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Ethereum Breaks $500 For First Time In Cross-Crypto Frenzy

Ethereum has reached $500 for the first time on the strength of future plans and Indian markets opening up trading. Data from cross-exchange resource Coinmarketcap shows ETH currently trading around $525 at press time, topping new highs of $400 seen just six days ago. The moves echo those of Bitcoin, which has added proportionately similar gains …

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With Development and Price, Where Does Ethereum Go Long-Term?

At a Blockchain conference hosted in Taipei, Ethereum Co-founder Vitalik Buterin outlined the long-term roadmap of Ethereum development. According to Buterin, most of the underlying issues of the Ethereum Blockchain network fall under the following categories: scalability, smart contract safety, consensus protocol and privacy. Several network updates including the most recent Byzantium …

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‘Big Four’ Firm PwC’s Hong Kong Office Accepts Bitcoin

Another ‘Big Four’ firm joins the bitcoin revolution as the auditing corporation Pricewaterhousecooper’s (PwC) Hong Kong office accepted a payment in bitcoin according to the Wall Street Journal. The accountancy corporation follows the lead of the Deloitte and Ernst & Young (EY) offices that have already started accepting bitcoin for financial services. …

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The Blockchain Is Bigger Than Any Bubble

Bitcoin is a poor currency and a crazy investment — but the technology behind it is a real breakthrough. An influential new recruit has joined the chorus of bitcoin skeptics. The chief investment officer of UBS, the world’s biggest wealth manager, says it’s too risky to be added to the firm’s portfolios …

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