Ethereum Classic (ETC) Shaky But Atlantis May Spur A Rally To $25

Ethereum Classic (ETC) down 7.8 percent Atlantis may prime ETC bulls aiming at $25 By syncing with other assets, ETC gains were decent. At a precipice, there must be upswings above $10 to reaffirm the presence of buyers ahead of September 2019 Atlantis upgrade. Ethereum Classic Price Analysis Fundamentals Like Ethereum, Ethereum Classic retained smart contracting capabilities and immutability. Following the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) hack, Vitalik and team forced a split. Meanwhile, Charles Hoskinson, and purists of blockchain principles, rejected tweaks to recover the lost millions. All the same,…

Istanbul Tunes Ethereum (ETH), Prices Firm Above $300

Ethereum (ETH) up 14.3 percent EIPs 1702 and 2024 to be activated in the next network upgrade During an impending Ethereum upgrade dubbed “Istanbul”, there will be activation of two approved Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIPs) in 2024 and 1702. These two will reduce costs while simultaneously easing future network upgrades. While at it, ETH is 14.3 percent higher from last week’s close, trading at over $300. Ethereum Price Analysis Fundamentals Ethereum’s next hard fork, Istanbul, completes what wasn’t possible in the last major upgrade, Constantinople. Executed in two phases, it…

Ethereum (ETH) Price Weekly Forecast: Break Above $300 Likely

ETH price rallied recently and broke the $260 and $265 resistance levels against the US Dollar. The price is currently trading near the key $275 resistance, above which it could rally further. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support at $265 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is likely to break the $275 resistance and it could even test the $300 resistance area. Ethereum price is gaining bullish momentum against the US Dollar, similar to bitcoin. ETH is likely to accelerate…

‘Most Ambitious’ Blockchain Startup Since Ethereum Raises $15 Million

By CCN Markets: A blockchain project called Helium has raised $15 million in a round led by enthusiastic technology investors like Multicoin Capital and Google (via venture fund GV). Multicoin wrote a passionate blog post, praising the project as one of the most ambitious crypto ventures since Ethereum itself. Helium reportedly will bring reduced costs to deploying wireless networks, as Multicoin partner Tushar Jain explains:  “The Helium vision is the most ambitious we have seen in the blockchain space since the advent of smart contracts on Ethereum: Helium represents a…

$1 Billion Valuation May Elude Ethereum Co-Founder’s New Blockchain Polkadot

Blockchain project Polkadot’s bid for a $1.2 billion valuation has hit a snag. Since January, the Web3 Foundation, the Switzerland-based nonprofit behind the project, has been trying to raise up to $60 million through a private token sale. According to people familiar with the situation, three Chinese funds have agreed to invest $15 million in the project’s DOT tokens. However, these three investors agreed to pay prices that, on average, valued the project below $1 billion, the sources said – falling short of the unicorn threshold Polkadot was reportedly seeking.…

Ethereum (ETH) Currently Overvalued, Correction May Be Inbound

Ethereum (ETH) up 37.9 percent, a retest of $200 likely Barry Silbert of Digital Currency Group (DCG) is confident that prices will snap back to trend. With supportive technical and fundamental factors, Barry Silbert is positive that asset prices will shake off sellers. Meanwhile, Ethereum (ETH) is stable and up 37.9 percent in the last week. Ethereum Price Analysis Fundamental There is an element of resiliency in the ongoing correction. At the back of increasing awareness, an inclination towards data privacy and control, volatility and infrastructure development, today’s dip is…

Samsung News Bodes Well For Ethereum (ETH), Even Amid Price Crumble

Ethereum (ETH) fall 11.7 percent Samsung could introduce crypto and blockchain functionality in their budget phones In correction of mid-this week’s rapid expansion, Ethereum (ETH) is down 11.7 percent even as reports suggest that Samsung will roll out cryptocurrency and blockchain functionality in their budget phones. Ethereum Price Analysis Fundamentals Like all liquid assets, Ethereum (ETH) is nose diving. At the time of press, the second most valuable asset is down, falling 11.7 percent to $235. But, after days of impressive gains, surging 55 percent mid this week, a cool…

Even With Samsung, Ethereum (ETH) Bulls Must Nullify Q4 2018 Bears

Ethereum (ETH) steady above $150 After rumors of a public-private blockchain, Samsung investing in crypto projects Samsung is investing in crypto projects. Through Samsung Ventures, the electronics giant channeled $2.9 million in Ledger before investing an undisclosed amount in ZenGo which managed to raise $4 million. Meanwhile, Ethereum (ETH) is recovering after retesting $150 support. Ethereum Price Analysis Fundamentals Talks of Ethereum 2.0, Serenity and EIP 1234 apart, the involvement of Samsung is massive for Ethereum (ETH). As a reiteration, Samsung is experimenting and part of their trials may lead…

Leaked Letter Exposes Infighting Atop Flagship Ethereum Project MakerDAO

The non-profit entity behind ethereum’s hottest decentralized startup is wracked with infighting, a legal letter obtained by CoinDesk reveals. The letter, dated April 1, is from an attorney representing five board members of the Cayman Islands-based MakerDAO Ecosystem Growth Foundation (MEGF) who say they were pressured to resign by CEO Rune Christensen in late March. The MakerDAO Foundation controls roughly 30 percent of all the MKR tokens in existence and its nine-person board is tasked with overseeing funds related to the development of the network. The network itself runs a…

Despite Dropping, Ethereum (ETH) is Bullish and May Even Be a Store of Value

Ethereum (ETH) prices drop 5.5 percent from $170 The development of Ethereum 2.0 will reinforce ETH Despite competition and the threats of Binance Chain, Ethereum will leverage on their first mover advantage as a time-tested platform and recover. Besides, the promise of Ethereum 2.0 and implementation of EIP 1234 means scarcity and ETH holders would be the primary beneficiaries. Ethereum Price Analysis Fundamentals That Ethereum is enjoying a first-mover advantage in a field that is already crowding with competitors offering faster and cheaper alternatives is correct. Entrants like Tron, EOS…