• Darknet marketplace “Alphabay” has announced that it will allow vendors to accept Zcash alongside Bitcoin and Monero. Zcash is Coming to Alphabay The announcement was posted on Reddit on May 25th, 2017. It reads: We decided to move forward and we will accept Zcash payments starting July 1st, 2017. Alphabay is one of the most popular online “Dark marketplaces.” Previously, it only allowed their vendors to accept Bitcoin and Monero as payment. The website is thought to be hosted

    Alphabay Dark Market to Accept Zcash in July

    | 2017/05/25 8:00 am
  • The Beth Fund is a new generation investment fund, headed by Dr. Seiji Yoshizaki, partner Hayato Takano and a team of four Japanese fintech entrepreneurs. The blockchain-based fund combines their company’s ‘Deep Learning’ practices with the power of Ethereum Technology.   As they develop innovative technology, the company is offering an opportunity to investors and cryptocurrency community members to be part of the ecosystem by participating in the ICO. The upcoming Beth crowdsale is expected

    Beth: A New Generation Closed-End Fund Based on Ethereum & Deep Learning

    | 2017/05/23 5:30 pm
  • MobileGo has gathered over $26 million dollars making it the second most successful crowd sale in the cryptosphere, and the fourth in the world. [Note: This is a sponsored article] MobileGo Raises Over $26 Million & Counting Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are changing the way projects are being crowdfunded, creating a new generation blockchain-based tokens like appcoins and assets. Although ICOs started with Mastercoin’s relatively modest sum of roughly 500,000 USD, they are now taking

    MobileGo Becomes 2nd Biggest ICO Ever, Netting Over $26 Million

    | 2017/05/19 9:30 am
  • The Ripple cryptocurrency XRP has been the center of attentions, rallying to unprecedented heights over the last month but what is truly fueling the rally? [Note: This is an Op-Ed] XRP Shoots Up 445% Ripple has been enjoying a phenomenal month on the price charts, constantly breaking all time highs and dominating daily trading volume. Although recent times have been filled with exciting rallies, XRP has overshadowed every altcoin out there, growing over 445%% in two weeks,

    Ripple Soars 445% in 2 Weeks, But XRP Holders Won’t Like This Article

    | 2017/05/17 9:00 am
  • The UK-based Bitcoin startup, BitConnect is experiencing a substantially consistent growth of its BitConnect Coin cryptocurrency. The sustained rise in user adoption follows the company’s announcement of record value and market capitalization, during Q1 2017. [Note: This is a press release.] BitConnect Coin is a community-driven, open-source, peer-to-peer cryptocurrency, designed for mass adoption and has a limited total supply of units. The cryptocurrency (BCC) entered the market in Q1 2017 and recorded a market capitalization of 

    Cryptocurrency BitConnect Coin Sees Sustained Growth Amid a Surge in Adoption

    | 2017/05/14 1:37 pm
  • Hungary is the latest to take legal action against OneCoin as the country’s central bank organizes task force against the cryptocurrency scheme. The OneCoin Task Force Following India and Germany, Hungary is the most recent country to mount a crackdown on the OneCoin scheme. Following several warnings issued regarding the nature of dangerous nature OneCoin, the Hungarian central bank, Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB) is now assembling a task force aimed at dismantling the OneCoin operation. Announced

    Hungary’s Central Bank Cracks Down on OneCoin

    | 2017/05/10 3:00 pm
  • SegWit activation day is here for Litecoin as the fourth-largest cryptocurrency gains another 38% in price. Litecoin Passes $35, Lee Remains Cool With just several hours to go before its “locked-in” status changes to “activated”, investors are celebrating as Litecoin’s price per token exceeds $35. The surge marks a turnaround in the altcoin’s fortunes, prices having suffered earlier this week as assets across the board hemorrhaged value. Poloniex, a major altcoin exchange, experienced slowness and

    Litecoin Activates SegWit Today As Price Nears $40

    | 2017/05/10 9:48 am
  • Ether is nearing the $90 mark, a significant milestone for the young cryptocurrency platform. Today, we’re going to explore some of the driving factors behind the Ethereum rally. Ethereum is on the rise Ether, the underlying asset within the Ethereum blockchain, continues to turn heads on the price charts as it broke the $80 mark in the USD market. Currently sitting at $88, Ethereum has surged 13.53% during the last day. Trading volumes are also

