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Ethereum Hard Fork

Ethereum Hard Fork Please note that the Ethereum (ETH) Hard Fork is scheduled for February 28, 2019. Consequently, HolyTransaction wallet services for ETH will be temporarily suspended to perform this update. The services will be suspended from around 6:00pm UTC on February 28, 2019. Note that the time might vary depending on average block time and mining difficulty. We appreciate your understanding regarding this matter and thank you for your continued support for HolyTransaction. If there are any doubts or questions about the Ethereum Hard Fork, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Ethereum Hard Fork to prevent another DAO collapse

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Today Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin released a new statement explaining that Ethereum Foundation will support the Ethereum hard fork, or the blockchain version that includes the hard fork. 
The project’s goal is to allow investors to recover funds lost in the DAO collapse
The DAO was the Ethereum Foundation’s most important project, holding at one time $160m in investor capital in Ethereum cryptocurrency.
The original Buterin statements was not so clear about how the Ethereum Foundation will support the primary Ethereum blockchain and the Classic one. 

A new Ethereum Hard Fork to prevent attacks

But the foundation decided for the Ethereum hard fork, executed roughly one week ago, while indicating it would not seek to hinder progress on any alternative ethereum projects, such as Ethereum Classic
“We recognize that the ethereum code can be used to instantiate other blockchains with the same consensus rules, including testnets, consortium and private chains, clones and spin-offs, and have never been opposed to such instantiations,” wrote Buterin in the announcement.
Also, Buterin encouraged the Ethereum Classic team to execute another hard fork to prevent other attacks by moving classic ethers to new accounts.

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Halving and Bitcon price: there might be a hard fork problem

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Bitcoin price continues to rise during this week, nearing the amount of $600.
In fact, bitcoin established a new positive trend during the past week, growing fast and surpassing $580 the last weekend.
Currently the Bitcoin price is $586, the highest price since August 10th, 2014, when it reached $589.

Bitcoin Price is growing

Previously we offered several reasons for this Bitcoin jump, as in the Chinese Domain article you can read here.
Data from the yuan/bitcoin market shows that the price reached a high of ¥3,866.11 ($589) there, so it would probably keep growing or remain stable. 
Other experts in the bitcoin sector expressed different ideas, concerned about the problem that halving could lead to. 

Hard Fork Problem

Recently we also read about the hard fork problem caused by the halving of the reward for miners.
In fact, when the halving will occur, the miner reward for new blocks will be lower (from 25 BTC to 12,5), but their expenses for electricity and hardware will remain the same, so their profits will drop. 
This could generate a hard fork problem, as miners could leave the Bitcoin core Blockchain to work on other chain to increase their profits again. 

In the meantime, in fact, the ethereum price for example surged 50% in a week.

Multicurrency Wallet 

Usually, if you have to store different cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, Ethereum, Peercoin, etc.) you need to have different wallets, which are difficult to manage. 
HolyTransaction is here to solve your problem, with the possibility to create a single account. 
So, do you want to store Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? Open here your wallet for free.

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Amelia Tomasicchio