by coindesk 03/12/2019
The code designed to enact ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade, Istanbul, may feature the inclusion of a controversial mining algorithm said to allow for broader participation in its network. Discussed Tuesday during a meeting of project managers working on the world’s second-largest blockchain, Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1057, also known as Progressive Proof-of-Work (ProgPoW), has been long debated. …
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Cryptocurrency industry sources continue to debate the impact of fresh statements from US regulators over whether the Ethereum network’s ether (ETH) token is a security. SEC Presents Concerted View On Ethereum After receiving a response to an enquiry from Jay Clayton, chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), New York-based nonprofit Coin Center reignited a festering debate about cryptocurrency and securities obligations. Coin Center had asked Clayton for clarification in September 2018, three
Ethereum price failed to clear the $140 resistance on many occasions against the US Dollar. ETH started a downside move and broke the $136 and $132 support levels. There was a break below a connecting bullish trend line with support at $133 on the 4-hours chart (data feed from Coinbase). The price is back in...