    Ethereum Nears $90 as Bitcoin Price Surges

    | 2017/05/04 12:00 pm
  • The Legends Room, a new strip club in Las Vegas, is reinventing the strip club experience by issuing its own cryptocurrency token, The Legends cryptocurrency (LGD). “Dance dollars have now gone digital” Dollar bills have since long been an iconic part of strip clubs. From “making it rain” to the simple dollar bill kindly tucked within an undergarment, paper money has long ruled the striptease scene. However, one strip club is willing to replace tradition

    Las Vegas Strip Club Issues Own Cryptocurrency Token

    | 2017/05/02 1:00 pm
  • Decred is a cryptocurrency project and platform built with the sole purpose of granting its participants the power to guide the ecosystem. This democratic design eliminates the possibility of interference from separate entities or governments. Control in the Hands of the Community The much-anticipated recent release of Decred v1.0 marks the beginning of direct community consensus voting. Decred will be the first cryptocurrency to reappropriate its governing control away from a centralized authority to the

    Decred, The World’s First Fully Democratic Cryptocurrency Platform, Receives an Upgrade

    | 2017/04/30 12:00 pm
  • Cryptocurrency based retirement fund, BitcoinIRA.com has announced the launch of Ethereum IRA. The new investment product offering allows people to invest in an Ether-based, Individual Retirement Account (IRA). Demand for Ether Prompts Ethereum IRA Ethereum has recently fortified its position as the second largest cryptocurrency in the market, right below Bitcoin. The demand for Ether is on the rise following significant developments and implementations of Ethereum platform for a range of applications. The creation of

    Bitcoin IRA Launches World’s First Ethereum IRA Retirement Fund

    | 2017/04/29 6:00 am
  • eToro has revealed that the number of users its Bitcoin and Ethereum has soared while trading volumes have “exploded” on its platform since the beginning of the year.  eToro Runs Up Trading Volume 4,500% EToro, a leading online trading and investment platform, has experienced a huge increase in both cryptocurrency users and trading volume of Bitcoin and Ethereum, according to Marketwatch.  So far this year, eToro users trading CFDs (contracts for difference) in cryptocurrencies his risen by

    EToro Sees Bitcoin & Ethereum Trading Volume ‘Explode’ by 4,500%

    | 2017/04/28 5:30 am
  • The Ethereum Classic team addressed the current ICO hype, warning against “manipulative crowdsale tactics,” while promising not to vouch for coin offerings “in the same capacity” as the Ethereum Foundation.  Ethereum Classic on ‘Irrational Appcoin Exuberance’ The Ethereum Classic development team has shared its opinion on what Nick Tomaino’s called, the “Irrational Appcoin Exuberance.” This exuberance is currently seen in Ethereum and may soon come to Ethereum Classic as more capital flows into the network. Citing concerns regarding

    Ethereum Classic Takes Stance Against ‘Manipulative Crowdsale Tactics’

    | 2017/04/27 8:30 am
  • ACINQ, a Paris-based startup devoted to Bitcoin solutions, has successfully tested their Lightning software on Litecoin. SegWit to Activate on Litecoin With the increasing possibility that Segregated Witness will soon be implemented on Litecoin, more and more people are turning to Litecoin as a testbed for Bitcoin. Segwit, as Segregated Witness is known in short, has fix for malleability that in turn allows Lightning solutions. Lightning network uses smart contracts to make instant payments among a

    Paris Startup Successfully Tests Lightning Network on Litecoin

    | 2017/04/26 12:00 pm
  • The total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies has not only broken the $30 billion dollar mark for the first time ever, but is growing at an accelerating pace. Crypto Cracks $30 Billion Market Cap & Counting It looks like Coinmarketcap website will need a bigger chart as cryptocurrencies are now above the $30 billion dollar market capitalization line. This is indeed a big milestone for cryptocurrencies in general, which are now growing at the fastest

    Cryptocurrency Market Cap Hits an All-Time High $30 Billion

    | 2017/04/25 4:30 am
  • Tether (USDT), the cryptocurrency price stable asset, has lost its peg to the U.S.Dollar, which has everyone asking: is Tether in trouble? Tether, are you solvent? Tether is a cryptocurrency project focused on providing price stable assets on the Bitcoin blockchain that are pegged to the value of and backed by national currencies. However, their peg seems to have become ineffective as market forces are now pushing the price down. The price of USDT is currently sitting

