• The price actions of Bitcoin and Ethereum have failed to break out of their bearish trends this past month – and investors are preparing for lower support levels in the near future. Positive market conditions could likely lead to an influx of first-time investors as well as veterans adding to their positions at the bottom. A Quick Recap If you’ve taken long-term positions in either Bitcoin or Ethereum between now and November of last year

    Bitcoin And Ethereum Forecast: Down – But Surely Not Out

    | 2018/06/19 6:00 pm
  • John McAfee, one of the most opinionated figures in the cryptocurrency community, has clashed with US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) chairman over the labeling of initial coin offering (ICO) tokens as securities. Speaking via his Twitter account, the tech activist and internet security expert vowed to fight the SEC’s pronouncement. McAfee on the Warpath John McAfee is usually not shy when expressing his views. Ever since Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton

    John McAfee Will Fight SEC ‘With Every Last Breath’

    | 2018/06/16 4:00 pm
  • Brian Kelly, founder and CEO of digital currency-focused investment firm BKCM LLC, believes Ethereum might be a better investment than Bitcoin — and he provided CNBC’s “Fast Money” with three reasons why.  Ethereum Futures Firstly, Kelly believes Ethereum futures may just be around the bend, now that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has officially decided that ether is and was not a security — thus removing the largest obstacle from the second-ranked cryptocurrency by

    3 Reasons Why Ethereum Is A Better Investment Than Bitcoin, According to Brian Kelly

    | 2018/06/16 10:00 am
  • Following SEC’s announcement which separated both Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) from securities, CBOE’s President said that this could increase the chances of regulators signing off on Ethereum futures. The Market Rebounds On June 14th, the SEC officially announced that it won’t consider Bitcoin bitcoin and Ether as securities, thus putting the long wait to its end. Naturally, the market responded immediately. Despite being in a state of major correction, the overall cryptocurrency market saw

    Ethereum Futures: CBOE Chief Says SEC Decision Clears the Way

    | 2018/06/15 1:00 pm
  • Gab, a social network messaging platform that describes itself as a place “where people, free expression, and individual liberty come first,” has announced that its Coinbase account was suddenly closed by the popular US-based crypto exchange.  Gab: Centralized Exchanges ‘Contradictory to Everything Crypto Stands For’ Gab is a relatively young social networking platform launched in August 2016 as a response to censorship controversies involving major social media companies — such as Facebook and Twitter — which

    ‘Centralized Exchanges Are Cancer’: Coinbase Shuts Gab Social Network’s Account

    | 2018/06/15 7:00 am
  • The Security and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Director of Corporate Finance, William Hinman, announced at Yahoo Finance’s All Market Summit: Crypto today that bitcoin, ether, and other decentralized cryptocurrencies will not be classified as securities.  A New Asset Class The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken its sweet time in determining how to classify cryptocurrencies. Finally, during a speech in San Francisco, California, SEC Director of Corporate Finance William Hinmann openly discussed the SEC’s views

    SEC: Bitcoin and Ether Are Not Securities

    | 2018/06/14 3:00 pm
  • According to Chinese internet security firm Qihoo 360 Netlab, hackers have stolen $20 million in ether from poorly configured Ethereum mining rigs and third-party applications. Experts at the firm say the cyber-attacks target unsecured Ethereum nodes on the Internet. Details of the Hack On March 15, Qihoo 360 Netlab alerted the cryptocurrency community to the activities of hackers scanning the Internet for unsecured Ethereum nodes. At the time, the alleged cybercriminals had stolen 3.96 ETH.

    $20 Million Ether Hacked From Poorly Configured Ethereum Apps

    | 2018/06/12 12:00 pm
  • Scalability is a term that we see increasingly being used in the community, especially in times of considerable demand. Scalability, Decentralization, and Security When the average transaction fee for Bitcoin steadily rose, questions were raised concerning Bitcoin’s ability to scale. Similarly, Ethereum’s scalability issues were made very clear when the viral success of CryptoKitties slowed down the entire Ethereum network. Scalability, in the context of blockchain architecture, can be looked at alongside ideas of decentralization

