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The average commission on Bitcoin network increased by 752%


The average commission on the Bitcoin network has increased by 752%, according to blockchain reviewer On July 28, sending a bitcoin transaction cost $5.8. A month ago, this indicator was at $0.68. The maximum commission in the network of the first cryptocurrency was in December...

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A shortage of graphics cards: Chinese can't mine Ethereum


Against the background of the rise in the price of Ethereum to $330, Chinese miners became interested in mining the second-largest cryptocurrency in terms of capitalization. However, their plans were in jeopardy due to a shortage of video cards and an increase in their cost, writes 8btc. As a local...


Cryptocurrency fund that was shorting ether is closing


Tetras Capital, a crypto hedge fund that went short on ETH, has announced it will close. Tetras has lost 75% of its capital since launching in 2017 and is now returning the remaining funds to investors. The New York fund started trading altcoins and later became known for its critical statements...


Ethereum activity nears three-year high


The number of addresses on the Ethereum network making daily transactions continues to grow. The trend towards increased user activity was previously recorded by many researchers. Recently, the Xangle Research team published a report in which they noted that in the second quarter of 2020, the...


Ether skyrocketed to a six-month high


The most popular altcoin Ether (ETH) demonstrated the best performance of the top ten cryptocurrencies over the past day. The coin has risen in price by more than 7% and reached its highest level since the end of February 2020. At the time of the publication of this review, ETH was trading slightly...


Grayscale raised share of BTC and ETH in Digital Large-Cap


Grayscale investment company has increased the share of bitcoin and ether in its Digital Large-Cap (DLC) fund due to other comprehensive altcoins. On Twitter, the company announced changes to the DLC in the 2nd quarter of 2020. During this period, the share of bitcoin in the fund increased from 81%...

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ERC-20 token capitalization exceeded Ethereum's cap


The growing popularity of decentralized finance (DeFi) services has led to the fact that the total capitalization of tokens on the Ethereum blockchain exceeded the ETH cryptocurrency itself. The Defiant new editor-in-chief Camila Russo shared this observation. Taking the data from the Etherscan...

Ethereum surpasses Bitcoin

Ethereum outperformed bitcoin by gain of active addresses


The second-largest crypto in terms of capitalization surpassed bitcoin in terms of the growth in the number of active addresses. Since the beginning of the year, their number has increased by 145%, while at BTC this indicator increased by 13%. According to the analytic company Messari, the number...

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Elon Musk does not recommend buying Ether


The famous engineer Elon Musk once again expressed his attitude to the cryptocurrency industry. Founder of Tesla and SpaceX previously stated that his favorite coin is Dogecoin. Now on Twitter, he commented on the Ethereum project. The engineer wrote that he does not use Ethereum in any way, and he...


The number of Ethereum addresses continues to grow


The largest altcoin Ether (ETH) is currently trading at $ 227, over the past 24 hours, the crypto capitalization has dropped to $ 25.493 billion. At the same time, the number of coin holders, by contrast, continues to grow. According to the Glassnode platform, the number of wallets on the Ethereum...

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Matter Labs launches zkSync, Ethereum network scaling tool


Startup Matter Labs has announced the launch of a Level 2 solution for scaling the Ethereum network. A tool called zkSync developed based on zkRollup technology, can process up to 2000 transactions per second. In comparison, the Ethereum blockchain currently processes an average of 15 transactions...

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Report: 72% of Fortune 100 companies research blockchain


72% of the largest US companies on the Fortune 100 list are exploring opportunities of blockchain technology. Many of them are already launching services based on a distributed registry, reports The Block. Fortune 100 is a list of one of the 100 largest revenues of public and private companies in...

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Study: Japanese investors prefer XRP over Ethereum


XRP became the second most popular crypto coin among Japanese investors, almost catching up with BTC. This is evidenced by a study of the local BitMax exchange. The trading platform polled 1,498 customers. The favorite cryptocurrency of 26% of respondents is Bitcoin, while Ripple was preferred by...

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The number of Ethereum addresses exceeded 100 million


According to Etherscan, the number of addresses of the second cryptocurrency reached 100 million. The figure, ten times the number of Internet users in 1995, indicates the promising prospects of the DeFi sector, said Defiant project founder Camila Russo. Ethereum has 100M addresses 5 yrs after its...


OKEx launches option contracts for ether and EOS


OKEx has launched option contracts for ether (ETH) since June 4, and also announced the upcoming launch of options for EOS crypto on June 18. The company also announced that it has already placed 1,000 ETH in the insurance fund for new Ethereum options. An OKEx announcement says options allow you...

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Justin Sun is accused of cheating on the Twitter poll


Head of TRON Foundation Justin Sun launched a survey on his Twitter account, asking subscribers to choose between Tron 4.0 and Ethereum 2.0. Users accused him of cheating votes, noting a sharp change in the results in favor of Tron. The poll was published on May 23, for the first day 20 thousand...

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95% of the addresses in Bitcoin network contain 0 balances


Bitcoin continues to be the most popular digital asset, outperforming its competitors in many respects, however, there are fewer addresses with positive balances in the first crypto network than in the Ethereum network. According to Glassnode, the number of active bitcoin addresses on a daily basis...

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Rowling trolls Bitcoin community to “boost her ETH holdings”


The creator of the Harry Potter novel series, Joanne Rowling, who had previously tried to figure out what is bitcoin, said she was just trolling Bitcoin in the hope of boosting her significant Ethereum holdings.” But this tweet turned out to be a joke, too. So the writer responded to the...