• Ethereum Classic (ETC) is the second best-performing cryptocurrency Saturday as 15% price increases precede the Ethereum Classic Summit. ETC Summit Draws Jihan Wu, Silbert To Break Silence Ahead of the event, which takes place November 13-14 in Hong Kong, ETC reached multiweek highs of over $18 and is currently circling $16.90, cross-exchange data from Coinmarketcap shows. The uptick puts the altcoin behind only Bitcoin Cash in terms of daily growth, as the top 50 cryptocurrencies

    Ethereum Classic Beats All But Bitcoin Cash As Price Tops $18

    | 2017/11/13 10:45 am
  • Bram Cohen, creator of the famous but faltering BitTorrent, has announced he is a step closer to “solving Bitcoin’s centralization.” Cohen: Chia Has Had ‘Very Hot’ Seed Investment Speaking to technology industry magazine TechCrunch, Cohen said the Chia Network, his long-hinted Bitcoin alternative, could launch by late 2018. Some coverage of my new venture https://t.co/tCER6YKn5R — Bram Cohen (@bramcohen) November 8, 2017 A “very hot” seed investment round has enabled the project to get off

    BitTorrent Creator Looks To Launch Bitcoin Rival Chia in 2018

    | 2017/11/10 3:00 am
  • Interest in Bitcoin is intensifying. People wishing to purchase Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are flocking to digital currency exchanges, such as Coinbase. In effect, on November 2, 2017, as Bitcoin hit all-time highs for the third week in a row, Coinbase added more than 100,000 customers in just a 24-hour period. Many Are Now Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon The number of people wishing to participate in the cryptocurrency ecosystem is increasing exponentially. For example,

    Coinbase Adds 100k New Users in Just 24 Hours as Bitcoin Prices Continue to Climb

    | 2017/11/03 6:15 pm
  • Cloud Mining is losing popularity in the cryptosphere. Meet three alternatives that are giving cloud mining companies a run for their money! Cryptocurrency Mining Landscape & Cloud Mining The introduction of ASICs has changed the mining industry and has priced out regular users who can’t access large mining facilities and specialized hardware. This change has led to a centralized ecosystem where mining can only be performed by certain companies, many of which are hedging their risk

    Is Cloud Mining Dead? Meet the Alternatives

    | 2017/10/26 3:00 pm
  • Jeff Garzik, one of the original blockchain developers and co-founder of Bloq, will announce a new currency called Metronome later today. The “world’s first cross-chain currency” makes its debut at the Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas, as reported by Bloomberg. Cross-chain currency? Their words, not mine. The idea is that Metronome will be the first currency which is portable across multiple blockchains. The example case given in the Bloomberg article is rather confusing, and suggests that coins “used

    Garzik to launch portable coin amidst SegWit2x ‘upgrade’ debacle

    | 2017/10/24 11:15 am
  • Robert Ophèle, the new head of France’s stock market regulatory agency, the AMF, presented his goals, which focus on Bitcoin, initial coin offerings (ICOs) regulation, and making Paris more attractive for financial investors leaving London as a consequence of Brexit. Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies Fulfill a Legitimate Business Need Robert Ophèle detailed his five-year program for the AMF (Authorité des Marchés Financiers), in a recent interview with Challenges. He noted that the priorities of the

    France’s Stock Market Regulator is Positively Interested in Bitcoin and ICOs

    | 2017/10/09 12:00 pm
  • Major Chinese exchanges BTCChina and ViaBTC have announced they will shut down operations causing Bitcoin price to plunge as OKCoin and Huobi are expected to follow.  ICO Crackdown The recent days have been very interesting for cryptocurrency traders worldwide. On September 4, news emerged that Chinese regulators banned all Initial Coin Offerings that are based in China. The report from the People’s Bank of China stated that no individual or organization may longer raise funds through

