Expert Says EOS isn’t a Blockchain — Just a Distributed Database

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Blockchain testing and research company Whiteblock Inc. has released a damning verdict on EOS, describing it as a “distributed homogeneous database” masquerading as a blockchain. In a report titled “EOS: An Architectural, Performance and Economic Analysis,” the company dissects several aspects of the EOS protocol and comes to the conclusion that it suffers from a serious security deficiency as well as network performance that is significantly lower than what was claimed. Extraordinary Findings According to the report compiled by Whiteblock’s research team made up of Brent Xu,…

EOS Rises 5% as Tokens Record Big Gains, Crypto Market Adds $2 Billion

Twitter Facebook Tokens and several major cryptocurrencies such as EOS have demonstrated strong short-term momentum over the last 24 hours, pushing the valuation of the crypto market to $206 billion. The volume of Bitcoin, which declined to the mid-$3 billion region, recovered to $4.2 billion, showing a clear increase in trading activity across major cryptocurrency exchanges. Affected by the increase in the volume of Bitcoin, tokens and digital assets such as Loom, Status, Bancor, WaltonChain, Pundi X, OmiseGo, and Zcash recorded gains in the range of 8 to 20 percent,…

BCH and EOS Extend Losses to 5% as Bitcoin Drops to $6,250

Over the past 24 hours, Bitcoin has lost 2 percent of its price against the US dollar, dipping below the $6,300 mark to $6,250. While cryptocurrency-only exchanges are demonstrating a price of $6,350 for Bitcoin due to the premium on BTC-to-USDT (Tether) pair, the actual price of Bitcoin remains at around $6,256. The volume of BTC has increased from $3.1 billion to $4.2 billion over the past seven days, by more than 35 percent. But, most of the volume recorded by major cryptocurrency exchanges represent sell orders. Major Digital Assets…

EOS Down the Least in 2018 With 23.4% Drop, Factors Behind its Success

A list describing the price trend of top cryptocurrencies in 2018 revealed EOS had the least bearish drop in 2018. According to the document, EOS depreciated by 23.4 percent against the US Dollar by the end of Q3 2018. It imposed less losses on its investors compared to other top cryptocurrencies, which include Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, and Ripple. Collectively, leading cryptocurrencies underwent an average decline of 74 percent, with Qtum being the most bearish cryptocurrency with a 93.2 percent fall. Every major crypto coin is down in 2018 with an…

Bancor Bent on Cross-Chain Liquidity With Expansion to EOS Blockchain

In a bid to extend the reach of its services, Bancor is opening up shop on another blockchain. The decentralized exchange protocol is expanding to EOS, a Bancor blog post reveals. Speaking to Bitcoin Magazine, Bancor’s Director of Communications Nate Hindman said the protocol will still allow users to trade Ethereum tokens, while its newest iteration, BancorX, will introduce this functionality to Ethereum’s rival, as well. “Bancor is not ‘switching’ to EOS. Bancor will continue to support and advance its protocol and liquidity network on the Ethereum blockchain. With the…

Litecoin, Stellar Lumens, Monero, Cardano, EOS Price Analysis

Sep 18 flash gains are quickly evaporating giving way for solid Sep 17 losses backed by high level of participation syncing with the dominant trend—that of sellers. That is why, it’s likely that EOS, Litecoin, Stellar Lumens, Monero and Cardano prices might drop in coming days with Cardano for example dipping below 6 cents and printing new lows. Litecoin is also poised to shed some more so if there are dips below $50 before the weekend. Let’s have a look at these charts: EOS Price Analysis Latest EOS News Block…

Litecoin, Monero, Cardano, Stellar Lumens, EOS Price Analysis

Undoubtedly, altcoins are under immense pressure. Laying out this is the increase of Bitcoin dominance to over 55 percent showing investors shifting their capital from altcoins to Bitcoin. All in all, rousing developments in EOS, they are set to unveil new dApps, should prop prices while a damning analysis by Tushar Jain, the MD of Multicoin could trigger renewed criticism on Litecoin and Charlie Lee further damping prices. Let’s have a look at these charts: EOS Price Analysis Latest EOS News According to reports from IMEOS, the CEO of EOS–Brendan…

EOS Hacks | $250,000 Stolen from EOS Gambling Platforms

Two EOS gambling platforms have been hacked in the last week. An amount totaling $250,000 USD. In the same week, another platform, EOSBet, paid out $600,000 to one user in a claimed ‘jack-pot,’ though some aren’t so sure. What’s going on? What’s with the EOS hacks? EOS Hacks The EOS smart contracts appear to be rather fallible. The first of the EOS hacks happened on DEOSGames. A user named Runningsnail kept winning $1,000 payments over and over again. Over a dozen times actually. Runningsnail would deposit 10 EOS and then win the jackpot 30…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, IOTA: Price Analysis, September 14

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Mike Novogratz, founder and CEO of crypto investment firm Galaxy Digital Capital Management, called a bottom in cryptocurrencies on September 13, while conversely the Chief Commercial Officer of BitPay, Sonny Singh believes that Bitcoin will resurge in 2019 but that altcoins “will never come…

Stellar Lumens, EOS, Litecoin, Tron, IOTA Latest News and Price Analysis

The altcoin market is stabilizing and poised to add more over the weekend due to specific candlestick formations in EOS, Litecoin, IOTA and Tron. That’s on top of favorable altcoins news that continues to trickle. Of all the coins under our review, Stellar Lumens price is slow to pick up and still trading below 25 cents. However, the general shift in momentum could aid thrust altcoin prices back towards profitability in the short to medium term. Let’s have a look at these charts: EOS Price Analysis Latest EOS News Through…