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A GUIDE TO KOMODO COIN

A GUIDE TO KOMODO COIN

The rapidly expanding world of cryptocurrency is currently home to over 1000 blockchain projects and platforms. As users increase, newer platforms emerge to accommodate them. However, the industry remains turbulent in the face of regulatory uncertainty, cybercrime and incredibly volatile markets. Although investors flock in hoping for a repeat of the fantastic prices that several cryptocurrencies like Bitcoinrose […]

Privacy Crypto Zcash Goes Live With ‘Sapling’ Network Hard Fork

Privacy Crypto Zcash Goes Live With ‘Sapling’ Network Hard Fork

The privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash has officially implemented its network hard fork, known as Sapling. Activated on schedule at block 419,200, Sapling has long been planned as an upgrade aimed at making the network faster, lighter and more secure. On Sunday, the Zerocoin Electric Coin Company’s Elise Hadmon wrote that “Sapling activation, occurring on the momentous occasion of the currency’s second birthday, brings […]

All Quiet on the Crypto Front as Bitcoin, Altcoins Shun Volatility

All Quiet on the Crypto Front as Bitcoin, Altcoins Shun Volatility

An eerie calm continues to linger over cryptocurrency markets Friday, Oct. 26, as Bitcoin (BTC) volatility hits an all-time low and altcoins remain stagnant. Market visualization from Coin360 Data from Cointelegraph’s price tracker and Coin360 paints an underwhelming picture for short-term speculators, but one that has delighted many analysts, who have begun hailing a new era of Bitcoin stability. On Friday, Bloomberg joined the […]

Cryptocurrency Market Update: More Sideways Inactivity, Altcoins Immobile

Cryptocurrency Market Update: More Sideways Inactivity, Altcoins Immobile

Sideways trading for another day; Stellar and Neo slowly moving up, 0x dropping back. Crypto markets are slowly losing ground as gains made during last week’s Tether induced pump are slowly being eaten away. Market capitalization has retracted slightly from the same time yesterday but is still just above $210 billion at the moment. Bitcoin […]

Forget Buterin’s 500 TX/S, Researchers Explore 17,000 TX/S on Ethereum

Forget Buterin’s 500 TX/S, Researchers Explore 17,000 TX/S on Ethereum

In September, Vitalik Buterin, the co-creator of Ethereum (ETH), stated that the Ethereum blockchain network could scale to 500 transactions per second using ZK-SNARKS, the base technology of privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash. This week, Ethereum researchers Barry Whitehat, Alex Gluchowski, Harry R, Yondon Fu and Philippe Castonguay introduced a solution called snark-based side chain, which could scale the […]

Investment Firm Morgan Creek Launches Digital Asset Index Fund Excluding Pre-Mined Cryptos

Investment Firm Morgan Creek Launches Digital Asset Index Fund Excluding Pre-Mined Cryptos

Morgan Creek Digital, backed by the institutional investment house Morgan Creek Capital with $1.5 billion in assets under management , has launched a new Digital Asset Index Fund in partnership with Bitwise, Forbes reports August 28. The new fund will give accredited investors, endowments, pensions and other approved institutional investors the possibility to gain indirect exposure to […]