    Bitpocalypse? Bitcoin Price Plunges as Chinese Exchanges Close

    | 2017/09/15 7:00 am
  • Less than a year after the industry began, running a Blockchain business using a digital token has suddenly become a lot more complicated. ICOs Float Between A Rock And A Hard Place The free-for-all of the first six months of 2017 when Blockchain startups and ‘projects’ created and sold tokens at will, often for hundreds of millions of dollars, has changed thanks to snap regulatory decisions. The context of regulator reactions continues to dictate digital

    UK Issues a Warning on ICOs But Some Are Already Immune

    | 2017/09/12 8:00 am
  • In a world of shady dealings and $50,000+ cash transactions, the team behind the Paragon platform looks to build a service that can be used to help the cannabis industry achieve more regulation and mainstream adoption. The Pot Problem Marijuana has been a point of debate across the United States. More and more research is being done into the study of weed and its short and long-term effects on the human body, and this knowledge

    Paragon Developing Platform to Bring Some Regulation to US Cannabis Market

    | 2017/09/08 1:30 pm
  • Chinese regulators have today taken the unprecedented move of banning all ICOs. This follows news last week that authorities intended to implement stricter regulations to protect investors from fraud. The People's Bank of China released a statement saying that all ICO's should be stopped immediately. $ETH #Bitcoin https://t.co/x3Ip2nJffY — WhalePanda (@WhalePanda) September 4, 2017 That’s one way to protect them There’s more… According to the joint statement issued by the People’s Bank of China and several regulatory commissions: Organizations

    IC-No! China bursts Initial Coin Offering Bubble

    | 2017/09/04 8:42 am
  • Decentralized advertisement network AdEx has announced its partnership with the content platform Snip. The AdEx Platform AdEx is a decentralized advertisement platform that uses blockchain technology to offer a fast, secure and efficient advertisement network. The platform was founded by the same team that created Streamio, a video content aggregator. On June 30, 2017, the AdEx token sale was able to raise the impressive amount of 40,000 Ether. In the last couple of weeks, the development progress

    AdEx announces partnership with content platform Snip

    | 2017/09/01 1:00 pm
  • Russian blockchain developers CarTaxi have just launched the first global service for towing vehicles. The platform brings together a list of all car towing companies and is already starting to change the outlook of the market. In the two months following the platform’s initial launch, the service already operates in over 15 different cities. The company’s global launch will be later in the year and the company has already organized its Pre-ICO campaign, set to

    The Blockchain ‘Uber’ of Car Towing, CarTaxi Launches Ethereum Based Platform

    | 2017/08/30 12:56 pm
  • A new and emerging cryptocurrency called LindaCoin is trying to take on the famous and tongue-n-cheek Dogecoin.  Lindacoin Takes on Dogecoin A new cryptocurrency has emerged which is trying to take on Dogecoin. Lindacoin is a new exciting cryptocurrency that is based on the prominent Scrypt algorithm. With its new unique features, the coin is trying to compete with the world-famous cryptocurrency Dogecoin. LindaCoin is using a hybrid combination of Proof of Work(PoW) and Proof

    LindaCoin is Trying to Take on The Famous Dogecoin

    | 2017/08/29 1:03 pm
  • After initiating withdrawal controls on Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges, Chinese regulators are now shifting their focus to Initial Coin Offerings. China to Crack Down on ICOs? According to a new draft legislation, Chinese regulators have expressed their intentions to implement stricter regulatory measures for Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs. China Securities Regulatory Commission is currently in talks with a few Blockchain enterprises. The Commission has expressed their particular concern with pyramid schemes in the form of

    Chinese Regulators are Targeting ‘Pyramid Scheme’ ICO’s

    | 2017/08/29 10:00 am
  • San Francisco and Kiev-based blockchain startup Propy, launched its Token Sale this week and it has already seen a great response. The crowd sale started at 6 AM PST on August 15th and had already raised over than $7.7 million. The project is being well supported by real estate innovators and cryptocurrency enthusiasts. The development support of these individuals has been instrumental in allowing Propy to start towards its goal to release the decentralized Propy Title

