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Crypto Price Analysis – What’s Happening Post 2017 Tax Season?

The cryptocurrency world has been growing in recognition over the past few years with last year being the best for most of the cryptocurrencies. There is a large number of big time investors now flocking towards the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Even the likes of people such as the former CFTC chairman Gary Gensler are getting on board, with him saying that he’ll be teaching students at MIT a course which would specifically talk about the potential that blockchain technology has in the world. With news like this, more and more new funds are popping up. 2017 tax season has...

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Developers Think Ethereum Blockchain Fork Might Just Happen

In light of the recent situation in the world of the Ethereum blockchain, it is becoming more and more likely that the world’s second largest cryptocurrency might see a hard fork some time soon. This is something that even the top developers of the Ethereum blockchain network are contemplating. Last week saw a meeting take place amongst the top dogs of the Ethereum blockchain network where they were discussing one of the proposed Ethereum improvement protocols called EIP-999. There was talk about how that proposed change could result in the hard fork, which will make two competing cryptocurrencies from the...

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Ethereum (ETH) Infighting Might Lead To Critical Hard Fork

Ethereum (ETH) has been the face of bad news recently. The most recent issue was that of its Batch Overflow bug which resulted in most exchanges suspending deposits and withdrawals for ERC20 tokens. This led to some heated debates in the crypto community and also exposed a serious lack of coordination and deep disagreements among Ethereum developers. The most recent of these disagreements is over the EIP999 code which would result in the return of $264 million in lost funds. Of course, these funds will not be recovered but instead more Ethereum (ETH) will be printed by tampering the code....

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War On ASICs Might Not Be The Solution

The war on ASIC mining has been raging on in recent times in the cryptocurrency world. One of the largest cryptocurrencies in the world, Ethereum, has been one of those very active in the bid to make the blockchain network impervious to ASIC mining but if one of the core developers from the Ethereum blockchain network has its way, Ethereum might actually be welcoming ASIC miners. This war on ASIC miners has seen many of the cryptocurrencies like Ethereum and Monero take aggressive steps in order to ensure that their networks become ASIC resistant. Yet amidst all of this, one...

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Ethereum Ecosystem To See New Tech To Solve Scaling

There is something new on the horizon for the Ethereum blockchain network which might just resolve the issue of scaling for the second largest cryptocurrency in the world. The inspiration for the name of this new technology comes from Slavic mythos – namely Perun – the god of lightening. The new tech which has been researched on by a group of researchers that are based in Warsaw, Poland takes its inspiration from the lightening network that Bitcoin is making use of. A new white paper has been released by the researchers based in Poland which has been given the title...

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