• A controversial small town in rural South Africa, infamous for its racial segregation, has identified the value of digital currencies for their microcosmic economy. Orania, a bastion of white supremacy in a country that abolished Apartheid 23 years ago, is looking to move with the times in terms of technological economic growth, despite still remaining backward socially. Established in 1991, ahead of the impending democratic elections in South Africa, Orania is classified as a self-sufficient

    Racially Segregated ‘Whites-only’ Micronation Seeks Digital Currency

    | 2017/07/17 6:30 pm
  • This year has been a very profitable for cryptocurrency investors. More and more people are investing in ICOs (Initial Coin Offering) in hope to get in the next Bitcoin or Ethereum. ICO the Future of Venture Capitalism? Any way you look at it, 2017 has been a record setting – and record breaking – year for cryptocurrencies and ICOs. Over 40 different projects have managed to raise an impressive $1.2 billion USD in funding through token sales.

    Investors see ICO as the Future of Venture Capitalism

    | 2017/07/15 12:30 pm
  • A new report by the European Commission explains that criminal organizations would like to use cryptocurrencies but, they don’t because they don’t have the necessary technical knowledge to do so. Criminals and Virtual Currencies On July 4th, the European Commission published a report that describes in detail the potential use of virtual currencies for illegal activities. The report indicates that criminal and terrorist organizations could use virtual currencies to finance their activities and launder their revenue. While

    EU: Virtual Currencies Difficult to Use for Criminals

    | 2017/07/10 1:00 pm
  • Tim Draper-backed Tezos’ ICO has already netted over $100 million in contributions during the first day of its 12-day uncapped campaign. Tezos: $109 Million With 11 Days To Go Having launched slightly ahead of schedule July 1, the token sale had received 31,224 BTC and 129,468 ETH as of press time Sunday. The delayed release of the latest ERC20 token, dubbed Tezzies (TEZ), was keenly awaited by investors following Tim Draper’s announcement he supported Tezos’

    Tim Draper Uncapped Tezos ICO Raises $109M In 15 Hours

    | 2017/07/02 5:00 pm
  • Blockchain startup block.one raised a record-breaking $185 million USD through the ICO of its EOS cryptocurrency. The Hong Kong-based startup block.one recently announced that they have raised $185 million in 5 days, through the ICO of their cryptocurrency EOS. The record-breaking amount of funds that were raised, were enough to take the record from the Bancor ICO. The Bancor ICO was able to raise $150 million for its ICO. The Technology Block.one’s product is EOS, a new

    Block.one Breaks Records, Raises $185 Million in 5 Days

    | 2017/07/02 11:00 am
  • Mark Cuban, the famous investor and Bitcoin skeptic, is planning to invest in his first ICO, the e-sports betting platform Unikrn. The Rise of ICOs In the last couple of months, more and more projects and startups are raising money through an Initial Coin Offering or ICO. Status is another example of a startup that raised money through an  ICO process.Within 24 hours, the startup was able to raise close to $100 million in funds. But

    Bitcoin Naysayer Mark Cuban to take part in an ICO

    | 2017/06/29 10:00 pm
  • Famous investor and ex-hedge fund manager, Michael Novogratz, predicts that the cryptocurrency market will be worth $5 trillion in 5 years. The Rise of the Cryptocurrency Market After the cryptocurrency market managed to show such explosive growth in such a short time, many investors, speculators, analysts and fintech specialists predict a bullish long-term trend for its future. In this year alone, Bitcoin’s price hit a new ATH to grow by 167%. Another cryptocurrency that had an impressive

    A $5 Trillion Cryptocurrency Empire in Just 5 Years?

    | 2017/06/28 10:00 pm
  • Blockchain lottery TrueFlip has announced the launched of their token crowdsale on June 28th. As of this writing, 2 million TFL tokens of 14.7 million overall supply have already been sold, which is worth approximately 1225 BTC or $3.1 million USD at today’s exchange rates.  The platform was launched in beta in April 2017. Since that time, over 110,000 lottery tickets have been sold to 40,000 unique users. Overall winnings amount to approximately 21 BTC. In early

    Blockchain Lottery TrueFlip Launches Crowdsale, Raises 1225 BTC Within Hours

    | 2017/06/28 12:00 pm
  • Ethereum price is crashing at an alarming speed. Could the Ether bubble be real? If so, has it finally popped? Ethereum Price Drops Over 15% Ether, the underlying currency in the Ethereum blockchain, is losing value on the price charts, having dropped $47.44 (-15.51%) in the last 24 hours. Currently sitting at $259, Ether continues to drop at an alarming rate, causing investors to wonder if the bubble mentioned by several members of the community is now

    Flippening Flop? Ethereum Price is Crashing Amid Bubble Fears

    | 2017/06/26 7:30 am
  • Global startup District0x is building a network for decentralized markets and communities, powered by Ethereum, Aragon and IPFS. The DAO Hack A year has passed since the fatal DAO hack, which managed to steal $50 million from the smart contract. Since then the cryptocurrency market has grown to a staggering $109 billion market. Ethlance, a marketplace on the District0x Network is aiming to prevent a similar or worse hack. District0x is a network of decentralized markets and

