Miners forked Ethereum (ETH) and also integrated EIP-1559 (Ethereum Improvement Proposals) on August 5, but there was neither a price crash nor a chain split. Rather, the EIP-1559 upgrade caused Ethereum's price to skyrocket by about 5% and trading volume by nearly 12%.
The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk is apparently showing support for Dogecoin (DOGE), the 6th cryptocurrency by market cap. He has also revealed surprising support for a radical upgrade proposal for DOGE. However, this has not caused the altcoin to recover.
The recent Bitcoin price surges were doubtlessly attention-grabbing. After hitting above $40,000 in the first half of January 2021, it has soared past the $57,000 mark in the third week of February, resulting in a market valuation of over $1 trillion.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the United States (US) principal federal law enforcement agency, has started investigations into the alleged hack attempt on a blockchain-powered voting app in the 2018 midterm polls in West Virginia. The event has put the future of Voatz at stake notwithstanding securing funds of around $7 mln to upgrade its distributed ledger technology (DLT) voting app.
EXMO, recognised as Eastern Europe's largest cryptocurrency exchange, has just announced the second round of IEO, as well as the launch of stop orders. EXM internal token is scheduled to go on sale on October 3, 2019, at 17:00 (UTC +3) with a 5% discount applicable during the first three days.
Blackmoon announced the features for a major upcoming release to improve the platform. Moreover, the release forms the basis for further products and features planned to be rolled out this year. This includes the listing of GRAM token right after Telegram Open Network mainnet launch. Good news for Blackmoon token holders, as BMC utility will soon be significantly expanded.