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Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Community Fractured by Sudden 12.5% Mining Tax

Bitcoin cash community splintered by 12.5% miners tax proposal. Tax plan will be activated via involuntary soft-fork on May 15. BCH users are furious with the sudden – and unavoidable – six month protocol change. Bitcoin cash miners will be forced to pay 12.5% of their mining rewards to a Hong-Kong based company, or else risk being booted from the BCH network. That’s according to a proposal put forward Wednesday by Jiang Zhuoer, CEO of BTC.TOP – the largest mining pool on Bitcoin Cash. The plan is seen by Zhuoer…

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Crypto Developer’s Arrest for Aiding North Korea Echoes Eerily Prophetic 2008 NYT Profile

The FBI arrested an Ethereum developer in Los Angeles on Thanksgiving for teaching North Korea about cryptocurrency. The Manhattan US Attorney’s office says the 36-year old Virgil Griffith helped North Korea to evade international sanctions. The former hacker and tech idealist has been flirting with disaster for years. The New York Times did an eerily prophetic profile on him in 2008. The FBI arrested a 36-year old Ethereum developer from Alabama at the Los Angeles International Airport on Thanksgiving. The Manhattan US Attorney’s office announced Virgil Griffith’s arrest in a…

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Is Ripple Decentralized or Not? Blockchain Expert Ends the Debate

Is Ripple decentralized or not? One expert weighs in. | Image: Shutterstock Ripple fans adamantly preach that the cryptocurrency runs on a decentralized network. A quick search of the term “Ripple Decentralized” on Twitter reveals hordes of accounts claiming that “The Standard” is decentralized in nature. Many are even ganging up in an attempt to prove their point. ChardyXBT tweet. | Source: Twitter In addition, the Chief Technology Officer of Ripple Labs, David Schwartz, wrote an article claiming that the XRP Ledger is more decentralized than bitcoin and Ethereum to…

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3 Solid Reasons Why Ethereum Looks Stronger Than Ever – CCN Markets

Ethereum has the most active developers, leads all other platforms in the number of DApps, and will introduce sharding early next year. | Source: Shutterstock Critics have been trying to spread fear, uncertainty, and doubt on the No. 2 cryptocurrency in light of its scaling issues. It’s true that Ethereum is struggling with congestion as network utilization is above 94 percent. As a result, it becomes costly to run applications. Nevertheless, the cryptocurrency’s biggest problem appears to be its source of strength. The network is congested because there are so…

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Bitcoin’s Pummeling Ethereum – Here’s Why ETH Will Get Revenge

Ethereum, like most altcoins, has been clobbered by bitcoin in 2019, losing more than 39% against the flagship cryptocurrency. ETH recently broke below its historical support of 0.025 BTC and printed a fresh all-time low of 0.020138 BTC on Binance on July 16. With no support to keep its head above water, bears warn that the ethereum price could plunge indefinitely. Nevertheless, two contrarian crypto traders believe that ETH/BTC’s outlook is far from bleak. In fact, they predict that the ethereum price could be on the verge of a major…

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Ethereum Price Nosedives 15% in Crypto Market’s $28 Billion Wipeout

Overnight, within merely hours, the valuation of the crypto market dropped by $28 billion as major assets in the likes of Ethereum and Litecoin fell in the range of 11 to 15 percent. Analysts have largely attributed the correction to a technical move given the 200 percent year-to-date gain of bitcoin since January. Market largely oversold, can it recover? Global markets analyst Alex Krüger said on July 12 that while the medium to long term trend of bitcoin remains bullish, a drop in the price of bitcoin below $11,300, which…

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The Ethereum Killer Is Already Here – And Its Name Is Binance

Quietly, subtly, and without contest, Ethereum is currently under a sustained attack that has been ongoing for months. Long considered the king of the dApps, Ethereum is the one that other blockchain platforms seek to dethrone in their own attempts at ascension. Hence the well-known term – Ethereum Killer – which is often self-applied by ambitious crypto projects looking to punch above their weight. While those punches have thus far failed to land, it looks like Ethereum is now being assaulted on a completely different front by an unexpected foe:…

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Squad Up! Millennial Gamers Will Pave Way to Bitcoin Adoption

The link between gaming and crypto is so strong, that were it not for Vitalik Buterin’s encounter with World of Warcraft, the Ethereum creator would never have founded the most well-known alternative to Bitcoin. That’s a link in a chain that has already looped back on itself; more millennials now say they’d invest in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum before they would traditional stocks. The demographic crossover between crypto and gaming is one that’s not hard to miss – young men; largely millennials, but by no means exclusively. When the…

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Ethereum to Skyrocket by 70 Percent Against Bitcoin, Predicts Analyst

By CCN Markets: On May 21, a pseudonymous cryptocurrency technical analyst named “Rampage” posted on Twitter that ETH/BTC is about ready to catch up to ETH/USD. In a tweet, the attached an image in which the price action of two markets is overlaid in a single chart. The analyst predicts that Ethereum will move higher against bitcoin and follow the price action of its USD counterpart: Looks like it’s time for $ETH| $BTC to catch up to $ETH| $USD — 𝓡𝓪𝓶𝓹𝓪𝓰𝓮 🦍 (@Thrillmex) May 21, 2019 We’re covering this…

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Dark Horse Cryptocurrency Spikes 60% After Surprise Google Shout-Out

By CCN Markets: A little-known cryptocurrency spiked more than 60% after Google gave the project a surprise shout-out in an equally-unexpected blog post on how to use Ethereum and Google Cloud to build hybrid blockchain applications. Google Sends Chainlike Cryptocurrency Into the Stratosphere That cryptocurrency, Chainlink (LINK), enjoyed a parabolic swing that launched its price as high as $2.00 on Binance. Just hours earlier, LINK had traded below $1.10. The Chainlink cryptocurrency spiked after Google showed how developers could use LINK to allow their Ethereum smart contracts to communicate with…

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