Ethereum Devs Approve First Code Changes for ‘Istanbul’ Hard Fork

Two Ethereum Improvement Proposals (EIPs) have been approved for inclusion in ethereum’s next major upgrade, Istanbul. These are the first two code changes to be officially approved for the Istanbul upgrade, which is tentatively targeted to activate on ethereum mainnet in October. In today’s bi-weekly call, developers discussed which of the nearly 30 EIPs for Istanbul would be approved and which...

Bitcoin Price Smashes Past $11,000 – Should Traders Fear a Dump?

The bitcoin price just smashed through $11,000 for the first time since March 2018. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: The bitcoin price rally refuses to let up, and the dominant cryptocurrency just soared above $11,000 for the first time since March 2018. Bitcoin Price Rushes to 15-Month High Around 12:00 UTC, investors bid the bitcoin price up to $11,215.89 on...

21 Brutally Honest Opinions About Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

Facebook cryptocurrency Libra has taken the world by storm. We rounded up 21 opinions from crypto, governments, and financial analysts. | Source: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik (i), Shutterstock (ii). Image Edited by CCN. By CCN Markets: Maybe you heard the news? Facebook is launching a cryptocurrency called Libra. Cue the endless tweet-storms and Medium posts and think-pieces! Here are some of the...