Ethereum 

Blockchain Is a New Frontier According to Top Executives, Investment Levels Plummet

There are mixed indicators regarding the current progress or stalling of blockchain adoption throughout the enterprise world. Research has indicated that investments have dropped by over half over the last year, contrary to other research showing a growing sentiment toward the vitality of blockchain adoption as an innovative technology. For example, Research by CB Insights in 2019 indicates that there may be a separation between corporate adoption and corporate investments into blockchain companies. As reported previously by Cointelegraph, blockchain investments have dropped by up to 60% since 2018. However, this…

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Bitcoin 

South Korea’s Bitcoin Trading Volumes on LocalBitcoins Reach New Record Levels

Bitcoin (BTC) trading volumes in South Korea have recently reached new levels on peer-to-peer (P2P) exchange LocalBitcoins, according to charts on BTC statistics service Coin Dance. According to the data, bitcoin weekly trading volumes have surged over the past two weeks, with the latest week recording a new high of around 219 million South-Korean won ($185,000). South Korea LocalBitcoins Weekly Trade Volumes in BTC. Source: Coin Dance Founded in Finland in 2012, LocalBitcoins offers over-the-counter trading of local currency for bitcoin and operates as a P2P trading platform. The Finnish…

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Bitcoin 

Report: Bitcoin Transaction Fees Fall to 2014 Levels

Bitcoin (BTC) transaction fees are at new lows, according to a new report published by crypto and blockchain research firm Diar on Feb. 11. While BTC transactions struck a one-year high in January, almost reaching the levels registered in 2017, the median transactions value in BTC have reportedly dropped. BTC median fees have reportedly decreased to 2014 levels: “Median Fees are also at levels not seen since 2015 despite the total monthly Bitcoins moved on-chain standing at higher levels than seen throughout most of 2018.” Last month, Diar reported that…

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Bitcoin 

Bitcoin Transactions Per Day Increase to January 2018 Levels

The daily Bitcoin (BTC) transaction volume has been recently increasing to the levels not seen since January 2018, after BTC hit the $20,000 price mark, according to data from transactionfee.info. Some industry players believe that it is a sign of the evolution of the cryptocurrency’s ecosystem and fundamentals. Bitcoin transactions per day. Source: transactionfee.info Jameson Lopp, chief technology officer at Bitcoin personal key security system firm Casa, published a Medium post with an analysis of the fundamental performance of Bitcoin, concluding that “the system is improving and growing.” In the…

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