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Ethereum 2.0 Inches Closer | Pre-Release Currently Stable

Ethereum 2.0 is closely approaching. The blockchain project has just launched its first pre-release for phase zero of the network’s transition to the new and improved Ethereum (ETH). Yesterday, Ethereum published a new post on its Github releasing the details of the pre-release. Ethereum 2.0 The new post explains: “[This] marks the first release in a series of weekly releases through February 2019. Phase 0 in v0.1 is relatively feature complete and approaching stable. Subsequent changes will occur on dev branch and only merged into master during a release accompanied by a…

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Ethereum Hard Fork Draws Near

Ethereum (ETH) is up over 71% for the month, as its devs prepare for its upcoming hard fork. The major hard fork was supposed to take place in 2018 but was pushed back. Since then, the whole Ethereum community has been steadily working to bring this thing to life. Now, it finally has an end date. The hard fork is scheduled to occur on block #7,080,000, which should happen around January 16th. Ethereum Constantinople Countdown This particular hard fork has been in preparation since 2017, and it promises key upgrades…

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EOS and Ethereum (ETH) Update, is 2019 Their Year?

Today, we’re taking a closer look at EOS and Ethereum (ETH). The cryptocurrency market has corrected again after having strong gains the first few days of the new year. The total cryptocurrency market cap is sitting just below $130 billion. One year ago, the market cap was just over $750 billion. The market took a nosedive in January of 2017 and continued to slide all year. In mid-April and early-May, the market began to correct and saw consistent strong gains, only to correct and downslide again.  EOS EOS remains the…

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Ethereum will Hold Apple and Tesla Stock Next Week

A digital exchange opening next week allows investors to trade in major public companies using digital currency on Ethereum. DX.Exchange is a first of its kind in the cryptocurrency space. The exchange allows trades to occur even when the markets are closed. Stocks Held on the Ethereum Blockchain DX.Exchange will at first offer digital tokens based on shares of ten Nasdaq-listed companies. The company plans on expanding to the New York Stock Exchange in the future. “We saw a huge market opportunity in tokenizing existing securities,” Daniel Skowronski, CEO of…

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Sharding Improvement Coming to Ethereum Network?

There’s a lot of news floating around about the Ethereum network this week. Some bad, some good. This article, however, is going to focus primarily on the latter news.  Ethereum Network to Add Sharding Scaling Yesterday, the co-founder of Ethereum hinted that sharding scaling is coming to the Ethereum network. He tweeted this to his 747K followers. This would be pretty significant if it were to happen. Why? Because it means the transaction processing capacity on the Ethereum network could soon increase.  For those who don’t know, sharding is defined as…

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Panmunjom Declaration | Recorded on Ethereum Blockchain

On April 27, the world bore witness to something historic, something unforeseen by many. On April 27, the leaders from North and South Korea met and signed a peace agreement. Now, the world has been informed that this declaration of peace has been permanently recorded. Not on a camera, either. It has been recorded on the ethereum blockchain.  Meeting Between Korean Leaders Recorded on Ethereum Blockchain According to a report from CoinDesk, a game developer in South Korea coded the Panmunjom Declaration. He stored it in two ethereum transactions. The 27-year…

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Ethereum [ETH] Futures Contracts Go Live Today

Ethereum [ETH] Futures – Crypto Facilities, a U.K-based cryptocurrency trading platform, announced this morning that it would be launch Ethereum futures later today. The official statement reads: “The first Ethereum futures to be offered by a regulated firm, the products will enable market participants to take a long or short position in the cryptocurrency, allowing them to broaden investment opportunities and manage risks more effectively.” Crypto Facilities provided support for the CME Bitcoin futures that launched in December of last year. Chicago-based Akuna Capital will be providing liquidity for these…

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Devcon4 Dates Announced | Ethereum’s Annual Conference

Ethereum (ETH) has announced the dates for this year’s Devcon4. The annual Ethereum conference has focused on research, development, developers, and other Ethereum-based presentations for the past four years. It is a hotly anticipated event on the Ethereum calendar every year.  Devcon4 – What Do We Know? This year, the annual event will be taking place in Prague from October 30-November 2, 2018. In previous years it has taken place in Mexico, China, and the UK. [Blog] Devcon4 Announcement. Join us in Prague Oct 30 – Nov 2! https://t.co/upwjnnyCGa #ethereum #devcon4 — Ethereum…

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Ethereum [ETH] Ranked World’s Top Blockchain Network by Chinese Govt

Ethereum [ETH] – Just this morning, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology released blockchain ratings. These ratings were based on three criteria technology, innovation, and application. 1/ Public blockchain ratings by China’s ministry is out: #Ethereum ranks top of the 28 cryptos evaluatedSource (in Chinese): https://t.co/9jStIiFKcc — cnLedger (@cnLedger) May 17, 2018 As shown by the chart below, 28 different cryptocurrencies were included in the crypto rankings. 4/ Detailed scores of the first crypto ratings by CCID Research, China’s Ministry of Industry & Information Technology pic.twitter.com/7LiJIWokge — cnLedger (@cnLedger)…

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Is Liquidity Network the Golden Key for Ethereum [ETH]

Liquidity Network and Ethereum [ETH] – Scalability has been a prolonged issue surrounding Ethereum [ETH] for almost a year. Back in November at the Devcon3 conference in Cancun, it was the primary topic of discussion, but the weekend ended with no clear solution. There have been various projects to emerge that have the potential to solve the issue, but none have succeeded – yet. Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum’s co-founder has some serious clout when it comes to the blockchain space and just recently, he endorsed a new project that offers instant off-chain…

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