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Ethereum Classic gears up for Agharta hard fork scheduled for March 2020

Recently, Ethereum Classic [ETC] successfully executed its Atlantis hard fork, a hard fork which included about 10 Ethereum Improvement Proposals [EIPs] in order to enhance stability and performance. Additionally, precompiled contracts along with zk-SNARKs and improved security measures were also added. Many prominent cryptocurrency exchanges including Binance, OKEx, and Bitfinex extended its support to the […] The post Ethereum Classic gears up for Agharta hard fork scheduled for March 2020 appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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EOS Hits A 30-Day ATH above $4, Will Upcoming Hard Fork Fuel The Rising Prices?

EOS hits it’s 30 day- ATH after crossing the $4 mark two days ago. Is the upcoming hard fork the reason for the same? EOS Price Trends, Surpasses The $4 Barrier EOS price has broken the main $3.850 resistance. The upward move has even surpassed the $4.000 barrier. It is now trading above the $4.100 level and it seems like there could be a minor downside correction towards the $4.000 level.  Source-CoinMarketCap The previous week saw EOS climbing up the charts by a whopping 20%. It gained $0.53 in the process. At press time,  it is trading at $4.11, with a 24-hour trading volume of $1.93 Billion, as per data provided by CoinMarketCap.  Technical Indicators Relative Strength Index (14)-  45.491  Exponential Moving Average(5)- 3.956 Stochastic%K (14,3,3) – 20.737 38% FIB Retracement Level: $9.76 62% FIB Retracement Level: $14.82 Source-Trading View Crypto Community Enthusiastic About EOS Hard Fork The EOS community has a reason to rejoice. The upcoming hard fork will mark the transition of the mainnet to version 1.8. The hard fork will take place on the 23rd of September and the community has shown great enthusiasm towards it.   MakeSense Labs announced on Monday that renowned cryptocurrency and venture investor, Tim Draper has been appointed as a member of their Board of Directors. Following Draper’s on-boarding process at Sense.chat, the community has seen incredible growth at EOS. The factors behind the price rise also include the development of “Moonlighting”, a freelance platform. It is a  blockchain platform wherein professionals can hire or be hired. The platform was been successful in gaining traction and has nearly 750k community members. Further, EOS’s rising popularity continues to get more members on the platform.  Time and again, crypto prices have climbed up only to fall later after a big event like a hard fork. Will EOS continue to show similar bullish trends or will the prices hit rock bottom after the hard fork? Let us know what you think, in comments! The post EOS Hits A 30-Day ATH above $4, Will Upcoming Hard Fork Fuel The Rising Prices? appeared first on Coingape.
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Ethereum Classic has Successfully Completed the Atlantis Hard Fork

