Coinbase Co-Founder: “Ethereum Is Ahead of Bitcoin in Many Ways”

The scripting language in bitcoin is restricting application development, which is something that Ethereum can change, according to Fred Ehrsam, co-founder of Coinbase, which recently added Ethereum trading. Ehrsam, writing in Medium, noted that in its first nine months, Ethereum’s level of app development already outpaces bitcoin’s. Ethereum has finally delivered rapid app layer iteration. Hence, […]

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Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Surges to a Year-High Beyond $475

Bitcoin price has made significant gains since the early hours of Friday, surging toward $ 480 in an early day rally. The Bitstamp Price Index came close to hitting the $ 480 mark following a surge in bitcoin price that began under an hour after midnight, jumping 5% in a 7-hour window. At the time of publishing, […]

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Bitcoin Price At a 2016 High

Bitcoin price has been traded through resistance – an initial sign of a larger wave of advance. A few cautions remain as we await additional confirmation that resistance has become support. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now and receive a $ 29 […]

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Without side chains will transaction fees rise as block rewards fall?

Transaction fees are currently minuscule when compared to block rewards. Even if transaction volume was 10x higher than it is now, this would be the case.

Is there any realistic scenario where transaction fees will not rise substantially to compensate miners for the effort as block rewards continue to fall over the next decade?

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