Analysts at Niffler were able to calculate how much one bitcoin can earn if you quit smoking. The fastest way to accumulate one Bitcoin for the money spent to buy cigarettes is in Australia, where it will take about six months.
Transactions in the Bitcoin network reached a minimum value. At maximum rates, their price tag was $34. At the same time, the daily network load reaches record levels, which is why many miners and traders see the problem as a trend.
A 51% attack was made on the Ethereum Classic network. The developers said that it was caused by testing new miners. The first information about the attack appeared on the night of January 7, but after a day the situation stabilized.
Representatives of the Binance exchange said that in the near future the stablecoins will begin to bargain against each other. Because of the actively gaining popularity of coins, operations will be carried out in pairs PAX/TUSD, USDC/TUSD and USDC/PAX.
Waves blockchain platform has gained popularity in the world of cryptocurrencies. This tool for the convenient release of tokens and campaigns in the format of crowdfunding has earned great respect from ICO-projects. Last but not least, the increase in popularity is due to the continuous improvement of the system, and one of the important steps in this direction is being taken now.
Representatives of the rating agency Weiss Ratings voiced forecasts regarding the cryptocurrency market for 2019. According to the analyst, the recognition of Bitcoin “dead” can give way to other tokens and allow them to develop even faster with the most unexpected quotes differences.
TRX added about 10 percent after switching the EtherGoo application to the Tron blockchain. The program is considered one of the best on Ethereum, but before the beginning of the current year it began to show negative results on user activity.
USDC has become the leader in the list of new stablebcoins. Skew analysts report that the coin gained popularity due to its near-dollar value in the early stages of development, which attracted investors and buyers. She currently ranks 22nd in the CoinMarketCap ranking.
The developers of the broadcast announced their intention to block ASIC-miners. According to experts, this type of mining has a negative impact on the software, because of which the ether ecosystem and other cryptocurrencies are disrupted.
The hackers of the Dark Overlord group unveiled information about the terrorist act of September 11, 2001 in New York and continued to demand that the government pay them Bitcoins. To date, the attackers have already received about 11 thousand dollars. Despite this, they threaten to publish more than 70 megabytes of material.