Coinspeaker Ethereum Classic has Successfully Completed the Atlantis Hard ForkEthereum Classic has completed its long-awaited hard fork named Atlantis. The network hard forked at block height 8,772,000 and implemented new upgrades to the blockchain.The #EthereumClassic network successfully upgraded today on block 8,772,000. This upgrade, nicknamed “Atlantis”, includes features on #SpuriousDragon and #Byzantium EIPs from the #Ethereum blockchain.https://t.co/lKHgphlNU9 via @MyEtherplan— Ethereum Classic (@eth_classic) September 12, 2019As Coindesk has reported, the hard fork has been completed as scheduled, between September 12 and September 13, 2019. Earlier, it was set to take place in summer, however, there were numerous disagreements, in particular over EIP 170.In June, developers considered putting the hard fork at block number 8.75 million and predicted it’s run on September 15. However, ETC Labs subsequently increased the block number in order to have the projected update during the week, when more involved parties are more likely to be present to discover and deal with any issues that may arise.At that time, ETC Labs said:“The community has had a number of meetings to discuss timing, scope and involvement, and we have decided on the direction and timing of the Atlantis release.”Now, when the hard fork has been successfully completed, it has already received support from such exchanges as Coinbase, Poloniex, Binance, Bittrex, Kraken, Shapeshift and OKEx.Increased Functionality of Ethereum ClassicThe Atlantis hard fork is aimed at the improvement of the altcoin’s functionality and compatibility with Ethereum (ETH).According to the release published by Ethereum Classic Labs, the Atlantis upgrade consists of 10 Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIPs), including improvements to stability (EIP 100), Op-code upgrades (EIP 140, 211, and 214), precompiled contracts (EIP 198), precompiled contracts to improve zk-Snarks (EIP 196 and 197), performance-related improvements (EIP 161 and 170) and enhanced security (EIP 658).The update also adopts Ethereum’s Byzantium and Spurious Dragon protocol upgrades on ETC that enable maximum compatibility across both the networks.Bob Summerwill, Ethereum Classic Cooperative’s Executive Director, stated:“The Atlantis hard fork is a huge step forward for Ethereum Classic, bringing much greater compatibility and interoperability with Ethereum, and making it easier to move dApps between the chains. Coming to consensus across the stakeholders in a decentralized community like ETC is not easy, but we continued communicating, and we got it done. Everybody can be very proud of what we have achieved here.”Terry Culver, Ethereum Classic Labs’ CEO, commented:“Atlantis is an important moment. It delivers technical enhancements to the chain. It reflects the cohesion of the ETC community, and our shared commitment to continue innovating on one of the world’s major public blockchains. It also expresses the goal of ETC Labs to foster interoperability and greater collaboration with the Ethereum Community. We are pleased to be working closely with ETC Cooperative, Chainsafe, community members and numerous stakeholders.”Culver is optimistic about collaboration with the Ethereum. He said:“The hard fork clearly shows we are committed to compatibly and working with ethereum. What we would like to do is find ways to make the two chains support one another.”The initiative will probably lead to stronger partnership between the networks. In this case, the collaboration results will be definitely impressive.Ethereum Classic has Successfully Completed the Atlantis Hard Fork
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IOTA Introduces Permanode Tech For Long-Term Data-Storage

The IOTA Foundation is taking a major step towards ensuring permanency in the Tangle, announcing a “Permanode” technology called Chronicle. IOTA is designed as a protocol for the permissionless and frictionless exchange of value between machines and humans, with the Tangle acting as a distributed ledger. Using the new permanode technology, users will be able to securely store data, where it will be  “verifiable to third parties for free.”   While some data doesn’t need to be stored for years, decades, or lifetimes, certain sorts of data require greater permanence. “For example,” the IOTA blog explains, “financial data must be stored for 10 years in some cases, and identity data needs to be kept for the lifetime of the identity.”  The IOTA Foundation describes the new permanode technology as a “crucial building block” for enabling these types of use-cases. The Foundation describes Chronicle as the “official permanode solution,” enabling easy access to the Tangle’s entire history, which is stored indefinitely via the technology.  The system is described as a “distributed fault-tolerant permanode that scales out and up…”     source: IOTA Foundation   Chronicle has some unique and interesting use-cases for community members and businesses, such as offering “query as a service.” Node owners might find a new stream of revenue charging IOTA tokens to access Tangle data. Further services could be added through “Multiplex networks,” offering “microservices… that can communicate with public and private dataset(s) under different policies.”  Chronicle is due for a third-party audit to ensure it is ‘water-tight’ before it is released to the public. The IOTA Foundation invites community members to take part in the work, with grants available for “developing and expanding the notion of permanodes.”   source: CoinMarketCap   IOTA joined the altcoin surge today, enjoying a healthy bump of more than 14% in value against USD and BTC over the past 24 hours. The token has enjoyed a positive week, with over 10% growth in USD price over the past seven days.   The post IOTA Introduces Permanode Tech For Long-Term Data-Storage appeared first on Crypto Briefing.
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HUGE Altcoin Updates! Stellar, Binance US, Tomochain, Digibyte, NEO, Monero, Bitcoin Bakkt

