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Elon Musk

Elon Musk does not recommend buying Ether

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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...

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The number of Ethereum addresses continues to grow

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

OKEx launches option contracts for ether and EOS

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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

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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

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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”

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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...

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The cost of gas in Ethereum network rose because of pyramid

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According to the observations of The Block analyst Matteo Leibowitz, the Ethereum network has been significantly loaded for a long time, partly due to the gaining popularity of the Ponzi scheme like the notorious MMM. The MMM BSC website features an image of Sergey Mavrodi, the famous creator of...

Glassnode

Glassnode analysts noted a decrease in major Ether holders

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A report from the Glassnode platform said that since the beginning of 2020, the number of large holders or so-called “whales” has been declining. This week, on the Ethereum network, the number of addresses with 10,000 ETH and bleat dropped to 1,050. This is the lowest since last January. In...

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Vitalik Buterin has denied Ethereum 2.0 launch in July

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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin said that he did not confirm the possible transition of the Ethereum ecosystem to stage 2.0 in July. In the crypto community were surprised at the statement of Buterin circulated by some media. So they turned to one of the Ethereum developers Afri Schoeden for...

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Ethereum 2.0 will be launched in July

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At the Consensus: Distributed conference on Monday, May 11, Vitalik Buterin announced that the launch of Ethereum 2.0 is going to begin in July. The update, also known as Serenity, has been repeatedly delayed. It was incipiently planned for January 2020, then moved to the second quarter, and then...

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Bitcoin rises above $8000 and continues to grow

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The first cryptocurrency broke the psychologically important mark of $8,000 and continues to grow. At the time of writing, the price of BTC reached $8645. Bitcoin overcame the previous sign level of $7,000 more than three weeks ago. During this time, the cryptocurrency periodically dropped below...

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Crypto transactions for child pornography grow to $1 million

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The amount of payments in bitcoins and Ethereum in favor of providers of “adult” content involving minors in 2019 amounted to $930,000. Such data are provided by the analytical startup Chainalysis. Compared with the year before last, the growth was 32%, which in turn more than doubled the...

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Etherscan added illegal activity monitoring in Ethereum

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Etherscan, one of the most popular observers on the Ethereum blockchain, has launched an “illegal activity” monitoring feature. The Etherescan team will now compile and supplement the blacklist of Ethereum addresses, and the ETHProtect function will allow you to check the origin of incoming...

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Research: most spend cryptocurrencies on food and clothing

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Cryptocurrency owners most often use them to pay for everyday goods, while every third of those who are not related to them associates digital assets with the purchase of weapons and drugs. Visual Objects have come to such results. Among the 983 respondents surveyed, only 157 had experience buying...