Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin has forecasted a possible, eventual transaction speed of 27,000 tx/second, when the eventual Ethereum 2.0 is combined with Vitalik’s new ‘ZK ZK Rollups’ method, using zk-SNARKs technology.
A blockchain-focused think tank, the DD Think Tank, has recently suggested that Bitcoin’s current market cycle could last until May 2020, after analyzing over “100,000 pieces of data of the global cryptocurrency industry.”
Over 1.2 million Ethereum (ETH)-based decentralized applications (dApps) have reportedly used a security software program, developed by Amerdata (in October 2018), to prevent potential software bugs from adversely affecting their operating systems.
Andrew Poelstra, head of research and Blockstream, said in a recent interview that the blockchain research company were nearly ready to submit a formal proposal for Schnorr signatures to be implemented in Bitcoin – which could dramatically improve Bitcoin’s privacy.
Catherine Wood, the founder and CEO of ARK Investment Management, a New York-based firm focused on “thematic investing” such as “Industrial Innovation” and the ”Next Generation Internet,” has argued that Bitcoin (BTC) should be a part of every portfolio.
Charles Hoskinson, the founder of Cardano (ADA), a decentralized public blockchain network for building smart contract-based applications, recently noted that the US national debt has now surpassed $23 trillion and that he thinks American leadership is becoming “more and more incompetent.”
Digital assets continued in recovery mode for the past week, with all major cryptocurrencies ending the week with gains.
Around 17:45 UTC on Monday (March 18th), Coinbase announced that it was about to list the digital asset Stellar Lumen (XLM) to Coinbase Consumer (i.e. Coinbase.com), its platform for regular retail investors/traders, as well as on Coinbase’s mobile app.
Spanish FinTech startup 2gether has announced a new Visa debit card that allow residents of 19 Eurozone countries to pay for goods/services using either fiat (euros) or crypto (XRP, BTC, ETH, BTC, BCH, EOS, XLM, and LTC) anywhere that takes a Visa card.
The cryptocurrency is a bearish trend in its short-term outlook. The large bearish engulfing candle at $0.02389 on 16th March and the bearish marubozu candle formed shortly after today’s opening at $0.02363 signal the bears increased momentum
Bibox, one of the world’s leading crypto exchanges, has announced that the EOS perpetual contract trading will be available on March 20, 2019, and that LTC (Litecoin) is coming soon.