    District0x: A Network for Decentralized Marketplaces and Communities

    | 2017/06/25 6:30 pm
  • CryptoPing is an Instant Message bot for cryptocurrency traders, compiling information from exchanges and presenting it to the user in the form of comprehensive signals. [Note: This is a sponsored article]  Navigating the Cryptosphere The recent cryptocurrency rally has taken crypto to unexplored heights, amassing a global market cap of over 100 billion and gaining new users worldwide. However, it has also created a FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) environment where inexperienced traders can lose

    CryptoPing to Help Users Navigate the Cryptocurrency Investment World

    | 2017/06/20 2:00 pm
  • ZenDao, a decentralized platform developed on the Metaverse Blockchain, is launching an ICO on June 23rd, 2017. The project seeks to utilize solutions provided by Blockchain technology in order to create a digital representation of the real-world collectibles on the Blockchain and establish an unalterable digital provenance ledger and ownership transfer channel. ZenDao aims to provide smooth solutions to complex problems and to create a fair and open market standards. ZenDao has identified the current

    Enhancing the Value of History with ZenDao

    | 2017/06/19 5:00 pm
  • Altcoins, a collective name for all cryptocurrencies except bitcoin, have become the main point of attraction for cryptotraders around the world. The altcoin market, full of promising new coins, highly reputable old rivals of bitcoin, and downright scam coins, shows an equal potential for making someone a fortune or leaving them penniless. Altcoin exchanges pop up like mushrooms after a summer rain, a fact that is predominantly attributed to the need of diversifying one’s altcoin

    Altcoin Exchanges: Pros and Cons of Top Platforms

    | 2017/06/19 1:00 pm
  • Crypviser is building a blockchain-based all-in-one network for secure social and business communications. ICO is currently ongoing. Improving on Privacy with Blockchain Technology In today’s Orwellian society, privacy has become a rare and valuable asset that some go to great lengths to protect while others simply throw it away in exchange for convenience. As technology evolves, however, so does access to privacy-oriented tools and their underlying technology. Blockchain tech has gone a long way in the realm

    Crypviser Will Encrypt Messages on the Blockchain for Private Communications

    | 2017/06/09 3:00 am
  • Blockchain-based distributed cloud platform SONM, whose CEO describes it as “Airbnb for computers,” is about to launch its ICO. Cloud Computing Comes Down To Earth SONM, which stands for ‘Supercomputer organized by network mining,’ is a project designed to take the power of cloud computing to the next level using Blockchain. “SONM is like AirBnB for computers, letting anyone with a smart device, like a laptop, smartphone or gaming console, take advantage of their unused computing

    ‘Airbnb For Computers’ SONM Gears Up For Imminent ICO

    | 2017/06/08 3:00 am
  • The new online gaming platform ZENIgames offers gamers a chance to play games and win “Zennies” in the process. Love online gaming and cryptocurrencies? Then this new gaming platform is just for you. The Bulgarian arcade game website ZENIgames.com has announced its official launch and is powered by “Zennies”, the platform’s own cryptocurrency. ZENIgames offers free-to-play online games and lets players earn Zennies in the process. ZENIgames joins other companies such as Datcroft Games Ltd. and Ionomy Studios in integrating

    Cryptocurrency-Powered Game Platform ZENIgames Announces Official Launch

    | 2017/06/04 10:00 am
  • The People’s Bank of China is turning its attention Initial Coin Offerings (ICO), seeking to regulate the new form of crowdfunding. China to Regulate ICOs Although cryptocurrency withdrawals are back on the big three Chinese exchanges, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) isn’t quite through with the cryptoworld. Now it seems like it’s going after Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), seeking to regulate the new phenomena in the crowdfunding world. Chinese publication Weixin reports that Yao Qian, head of Digital

    China’s Central Bank Will Soon Regulate ICO’s

    | 2017/06/02 9:00 am
  • Olaf Carlson-Wee, CEO of hedge fund Polychain Capital, says Bitcoin may lose its edge over Ethereum as soon as the end of next year. With the highest market share and price, Bitcoin remains the most popular cryptocurrency today. The aggressive growth of Ethereum, the market’s second-most popular cryptocurrency, has led Carlson-Wee to predict in an interview with Bloomburg that it will overtake Bitcoin by the end of 2018. He even speculates that the market cap of Ethereum

    Ethereum To Overtake Bitcoin by 2018, Says Crypto Hedge Fund CEO

    | 2017/06/02 7:00 am
  • The Bitcoin Wallet used by the Shadow Brokers hacker group was emptied yesterday and now the group is threatening to sell new hacking tools in exchange for the cryptocurrency Zcash. The Shadow Brokers The Shadow Brokers are thought to be a hacker collective who in the summer of 2016 first attempted to sell hacking tools. Tools which exploited vulnerabilities in firewalls, anti-virus software, and Microsoft products. Among these tools was the now infamous Wannacry. The

    The Shadow Brokers Threaten Release of Further Hacking Tools

    | 2017/05/30 1:21 pm
  • As altcoins continue to gain popularity throughout the world, Bitcoin exchanges in China are also getting in on the action and listing alternative cryptocurrencies. Huobi to Support Altcoins As the moratorium on cryptocurrency withdrawals is expected to soon end in China, exchanges in the country seem to be turning their attention to alternative cryptocurrencies. Two days ago, one of the big three exchanges in China, Huobi, announced it will launch Ethereum trading on May 31. The announcement reads: We

    China’s Biggest Exchanges to Add Ethereum, Other Altcoins as Demand Surges

    | 2017/05/29 7:00 am
  • 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