• In January, controversial Hungarian-American investor, business magnate, and political activist George Soros called cryptocurrencies a bubble. Now, he’s getting ready to trade them. The Price is Right As reported by Bloomberg, Soros Fund Management’s Adam Fisher has received internal approval to trade digital currencies, though insiders claim no trades have yet been made. The news comes only a few months after the controversial business magnate spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos in January,

    George Soros to Begin Trading Cryptocurrencies

    | 2018/04/06 1:30 pm
  • Today, some individuals involved with Monero have “declared sovereignty” against the developers of the prominent privacy-focused cryptocurrency — choosing instead to follow the ASIC-supporting legacy chain dubbed Monero Classic. A Declaration of Decentralization According to an official statement from MoneroClassic.org, the forked cryptocurrency comes about as a resistance to Monero developers changing the cryptocurrency’s proof-of-work model to counter Bitmain-produced ASICs — a decision purportedly made out of fear that Bitmain would be able to effectively

    What the Fork? Monero Classic Already Accused of Being a ‘Scam’

    | 2018/04/06 9:30 am
  • The cryptocurrency market is not the way it used to be anymore, no, not at all! As weak-handed bag holders get shaken out and institutional investors wait for regulatory decisions (and the floor), the market for digital currencies is shifting dramatically — and for the better. Shaking out the Weak Hands In December, everyone was a day-trading cryptocurrency expert. Stories abound about co-workers who convinced their mothers to buy ten litecoins at $350 apiece, and

    Analysts: ‘Seismic Shift’ Occurring in Cryptocurrency Market

    | 2018/04/06 8:00 am
  • Pollution happens when nature cannot destroy something without hurting itself, meaning anything it did not create. Fossil fuels, radioactivity, methane gas, plastic, toxic chemicals—once dumped, these things sit in nature, in the sky or ground or water, damaging the environments they now occupy. Pollution is one of the most dangerous and imminent threats facing the world today. Clean freshwater is crucial for all life on earth, but World Wildlife Fund reports that 1.1 billion people

    Fighting Pollution One Block at a Time

    | 2018/04/06 7:00 am
  • Chelan County in Washington is taking a stand against unauthorized crypto mining. Its Public Utility District (PUD) has started by cutting miners’ power, and are moving towards possibly imposing heavy fines. Earlier this year saw the little town of Wenatchee in Chelan County shine in the crypto spotlight as being a preferred destination for Bitcoin mining. Now, the county is once again the focus, but for a slightly different reason – illegal cryptocurrency mining Action Taken

    A Washington County is Taking Steps to Halt Illegal Cryptocurrency Mining

    | 2018/04/06 4:00 am
  • With the current state of cryptocurrency trading being riddled with complexities, roadblocks, and unreliable solutions, Exenium brings a stable, secure and easy-to-use exchange right at your fingertips. It’s now possible to trade your preferred crypto anywhere and anytime right from your mobile device. Exenium is a multi-platform cryptocurrency exchange created with the intention of solving the complex issues currently faced by the highly volatile crypto market. Bringing the world’s first chatbot trading platform, supporting messengers

    Exenium: Crypto Exchange for Hipsters

    | 2018/04/06 3:00 am
  • One emerging development that we are seeing within blockchain architecture is the growing need to construct the optimal consensus algorithm. These algorithms are fundamental in ensuring that network consensus as to the shared state of the ledger can be reached. What is Proof of Burn? We have seen the creation of a number of different consensus algorithms, with proof of work (PoW) being the most popular. Each type of protocol represents a different approach as

    Proof of Burn: A Better Alternative to Proof of Work?

    | 2018/04/06 1:00 am
  • Automated systems comprise a fast growing technology paradigm that is already changing various industries, especially the payments industry. And, while various online payments companies offer their customers perks similar to those given by traditional banks, nowhere is there potential for radical value transformation in payment systems usage incentivization greater than in the blockchain space. A Payments Problem Meets a Decentralized Solution  The portion of the payments space representing startups and smaller companies like Venmo or

