• Hot on the heels of their Coincheck acquisition, Monex has stated that Japanese exchanges need to have tougher regulations in place. Japan has long been known for being a crypto-friendly country. In fact, they saw phenomenal numbers last year when $97 billion was traded in just one month. In addition, reports for the 20th of April show that Yen-based Bitcoin trades made up more than 50% of global trades over a 24-hour period. As regulation

    Japan Needs to Have Stricter Exchange Regulations According to Monex

    | 2018/04/21 8:00 pm
  • The market has finally turned bullish and there seem to be many diamonds in the rough left for finding. There are many major conferences coming up which is a very positive sign heading into summer. This week has a few specific cryptocurrencies which can yield significant returns in the near future. These cryptocurrencies include ZCL, ARY, and HIRE. State of the Market  The price of BTC is still down over 50 percent since the highs

    3 Cryptocurrencies Likely to Beat Bitcoin for the Week of April 23

    | 2018/04/21 2:00 pm
  • You probably already know that the Waves blockchain is the fastest and arguably the most user-friendly currently in existence, but did you know that the platform’s next wave of technology — powerful, feature-rich smart contracts — is already on the horizon? What are Smart Contracts? A smart contract is a computer protocol intended to digitally facilitate, verify, or enforce the negotiation or performance of a contract while allowing for the completion of credible, trackable and

    Surf Smart Contracts on the Waves Blockchain

    | 2018/04/21 1:00 pm
  • 28-year-old ex-realtor, bitcoin millionaire, and rapper, CoinDaddy, was recently interviewed by Business Insider. That’s some serious shizzle for a man who claims his songs deliberately “aren’t that good.” Let’s explore those murky waters where crypto and music meet. Bitcoin… blah blah blah… Rapper So I bet you’re just dying to hear the CoinDaddy story. It’s actually pretty short and sweet… In 2013 he met a guy in a bar who told him to put everything into bitcoin,

    When Two Worlds Collide – CoinDaddy and the Rise of Bit-Hop

    | 2018/04/21 1:30 am
  • Online casino gambling is the biggest industry on the web right now and if you’ve ever wanted to build your very own online casino, now is the best time to do so! 2018 is the year for the entrepreneur and the internet adventurer, with all sorts of possibilities now available. This includes online casinos which, up until now, have always been the domain of big business. Almost everyone knows that getting into the online casino

    The Easy Guide to Building Your Own Online Casino in Just 5 Minutes

    | 2018/04/20 11:30 pm
  • Crypto “revolution” has been most evident in the fintech sector but it slowly making inroads in other areas and even artists are beginning to appreciate the benefits that cryptocurrency can bring. A series of articles by Tim Schneider from ArtnetNews pretty much sums up the current state of play in the art world and the digital economy, and I urge anyone who is interested in the topic to review those in greater detail. The author

    How Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Tech are Changing the Art World

    | 2018/04/20 10:30 pm
  • Australia’s Hunter Energy has signed a contract with the IOT Group, a cryptocurrency mining firm, in an effort to reopen a coal power plant in the Hunter Valley Region of Australia. The move would sell electricity at wholesale costs to blockchain companies in an effort to encourage blockchain innovation in the country. An Unlikely Location It seems that despite a plethora of new and advancing technologies entering the market, the methods to power these technologies have

    Coal-Powered Computers: Australia to Reopen Coal Power Plant to Mine Bitcoin

    | 2018/04/20 8:30 pm
  • Last year saw a giant influx of crypto hedge funds while in 2018 several have closed or failed to launch. Earlier this month, Bloomberg reported that nine cryptocurrency hedge funds have closed this year, with only two of the top twenty-five funds reporting gains in Q1 of this year. The reality is that there’s an over saturation of crypto hedge funds with over 167 opened in 2017. While nine of them are closing and many other

