In the week of 14 to 20 January, the news is related to the new delay of the bureaucratic continental Ethereum network. Bitcoin's maximum price for the past 7 days is $ 3,757, and the minimum price is $ 3,572. In addition, in Chile and Spain, the tax authorities are fine-tuning standards for fixing the crypto-active.
These are the news that affected the crypto-ecosystem last week:
- The rigid cord, programmed by Eterium, known as Constantinople, was postponed for the second time after the chain security firm discovered vulnerability in intelligent contracts, a few hours after activation. A group of miners, about 10% of the Ethereum network's hash, have not heard of the timing and have found themselves in the wrong block of blocks. At the end of the week, the main developers of Ethereum decided to remove the deficiency of the EIP-1283 proposal and activate the new version of Constantinople at the end of February at a height of 7,280,000 units.
- In Spain, the State Tax Agency is planning to advance in receive and analyze data from those who trade with cryptoLooks in this country. The aim is to have the necessary data to implement a tax regulation on the issue that will be approved in 2019. For its part, the Spanish financial regulator has been included in the list of warnings to several crypto companies, including the Airbit Club scheme.
- Chile's tax authorities have included profits for exchanging crypto-points among the income they have to pay taxes. Since April, the Chileans will begin to declare these assets for income tax purposes, even though they are exempt from value added tax.
- This week's Grin's main network, the crypto-focused, privacy-focused and scalable-enabled network was launched. That is right the second to use the MimbleWimble protocol, along with Beam, which started on January 3, 2019.
- This investigative investigation of the cyber-security of the exchange houses in the crypt only 21 of the 135 rated crypto bags offer optimal levels of cyber attack protection,
- Runescape player Sick Nerd received an anonymous 20-bit donation while broadcasting a live video game. The amount is equivalent to more than $ 70,000 at the time of donation.
Even when the bear market for cryptobultures is maintained, the technological development of the ecosystem continues to progress. The progress of the Lightning Network, which already has more than 5,500 public nodes and 20,000 payment channels, opens up an important prospect of bitcoin scaling in 2019. Ethereum network improvement proposals have community consensus and two new currencies focus on integrity privacy and flexibility.