• Bitcoin has been on the rise for over a year, but what many people aren’t paying attention to are the other coins that are making waves in their own regard. Some have unique features that other coins don’t, and most definitely have a niche that they fulfill. Altcoins and Shitcoins Bitcoin is the clear leader in the cryptocurrency markets. It still holds its first mover advantage, retains around 60% of the total digital currency market

    Three Altcoins Crypto Investors Should Keep an Eye On

    | 2017/12/12 7:30 pm
  • Coinbase just halted Litecion and Ethereum buy and sell transactions, seemingly driven by the huge volume seen in each over the last twenty-four hours.  Digital wallet company Coinbase just announced on its status page, here, that as of 11:04 PST, Ethereum buys and sells are temporarily disabled. At the same time, the company is reporting that Litecoin buys and sells are temporarily disabled, although this news is delivered by way of a yellow notification bar

    Coinbase Halts Litecoin And Ethereum Transactions

    | 2017/12/12 2:45 pm
  • As we roll into another week of crypto trading the Bitcoin bulls have been a little subdued in the last 24 hours. BTC hasn’t fluctuated much from around $16,400 where it currently trades. Huge swings in the king of crypto were bounteous this weekend amid the launch of CBOE’s futures contracts. Bitcoin gained and lost over $5,000 in just a few days before recovering but Ethereum has remained pretty flat for weeks … until now.

    Escalating Ethereum Breaks New Records

    | 2017/12/12 1:15 am
  • Gameflip, the marketplace where users can buy and sell digital goods, has launched their ICO, allowing early investors to earn bonus FLIP tokens. The Gameflip ICO began on Dec 4th and will be running until Jan 29th.  The ICO will be selling FLIP tokens, aiming to use them to add liquidity, transparency, and security to create an efficient marketplace for the buying and selling of digital goods. The ICO has a targeted goal of 15,000

    Gameflip to Launch FLIP Tokens For Buying and Selling Digital Game Goods

    | 2017/12/08 5:30 am
  • The new decentralized game CryptoKitties launched last week, with the purpose of the game to collect, bred, and trade electronic cats. Due to the game’s unbelievable popularity, the Ethereum network has been seeing record rates of transaction backlog. Cat-Based Trading Game CryptoKitties launched at the end of last month as one of the first games based on a decentralized blockchain. A kooky combination of Pokemon meets Beanie Babies on the blockchain, the goal of the

    CryptoKitties Creates Massive Backlog on the Ethereum Network

    | 2017/12/05 9:00 pm
  • Troubled wallet provider and Blockchain platform Parity has said it could unlock its $150 million in missing funds “within the next four to six months.” ‘General Protocol Upgrade’ Could Reconjure Funds Speaking to TechCrunch editor-at-large Mike Butcher during the publication’s Disrupt Berlin event, co-founders Gavin Wood and Jutta Steiner said that funds were not “lost” and that a future hard fork could release the quarantined Ether. “There are discussions that the issue could be fixed

    Parity Founders Suggest Frozen Ether Could Return In 6 Months

    | 2017/12/05 11:30 am
  • Like the Internet a few decades ago, Bitcoin is now becoming one of the greatest job creators. In fact, Bitcoin and blockchain-related job listings are at an all-time high on sites like LinkedIn and Dice. Bitcoin is Disrupting the Job Market The advent of the cryptocurrency is creating incredible new opportunities in finance, business, and industry. As a result, the demand for Bitcoin-related services is growing exponentially, which in turn is driving the creation of

    Demand for Bitcoin Jobs Surging as Price Continues to Climb

    | 2017/12/04 10:30 am
  • CryptoKitties is a huge success as the game is responsible for nearly 14% of all transactions processed on the Ethereum blockchain over the past 1,500 blocks. The CryptoKitties game officially launched on the 28th of November this year on the Ethereum blockchain. Players can buy, sell, and breed a huge array of DNA-unique cats.  The gaming recipe is proving to capture the lion’s share of the transactions conducted on the Ethereum blockchain, as can be

    Cryptokitties Game Dominating The Ethereum Blockchain

    | 2017/12/03 1:30 pm
  • CryptoKitties is an interesting new gaming experiment for desktop computers, allowing users to breed, collect and trade virtual cats on the Ethereum Blockchain.   Cats and the internet would appear to be synonymous, so it comes as no surprise to see cutting edge technology and technologists embracing our feline friends as part of their development focus. CryptoKitties, which launched earlier in the week attempts to gamify the experience of using the Ethereum blockchain, aiming to

    CryptoKitties Game Launches On The Ethereum Blockchain

    | 2017/11/30 8:00 pm
  • While the world (or at least most of it) was watching Bitcoin’s roller coaster ride into 10k territory, FANG stocks collectively lost nearly 20 times as much as their Bitcoin counterparts through their biggest market cap drop yet. The hours leading up to Bitcoin’s historic five-figure milestone were filled with hope, excitement, and probably a few sour grapes for those ever-present cynics. Even though the currency reached this milestone, it continued its trademark volatility, flirting

    FANG Stocks Lose Nearly $60 Billion as Bitcoin Claws its Way to the $10k Mark

    | 2017/11/30 12:30 pm
  • Speculators and cryptocurrency traders might not be the only ones that are benefiting from the current Bitcoin rally. Many stocks of Asian companies have rapidly risen today, as Bitcoin managed to hit a new all-time high. Asian Company Stocks are Rallying The whole financial and technology world is watching today, as the popular decentralized cryptocurrency Bitcoin managed, for the first time to reach the astonishing price of $11,517 and a total market cap valuation of over

