Ethereum Constantinople To Launch In Jan. 2019, ETH Surges 10%

Ethereum Constantinople Blockchain Upgrade Nearing Activation As reported by Ethereum World News in early-October, after developing Constantinople for months, the Ethereum core development team decided to take the blockchain upgrade to the network’s Ropsten testnet. At the time, the developers believed that if the test succeeded, Constantinople, a protocol that will decrease block rewards and […]

Ripple’s XRP Closing in to Yearly Lowest: A Temporary Situation?

Since mid November the rigorous digital-coin selling has no stop. Bitcoin BTC/USD broke the important $3,500.00 dragging Ethereum ETH/USD also below $100.00 [ETH/USD per time of writing $85.54 – BTC/USD $3,412.03]. The only gainer in this heavy market plunge is the just debuting [Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork] Bitcoin SV [BSV] which is welcoming an increase […]

Block 7,080,000: Ethereum Devs Propose Activation Point for Next Hard Fork

Members of ethereum’s open-source development team have reached agreement on an activation time for Constantinople, a proposed code change designed to give users the option to update the blockchain with additional features. Speaking at a bi-weekly core developer meeting Friday, the developers assembled agreed on block 7,080,000 on the ethereum blockchain as an activation point […]

Markets Update: Leading Cryptos Grind to New Lows for 2018

Market Updates In the last 24 hours, many leading cryptocurrency markets have broken down to post new lows for 2018. The bloodshed has seen BCH fall below $100 for the first time ever, while the market cap of ETH has fallen below $10 billion for the first time in over a year. The total capitalization […]

BitMEX CEO’s Call For Double-Digit Ethereum Comes True: ETH At $90

Arthur Hayes: Ethereum (ETH), A “Double Digit S*hitcoin” In late-August of this year, Arthur Hayes, the chief executive at BitMEX, the world’s foremost crypto mercantile exchange, took to his firm’s in-house blog to tout some controversial sentiment. In an extensive post, the former institutional trader began his Ethereum (ETH) bash by telling a personal story, […]

‘Market Cap is a Lie’ – Bitcoin Buy Support Dwarfs Ethereum, Altcoins

Bitcoin buy support is a superior metric to coin market capitalization for measuring the future of Bitcoin and altcoins, according to a new monitoring resource. ‘Market Cap Is A Lie’ CoinMarketBook, deliberately named to shadow the current ‘go-to’ directory for cryptocurrency statistics Coinmarketcap, launched in October – but its mission is markedly different. “Market cap […]

Lubin Won’t Rule Out Layoffs Amid ‘Refocusing’ at ConsenSys

A strategic shift is in the works at ConsenSys, the sprawling venture studio dedicated to building ethereum-based businesses and products. “I would call it a refocusing of priorities,” ConsenSys founder Joseph Lubin told CoinDesk in an interview Tuesday. “On more rigor, more structure, more sustainability, more accountability.” In an emailed letter sent to the venture […]

New Data Shows Grayscale Fund Quietly Buying Bitcoin – Now Controls 1% of Supply

Grayscale investors and a few Ethereum whales have reportedly been accumulating more Bitcoin and Ethereum as the price is at yearly lows. Grayscale Has 1%  of Bitcoin Circulating Supply While 2018 continues to be a challenging year for cryptocurrencies, some big-money players are taking advantage of lower prices to increase their virtual currency holdings. According to […]