Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum Price Prediction and Analysis for July 18th: BTC, BCH, and ETH

Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum Price Prediction and Analysis for July 18th: BTC, BCH, and ETH

Contents 1 Bitcoin Price Analysis (BTC/USD) 2 Bitcoin Price Prediction 3 Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis (BCH/USD) 4 Bitcoin Cash Price Prediction 5 Ethereum Price Analysis (ETH/USD) 6 Ethereum Price Prediction Bitcoin Price Analysis (BTC/USD) It seemed to be clear that yesterday U.
Reddit Co-Founder Ohanian Leads $3.75 Million Round in ‘Hearthstone’ Competitor

Reddit Co-Founder Ohanian Leads $3.75 Million Round in ‘Hearthstone’ Competitor

A blockchain-based game studio is getting funding to take on “Magic: The Gathering” and “Hearthstone.” Announced this morning, Horizon Games raised $3.75 million in seed funding in a round led by Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian’s Initialized Capital. Other investors included Coinbase Ventures, Polychain Capital, Inovia Capital and more. Originally closed in the summer of 2018, the funds have been used to scale-up production on a new ethereum-powered game called “Skyweaver” and a gaming platform called Arcadeum.
ConsenSys May Finally Fix Its ‘Chaotic’ Employee Equity Situation

ConsenSys May Finally Fix Its ‘Chaotic’ Employee Equity Situation

Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin, head of the Brooklyn-based venture studio ConsenSys, is moving to appease employees who say they’re fed up with unfulfilled promises about equity disbursements. Out of seven current or former ConsenSys employees interviewed by CoinDesk, four said they felt misled about the company’s employee share options. Although most employees are verbally and contractually promised they will soon have an opportunity to obtain ConsenSys shares, few receive it or are able to use it, said the sources, all of whom spoke on the condition of anonymity.
US Election Authority Set to Approve Congressional Candidate’s Plan to Issue Ethereum Token

US Election Authority Set to Approve Congressional Candidate’s Plan to Issue Ethereum Token

A candidate for Congress in Florida wants to give ethereum-based tokens to campaign volunteers in an experimental effort to incentivize their work — and federal officials appear poised to give their approval. In late May, the campaign for Omar Reyes, who is running for office in Florida’s 22nd Congressional District as an independent candidate, sent a letter to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) seeking permission for the “distribution to potential volunteers and any voters interested in participating in our cryptocurrency experiment.
Commercial Debt Market Goes Live With Backing From Coinbase Ventures

Commercial Debt Market Goes Live With Backing From Coinbase Ventures

Cadence, an ethereum-powered marketplace for commercial debt, is out of its test phase. The startup, which recently secured a place on the Bloomberg terminal for its pools of commercial loans, is now open to all institutional and accredited investors. Such users can now contribute funds to packages of short-term loans that help businesses cover payroll, inventory and other unexpected costs.
Samsung Quietly Releases a Blockchain SDK for Dapp Creation

Samsung Quietly Releases a Blockchain SDK for Dapp Creation

Samsung quietly released access to what they’re calling Samsung Blockchain that “helps developers to manage blockchain accounts easily.” Simple enough. Sadly, the rest of the description is a bit more opaque. “In addition, DApp does not need to make separate types of transaction that follows coin types by themselves anymore,” wrote Samsung.
Binance снизит число подтверждений для зачисления средств в биткоине и Ethereum

Binance снизит число подтверждений для зачисления средств в биткоине и Ethereum

Крупнейшая криптовалютная биржа Binance уменьшила количество подтверждений, требуемых для депонирования пользователями средств в биткоине и Ethereum. faster https://t.co/qFgiBnmmlS — CZ Binance (@cz_binance) 9 липня 2019 р.
Hyundai’s Token Company Partners With CasperLabs to Build a PoS Blockchain

Hyundai’s Token Company Partners With CasperLabs to Build a PoS Blockchain

HDAC Technology, a blockchain company backed by automaker Hyundai, announced a partnership with blockchain startup CasperLabs to build and integrate a customized Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus protocol. The companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on June 28, a small initial step toward further cooperation. HDAC, issuer of the Hyundai-DAC token, is reportedly looking to switch from its Proof-of-Work protocol to PoS.
«Случайный гений» реализовал идею Бутерина о сервисе микширования для Ethereum

