Category: Ethereum (ETH)

On Value Capture at Layers 1 and 2

Among the crypto development and investor communities, the most popular term is “protocol,” and for good reason. Everyone is building a protocol (and presumably these protocols offer investors and employees some way to generate returns). A protocol is not a thing; it’s an abstract concept, a set of rules. It is by definition impossible to […]

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The era of cryptocurrency smartphones: HTC Exodus 1 and Samsung Galaxy S10

Credits: HTC Exodus 1 leads the way when it comes to decentralization, crypto accessibility and security. HTC Exodus 1 incorporates easier to use P2P services as well as a cryptocurrency wallet referred to as Zion. Samsung’s latest flagship device integrates cold wallet storage for Bitcoin and Ethereum.   Technology is a dynamic field. Nothing stays […]

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Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople Hard fork – February 26, 2019

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KryptoTrends

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The Ethereum Constantinople hard fork was scheduled to happen earlier in the year but was cancelled after a bug was found in the update. The hard fork is set to reduce the miners block rewards from 3 ETH per block mined to 2 ETH. The 33% reduction in block rewards is however taunted to boost […]

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Market Outlook Fundamentals vs Price

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Alex Woodard

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Analyzing and investing in the Crypto market offers its own unique set of challenges very different from that of traditional markets. Bitcoin’s price has fallen from a high of $20,089.00 on 12/17/17 to its current price of $3,297.18 as of December 7th, 2018, a decline of 82% from the all-time high. This extreme volatility and […]

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Questions from the Crypto Idea Maze

As 2018 comes to a close, we’ve been thinking about some of the big questions that crypto still needs to answer. Although there is some clarity on the mega theses for crypto —1) global, state-free money 2) decentralized/open/composable finance 3) web3—it’s still unclear how society is going to get there. Or in other words, the idea […]

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Bitcoin Market Bottom: When is it?

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D.M. Brooks

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What is happening to Bitcoin? If you have been into crypto for awhile, you have heard variations of this question. The urgency behind this question has grown as we continue to explore the depths of the bitcoin market bottom.  We can look at charts, examine investor sentiment, watch the news, interview thought leaders in the […]

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Market Update: Crypto Capitulation

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Andrew Elliott

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Relax:   1) Fidelity, NYSE, Microsoft, Starbucks, and Nasdaq aren’t getting into crypto because they think it’s a “bubble”. That would be ridiculous. The asset class is here to stay, we are just in the capitulatory phase of a bear market. The question is, where do we bottom?   2) See the charts (scroll down) to get a feel […]

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Is this the 2018 Bear Market Capitulatory Flush?

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Andrew Elliott

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The crypto market is selling off. We are now searching for a new bottom in Bitcoin and by extension the entire Crypto market.   We think this low volatility is signaling a bottom, but if the key $5800 level is breached on Bitcoin (the market leader) then there will be more pain ahead. Luckily for […]

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Can Blockchain Solve Jordan’s Water Crisis

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I present below a version of a business concept based on Ethereum blockchain technology. This article is an edited version of a paper I submitted as part of an academic work.   The problem According to USAID, Jordan has one of the lowest levels of water availability per capita in the world. It is the […]

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$100 Trillion

Last Friday, Yale, the iconic long-term investor that other endowments look to for guidance, made a historic investment in two funds dedicated to crypto, signaling to many that institutional floodgates are officially open. As the manager of one of the more established cryptofunds, we often get asked, “How big can crypto really get?” The short answer is: […]

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