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Ethereum Constantinople hard fork supported by Coinmotion

Updated on Wednesday 8.30 UTC. The Upcoming Ethereum Hard Fork will be delayed after a critical vulnerability was discovered in one of the planned changes. We will update this blog post when we have new information about the planned schedule. A new fork date will be decided during the next ethereum dev call on Friday. Ethereum blockchain is going to experience a hard fork upgrade in the near future. The Constantinople hard fork was expected to take place on January

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Bitcoin is Ready to Rise Like a Phoenix

Last year was a year of destruction and rebirth. Bitcoin price was taken apart, shred to pieces, glued together and then shred again. It was a hard year for many, but from all of this seems to come something better. Now the cryptocurrency space is far more free, far more healthy and in better shape than ever. Bursting bubbles and falling prices shed weak hands from the markets and made the future far more bright. Like the Phoenix of Persian

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The Year 2018 in Review – Cryptocurrency Investment Products

The start of the year 2018 was fueled with the hype around mainstream cryptocurrency adoption through accessible investment products and ICOs that could transform the way of early state fundraising. We saw launch of the CME and CBOE Bitcoin futures in late 2017 and there were several ETF applications under preparation/filing for Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to approve in the US. However, as the year passed much of the hype faded along with the sharp decrease in the cryptocurrency

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Weekly News 52 / 2018 : The Burst Shed Many Lesser Actors From Cryptocurrency Space

After rising back to the levels in midway between $3,000 and $4,000, bitcoin has also resumed its sideways movement, and once again it seems unknown to which way the price will go – at least on the short term. This week we are looking at news that some consider to be negative – such as cryptocurrency firms suffering, miners cutting down on their hashing, people losing interest on ICOs and things like that. Even though the passing year has been

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Prasos quarterly cryptocurrency market report Q3′ 18

We have started publishing quarterly cryptocurrency market reports. These reports are created to provide value for investors, clients and our followers by delivering a complete quarterly overview of the industry. In the Prasos Q3´18 Report we dive deep into bitcoin & cryptoassets, including topics within cryptocurrency market caps, exchanges, decentralized exchanges and tech adoption. In the asset summary part, we explored asset correlations, indices, network health, layer 2 solutions, and bitcoin fundamentals during the indicated time period. The coming Q4´2018

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Weekly News 51 / 2018 : Bitcoin is Surging After a Year of Doubts

Bitcoin has been making huge gains thru the entire week. At the time of writing bitcoin has broken through the $4,000 barrier, and is still raising about few percents per day. It seems that the recent price crash has bottomed, at least for the short term. The weak hands have been mostly shed away and the bubble which began in 2017 seems to have been burst. This was expected. Historically bitcoin’s price has been moving in a wavy pattern, first

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Bitcoin, a world currency

If you’ve only been following Bitcoin’s course development for the past twelve months, like most of the outside world, my headline might seem a bit delusional. After all, Bitcoin has already plummeted over 80% from last year’s peak and been declared dead hundreds of times, so what more could it have to offer? A lot, if you keep reading. Bitcoin’s fundaments Before going any further it’s good to reexamine what Bitcoin is all about. Bitcoin is the first and most

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Weekly News 49 / 2018 : November Was Hard For Bitcoin

Welcome to December. We hope your holiday celebrations aren’t affected by this year’s price development for cryptocurrencies. Last month was the worst month for bitcoin in seven years. Bitcoin’s price fell for 37.5%. In the beginning of December bitcoin’s price was about $4 000, which is almost $2 400 less than in the beginning of November. Last time Bitcoin saw a fall this drastic during a one month period was in August of 2011, when bitcoin’s price fell from $8

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Weekly News 48 / 2018 : Bitcoin Sale Still Continues

The market turmoil that begun in last week is still going on, with bitcoin having seen the lowest price in over a year when the coin fell to nearly $3,700. Since then it has recovered, but it is still moving sideways on levels of about $4,000. Thus bitcoin has fallen about 80% of the all-time high it reached in last December. Most of the other cryptocurrencies have been affected as well, with most tokens seeing far lower prices than they

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Introducing new cryptocurrency in Coinmotion – Ethereum

Ethereum is the Global Supercomputer Ethereum is one of the largest blockchain platforms in the World. Its own cryptotoken, ether, is the third largest cryptocurrency according to the total market cap of all ethers. It is right behind Bitcoin and Ripple, though Ethereum and Ripple have been competing of the second place for months and either one could win. The main difference in Ethereum when considered against Bitcoin is that Ethereum isn’t primary meant to be a form of money,

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