    Blockchain-Based Automation Changing the Crypto-Payments Space

    | 2018/04/05 11:00 pm
  • The CEO of high-profile South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinnest has reportedly been arrested after siphoning user funds into his own account. Fraud and Embezzlement According to a report from Maeil Business Newspaper today (via Reuters), employees of South Korea’s fifth largest cryptocurrency exchange, Coinnest, “were detained on Thursday in connection with the alleged embezzlement of assets.” ZDNet reports that the individuals arrested are CEO Kim Ik-hwan and another senior executive — both on charges of fraud

    Coinnest Crypto Exchange CEO Arrested for Fraud and Embezzlement

    | 2018/04/05 7:00 pm
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has officially ordered all regulated entities to refrain from providing services to any and all businesses involved in the dealing of digital currencies — including, of course, Bitcoin. Bitcoin Ban The announcement comes via an official press release issued by The Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Unsurprisingly, the RBI positions itself as merely looking out for consumers’ interests, while also citing the frequently used claims that cryptocurrencies are simply

    RBI Bans India’s Financial Institutions from Cryptocurrency Related Business Dealings – Ulterior Motives at Play?

    | 2018/04/05 5:00 pm
  • Back in January, Facebook banned all advertisements associated with cryptocurrency, the blockchain, ICOs, wallets, trading advice, and other related topics. Google will enact the same policy in June, which means companies participating in the crypto game are going to face some tough challenges ahead. What Initiated the Ban Why are big-name companies like Facebook and Google doing this? In a blog post from March 14th, Google clarified,  We updated several policies to address ads in

    Why There’s a Crackdown on Crypto Ads, and What It Means for Future Crypto Companies

    | 2018/04/05 4:00 pm
  • 2018’s cryptocurrency charts have you feeling blue? Don’t worry. According to some experts, there are still plenty of riches to be made by investing in market leaders. ‘Still way too early’ In 2017, plenty of individuals joined the new crypto-rich crew. However, many also became crypto-poor — having been left holding the bag after buying at all-time highs. Explained Invest.com Senior Analyst Jesse Cohen to Forbes: It’s safe to say that the price action in

    Experts: Cryptocurrency is ‘A Multi-Decade Trend’ and ‘Proxy for True Freedom’

    | 2018/04/05 3:00 pm
  • Ripple has certainly signed no shortage of deals over the past few months. Two deals the company hasn’t been able to sign, however, are with two of the United States’ largest cryptocurrency exchanges — Gemini and Coinbase. Too Risky Ripple may be making friends all over the world, but it’s been unsuccessful gaining traction on US-based exchanges. According to Bloomberg, four unidentified insiders, who are knowledgeable of the situation, claim Ripple offered financial incentives to

    Here’s the Real Reason Why Coinbase & Gemini Won’t List Ripple (XRP)

    | 2018/04/05 9:00 am
  • Monex Group’s recent announcement of an acquisition of Coincheck has been approved by both parties. What is the future of the cryptocurrency exchange? A week ago, Monex Group, a Japanese-based financial services firm, announced that they were planning on acquiring the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, Coincheck. This deal, which was all the talk over the past few days, was recently confirmed by both parties. A Tough Start to 2018 Earlier this year, Coincheck suffered a hack

    Coincheck Confirms Takeover By Monex Group

    | 2018/04/05 3:00 am
  • Following suit with various other cities around the globe, South Korea’s capital city is looking to become one of the largest cities in the world with its own official cryptocurrency. S stands for S-coin South Korea is already one of the cryptocurrency capitals of the world. As such, the country’s capital city of Seoul is looking to adopt its own official cryptocurrency. Seoul’s mayor, Park Won-soon, proposed the idea to launch a city-wide digital currency

    South Korean Capital Looks to Launch City-Wide Cryptocurrency S-Coin

    | 2018/04/05 1:00 am
  • Bitcoin and cryptocurrency is seriously big business in South Korea, and none more so than amongst the millennial generation. But the recent free-fall in prices across the board has caught many unawares and unable to cope. How Big? Currently, even after February’s crash, the Korean won is still the third biggest currency for bitcoin trades. It trails some way behind the Japanese Yen and US Dollar but accounts for around half of trades outside these key currencies.