    How Asian Companies are Benefiting From the Current Bitcoin Rally

    | 2017/11/30 1:00 am
  • As the whole finance and tech world is currently focusing on Bitcoin, Ethereum has managed to hit a new all-time high price as well.  The Rise of Ethereum Bitcoin isn’t the only cryptocurrency that is currently in the news spotlight. The digital currency Ethereum has also gained a lot of momentum over the last couple of months. Analysts and experts believe that the reason for the astronomical rise of Ethereum is the recent hype around

    Ethereum Price Breaks $500 Barrier for the First Time

    | 2017/11/29 6:00 pm
  • As the world celebrates Bitcoin’s surge above $10,000 USD, hedge fund wizard Michael Novogratz predicts that Bitcoin will “easily” reach $40,000 USD in the next few months. Novogratz is equally bullish on Ethereum. Bitcoin Will Surpass $40,000 in 2018 Bitcoin enthusiasts and financial experts take former Fortress Investment Group chief Michael Novogratz’s predictions seriously. He has been proven correct time and time again. On November 21, 2017, Novogratz predicted that Bitcoin’s value would be higher

    Novogratz Sets Next Target Price for Bitcoin at $40,000

    | 2017/11/28 4:00 pm
  • Bitcoin’s largest long-standing danger is not central banks or government bodies, it is the technological know-how behind Bitcoin that anyone can use to launch new cryptocurrencies. This is proved by the quick development in the supply of other digital currencies that are challenging Bitcoin. An increased volume of new cryptocurrencies carries the possibility of ultimately crushing or at least greatly influencing Bitcoin prices and adoption. Altcoins’ Potential Earlier this month we witnessed an interesting situation.

    Crypto Wars: Bitcoin vs Altcoins

    | 2017/11/27 3:30 pm
  • Bitcoin’s meteoric flight does not take a break. Shrugging off the weekend and Thanksgiving Day, Bitcoin boldly surpassed the $8,700 USD mark, on Saturday morning, November 25, 2017. Similarly, on the same date, Ethereum reached a fresh all-time high of $480 USD. Bitcoin’s Unstoppable Spectacular Surge Investors have been in a bullish mood, setting Bitcoin on a steady trajectory towards the stratosphere since November 17, 2017, when the cryptocurrency touched the $8,000 resistance level. On

    Bitcoin Smashes a New All-Time High of $8,700

    | 2017/11/25 4:00 pm
  • As Initial Coin Offerings are rising in popularity, experts are advising investors to be careful about fraudulent token sales. Fraudulent ICOs Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, have become increasingly popular over the past year. Many interesting projects and startups have decided to raise funds through ICOs instead of through venture capitalists. According to the cryptocurrency statistics website CoinSchedule, over $3 billion was invested in many different token sales this year alone. The reason why so

    Investors Should be More Careful in Which ICOs They Invest

    | 2017/11/18 10:15 pm
  • Bitcoin-based retirement instruments are increasingly attracting the interest of millennials, as well as influential politicians. In fact, former GOP Congressman Ron Paul is already encouraging people to buy Bitcoin-based retirement instruments. Ron Paul Is Touting Bitcoin IRAs For the past few years, some U.S. politicians have been interested in grabbing the benefits that cryptocurrencies bring. For example, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), who is also a former U.S. presidential candidate, accepted contributions in Bitcoin during his

    Prominent US Politician Promoting Bitcoin-Based Retirement Investments

    | 2017/11/18 9:30 pm
  • The BANKEX technical team has recently announced they have developed the world’s first private blockchain that supports the Plasma Protocol for public audit which will allow users to transfer different assets directly to each other leaving intermediaries behind and solving one of the most pressing problems of the current crypto world – high gas consumption. The Plasma-like protocol open source code is already available here. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Inspired by the Plasma

    Dashing Forward – BANKEX Develops World’s First Working Plasma-like Protocol Bringing Vitalik Buterin’s Idea to Life

    | 2017/11/17 8:15 pm
  • 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
  • In a new development suggesting Parity’ recent flaw that locked up over 900,000 ether was more nefarious than previously thought, affected token startup Cappasity thinks they have proof the “bug” was actually a hack. Cappasity Thinks Foul Play’s Been Discovered The Ethereum community was rocked on Tuesday, November 7, after GitHub user devops199 deleted the library responsible for supporting approximately $300 million dollars’ worth of ether in Ethereum wallet provider Parity’s multi-signature wallets. The space

    Ethereum Funds Frozen, Token Startup Cappasity Says Bug Was ‘Hack’

    | 2017/11/11 5:30 pm
  • As UK-based X Real Estate Development (XRED) enters into the second week of its ICO, community interest continues to build amid the announcement of their first proposed development project. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] What is XRED? XRED is the first cryptocurrency fund to focus specifically on real estate development and investment. Their unique investment platform, which is built on the Ethereum blockchain, utilizes asset tokenization to convert the rights to a physical asset

    XRED Enters Week 2 of its ICO, Announces First Development Project

    | 2017/11/07 8:30 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
  • Cryptolocator, a global marketplace for Ethereum trading, has announced the launch of its trading platform where users can securely trade Ether and other altcoins. With a current market cap of just over $30.6 billion, Ethereum is hands down the next most popular cryptocurrency next to Bitcoin. Unfortunately, most cryptocurrency trading platforms are “Bitcoin-first” and offer a limited number of ETH trading pairs. In fact, some don’t offer any ETH trading pairs at all. There is

    Cryptolocator Launches Global Ethereum Trading Platform

    | 2017/10/18 12:30 pm