• The new blockchain project SkinCoin aims to fix the problems plaguing the booming market of video game skin betting and trade. The skins market is somewhat of a novelty concept even to many veteran online gamers. It has existed as a fairly marginal industry ever since video game skins first became available but when Steam’s skin market economy spilled into secondary platforms several years ago – and generating insane profits in the process – the

    SkinCoin: a Blockchain Solution for the Video Game Skin Trade Economy

    | 2017/06/30 2:00 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
  • American billionaire Mark Cuban took the Bitcoin world by storm when he revealed his interest in the cryptocurrency and the possibility it may be a bubble. Shark Calls Bitcoin Bubble Mark Cuban is, among other things, an American billionaire, businessman, investor and television personality. He is also known for being one of the main investors on the ABC reality television series, Shark Tank. Yesterday, Cuban took the Bitcoin world by storm when he tweeted about

    Billionaire Mark Cuban Buys $20 in Bitcoin, Says It’s ‘In a Bubble’

    | 2017/06/07 7:00 am
  • Independent feature film Braid will set a new precedent for independent film finance by using an ICO funding model. By leveraging the accounting and documenting elements of the Ethereum blockchain this new way of funding promises to disrupt traditional film financing models. The Evolution of Crowdfunding Independent film producers have been attracting financial support for their projects through crowdfunding websites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter for years. Funding through these types of websites is usually incentive-based, with backers receiving merchandise, dinners

    Independent Film’s ICO says Goodbye to Hollywood

    | 2017/06/05 6:00 pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • UK’s most popular investment platform, Hargreaves Lansdown, will soon allow its clients to invest in Bitcoin. Hargreaves Lansdown Hargreaves Lansdown, the administer £70bn of investor money with 876,000 clients, has announced it will allow customers access to invest in Bitcoin. “By adding self-service, online dealing, the team at Hargreaves Lansdown is providing UK investors with professional and quick access to bitcoin in the UK and greater Europe,”  Ryan Radloff, XBT’s head of investor relations told the Telegraph. This follows the recent

    UK’s Most Popular Investment Platform to Offer Bitcoin

    | 2017/06/01 8:30 am
  • The buzz around smart contracts is a major driving force behind 2017’s multimillion-dollar ICOs, yet some are already looking beyond. Aeternity CEO: Blockchain ‘Really Does Not Scale’ To Current Ambitions While the slew of startups promising world-changing products and services leveraging the power of Blockchain continues, the issue of putting patter into practice is still being treated by many almost as an afterthought. “Currently there are so many blockchains and let’s say smart contract or

    Aeternity Seeks To Future-Proof Blockchain For Tomorrow’s Smart Contracts

    | 2017/05/29 2:00 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
  • Multinational financial services corporation Fidelity Investments will soon allow its clients to view the company’s cryptocurrency holdings on Coinbase. Fidelity Investments Support Bitcoin, Mine It Abigail Johnson, CEO of Boston, Massachusetts based Fidelity Investments recently gave a speech in recognition of the burgeoning potential demonstrated by Bitcoin. It’s a hot topic and one that investors are eager to consider but where financial advisers may be hesitant to recommend in anything approaching a risk averse portfolio. However, Fidelity Investments

    Fidelity Investments Will Add Bitcoin To Its Website

    | 2017/05/25 4:00 am
  • It’s no coincidence that Bitcoin is surging as the Shanghai composite falls, DoubleLine Capital CEO, Jeffrey Gundlach, claims. Gundlach: Bitcoin Surge Linked to Shanghai Composite Fall Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital, tweeted the above, making the assertion that the surge in Bitcoin price has coincided with a drop in the Shanghai composite, saying: Bitcoin up 100% in under 2 months. Shanghai down almost 10% same timeframe, compared to most global stocks up. Probably not

    Jeff Gundlach: Bitcoin is Soaring Because of China

    | 2017/05/24 9:30 am
  • As Bitcoin continues to break new price records, people in cities around the globe are turning to the internet to find out more. Bitcoin Trending Worldwide As Bitcoin continues to rally, this time nearing the $2,300 mark, its worldwide popularity has become undeniable. With over $36 Billion in market capitalization Bitcoin is slowly walking towards mainstream adoption, a long and arduous journey that began more than eight years ago. Not only are millions of dollars pouring into

    These 10 Global Cities are Catching Bitcoin Fever

    | 2017/05/24 6:30 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
  • Swiss EY (Ernst & Young) Partner Daniel Haudenshild, financial services managers Valdemar Scherer and Sven Möller are collaborating with Polybius Bank project’s team to assist in company operations, technology, and legislation. Polybius’ target is to offer a fully regulated, decentralized bank for cryptocurrency enthusiasts and entrepreneurs. Big Four Auditor EY Interested in ‘Cryptobank’ Project The Estonia-based startup is targeting the ICO for this month, in a bid to add to the initiative’s growing community support.

    Swiss EY Team & Polybius Are Building a ‘Cryptobank’, ICO to Follow

    | 2017/05/23 7:00 am
  • 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
  • Bitcoin price has broken yet another price record, this time surpassing the $1,900 mark and dipping its toes in the mainstream market audience. Could this be a pivotal moment for cryptocurrencies? Bitcoin Price in All-Time High Territory, Again Bitcoin has once more broken its previous all-time high record today. Currently sitting at $1,925, over $168 Million were exchanged in the last 24 hours in the BTC/USD markets. The rally comes following the mild setback caused by the

    Bitcoin Price Steams to $2000 as Traditional Investors Get Onboard

    | 2017/05/19 6:30 am
  • As the Bitcoin revolution continues to spread throughout the world, there are still some places where buying or using Bitcoin is illegal and can get you in trouble. Bitcoin Still Illegal in Some Countries As Bitcoin’s popularity continues to grow throughout the world, some governments are beginning to realize its benefits and potential and are integrating Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in their economy, rather than trying to punish those that use it with restrictive policies and exaggerated

    Bitcoin is Still Illegal in These 6 Countries

    | 2017/05/18 9:30 am
  • Bitstamp and Poloniex have reported a surge in new users as cryptocurrency prices and press coverage pique mainstream interest. Poloniex: Users Up 600%, Transactions 640% in 4 Months Poloniex, commonly considered the go-to resource for crypto-to-crypto trading, released data showing a 600% increase in user numbers, while first-time traders caused Bitstamp to warn about delays to support response times. “As digital currencies continue to gain in popularity, the increase in the number of new traders

    Bitcoin Boom: Poloniex, Bitstamp Stretched Thin Amid 600% User Surge

    | 2017/05/17 4:00 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
  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that it will review its decision regarding the Winklevoss twins’ Bitcoin ETF. SEC to Review Its Bitcoin ETF Decision The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will review its decision regarding the rejection of the Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposed by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. A statement issued by the SEC in response to a petition for review of the Disapproval Order by the Bats BZX Exchange reads: […] it

    Take Two: SEC to Review Its Bitcoin ETF Decision

    | 2017/04/26 9:00 am