When Blockchains Go Down: Why Crypto Outages Are on the Rise

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It used to be that downtime was unheard of on blockchain networks. As new protocols and new trade-offs emerge, that’s no longer the case.

BitTorrent Courted EOS, Filecoin Crypto Creators Prior to Tron Sale

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Tron and Neo weren’t the only crypto projects interested in acquiring BitTorrent; in fact, CoinDesk has learned, five others were tempted to buy too.

EOS Reduces Account Creation Costs by 25 Percent

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EOS’ market-based RAM distribution approach has caused new account creation costs to rise beyond affordability. To combat this issue, EOS block producers approved an update to decrease account creation costs by 25 percent. New EOS Accounts Now Require Less RAM Fifteen EOS block producers voted to decrease the minimum amount of RAM required to purchase…

21,000 New Locations Across Canada, Europe, Australia to Purchase Bitcoin Cash

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Netcoins, an over-the-counter (OTC) brokerage and virtual ATM software company, announced this week it was enabling bitcoin cash (BCH) for immediate access purchase. For BCH enthusiasts, that’s 21,000 locations, covering Canada, Europe, and Australia where the decentralized currency is now available. Also read: Square’s Big Week: Crypto Patent, Shares Leap, and Lightning Plug 21,000 New…

Markets Update: Bloody Crypto-Markets Suffer More Losses

Markets Update: Bloody Crypto-Markets Suffer More Losses

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Leading up until this Tuesday a great majority of cryptocurrency markets have lost considerable value over the past few days. Since our last markets update this past Saturday, the overall cryptocurrency capitalization as a whole has dropped significantly by losing $20 billion USD. All eyes will surely be fixed on digital asset charts this week…

Markets Report: July Posts Second Strongest Monthly BTC Performance of 2018

Markets Report: July Posts Second Strongest Monthly BTC Performance of 2018

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Looking at the monthly charts, July saw BTC produce its second best performing month of price action during 2018 after gaining in value by more than 20%. By contrast, the majority of leading cryptocurrency markets by capitalization posted their third consecutive red monthly candle. Stellar was the highest performing top crypto market during July, gaining…

EOS Block Producers Vote to Raise RAM Supply to Lower Cost of Running dApps

EOS Block Producers Vote to Raise RAM Supply to Lower Cost of Running dApps

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After a turbulent launch, the EOS mainnet faced further issues with its controversial network constitution and a shortage of RAM supply. On July 26, 2018, EOS block producers voted to increase the RAM supply and lower costs for developing applications on the network. EOS RAM Supply Doubles On July 26, EOS block producers voted to…

Ethereum Network Under Assault: Gas Price Manipulation May Indicate Covert EOS Attack

Ethereum Network Under Assault: Gas Price Manipulation May Indicate Covert EOS Attack

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The Ethereum network is currently under heavy load as gas prices soar due to a flood of transactions. While Ethereum gas prices and transaction load typically fluctuates in accordance with market activity, a dramatic surge in suspicious transaction volume suggests that the Ethereum Network may be the target of a coordinated attack — with experts…

Korea Will Fuel the Development of dApps and Base Blockchain Layers Like Ethereum, EOS and NEO

Korea Will Fuel the Development of dApps and Base Blockchain Layers Like Ethereum, EOS and NEO

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Local publications reported that the government of South Korea finalized plans to legitimize the cryptocurrency exchange market and the blockchain sector with a newly created regulatory framework. Initially, local financial authorities will begin with an imposition of a new legislation that will recognize cryptocurrency exchanges as regulated financial institutions and brokerages. Local cryptocurrency exchanges like…