«Случайный гений» реализовал идею Бутерина о сервисе микширования для Ethereum

В попытке решить проблему недостаточной приватности Ethereum разработчик Кендрик Тан разработал сервис микширования для второй по капитализации криптовалюты. В основу его разработки под названием Heiswap легли базовые спецификации для подобного сервиса, описанные Виталиком Бутериным в мае этого года.
SEC ищет подрядчика для сбора данных из блокчейнов биткоина и Ethereum

SEC ищет подрядчика для сбора данных из блокчейнов биткоина и Ethereum

Комиссия по ценным бумагам и биржам США (SEC) намерена анализировать данные публичных блокчейнов. Для этого ведомство ищет подрядчика, который выступит оператором соответствующих полных нод. Так, в первую очередь SEC интересуется сетями биткоина и Ethereum, однако готова получать данные и по Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, Ripple, EOS, NEO и ZCash. В перспективе ведомство рассматривает возможность анализа других блокчейнов по мере их развития и роста.
CME будет отслеживать котировки Ethereum еще на одной биткоин-бирже

CME будет отслеживать котировки Ethereum еще на одной биткоин-бирже

Чикагская товарная биржа (CME) сообщила об изменениях в формировании собственного ценового индекса на Ethereum. Теперь данные будут собирать с торговой площадки itBit, которая принадлежит финтех-компании Paxos. Starting July 15 at 10:30am CT, itBit will begin serving as a pricing source to the calculation of the CME CF Ether-Dollar Reference Rate and Real-Time Index.
Разработчики Ethereum планируют снизить эмиссию криптовалюты в 10 раз в 2021 году

Разработчики Ethereum планируют снизить эмиссию криптовалюты в 10 раз в 2021 году

Эмиссия второй по капитализации криптовалюты Ethereum через два года может быть снижена в 10 раз, сообщает Trustnodes. Ethereum-разработчик Джастин Дрейк обозначил ключевые таймлайны, заявив следующее: «Январь 2020 года: запуск Beacon Chain.
Metronome Now Lets Users Move Tokens Between Blockchains

Metronome Now Lets Users Move Tokens Between Blockchains

MET token holders now have the option to choose their blockchain, a feature that was first announced a year ago at launch but only rolled out last week. The developers of the Metronome project announced activation of the cryptocurrency’s cross-blockchain capability following successful test transfers of MET tokens from the ethereum blockchain to the ethereum classic blockchain and back. Cross-chain hops allow holders to pick the ledger that suits their risk profiles and requirements for stability and governance.
Число ежедневных транзакций в сети Ethereum впервые с мая 2018 превысило 1 млн

Число ежедневных транзакций в сети Ethereum впервые с мая 2018 превысило 1 млн

28 июня число ежедневных транзакций в сети Ethereum превысило 1 млн. Это произошло впервые с мая 2018 года, пишет Cointelegraph. Так, согласно данным Etherscan, в пятницу, 28 июня, в сети этой второй по капитализации криптовалюты было совершено 1 004 170 транзакций.
Golem Execs Depart to Pursue ‘Riskier’ Research With New Non-Profit

Golem Execs Depart to Pursue ‘Riskier’ Research With New Non-Profit

Executives from multi-million dollar startup Golem Factory are launching a new non-profit initiative called the Golem Foundation to pursue more ambitious research and development opportunities. As stated in a June 28 blog post by Julian Zawistowski, CEO of the Golem Factory, the aim of the Foundation is to “strive for new – perhaps innovative and experimental, and at the same time riskier – approaches to the value proposition for Golem and for the Golem Network Token (GNT).
Opera’s Browser With Built-In Crypto Wallet Launches for iPhones

Opera’s Browser With Built-In Crypto Wallet Launches for iPhones

Users of Android phones and desktop computers have had the option to use Opera’s blockchain-friendly browser for months now, but iPhone owners have been left out of the fun. That’s now changed with the launch of the latest version of Opera Touch for iOS. As per a blog post from the firm, the new browser option is largely identical to the above-mentioned offerings, providing a built-in cryptocurrency wallet and the ability to run Web 3.
Why Ethereum’s Privacy Matters and What’s Being Built to Support It

