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This post was originally published here What if the volatility of cryptocurrencies could be eliminated, making crypto more of a feasible, mainstream investment? An established fintech company is working to achieve just that. Rise, which was founded in 2012, is planning to adapt its artificial intelligence (AI) trading technology to the cryptocurrency markets – enabling …

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Repercussions are being felt in the ethereum development ecosystem after an initial test of the platform’s forthcoming software upgrade, Constantinople, failed to deliver expected results. A system-wide change initially earmarked to go live in 2018, the code release, meant to introduce five improvements and alter the economics of the $20 billion blockchain, may now be delayed …

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This post was originally published here An alleged “consensus issue” in the testing of a planned hard fork of Ethereum, called Constantinople, has caused a testnet to be “not usable,” according to a tweet from Ethereum blockchain infrastructure firm Infura October 13. Infura’s tweet also advises developers to use other testing networks while the Ethereum …

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The current overall market cap for the crypto space is a shadow of what it once was. 2018 has tested the patience and skill of everyone involved. Crypto asset prices are down at least 75% across the board for the most part. But strangely enough, institutions and mainstream entities continue to gain interest and involvement. Logically, all …

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This post was originally published here Many at San Francisco Blockchain Week 2018 are warily reflecting on the lessons of the 2017 token sale boom, the pride that came before this current bear market fall. Veteran investor and AngelList co-founder Naval Ravikant told conference goers on Monday the last “hype cycle” was a “coming of …

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Many at San Francisco Blockchain Week 2018 are warily reflecting on the lessons of the 2017 token sale boom, the pride that came before this current bear market fall. Veteran investor and AngelList co-founder Naval Ravikant told conference goers on Monday the last “hype cycle” was a “coming of age” for many cryptocurrencies such as …

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UPDATE 18:27 UTC, 10/13/18: Block creation on Ropsten testnet continues to feature 0 transactions, indicating Constantinople may have failed to activate. UPDATE 17:36 UTC, 10/13/18: Block 4,230,000 has been mined, but features 0 transactions. Ethereum’s main test network, Ropsten, is currently at a standstill. Code for ethereum’s upcoming hard fork, dubbed Constantinople, was set to be activated on …

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This post was originally published here Ethereum-based adult entertainment platform SpankChain confirmed that it had recovered all the funds lost during a security breach October 6. In a series of tweets Friday, Oct. 12, officials said that after speaking by telephone with the hacker who stole 165 ETH ($32,000) from the project’s smart contract, he had agreed to …

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There’s never a dull day in crypto. Even in a bear market. Microsoft develops blockchain products, Ethereum announces upgrades, Gemini plans to list Litecoin, and Justin Sun gives a very non-specific partnership announcement. Check it out in today’s roundup! How Brave Is Reinventing The Internet The Brave browser is gaining momentum as a viable alternative …

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Open-source coders backing the ethereum project now say its next system-wide upgrade, Constantinople, is on track for November release. Revealed in a bi-weekly developers meeting Friday, attendees said the upgrade has already been coded into all major ethereum clients, including those by the Ethereum Foundation and U.K. startup Parity, the most popular versions of the …

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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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What a year for crypto investors. Are you still enjoying the party? Let’s be honest with ourselves for a moment. The current market climate is irrational, volatile and it seems there’s no lack of copycats dApps dividing the market capitalization without really bringing an added value to the industry. Free market? Great. Competition? Sure. But …

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When Ethereum burst onto the scene in 2015, this second-generation blockchain technology was to be everything that Bitcoin was not. More secure, more adaptable, more intelligent, and more future-proof than the first generation grandfather of the cryptocurrency revolution. Originally the brainchild of Bitcoin Magazine co-Founder Vitalik Buterin, the concept for Ethereum was born in a …

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Alex Sunnarborg is a founding member of Tetras Capital Partners, LLC, an investment manager focused on investing in crypto assets. Eighteen months ago, CoinDesk sent a survey to its readers asking for their opinions on the current state of the crypto ecosystem. The results were analyzed and published in the State of Blockchain Q1 2017. In …

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Blockchain finance firm Clearmatics Technologies has raised over $12 million in a Series A funding round led by venture capital firm Route 66 Ventures. Additional investment in the funding round came from private equity firm TNF Capital and XTX Ventures, the venture capital arm of electronic market-making firm XTX Markets. As part of the arrangement, …

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This post was originally published here Though liquidity is building, there are limitations for further upsides as ETH consolidates. Unless there are rallies above Sep highs and $250, our previous Ethereum trading plan is valid. For now, we recommend taking a neutral stand until our ETH trade conditions are met. Latest Ethereum News DEXs are …

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This post was originally published here Ethereum-based adult entertainment platform SpankChain has suffered a smart contract security breach that led to loss of around $38,000, the firm reported on its Medium page Oct. 9. The hack, which purportedly took place Oct. 6, was detected by SpankChain a day after, and was announced today in a …

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Nouriel Roubini’s fascination with Bitcoin dates back to April 2013, when he made a brief remark about a sudden 40 percent price decrease of BTC. What started as a simple remark has grown into a true technological obsession, as the American economist has kept commenting on the market movement of cryptocurrencies. For the most part, …

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This post was originally published here “Decentralized internet” protocol TRON’s TRX token surged almost 8 percent Monday, October 8, after CEO Justin Sun claimed its forthcoming update would see it beat Ethereum on speed and EOS on cost. Odyssey 3.1, the latest version of TRON, will go live at 8pm SGT, Sun confirmed on Twitter as …

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This post was originally published here Much noise has been made about the untraceable qualities of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin “can be used to buy merchandise anonymously” said early primers on crypto, it offers users the kind of financial privacy that was previously available only from a “Swiss bank account,” say more recent commentators. …

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