Coinbase is adding Ethereum Classic to its exchange

Tech 12-6-2018 Mashable 20

New cryptocurrencies get added to crypto-exchanges all the time, but when Coinbase adds one, it's news. 

Coinbase, the largest U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange, has only supported four coins so far: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash. The addition of Ethereum Classic or ETC, announced on Tuesday, will happen "over the next few months," Coinbase told Mashable

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This will undoubtedly bring a new level of visibility to Ethereum Classic, which is a decentralized smart contract platform similar to Ethereum. In fact, Ethereum is a so-called hard fork of Ethereum Classic; it was created in July 2016 and the two projects share their blockchain history up until that point, though Ethereum got to keep the original name.  Read more...

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