    Crypto Hedge Funds on the Precipice, Future Outlook Uncertain

    | 2018/04/20 6:30 pm
  • Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin seemed to confirm he is “establishment-friendly” in a new interview which has led to a critical reception from cryptocurrency figures. ‘Very Revealing’ Speaking to the Financial Times in a piece published April 18, Buterin was economical with his words but provided some “very revealing” information. Specifically, his links with the Russian government following meetings about Ethereum last year appear to have made Buterin more tolerant. “He has explained he’s establishment-friendly these

    ‘Losing Credibility’? Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Hints He’s Pro-Establishment

    | 2018/04/20 2:30 pm
  • DAOs (decentralized autonomous organizations) might just be one of the most revolutionary concepts to come out of the blockchain world. DAOs are organizations in which contracts and agreements are enforced through blockchain smart contracts. Because no overseeing force is needed to authorize a smart contract, (just as no overseeing force is needed to authorize a Bitcoin transaction) DAOs have radical potential to create distributed and decentralized organizations. If DAOs are going to fulfill that potential,

    DAOstack – The ‘WordPress’ for DAOs

    | 2018/04/20 12:30 pm
  • Of all extant cryptocurrencies – over 1,500 – those restricted to mobile platforms, wallets, and exchanges comprise a fairly small portion. Yet despite ERC20 and utility tokens’ dominance in the ICO landscape, there is a high potential for mobile-only cryptocurrencies to democratize mining and dramatically decrease transaction costs. Potentially, this makes mobile-based cryptocurrencies, in aggregate, a foundation for tangible and tractable work to reverse the remaining and foundational problems seen with dominant cryptocurrencies today. The

    Mobile Crypto Mining Democratizes Cryptocurrency for Everyone

    | 2018/04/20 4:30 am
  • ICOs and cryptocurrency startups have been slumping recently due to the bearish signs which were seen in the first quarter of 2018. However, Basis, a promising start-up, has broken that trend by raising over $133 Million U.S. in private funding. A cryptocurrency startup by the name of Basis (formerly named Basecoin), has just announced that they have raised over $133 Million dollars in funding from well-known venture capitalist firms. Three Princeton grads just got $133

    Venture Captalists Pour $133 Million into Stablecoin Startup

    | 2018/04/20 2:30 am
  • BitDegree, a Lithuanian cryptocurrency startup, hopes to help change the face of online education through their online platform and cryptocurrency. So What is BitDegree? BitDegree is an online platform, with its own native cryptocurrency, that was founded at the start of 2017. BitDegree intends to revolutionize how education functions today and allow prospective users to learn technology-based skills through online courses. BitDegree utilizes companies looking to hire employees to help fund online courses for such

    Cryptocurrency Startup BitDegree Pays Students To Learn

    | 2018/04/20 12:30 am
  • April 18 marked the launch of Mingo’s public ICO, which jumps off with a 20% bonus lasting until May 1. Their MGT token is offered at a modest minimum purchase of just 800 tokens (for 0.1 ETH), so virtually anyone can access this innovative app once it goes live. When announcing the launch of Mingo’s ICO at the Dublin Tech Summit, Joe Arthur, CEO of Mingo, said: We are excited to announce the Mingo ICO

    Mingo ICO Launched at Dublin Tech Summit

    | 2018/04/19 11:30 pm
  • Crypto markets are maturing, it remains to be seen how many companies that have raised money by issuing tokens will be alive in the next two years.  For anyone serious about blockchain technology and ICOs, Blockchain Expo Global is a must event to attend and this year, the event has attracted even more visitors than before. Held in London, UK, the event itself is a 2-day exhibition and an opportunity for companies to pitch and

    Blockchain Expo Global – Crypto La La land

    | 2018/04/19 10:30 pm
  • Listing properties for Bitcoin is an emerging trend. Now, one cryptocurrency believer is opening up his six-story brick-and-mortar home on New York’s Upper East Side for purchase with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple. Living Large If you’re a resident of New York and looking to move up to the big leagues, a 22-foot-wide, six-story, marble-and-limestone house at East 76th Street near Fifth Avenue is now available for purchase with the three leading cryptocurrencies. The property in

