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Social Media FUD Triggers Departure of Ethereum Classic Developer

Another coder from a leading blockchain project is throwing in the towel. This time, it’s Anthony Lusardi, who is resigning from his post as U.S. director of the Ethereum Classic Cooperative. Lusardi is leaving because he “simply cannot deal anymore,” according to his explanation. It’s the second high-profile developer defection in as many months, with Ethereum’s Afri Schoedon abruptly announcing his departure from the second biggest blockchain project in February. And while Lusardi is leaving the coop, he will remain involved with Ethereum Classic. He’s blaming an exasperating experience with…

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Altcoin News Ethereum Classic marshall long SlowMist 

Blockchain Security Researchers Reveal Full Implications

A blockchain security research firm called Slowmist has released a full report on the attack that recently took place against Ethereum Classic. The report indicates that several exchanges are the victims of a concerted 51% attack. Notably, the researchers report that the attack begins January 5th at 19:58:15 UTC. Days pass before anyone notices. The attacker dupes several exchanges in the process including Coinbase, Bitrue, and Gate.io. The analysis focuses heavily on Bitrue. Central to the attack was the owner of address 0x24fdd25367e4a7ae25eef779652d5f1b336e31da. The earliest movement is a little over…

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Bitcoin Wallets ethererum Ethereum Classic Ethereum News trezor 

Crypto Hardware Wallet Trezor Adds Native Ethereum Support

The Trezor Wallet development team has announced that the device’s beta firmware now offers native support for Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, and ERC20 tokens. In an announcement on the Trezor blog, the crypto hardware wallet manufacturer stated that existing third-party integrations such as MyEtherWallet, MyCrypto, and MetaMask, which currently enable Trezor to support these tokens, would continue to function parallel to the new functionality, with no plan to discontinue the integrations going forward. Trezor Beta Operational Details According to the company, instant crypto exchange platform Coinswitch has been added as a…

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coinbase Ethereum Classic Exchanges Exclusive Interview zeeshan feroz 

Coinbase UK CEO on the Biggest Issue Facing Cryptocurrency

Zeeshan Feroz, CEO of Coinbase UK, spoke with CCN recently about the recent developments in the cryptocurrency exchange industry and the space as a whole. Feroz has been with Coinbase since February 2017 and notes that the UK is the company’s fastest growing market. After opening a London office in March of last year the company grew the team and introduced new initiatives like securing an e-money license from the FCA and adding Sterling support for UK customers, something Feroz says has been on the cards for a while. “We…

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Altcoin Prices Bitcoin Analysis Bitcoin Price News Ethereum Classic 

Bitcoin Price Leads Market Downturn, But Ethereum Classic Swims Upstream

Friday marked another disappointing day for the cryptocurrency markets, as — led by the bitcoin price — the vast majority of top-tier coins posted moderate declines against the U.S. dollar. Bitcoin Price Fails to Break Toward $7,000 The bitcoin price fell 1.2 percent for the day, reducing its value to $6,564 at the time of writing and hitting pause on the flagship cryptocurrency’s labored recovery, which briefly saw BTC spike near $6,800 earlier in the week. BTC currently has a $113.4 billion market cap, which translates into a 42.5 percent share…

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Altcoin News coinbase ERC20 Ethereum Classic Ethereum News MetaMask Toshi 

Why Coinbase’s Support for Ethereum Testnets & ERC-20 Tokens Matters

Toshi, the Ethereum-based decentralized application browser and wallet operated by Coinbase, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, brokerage, and wallet platform, has added support for Ethereum testnets and custom ERC-20 tokens. Coinbase Roadmap Lsat week, upon the integration of Ethereum Classic (ETC), the Coinbase team told its users and investors that the mid-term strategy of the company is to eventually support the entire ERC-20 token standard of Ethereum, including initial coin offering (ICO) tokens and independent blockchain projects. The official statement of Coinbase released on June 12, read: “We have previously…

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