    Propy Raises Nearly $8 Million on First Day of Crowdsale, Partners with Ukraine Government Entity

    | 2017/08/27 10:00 am
  • Estonia is seriously thinking about creating its own digital currency called the estcoin. This move could bolster the country’s digital residents to almost ten times its actual population. There’s no denying the stellar rise of cryptocurrency. What many initially scoffed at has now become a major economic force. Large financial institutions, such as Goldman Sachs and Fidelity Investments, have jumped onto the cryptocurrency bandwagon. Now a major seismic shift may occur as a country, Estonia,

    Estonia Considering Creating Its Own Cryptocurrency

    | 2017/08/26 11:30 am
  • When buying a flame-grilled burger, you can get some cryptocurrency on the side as Burger King Russia has created one billion whoppercoin tokens via the Waves platform. Who knew that being asked if you want fries with that could mean getting some form of digital currency? However, such appears to be case as Burger King Russia is getting involved in cryptocurrency. The name of this new token is pure perfection for those who want their

    Burger King Russia Serves Up the Whoppercoin Token

    | 2017/08/24 3:00 am
  • Cryptocurrency Dash have this week announced that they are to fund a Blockchain Research Lab in partnership with the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering at Arizona State University. More Blockchain Research? If it seems like every other week there is a news story about yet another tin-pot government, trying to work out how blockchain technologies can benefit them, then take heart. Dash are spending their cash on bringing some high-end research back into the educational sphere. The new

    Dash Sponsors Arizona State University’s New Blockchain Research Lab

    | 2017/08/21 5:00 am
  • Canadian Bitcoin ATM company LocalCoinATM recently opened the first Ethereum ATM (ETH) in Toronto, and have added support for Ethereum on all their Bitcoin ATMs in the Greater Toronto Area. Citizens of the Great White North, rejoice! Canadian Bitcoin ATM company LocalCoinATM recently announced the opening of the first Ethereum ATM in Toronto, and have added support for Ethereum on the rest of their Bitcoin ATM network. The new ATM is located at 161 Church Street, Toronto

    LocalCoinATM Opens First Ethereum ATM in Toronto

    | 2017/08/20 11:00 am
  • Tezos, the startup whose recent ICO raised $109 million in less than 15 hours and a total $232 million in just three days, has announced its plan to open a $50 million venture fund. The $232 Million ICO With the recent hype surrounding ICOs, more and more startups are trying to raise money through token sales. This July, the U.S.-based startup launched its initial coin offering and was able to raise $232 million, which at this

    Tezos to Open $50 Million Venture Fund After Raising $232 Million

    | 2017/08/14 4:00 pm
  • In the wake of record-setting growth for digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, graphics card manufacturer Nvidia has expressed their intent to focus more on the cryptocurrency mining market. Cryptocurrency Mining Boom Since the beginning of 2017, the cryptocurrency market has grown at an enormous rate. In late 2016 the total market capitalization of the cryptocurrency market was a respectable $14 billion and in the months since has climbed a record-setting $135 billion as of this writing! Bitcoin

    Nvidia to Focus More on Cryptocurrency Mining Market

    | 2017/08/12 2:15 pm
  • A Russian entrepreneur has announced the upcoming ICO of Bitcoen, the world’s first kosher cryptocurrency that will follow Jewish law and traditions. Growing up in South Florida, I was used to seeing kosher delis dotting the landscape. Now it appears that kosher will be hitting the digital age as a new Jewish cryptocurrency called Bitcoen is set to be launched. This new kosher cryptocurrency is the brainchild of Viacheslav Semenchuk, a Russian entrepreneur. Bitcoen takes

    Cryptocurrency Goes Kosher with the New Bitcoen

    | 2017/08/10 7:30 am
  • A few days ago, we showed you how to grab some extra cryptocurrencies for free by simply holding Bitcoin. Today, we’re going to show you that you can do so not only by holding Bitcoin but also by simply having an email address. Previously, we explained how you could claim free lumens from Stellar and bytes from Byteball. Those are just two methods of getting free money. This time, we’re bringing you three ways! Free

    HODLing Bitcoin? Got an Email Address? Here are 3 More Ways to Get Free Money

    | 2017/07/28 4:45 pm