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Bitcoin’s Biggest Rival Ethereum Just Crossed A Record High Value Of $700 And Is Still Rising

Ethereum is the second largest cryptocurrency in the world, and it’s been gaining increasingly more attention as Bitcoin newbies and veterans alike look to other more attainable coins.  Now, Ethereum is trading at close to $700, a 20 percent increase in just 24 hours.  Of note here is that Ethereum was about on par with […]

Bitcoin’s digital rival ethereum proves its worth with record high | Business

Bitcoin was trading at £17,482.42 last nightDAN KITWOOD/GETTY Ethereum gave its bigger rival bitcoin a run for its money yesterday as the second most popular cryptocurrency rose by 31.5 per cent in value to set a record of $623.07. The value of bitcoin dipped yesterday from the highs of Monday as investors took a breather […]

Bitcoin-Based Ethereum Smart Contract and Sidechain Rival RSK Launches Today

Technology RSK Labs has announced that the main network of their Bitcoin-powered smart contract platform is launching in beta on Monday after more than two years of development. The company claims to have secured the support of 90 percent of Bitcoin’s hashing power for merge mining the RSK sidechain. All developers are […]

Bitcoin’s rival Ethereum hits all-time HIGH of $414.76 | City & Business | Finance

The rise this Thanksgiving weekend broke the previous record high of $414.76, a peak which the digital currency reached in June this year.  The currency now has a total market value of more than $40 billion with Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin now sitting on a pot of code worth an estimated $200 million. Ether, the […]

Bitcoin rival cryptocurrency Ethereum hits record high

Ether, the digital currency of the Ethereum blockchain, made significant gains on the day of the Thanksgiving holiday. The cryptocurrency hit an all-time high of $425.55 Thursday, according to data from industry website Coinmarketcap. This broke a previous record high of $414.76, which the digital currency’s price reached in June. Ether has risen by more […]

Bitcoin crashes after $31m hack of rival cryptocurrency Tether

Bitcoin fell the most in a week after the company behind cryptocurrency tether reported a $31m theft. The amount was taken from the Tether Treasury wallet on 19 November and sent to an unauthorised bitcoin address, according to an announcement on the company’s website posted on Tuesday. The stolen tokens will not be redeemed, and […]

Bitcoin: Bitcoin tumble erases $38 billion as rival cryptocurrency gains

By Justina Lee and Yuji Nakamura Bitcoin plunged as the cancellation of a technology upgrade prompted some users to switch out of the cryptocurrency, spooking speculators who had profited from a more than 800 per cent surge this year. The cryptocurrency has dropped 9.5 per cent since late Friday, extending its slide from last week’s […]

Bitcoin tumble erases $38bn as rival cryptocurrency gains

Bitcoin plunged as the cancellation of a technology upgrade prompted some users to switch out of the cryptocurrency, spooking speculators who had profited from a more than 800% surge this year. The cryptocurrency has dropped 9.5% since late Friday, extending its slide from last week’s record to as much as 29%, according to data compiled […]

Bitcoin-Based Ethereum Rival RSK Set to Launch Next Month

Interview The long-awaited smart contract solution for Bitcoin’s blockchain that offers additional scaling improvements, RSK, is preparing to launch. News.Bitcoin.com spoke with Sergio Demián Lerner, RSK Labs’ chief scientist, about to what to expect from the RSK launch as well as the subsequent launch of the Lightning-style scaling upgrade Lumino. Also read: A […]

Cyber attack mars launch of rival cryptocurrency

The latest rival to bitcoin has suffered a major cyber attack on its launch, crashing the new cryptocurrency’s website. The digital currency, called Bitcoin Gold, is a “fork” of the main bitcoin network, designed to make it easier for normal people to mine the online currency. However as soon as it went live its website came […]

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