly chart for the […]

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Cryptocurrency ATM Growth Spikes Exponentially to 4,000 Machines Worldwide

According to global statistics provided by Coinatmradar.com, there are now close to 4,000 cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs). Moreover, there’s been a huge influx of bitcoin cash ATMs over the past year as there are now 1,200 BCH dispensing devices located around the world. Also read: Markets Update: All Eyes on Bitcoin Cash Prices Before the Pending Fork The Rise of Digital Asset ATMs There are various ways people can purchase bitcoin cash and a slew of other cryptocurrencies around the world and one of them is through […]

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GMO Internet Reports Cryptocurrency Exchange Profit Rose Over 34% in Q3 2018

GMO Internet, the Japanese technology and online finance conglomerate, presented its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2018 on Nov. 12. The presentation included new details about the performance of the Tokyo-listed group’s cryptocurrency-related businesses. Also Read: The Daily: US Museum to Accept Bitcoin, Estonia Grants License to B2BX Exchange Record Performance by Quarter The presentation covers the operations of GMO Internet in cryptocurrency mining, exchange and payments. The company reported total quarterly revenue of 2.61 billion yen ($22.93 million) in the third quarter. It noted […]

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Bitcoin Cash Association Bounty Spreads Merchant Adoption in Latin America

The Bitcoin Cash Association (BCA) and Spendbch.io recently started a bounty to spread bitcoin cash (BCH) merchant acceptance in several Latin American countries. On Nov. 11, the BCA announced that more than 250 new businesses in Venezuela and Colombia are now being on-boarded to accept bitcoin cash. Also read: Qart Wallet Gives Bitcoin Cash QR Codes a Personal Touch Bounty for Venezuela, Colombia and Mexico Just recently, the BCA and Spendbch revealed a bounty program on the Bitcoincashers.org web portal. The Spendbch bounty offers funds to users […]

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