Yesterday, Ethereum Classic announced the release of a new client: Mantis. Though Mantis is still considered as “beta” software and the developers warn against using it with real funds, this represents an important move forward for the currency.
One branch of UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund), called UNICEF Ventures, has been tasked with the responsibility of finding new and emerging technology that can help the organization move funds.
Ethereum is at the point where long-term growth may start. The news on the launch of the Bitfinex decentralized ETH exchange might also influence the price.
When Ether reaches a price of $2,000, we are looking at a market capitalization of around $188 bln. Although this is significantly higher than today, an eight-time increase, it is still relatively small if we compare it to the market capitalization of a company like Facebook, $492 bln.
Ethereum was the darling of cryptocurrencies for the first half of the year but has fallen on hard times. Multiple hacks and huge losses, as well as the announcement of security regulation by the SEC, have left the system a bit undervalued according to some analysts.
The Ethereum network and its Smart Contract system, is another step in decentralized interactions, opening up a world of possibilities. It is this world of decentralized apps (dApps) that BlockCAT wants to bring to an all-access marketplace.
In a sort of nerdy Clash of the Titans, two of the biggest names in Blockchain technology are having a conversation on which of their two systems has better overall usability for transaction numbers.