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This post was originally published here Friday, Oct. 12: after yesterday’s carnage, crypto markets are seeing some relative price stability. The top cryptocurrencies by market cap are seeing mild movement, both red and green. Market visualization by Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) has has seen little price action on the day, and is up 0.5 percent to …

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Cryptocurrency forks are likely to slow down considerably in the future, leaders of several major projects, all of which were formed by forks, said at CoinDesk’s Consensus Singapore event today. On a panel session moderated by CoinDesk editor Pete Rizzo, Amaury Sechet, the lead developer behind Bitcoin ABC, the most widely used bitcoin cash software implementation, …

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Bitmain-backed mining pool BTC.com is expanding its offerings to include ethereum and ethereum classic, the company announced Thursday. BTC.com, which claims to have mined 21 percent of all bitcoin blocks last year, will offer the new mining client through its pool.btc.com portal, and will also offer an ethereum block explorer and API, according to a …

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There’s a new top 10 cryptocurrency. As of press time, the total value of all ether classic (ETC), the cryptocurrency that powers the ethereum classic blockchain, in circulation has topped $2.2 billion, a move that helped it leap from 12th place at the start of the day to 10th place according to CoinMarketCap data. Best known …

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Robinhood announced Monday that its customers can now invest in ethereum classic (ETC), just a day before Coinbase adds the option too. The company said in a blog post that the option went live today on its Robinhood Crypto app, adding that only those in the 19 U.S. states with access to the service can trade …

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Some members of the crypto community were surprised Tuesday when the U.S.-based exchange startup Coinbase announced that it plans to list ethereum classic (ETC). ETC traces its origins back to 2016 and the collapse of the DAO, the ethereum-based, smart contract-powered funding vehicle that fell apart following a debilitating code exploit. The network is known …

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The price of ethereum classic, the cryptocurrency that was hard forked off the ethereum blockchain in July 2016, surged for 25 percent on Tuesday, following the news that it is being added to crypto exchange Coinbase for trading. The U.S. exchange announced on Tuesday morning in a blog post that it is now starting the …

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One of the world’s largest cryptocurrencies could soon put out a welcome mat for more controversial miners – that is, if one of its core developers has his way. Indeed, amidst what has been broadly called a “war on miners,” with cryptocurrencies including ethereum, monero and siacoin taking aggressive steps to limit the effectiveness of certain types …

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ETC, the native currency of the ethereum classic blockchain, looks set to re-test record highs, having now formed a base above $30. As of writing, ETC is changing hands at $37.90, as per data source OnChainFX. Yet, the crypto asset has appreciated 16 percent in the last 24 hours, and is up 95 percent from …

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Monday, Feb. 19: the Bitcoin price has surpassed $11,000 twice since Sunday as bullish sentiment returns to markets and new support begins to form. Data from Cointelegraph’s price index shows a BTC/USD journey to a high of $11,190.10 Feb. 18, followed by a smaller peak above the significant barrier Monday at $11,001.45. Optimism is flowing …

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The Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) that led to the resignation of an EIP editor over his personal legal concerns has been closed, but an identical proposal has been reopened on Github to relatively negative fanfare. The original EIP proposal #867 was introduced by Musiconomi developer Dan Phifer as an option for how to more easily …

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Ethereum code editor Yoichi Hirai has resigned from his position following personal concerns that an Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) over a standardized format for lost fund recovery would potentially violate Japanese law. Hirai both tweeted his resignation as well as posted a more dramatic explanation of his reasons for resigning on Github: “My blood pressure …

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The price of ETC, the native currency of the ethereum classic blockchain, is reporting double-digit gains Tuesday, a move that effectively recovers losses seen over the last two weeks. As of writing, ETC is changing hands at $31.70 on Bitfinex, having clocked a two-week high of $32.90 earlier in the day’s trading session. The cryptocurrency …

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According to a new investment thesis released by Grayscale Investments, the value of Zcash (ZEC) could reach over $62,000 by 2025, assuming that the coin will represent 10 percent of all offshore wealth by that point. The report, written by financial analyst Matthew Beck, contains an all-caps disclaimer in a footnote below the chart that …

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The art market is on the threshold of big changes that can be brought with Blockchain technologies. Blockchain suggests the decision for the key stumbling blocks of art market such as questions of provenance, transparency, copyright, ownership, valuation and authenticity of art. The actuality is provided by growing online art sales – $3.75 bln in …

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The cryptocurrency market is experiencing lows across the board today, Jan. 14, with only three of the top 20 coins on CoinMarketCap in the green. The total market cap remains around $692 bln, still recovering from the Jan. 11 drop to around $630 bln. Big drops Altcoin Ripple (XRP), which had been up 18 percent …

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Cryptocurrencies can be novel from the point of view that they bring their own nomenclature into existence, which makes users who do not know about these terms nervous or filled with anxiety. Add to this, the confusion that media generates surrounding certain events like hard forks, which are just a change to a protocol of …

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Ethereum has reached $500 for the first time on the strength of future plans and Indian markets opening up trading. Data from cross-exchange resource Coinmarketcap shows ETH currently trading around $525 at press time, topping new highs of $400 seen just six days ago. The moves echo those of Bitcoin, which has added proportionately similar …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The ethereum classic price has nearly doubled this week ahead of the implementation of the first phase of a new monetary policy into the Ethereum Classic protocol. A week ago, the ethereum classic price was trading at $18, and it hovered at …

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Ethereum Classic (ETC) has rocketed in price to new all-time highs as the altcoin’s hard fork deadline next month nears. Following increased enthusiasm at a recent developer conference in Hong Kong, ETC hit $34 in trading Tuesday after news of “significant changes” became mainstream. The move represents near-50 percent growth in 24 hours, ETC’s best …

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