ETC forks into Ethereum Emerald

Ethereum Classic will undergo a hard fork into Ethereum Emerald on July 13 that features zero-tax fee and instant payments
19 May 2018   1542

The blockchain assets and and currency code for Ethereum Classic - Ethereum Emerald is to be forked on July 13. The roadmap for the whole Q3 2018 hints at zero-tax fee system and instant payments. The following features are expected to come along during the Q3:

  • Payment gateway;
  • Emerald wallet for mobile devices;
  • Desktop wallet.

The fork height is at 6100000th block. The coin market symbol is going to be ETE. The initial total supply is about 408 million ETE. On the launch date each and every ETC holder shall receive ETE with a 1:1 ratio for free. The mining algorithm stays the same as for the Ethereum - Ethash.

To learn more about the Ethereum Emerald, you can visit the official page here. At the moment of publication, the Ethereum Classic market parameters are as follows:

Average price USD 18.11
Market cap USD 1,842,494,547
Volume (24H) USD 166,148,000

Emerald 1.0 Ethereum Classic Wallet Released

Version 1.0 of this ETC wallet contains a lot of cool new features
26 June 2018   235

The Ethereum Classic team presented the first full version of the Emerald (v 1.0) wallet.

From the previous alpha and beta versions, the new release features a number of new features. This includes, in particular, the transaction history, the calculation of the balance in the account in the currency, the notification of updates and the dialog box in the presence of network errors.

Emerald Wallet
Emerald Wallet

The launch of the mobile version of Emerald Wallet is scheduled for 2018. Check GitHub for more info.