Is a continuation of the original Ethereum blockchain - the classic version preserving untampered history; free from external interference and subjective tampering of transactions.
Coinbase, biggest Bitcoin wallet and trading platform, isn't ready to intergrate Ethereum Classic yet. This is reported by the Ethereum World News.
Last week, a lot of Ethereum Classic fans and analysts suggested that Coinbase will start to support the Ethereum Classic in the near future. These talks were caused by the user's found of an API link to Ethereum Classic on Coinbase platform. Even Barry Silbert, the founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group, a Bitcoin and Blockchain-focused investment firm, thought this way.
However, almost immediately after Silbert shared the API link of Ethereum Classic on the Coinbase platform in online communities and social media, the Coinbase development team clarified that the API link is simply a relic from the previous Ethereum Classic payout. Coinbase announced that they have no plans to support ETC at this stage and that this API call is a relic of the ETC withdrawals.
Launch of the Ethereum Classic Investment Trust, that allows investors of public market to invest in Ethereum Classic, this cryptocurrency continued its growth.
Distributed database that is used to maintain a continuously growing list of records, called blocks.
Ethereum Classic is the sixth largest cryptocurrency in the market, with around $1.5 bln market cap. Although Coinbase representatives stated that they cannot provide any more information in regard to the cryptocurrencies the platform intends to support, analysts and experts have been encouraging Brian Armstrong, the CEO of Coinbase, to consider integrating Ethereum Classic.