    Korean Millennials Struggle with Hard Truths of Crypto Economy

    | 2018/04/04 11:00 pm
  • You think your losses from hodling been bad this year? Odds are, they pale in comparison to losses accrued from hacks and scams. A Bull Run for Crypto Scammers According to data shared with Business Insider, hackers and scammers have made already off with $670 million in cryptocurrency this year. The data comes from cryptocurrency investment advisors Crypto Aware, which has collected information on every major cryptocurrency-related hack and scam since June 2011. During that

    ‘Don’t Be Greedy’: Cryptocurrency Scammers & Hackers Have Raked In $670 Million So Far This Year

    | 2018/04/04 9:00 pm
  • India may be most well known for its Taj Mahal and Golden Temple. However, it is gaining a reputation in the crypto community as a place to find an extremely affordable provider of marketing services. Marketing can be expensive, whether in-house services or outsourcing. In the fast-moving crypto world, it will also help in determining how successful your ICO will be. This in itself is a multi-billion-dollar industry, with, according to The Times of India,

    India Becoming the ICO-Marketing Hub for Crypto Platforms

    | 2018/04/04 3:00 pm
  • Though Bitcoin remains the brand most associated with cryptocurrency, Ethereum is topping the charts in India. Ethereum Rising When one mentions cryptocurrency, it’s safe to assume that Bitcoin is the first thing to pop into the average person’s head. However, that may no longer be the case in India. The world’s second most populous country is finding its citizens more interested in Ethereum — the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization — than Bitcoin. As reported

    Ethereum Interest Tops Bitcoin in India

    | 2018/04/04 1:00 pm
  • Zeroedge is the world’s first online casino that offers two unique advantages to the general online gambling public. Firstly, Zeroedgeruns exclusively on cryptocurrency (like Bitcoin for example) although, in this case, that cryptocurrency is Zeroedge Casinos own unique cryptocurrency called ZeroCoin. The second advantage, and by far the most significant, is the fact that Zeroedge, much like its name suggests, will be offering a true 0% house edge to its players. This essentially means that,

    Interview with Zerocoin CEO Adrian Casey – How Zeroedge.bet Will Impact the Gambling Industry?

    | 2018/04/04 12:30 pm
  • The founders of EncryptoTel have created a decentralized telecommunications platform which realizes the ever-increasing importance of privacy in regards to business and individual communication. Encrypto Telecom is a startup formed as a result of an effective and successful cooperation between a variety of top-tier professionals from the telecommunications industry, who have successfully developed a cloud-based solution — in combination with blockchain technology — which will become an integral part of the ecosystem’s decentralized telecommunications infrastructure.

    Encrypto Telecom: The Future of Telecommunication is Encrypted

    | 2018/04/04 6:00 am
  • Bitcoin might get a serious kick towards widespread and unobtrusive adoption as a leading Canadian fintech company Mogo launched a new app letting people buy Bitcoin with a credit card. Canadian Can Now Buy Bitcoin from Their Phones Mogo, a Vancouver-based Fintech Company, also claims to be the very first in the country to bring an accessible solution for buying and selling bitcoin right at the fingertips of its users. David Feller, Founder and CEO

    Canadians Can Now Buy Bitcoin With a Credit Card From an App

    | 2018/04/04 1:00 am
  • After many individuals speculated that cryptocurrency proponent John McAfee was charging for promotional tweets, the computer programmer is now openly selling his tweets for six figures each. The Price of a Pump British-American computer programmer and businessman John McAfee, who famously founded software company McAfee Associates, has been a controversial figure in cryptocurrency since — well — the beginning. Now, after months of speculation following daily-turned-weekly cryptocurrency features on Twitter, McAfee has revealed that he indeed

    Want John McAfee to Promote Your Cryptocurrency? It’ll Cost You $105,000 Per Tweet

    | 2018/04/03 9:30 pm