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PlasmaPay Cryptocurrency Platform Review: More Than Just a Wallet

This is a sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. PlasmaPay is an innovative multifunctional crypto wallet, built on the basis of the cross-border fintech platform PlasmaBank and seeking to answer the needs of those looking for security, anonymity, and convenience when using their...

Vlad Zamfir Codes Sharding Prototype, What it Means for Ethereum Scalability

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Ethereum researcher and developer Vlad Zamfir has created the first successful proof-of-concept of second-layer scaling solution Sharding with developers Tim Beiko and John Marling. At ETH Berlin, one of the world’s largest Ethereum hackathons, Zamfir said in an interview with Rachel Rose O'Leary at Coindesk that Ethereum developers will be able to run the proof-of-concept on their computers in...

Where OmiseGo Founder Sees Massive Ethereum Scaling and Adoption by 2020

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Jun Hasegawa, the founder and CEO at OmiseGo, a billion dollar blockchain network launched on top of the Ethereum protocol, has outlined the future of Ethereum and the roadmap of its growth over the next two years. Massive Scaling and Adoption by 2020 2017 was a year of speculation for both Ethereum and projects launched on top of the public blockchain protocol. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) and...

Why CEOs of Circle, Coinbase, and Major Crypto Firms are Bullish on Ethereum

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Executives and operators of major crypto conglomerates, valued at many billions of dollars, have been more optimistic towards Ethereum than bitcoin, the most dominant cryptocurrency in the global market, as of late. Throughout the past year, Circle, the $3 billion cryptocurrency exchange and payments platform, and Coinbase, the $8 billion cryptocurrency brokerage company which also remains as the...

Bitcoin Price Avoids Decline to $6,000 but Crypto Market Still in Downtrend

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Over the past 12 hours, the bitcoin price has defended a fall below the $6,000 mark, after falling to $6,070 on July 12. Lack of Momentum and Volume The slight increase in the price of bitcoin from $6,070 to $6,250 has allowed the dominant cryptocurrency to break out of a descending trendline since July 10, setting up a corrective rally in the short-term. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) of...

Ethereum Entering 'Phase 2' Following Launch of Most Complex DApp: Co-Creator

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At the RISE conference held in Hong Kong, the largest technology conference in Asia attended by 15,000 attendees, Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin said that the Ethereum blockchain has entered phase two of its development, following the launch of the most complicated app on its protocol. Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Regularly As CCN previously reported, the open-source developer...

Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum Will Eventually Achieve 1 Million Transactions Per Second

Vitalik Buterin, the creator of Ethereum, has explained in a recent OmiseGO AMA session that with second-layer solutions such as Sharding and Plasma, the Ethereum network will eventually be able to process 1 million transactions per second and potentially more than 100 million transactions per second. Scalability Struggles of Leading Blockchain Networks Previously, at various conferences and...

Ethereum Creator Says Sharding is Coming, Significant Improvement in Scaling

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Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has announced that Sharding, a much awaited scaling solution for the Ethereum blockchain protocol, is coming. What is Sharding? In essence, Sharding is a solution that optimizes the process of verifying transactions and smart contracts by splitting the blockchain network into partitions called shards. Instead of having every single node go through the entire...

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