Ethereum Classic

Ethereum Classic’s Leadership Says They Don’t Need Charles Hoskinson’s Bailout

Cardano (ADA) founder Charles Hoskinson recently offered to help the troubled Ethereum Classic (ETC) community, but it came with a major condition. The community would first have to institute a decentralized treasury system, similar to Hoskinson’s Cardano and many other blockchain projects. If the community did not accept his terms, Hoskinson felt like his help …

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Crypto Long & Short: 51% Attacks and Open-Source Value

Human ingenuity finds a way around limitations. Sometimes these limitations are obstacles in the way of progress, and creative thinking comes up with new paths. Sometimes these limitations are a lack of knowledge, and experimentation pushes the boundaries of the possible. And sometimes the limitations are rules, which a few believe don’t apply to them, …

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Grayscale Investments’ Ethereum Trust Filed With the SEC to Obtain Reporting Status

The digital currency asset manager Grayscale told investors on Thursday that the firm has publicly filed a Registration Statement on Form 10 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the company’s Ethereum Trust. The recent filing is voluntary and if the SEC approves the registration, the Ethereum Trust will be the second crypto asset …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Breaks $11,800; Ether Options Market Explodes

Bitcoin continues its rebound this week after Sunday’s crash. Meanwhile, the ether options market suggests a roller coaster ride ahead for the world’s second largest cryptocurrency. It’s been a positive week for bitcoin so far. The world’s oldest cryptocurrency is continuing its rebound from a Sunday price crash, appreciating 12% on a bullish run that …

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Is ETC 102% Screwed After Second 51% Attack?

Ethereum Classic (ETC) has suffered a second 51% attack in less than one week, bringing the ongoing security of the network into question. On August 6, Etherchain.org tweeted that its affiliated mining pool Ethermine had disabled ETC pool payouts after more than 4,000 blocks had been reorganized in the latest attack on Ethereum Classic. It …

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Single Miner Reorgs Ethereum Classic – Devs Report a Chain Split

Members of the Ethereum Classic team reported that the network suffered a reorganization today. The blockchain network is asking service providers to halt deposits while it carries out maintenance of the chain. The latest event follows a similar attack in January 2019, which led to some exchanges taking pre-emptive action. Both Ethereum Classic (ETC) and …

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Ethereum Classic Suffers Reorganization That Resembles 51% Attack Amid Miner Complications

Ethereum Classic (ETC) suffered a 3,693-block chain reorganization early Saturday morning, an attack first noticed by cryptocurrency miner Bitfly. Update (August 1, 15:17 UTC): This article has been updated with an estimate of the attack cost. Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin’s Price and Ether’s Dominance Sit at 2020 Highs

Bitcoin’s price is at its 11-month high as volatility bounces back up. Meanwhile, ether’s dominance has spiked on continued growth in decentralized finance (DeFi). Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $10,998 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 2.1% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $10,573-$11,422 BTC above 10-day and 50-day moving averages, a …

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OpenEthereum Supported 50% of Ethereum Classic Nodes. Now It’s Leaving the Project

Only 30% of Ethereum Classic’s nodes will support future network hard forks after a major client walked away from the project last week. OpenEthereum has voted to stop supporting its Ethereum Classic client to focus attention on other projects. In addition, it has concerns about that blockchain’s immutability, according to a GitHub vote Thursday. It’s …

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New ‘Altseason’ Visualized: Top 10 Cryptos Outperforming Bitcoin

Alternative cryptocurrencies, or altcoins, have started to record large gains across the board. Some small-cap coins have seen triple-digit percentage gains in recent weeks. But several larger-cap cryptocurrencies have also been posting serious gains such as VeChain (VET), Stellar (XLM), Cardano (ADA) and Chainlink (LINK). Cryptocurrency market performance in the past 7 days. Source: Coin360 …

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