Why Ethereum’s Privacy Matters and What’s Being Built to Support It

Mixers. Computational data layers. Zero-knowledge proofs: these are just a few of the technologies being leveraged to enhance privacy on the ethereum blockchain. Privacy for a public blockchain network is a bit of an oxymoron, given that, by nature of the technology’s design, data must be shared and widely distributed on the network in order to be considered valid. What’s more, for a high-profile public blockchain network like ethereum, several blockchain analytics websites and data scraping services exist to proliferate this data beyond just the users of the network.
Ethereum-разработчики утвердили два изменения кода для хардфорка Istanbul

Ethereum-разработчики утвердили два изменения кода для хардфорка Istanbul

Как сообщает CoinDesk, два предложения по улучшению Ethereum (EIP) были одобрены для включения в следующее масштабное обновление второй по капитализации криптовалюты. EIP 2024 и EIP 1702 — официально одобренные изменения кода для ожидаемого в октябре хардфорка Istanbul.
Grayscale запустила Ethereum-траст. Активы фонда  превысили $2,3 млрд

Grayscale запустила Ethereum-траст. Активы фонда превысили $2,3 млрд

Входящая в состав холдинга Digital Currency Group Барри Силберта компания Grayscale Investments запустила Ethereum-траст. В блоге компании говорится, что торгуемый под тикером ETHE траст «позволяет инвестировать в Ethereum, не владея криптовалютой».
Above $300: Ether Price Clocks 10-Month High

Above $300: Ether Price Clocks 10-Month High

The price of ethereum’s native cryptocurrency ether (ETH) surpassed $300 today to hit ten-month highs. The world’s second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization climbed above the psychological hurdle at 01:10 UTC and extended gains further to $306 – a level last seen on August 19, 2018. As of writing, ETH is changing hands at $304, representing 9.7 percent gains on a 24-hour basis and 129 percent gains on a year-to-date basis, according to data source CoinMarketCap.
Ethereum Devs Approve First Code Changes for ‘Istanbul’ Hard Fork

Ethereum Devs Approve First Code Changes for ‘Istanbul’ Hard Fork

Two Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIPs) have been approved for inclusion in ethereum’s next major upgrade, Istanbul. These are the first two code changes to be officially approved for the Istanbul upgrade, which is tentatively targeted to activate on ethereum mainnet in October. In today’s bi-weekly call, developers discussed which of the nearly 30 EIPs for Istanbul would be approved and which would be rejected or delayed for a later system-wide upgrade, also called a hard fork.
Meet Alternateth: A ‘Friendly Fork’ of the Ethereum Blockchain

Meet Alternateth: A ‘Friendly Fork’ of the Ethereum Blockchain

One ethereum community member is about to begin what one might call a “friendly fork” of the ethereum blockchain. Called “Alternateth,” James Hancock, project team lead at ethereum startup ETHSignals, told CoinDesk in interview that he hopes the network will act as “a sister chain” to ethereum validating ideas and proof-of-concepts before adoption on the main chain. The goal is to initiate the split in two months’ time. “For ethereum to be sound money, it needs to be very conservative in making changes,” said Hancock.
Internet Security Provider Cloudflare Announces an Ethereum Gateway

Internet Security Provider Cloudflare Announces an Ethereum Gateway

Internet security provider Cloudflare is introducing the Ethereum Gateway to its Distributed Web Gateway toolbox enabling users to interact with the Ethereum network without installing any software. This is part of Cloudflare’s Distributed Web Gateway project to expand the decentralized web ecosystem and enhance its reliability, speed, and ease of use.
Two Startups Are Partnering to Enable Amazon Purchases with Ethereum

Two Startups Are Partnering to Enable Amazon Purchases with Ethereum

Two blockchain-focused startups are teaming up to enable Amazon purchases with ethereum. In a press release published Friday, crypto payments firm CLIC Technology said it is collaborating with blockchain infrastructure provider and B2B platform Opporty to develop an app-like browser extension allowing Amazon customers to pay for items in the ether (ETH) token, even though Amazon itself does not accept cryptocurrencies.
Marketing Chief Amanda Gutterman Is Latest Exec to Leave ConsenSys

Marketing Chief Amanda Gutterman Is Latest Exec to Leave ConsenSys

Another top executive is leaving ConsenSys. Chief marketing officer Amanda Gutterman is the latest to depart the ethereum venture studio, according to two sources familiar with the matter. She becomes the third executive departure in recent months, with Andrew Keys announcing his new project on June 6 and former ConsenSys Ventures head Kavita Gupta stepping away in May.