Binance Adds BNB to Binance US https://finance.yahoo.com/news/binance-us-adding-7th-coin-102155751.html A brief history of the world of crypto. Plus, all of the latest news and updates from the Stellar Developers ecosystem https://medium.com/stellar-community/stellar-dev-digest-issue-14-ea71609a22b0 How TomoChain’s TomoZ intends to take on Ethereum market share! https://twitter.com/TomoChainANN/status/1173152916888096768 https://twitter.com/Altcoinbuzzio/status/1172575745584971777 https://www.altcoinbuzz.io/crypto-news/product-release/how-tomochains-tomoz-intends-to-take-on-ethereum-market-share/ Virtual Rehab with Virtual Reality is now solving real-world problems https://cryptodaily.co.uk/2019/09/apple-entry-blockchain-via-rumoured-vr-project https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-09-09/virtual-reality-now-solving-real-world-problems Celer Network and NEO Are Launching a Partnership https://www.altcoinbuzz.io/crypto-news/partnerships/celer-network-and-neo-are-launching-a-partnership/ Bitcoin #Bakkt Tweet https://twitter.com/Bakkt/status/1173683919687966720 Big! #Monero ready to use Zcoin’s Privacy protocol https://www.altcoinbuzz.io/crypto-news/product-release/big-monero-ready-to-use-zcoin-privacy-protocol/ #digibyte lists on UpHold https://twitter.com/DigiByteCoin/status/1173623829652004866 #bitcoin #cryptocurrency #altcoin #altcoins #crypto #btc $BTC #bitcoinprice #ethereum #electroneum #cardano #enjin #crypto.com #hpb #digibyte #bitcoinnews #btcnews #libra #chainlink #ripple #xrp #xrpripple #binance #bitcoinnewstoday #cryptonews #litecoin #cryptocurrencynews #news Bitcoin cryptocurrency altcoin altcoins crypto btc $BTC bitcoin price ethereum electroneum enjin crypto.com cardano digibyte bitcoin news btc libra chainlink ripple xrp ripple Binance bitcoin news today crypto news Litecoin cryptocurrency news hpb high performance blockchain $xrp $enj $etn $ltc $dgb $ada NOTE The information discussed on the Altcoin Buzz YouTube or other social media channels is not financial advice. This information is for educational, informational and entertainment purposes only. Any information and advice or investment strategies are thoughts and opinions only, relevant to accepted levels of risk tolerance of the narrator and their risk tolerance maybe different than yours. We are not responsible for your losses. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are high-risk investments so please do your due diligence and consult the financial advisor before acting on any information provided. Copyright Altcoin Buzz Pte Ltd. All rights reserved.
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Celsius Network Offers up To 12% APR on USDC, TUSD, USDT and Other Stablecoins

The Celsius app offers the industry highest rates and supports six different stablecoins all eligible to earn up to 12.03% annually with interest paid out weekly Celsius Network (https://celsius.network/), the industry-leading cryptocurrency platform, announces today it has increased interest rates for stablecoin deposits to 12.03% APR. Users who choose to earn interest in Celsius Network's blockchain-based CEL token can earn up to 30% more than the 9.25% depositors who are paid in-kind on their coins. Celsius is raising its rates because it is consistently earning higher returns on its deposits and distributes 80% of its income to its depositors; as it earns more, it distributes more. Unlike other platforms, ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
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VanEck, SolidX Pull Bitcoin ETF Filing From SEC Consideration

Less than two weeks after VanEck and SolidX rolled out the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust ETF (XBTC), a bitcoin exchange traded product aimed at institutional investors, the firms said they're withdrawing plans for bitcoin exchange traded fund aimed at a broader swath of investors. What Happened The ETF issuer and the fintech firm pulled the filing from consideration by the Securities and Exchange Commission on Sept. 13. The agency had delayed an ultimate decision on that product, as it has with various other bitcoin ETF proposals, several times, but was facing a hard and fast deadline of Oct. 18 to approve or disapprove the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust. “Tuesday’s filing marks the second time VanEck and SolidX withdrew the proposed ETF. ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
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IOTA Introduces Chronicle Permanode to Amend Scalability Issues

IOTA, a permissionless trust protocol designed to revolutionize the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem by facilitating a frictionless exchange of value between machines and humans, has announced the launch of Chronicle, a permanode solution the team hopes will give node operators an unlimited amount of storage space in their Tangle distributed database, according to aRead MoreRead More. The post by Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News\
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