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The #Flippening: Will Ether ‘Pass’ Bitcoin And What Would It Mean?

No stranger to strange milestones, the cryptocurrency sector may soon see a historic first, one that could upend long-held perceptions of its market. Branded ‘The Flippening’ by market observers, this new hypothetical is defined loosely as the point at which a competing blockchain network could replace bitcoin as the largest and best capitalized blockchain. Sparked by increasing inflows in cryptographic assets, the concept has already seen a dedicated hashtag and website. Given that bitcoin invented and popularized blockchain systems, the development could herald a time of new diversity and experimentation for…

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Contraction of Total Cryptocurrency Market Cap May Be Inevitable

The total market capitalization of all cryptocurrency markets has exceeded $100 billion USD following bitcoin’s recent establishment of new all-time price highs, in tandem with dramatic value increases in most altcoins. Also Read: Bitcoin Markets Increasingly Reflect Global Transition Towards ‘The Asian Century’ The Total Cryptocurrency Market Capitalization Has Now Surpassed Major Companies Such As Ford And Delta Airlines. The milestone of the cryptocurrency markets attaining $100 billion status has been largely attributed to bitcoin’s impressive growth in Asia during recent months, with bitcoin’s market cap representing approximately 45% of the…

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CoinDesk Research Launches State of Blockchain Q1 Report

The first quarter of 2017 was a big one for the blockchain space. From the spark of what has become a massive cryptocurrency rally to the emergence of major enterprise efforts like the launch of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, the first quarter may ultimately come to be seen as a defining one for the industry. The first quarter also saw initial coin offerings, or ICOs, continue to gain interest despite unclear regulatory guidance from agencies like the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). As showcased in CoinDesk’s latest State of Blockchain report,…

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