Bitcoin Gets Upstaged by a Glittering Crypto

By Luc Olinga Ether (ETH), the second cryptocurrency by market value, has been soaring for 48 hours after a software update that went well. Bitcoin rarely shares the stage in the cryptocurrency world. The most popular of digital currencies is accustomed to being alone in the photo finish and to be celebrated by its fans. This is the scenario that was playing out in recent weeks, especially with its rebound above $30,000 per unit, a level that had not been seen since last June. But this rise has been eclipsed for 48 hours now by the performance of another cryptocurrency. It is Ether (ETH), the …