Julia Magas

Julia is a researcher/journalist who covers the latest trends in finance and technology. Since 2013, she has been researching the cryptocurrency market and coordinating international conferences. Julia’s works are featured by popular fintech magazines, including Investing, SeekingAlpha and Bitcoinist, where she interviewed representatives from MIT, Indeed, Ethereum and more. She's trading some stocks and digital currencies for experimental purposes and hunting for the most interesting, cutting-edge technologies' use cases in investing and finance.

Author’s posts

Analysis
How far has the Ethereum blockchain come in the five years since its inception? We explore key developments, changes and challenges.
Five Years of Ethereum: From a Teenage Dream to a $38B Blockchain
Julia Magas
2020-07-31T20:26:00+01:00
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While a 51% attack on Bitcoin will cost a billion dollars, Dash developers say an attacker needs more than money to attack the Dash network.
Raising the Security Bar? Dash Claims a 51% Attack Is Not Enough
Julia Magas
2020-07-30T14:15:00+01:00
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Analysis
As the development of the digital yuan project progresses, the number of China’s largest companies testing the national cryptocurrency is rapidly growing.
Digital Yuan CBDC Momentum Grows as More Chinese Firms Get to Testing
Julia Magas
2020-07-19T07:54:00+01:00
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Analysis
Although Ether has seen its transaction volumes surge and active addresses skyrocket, its price has failed to spike in the past month.
Low Ether Volatility: No Trader Interest or Calm Before the ETH Storm?
Julia Magas
2020-07-09T19:33:00+01:00
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Analysis
Blockchain initiatives are being applied by large companies to reduce intermediaries and costs in the travel industry.
Destination Blockchain: Shaking Up Travel Industry and Cutting Costs
Julia Magas
2020-07-01T18:44:00+01:00
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While being a vital part of the transition to more scalable and secure blockchain, the Ethereum 2.0 upgrade can incur some risks for stakers, holders and trader...
Ethereum 2.0 Should Be Secure and Scalable but Poses Risks for Users
Julia Magas
2020-06-21T07:15:00+01:00
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While a minimum stake of 32 ETH is needed to become a validator on Ethereum 2.0, staking pools and services make the participation possible for everyone.
Ethereum 2.0: The Choice Between One’s Own Node and a Staking Service
Julia Magas
2020-06-14T13:31:00+01:00
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Security, a viable business model and an active community: why the majority of DApp developers still opt for the Ethereum blockchain.
Ethereum May Not Be Perfect, but Most DApps Still Like to Run With It
Julia Magas
2020-06-04T15:55:00+01:00
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