    Got $45 Million in Bitcoin, Ethereum, or Ripple? Buy a House Near Fifth Avenue

    | 2018/04/19 8:30 pm
  • GIFcoin continues to sell out at each stage of their ICO, proving that the public is more than ready to be a part of their profit-sharing revolution. There’s no denying that online gambling has a strong allure. Having the chance to earn some money from the comfort of your couch? Who would say no to that? It’s also a great way to relax, which is part of the reason that it’s a billion-dollar industry.  In

    GIFcoin Moon-Bound as Stage Three of Their Token Sale Sells Out

    | 2018/04/19 5:30 pm
  • Binance has its own coin, KuCoin has its own coin, — and soon, Bithumb, the South Korean exchange, will be joining the club. BITHUMB Coin Bithumb, one of South Korea’s major cryptocurrency exchanges, is planning on issuing its own in-house cryptocurrency, called BITHUMB Coin. BITHUMB Coin’s initial coin offering (ICO), however, can not take place in the exchange’s home country of South Korea, since the East Asian nation banned the controversial fundraising method last year.

    Bithumb to Issue Own Coin – ‘BITHUMB Coin’

    | 2018/04/19 4:30 pm
  • The bulls are back in town as a sea of green engulfs cryptocurrency portfolios everywhere — but is it too late to catch the wave of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cardano? All Aboard! Bitcoin is currently trading at $8,234.14, up 14.63 percent over the last week. As is generally the case, the rest of the cryptocurrency market has followed Bitcoin’s lead. Ethereum (ETH) is up 20.93 percent over the same time span, while Ripple (XRP) is up 35.03

    Are Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cardano ‘Leaving the Station?’

    | 2018/04/19 2:30 pm
  • Have you ever had dreams about starting your own online casino just like in Casino Royale? You may have even looked into it in the past but may have been put off by the online casino industry. Don’t worry, you’re not alone! Many in the past have tried to open their own online casino, only to run into stumbling block after stumbling block. There are several reasons why it is so difficult for the average

    Thinking About Starting Your Own Online Casino? It’s Easier than You Think

    | 2018/04/19 9:30 am
  • Savedroid founder Dr. Yassin Hankir publicly announced his own $50 million exit scam on Twitter by posting a selfie of himself at the airport and a beach resort, along with the message “Thanks guys! Over and out …” [MAJOR UPDATE]: Dr. Yassin Hankir has posted a video, declaring that the entire incident was a PR stunt to show how vulnerable investors are to ICO scams. He calls for greater regulation in order to protect investors from

    $50 Million ICO Savedroid Scam Artist Posts Selfie While Fleeing Country [MAJOR UPDATE]

    | 2018/04/19 8:30 am
  • Six months ago, South Korea — one of the largest cryptocurrency markets in the world — banned the issuance of new cryptocurrencies. However, that hasn’t stopped South Korean blockchain entrepreneurs from circumventing the country’s restrictions by launching Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) overseas. Chased Out In September, the cryptocurrency hotspot of South Korea officially banned Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) within its borders. Some blockchain companies, however, are skirting such restrictions by issuing their coins and tokens abroad.

    How Icon (ICX) and Others Skirt South Korean Restrictions

    | 2018/04/18 10:30 pm
  • NAGA takes the stress and pain out of managing multiple investment accounts across a multitude of trading platforms by offering a base to meet every cryptocurrency investor’s needs – and it’s all powered by the NAGA COIN. A Unified Platform The way things stand today, banks and financial institutions around the world are in almost complete control of financial access – setting the rules and keeping things far from transparent. Because of this, the amount

    What is NAGA Coin (NGC)?

    | 2018/04/18 5:00 pm