Ethereum Classic Jumps Into Top 10 Altcoins In Less Than a Day

The  Ethereum Hard-Fork has been a highly divisive event on the cryptocurrency landscape. The hard fork, along with a rescue soft-fork in the weeks prior, has been a godsend to those who invested in The DAO, a smart contract built on Ethereum that ended in one of the most catastrophic implosions in Crypto history. With 12% of the extant Eth tied up in the DAO, The majority of Ethereum hashpower decided to hard-fork to refund DAO investors their money and ‘start fresh.’

Dissent Spawns Ethereum Classic

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Ether.Camp Holds Ethereum Hackathon with $50,000 Grand Prize

Ethereum blockchain explorer <> has kicked off its second-annual hackathon, featuring a grand prize of $50,000 and “significant rewards” for runners-up.


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Hackathon contestants will be provided with a set of tools that they will use to build an Ethereum-based app, competing for money and “maximum exposure and recognition in the cryptocurrency industry.

The $50,000 grand prize will be paid out in the cryptocurrency of the winner’s choosing.

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Bitcoin Price Falls as Altcoins Push Ahead

The bitcoin price has undergone another drop. Hovering at around $658 at press time, this is a fall of about $8 since our previous price piece.



Altcoins Forge Ahead as Bitcoin Price Pulls Back

In our last discussion, the notion that ether was harming bitcoin’s ongoing rise was explained. That particular argument still stands; the most recent news is that Coinbase, primarily a bitcoin exchange up to this point, has now added Ethereum to the mix, and will offer ether-based services to its customers.

A Coinbase representative explained:

“Ethereum is pushing the digital currency ecosystem forward, and we are

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NetCents Payment Gateway API Commences Beta Testing

VANCOUVER, B.C., July 21, 2016 – NetCents Technology Inc. (“NetCents” or the “Company”) (CSE: NC) is pleased to announce the launch of its newly updated Enterprise Solutions Payment Gateway.


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NetCents has commenced its beta testing on its Payment Gateway platform, a streamlined, ecommerce application that processes and authorizes secure credit card transactions, in both digital and traditional fiat currency, as well as PayPal and Apple Pay for merchants.

Once beta testing is complete, the Company’s comprehensive platform will be available for integration for both … Read the rest

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