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What To Expect From Ethereum’s Ambitious ‘Casper’ Upgrade

Ethereum’s long term aim is to eventually become Proof of Stake as opposed to Proof of Work, and it has taken another important step in doing so, as the developers of the top ten cryptocurrency have published the first release of the much anticipated Casper network upgrade. Casper v0.1.0 was released at the beginning of this week by the developer Danny Ryan. The aim of the upgrade is to provide client developers, auditors, and other external parties to integrate the source code into their software for testing much more easily than before. Developer Ryan, said; “v0.1.0 marks us more clearly...

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Ethereum Leads Market Direction Change, Are Things Going To Start Looking Up?

Today we have seen some pretty depressive figures within the markets. This morning, the general consensus was red with all major coins taking a tumble, some tumbles notably larger than others. It did look as if Bitcoin would finally drop below $9,000.00 and it now seems that Ripple may even have cemented itself within the $0.70 region, with that in mind though, as we enter Wednesday afternoon, it does look as if the markets may start to be changing direction, in an assault that seems to be led by Ethereum. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is valued at $9,247.39...

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Why The Future Of Ethereum Is Looking Bright

Ethereum has long been in Bitcoin’s shadow, fighting for the top. But, whilst Bitcoin has had a tough year, and at times, an uncertain future, Ethereum is telling a different story. Currently, the Bitcoin blockchain network is dealing with approximately 230,000 transactions, which are charging a total fee of 37 Bitcoin, equating to $340,000. However, when you look at Ethereum, it really stands out, reaching 800,000 transactions with a fee of 515 ETH, equating to $375,000. A clear lead over Bitcoin. Bitcoin is currently the top dog when you look at market capitalisation. It is the biggest and oldest cryptocurrency...

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Bitcoin & Ethereum Continue To Soar, Ripple Struggles

This weekend, not only have we seen temperatures soar in the UK, it also looks as if during the bank-holiday break, cryptocurrencies managed to take a little jump too. This successes of the markets of late come in the wake of a very positive start to May. Overall, values have been on a steady increase, with some correction taking place and some reactive declines, yet these scenarios have remained to be quite short lived. As May continues to bring positivity, we expect many cryptocurrencies to reach new benchmarks and breach new thresholds as we crawl deeper into this month. Let’s...

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Bitcoin and Ethereum Will Lead Markets Beyond $500Billion

Last week, CCN reported a stunning statistic in which they have revealed that Bitcoin and Ethereum have helped to lead the cryptocurrency markets up beyond $450Billion, kickstarting rumours that suggest by the middle of May, the markets could reach $500Billion, or, Half a Trillion. According to CCN: “The rapid increase in the price of Ether is said to have been fueled by the analysis of respected experts and analysts who have emphasized that Ether is not a security under the laws of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).” Moreover “Over the past two weeks, bitcoin has continued to demonstrate...

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