Receive all Bitcoinist news in Telegram! To title this week dramatic lead developer bitcoin the cryptocurrency space would be an understatement. BTC has seen a price surge with renewed interest from big names like Goldman Sachs while altcoins have major events on the horizon. This is a very exciting period for altcoins like BTC, ZCL, ENJ, and DGB.
What a Week It Has Been, What a Week It Will Be The cryptocurrency markets have finally broken out of a multi-month bear slump in brute force. Goldman Sachs announced earlier this week they would begin futures trading of BTC and also were considering a trading desk. This was confirmed on Thursday, May 3, 2018, with the likely pursuit of similar operations by other Wall Street Banks. A recent announcement by the Anonymous Bitcoin team revealed that BTC and ZCL will both be receiving a forked coin on September 10, 2018. This past week a new dev team announced on CNBC they would be forking ZCL with BTC, creating Anonymous Bitcoin. This was the first televised fork announcement by a major broadcaster like CNBC.
This would allow individuals to be incentivized to hold their Anonymous Bitcoin vs actively trade it. This fork was officially announced April 28, 2018. 40 before conflicting news was announced by prior ZCL dev teams regarding the inauthenticity of the fork. The Anonymous Bitcoin team has defended their position and remained completely transparent regarding their methods for forking ZCL while being present and doing interviews at the last two cryptocurrency conventions in Miami and Los Angeles. The Founder of the project, Jake Greenbaum, will be going to Consensus to continue to network, interview, and share the philosophy behind why forks create better technology at little to no cost to the crypto community.