Bitcoin may have more than doubled this year, but rival Ethereum is up 2,000 percent. Here’s why

Bitcoin may have more than doubled this year, but rival Ethereum is up 2,000%. Here's why

  • Bitcoin has more than doubled in price this year alone, but it has been outperformed by its closest rival Ether, which is up over 2,300 percent.
  • On January 1, bitcoin was trading at the day’s high of $1,003.25.
  • On Wednesday, it broke through the $2,300 barrier for the first time to hit a fresh record high of $2,377.32, according to CoinDesk, marking a year-to-date rise of 137 percent.
  • Ether has risen from $8.24 on January 1, to a high of $203.30, according to data from Coinmarketcap.com.
  • This represents a 2,367 percent rise year-to-date.

Ethereum has been backed by major firms including JPMorgan, Microsoft and Intel.
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DNotes Prepares to Introduce DNotes 2.0 Upgrade, Launches New Bitcointalk Forum

  • CHICAGO, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DNotes has announced that its upcoming DNotes 2.0 upgrade will include innovative features and applications relating to smart contracts, blockchain technologies, mobile applications, and global payments systems.
  • The new blockchain system will be accompanied by positive changes in the company’s CRISP program, and will reward stakeholders monthly with an annual target of approximately 2% on balances held in qualified accounts for 30 days or more to encourage long-term investment and savings.
  • Yong describes the decision as the direct result of his belief that mass acceptance of digital currency can only be attained by focusing on businesses and other consumers.
  • Those building blocks include CryptoMoms — a currency neutral site dedicated to encouraging female participation; DNotesVault — a free secure storage for DNotes’ stakeholders with 100% of its deposits guaranteed with verifiable funds; DCEBrief — a news and information media outlet that delivers news on the latest developments in the world of digital currency; and CRISPs — a family of Cryptocurrency Investment Savings Plans for people around the globe.
  • According to Yong, the company’s commitment to develop on C# will allow it to be the most innovative, responsive, and efficient in serving increasing demand from businesses and consumers alike.

CHICAGO, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DNotes has announced that its upcoming DNotes 2.0 upgrade will include innovative features and applications relating to smart contracts, blockchain technologies, mobile applications, and global payments systems. The upgrade is expected to launch later in 2017, and
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Bitcoin may have more than doubled this year, but rival Ethereum is up 2000 percent. Here’s why

  • Bitcoin has more than doubled in price this year alone, but it has been outperformed by its closest rival Ether, which is up over 2,300 percent.
  • On January 1, bitcoin was trading at the day’s high of $1,003.25.
  • On Wednesday, it broke through the $2,300 barrier for the first time to hit a fresh record high of $2,377.32, according to CoinDesk, marking a year-to-date rise of 137 percent.
  • Ether has risen from $8.24 on January 1, to a high of $203.30, according to data from Coinmarketcap.com.
  • This represents a 2,367 percent rise year-to-date.

Ethereum has been backed by major firms including JPMorgan, Microsoft and Intel.
Continue reading “Bitcoin may have more than doubled this year, but rival Ethereum is up 2000 percent. Here’s why”