Bitcoin Price Could Hit $15,000 This Year

Christopher Matta, Goldman Sachs

According to my estimates, the recent tx spam on the ETH network cost up to ~$15m USD

Vitalik Buterin

The Main Ethereum’s Issue Is Solved: The Coin Hits A-Year-To-Trade Maximum

Streamr developers presented Monoplasma scaling technology which can improve altcoin network operation. ETH price increased to $144.
Average Ethereum rate exceeded $144 for the first time since January, 10th. The crypto currency has increased by 14,6% over the last 24 hours. The token rate started growing when Streamr blockchain platform developers presented scaling solution Monoplasma.
According to the project creators, dApps developers aimed at distribution of dividends, airdrops and staking an use a new technology. The startup’s head sent artificial tokens to 200 000 Ethereum addresses to present a new technology. The team explains that one can get the money, but can’t send it back.
Monoplasma payment channels are protected from double spend attack. Next week, on February, 27th, Ethereum network will be hardforked. Earlier, Vitalik Buterin announced that revealed vulnerability was not serious, so the hardfork wouldn’t be postponed. Ethereum rate has increased by 38% over the last 12 days.