    Tether Loses Its Dollar Peg: You Had One Job!

    | 2017/04/24 11:00 am
  • Little-known altcoin DigiByte is following Litecoin and Syscoin in making investors rich with impending SegWit activation. DigiByte Celebrates Countdown To Ultimate Pump Metrics highlighted by developers Saturday show the proportion of DigiByte miner support at 72.48% – inching past the 70% activation threshold. “6 more days to go till activation at this rate! Happy Easter everyone!” a Twitter post added. We have hit the 70% activation threshold for #Segwit on #DigiByte! 6 more days to

    Altcoins are Going SegWit for Price Boost of a Lifetime

    | 2017/04/16 1:00 pm
  • The digital world has moved towards the “App Economy” where mobile applications are gradually replacing websites and other software when it comes to tools, utilities, information, and entertainment. Apptrade, the OpenLedger powered platform has understood the potential of apps to change the future of the internet and the growing needs of app developers and investors to create the “Kickstarter for Apps on the Blockchain”. Earlier last month, the platform announced the Initial Token Offering of

    OpenLedger Apptrade Platform Backs APPX Tokens Currently on Crowdsale with 20% Future Revenues

    | 2017/04/09 8:30 am
  • SibСoin, a Dash fork cryptocurrency originating from Siberia has gained substantial traction within its homeland and plans to expand its reach to the neighboring country, China. To Russian nationals, the cryptocurrency is known as ‘Siberian Сhervonets’ (SIB). The platform’s official website has added support for the Chinese language to help stimulate interest among Chinese investors and crypto-enthusiasts. Created in May 2015, SibCoin was intended to cater to the needs of the Russian-speaking crypto-community and was

    SibCoin Expands Its Reach to China’s Cryptocurrency Market after Tasting National Success

    | 2017/04/07 8:15 am
  • With Litecoin’s price rallying and SegWit activation around the corner, Bitcoin’s baby brother may soon be added to Coinbase. Litecoin on Coinbase Litecoin is the currently on the center stage of the blockchain sphere as the activation of SegWit becomes imminent and the price rallies to heights not seen since 2014. Now, it seems like Litecoin may become the second alternative cryptocurrency to be added to Coinbase, following Ethereum. A recent Twitter conversation between Charlie

    Litecoin Price Tops $11 Amid SegWit Euphoria, Coinbase Support

    | 2017/04/06 10:30 am
  • The wonderful world of Bitcoin is a fascinating online roller coaster ride. What the mainstream calls “volatility” we call a time for “Hodl.” Bitcoin price resumed it’s upward volatility on Monday into Tuesday morning, gaining over 10%, and I’m going to tell you why. BITCOIN PRICE GAINS ON WEAKER DOLLAR Bitcoin price rebounded sharply entering the final week of March and it really had nothing to do with Bitcoin. The greater economic markets were the

    Bitcoin Price Rebounds Over 10% But It’s Not Why You Think

    | 2017/03/28 12:00 pm
  • Andreas Antonopoulos has warned about Bitcoin Unlimited’s system of consensus and the dangers of a hard fork. BU ‘Sets The Rulers’ But ‘Doesn’t Change Rules’ In his latest Q&A session at the Singapore Management University Bitcoin and Ethereum meetup, the veteran commentator highlighted how BU “doesn’t change the rules” but “sets the rulers, who will then get to change the rules.” “…That is a very dangerous thing to do in Bitcoin, especially if it’s done as

    Bitcoin Unlimited ‘Sets The Rulers’ For Bitcoin – Andreas Antonopoulos

    | 2017/03/26 8:00 am
  • The Bitcoin community is not enjoying their weekend, thus far, as the Bitcoin price continues to fall as the week comes to a close. Bitcoin value approaches $900 USD as a major player speaks on the forking turmoil. Bitcoin Price Falls on Fork Fears According to CoinMarketCap, Bitcoin price has fallen almost $350 over the last ten days, after reaching a low on Saturday of $904. This volatility follows a February showing nothing but gains,

    Bitcoin Price Hits 60-Day Low as Hard Fork Fears Loom

    | 2017/03/25 11:00 am