Einsteinium Hard Fork implemented

The hard fork of Einsteinium cryptocurrency aimed at the reduction of supply occured at 14:50 Central Time on December 10
10 December 2017   1581

Einsteinium is a cryptocurrency of Einsteinium Foundation, which has a mission to raise funds for scientific research and their mining tax creates a pool of funds that provide grants to deserving applicants.

Einsteinium EMC2 hard fork occured on block 1699157 at 14:50 Central Time on December 10. The hard fork is an updated code with a lower supply of 55 Mln burn. According to the EMC2 Hard Fork Countdown website, the hard fork was successfully implemented.

Einsteinium hard fork countdownEinsteinium Hard Fork Countdown

As it was stated on the official website of the coin, exchanges such as Poloniex, Bittrex and others support the EMC2 fork, and are now running new nodes (wallet version 0.13.48.0 - Excalibur). 

Einsteinium cryptocurrency itself has shown a skyrocketing tendency connected with the implementation of the hard fork having risen 166% within past 7 days moving to the 32 place in the list of cryptocurrencies ranked by market capitalisation. The price of the coin rose from $0,8 on December 5 to $1,8 on December 12, while the market capitalisation rose from $190 million to $430 million within past 7 days.

Einsteinium chartsEinsteinium Charts

At the moment of press, these are main market parameters of Einsteinium:

  • Average price: $1.91
  • Marketcap: $413 567 545
  • 24h volume: $131 707 000

Wirex to Issue 26 Stablecoins on XLM Blockchain

Wirex chosen Stellar blockchain because company considers it safe, easily scalable and relatively inexpensive to use
25 April 2019   66

British online banking platform Wirex has announced the listing for the XLM token, as well as the release of 26 stablecoins on the Stellar blockchain, pegged to fiat currencies, including USD, EUR, GBP, HKD and SGD.

Prior to this, Wirex card supported eight digital assets and ten fiat currencies.

In addition, Wirex added the ability to instantly convert steablecoins to each other at over-the-counter rates.

As the company expects, new assets will be used for money transfers, issue and redemption of tokens, as well as for payments for services.

The choice of Wirex fell on the Stellar blockchain, as the company considers it safe, easily scalable and relatively inexpensive to use.

Last year Wirex became the third company in a row that received a license to provide services in the UK and Europe.