    Breaking Down the Blockchain Scalability Trilemma

    | 2018/06/10 2:00 am
  • TRON (TRX), the tenth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, will begin trading on Indonesia’s largest cryptocurrency exchange on June 4. The project’s founder, Justin Sun, has also made the claim that TRON is able to produce Transactions Per Second (TPS) speeds of 2000 TPS.  Entering Indonesia Tron (TRX), a “global broadcast platform” which claims to be one of the largest blockchain-based operating systems in the world, will be listed on Indonesia’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Indodax. The TRX/rupiah trading

    TRON Enters Indonesia, Claims Superiority Over Ethereum

    | 2018/06/04 1:00 pm
  • China’s Google, as Baidu is commonly referred to, announced that they have released a blockchain-based protocol dubbed “Super Chain.” The solution is intended to resolve the issues related to mining energy consumption. Speaking at an event in China, Xiao Wei, chief scientist of Baidu’s blockchain division, announced the first release of the company’s new blockchain protocol called “Super Chain.” Solving Major Efficiency Issues Wei spoke of the capabilities of the new release, outlining its attempts

    Chinese Internet Titan Baidu Announces ‘Super Chain’ Blockchain Protocol

    | 2018/06/03 5:00 pm
  • Vitalik Buterin has shed some light on the subjects of Sharding and Plasma while essentially suggesting that Ethereum’s network will ultimately be capable of supporting tens of thousands of transactions per second. OmiseGO (OMG) held a holiday special AMA on May 30, which featured Ethereum’s founder Vitalik Buterin. While the entire session was filled with interesting insight, what definitely caught the attention of most viewers were Buterin’s thoughts on Sharding and Plasma — two major

    Vitalik Buterin: Sharding and Plasma Could Scale Ethereum by 10,000x

    | 2018/06/03 11:00 am
  • Cryptocurrency Index fund creator ICONOMI is slowly building a bridge for everyday users to venture into the world of crypto investing. On May 31st, COO Matej Tomazin announced via an official company blog post that ICONOMI would be introducing a fiat ramp-up service on their platform. The ramp up will come in 2 stages: over the counter (OTC) deals and direct deposits. In the announcement, Tomazin writes: Offering a comprehensive set of tools to allow anyone

    ICONOMI Opens Doors to ‘Everyday Users’, Introduces OTC Trading and Direct Deposits

    | 2018/06/02 11:00 am
  • Ethereum’s public blockchain has provided definitive evidence that EOS recently sent 200,000 ether (ETH) to Bitfinex. This leaves the EOS crowdsale’s smart contract with just over $1 million worth of ETH.  Big Money Movement EOS — a blockchain-powered infrastructure for decentralized applications (DApps) — has gained substantial traction over the last year, while managing to raise a staggering $4 billion by the conclusion of its initial coin offering (ICO). The project’s crowdsale address is publically available

    EOS Moves Major Amounts of Ether to Bitfinex, Sparking Market Concerns

    | 2018/06/02 6:00 am
  • In a call for independence, TRON (TRX) launched its long-awaited mainnet. Odyssey 2.0, as the project is called, was announced on May 31st at 12 a.m. UTC. Despite what is supposed to be a game-changing event in the project’s path, altering its existence for good, the price of its native cryptocurrency marked a decline.   Justin Sun, the founder of TRON, announced the launch of the project’s mainnet in what seemed like a very celebratory

    TRON Launches Mainnet, Price Declines

    | 2018/06/01 2:00 pm
  • Roger Ver believes Bitcoin’s days at the top of the crypto tree are numbered. In an interview with The Independent, the former Bitcoin evangelist said that other cryptocurrencies were more technologically advanced than Bitcoin. He identified Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash as the harbingers of the coming flippening. Bitcoin is Outdated Roger Ver used to be one of the staunchest Bitcoin proponents around. These days, however, his tent is firmly pitched in the Bitcoin Cash camp,

    Roger Ver on ‘the Flippening’: Ethereum Will Upstage Bitcoin Before the End of 2018

    | 2018/05/30 5:30 pm
  • Taylor, the cryptocurrency trading app, reportedly suffered a cyber attack on May 22nd. According to a post on the app’s Medium account, a hacker stole all of the funds raised by the project’s ICO as well as the native TAY tokens. There are indications that the same hacker was responsible for the CypheriumChain attack that took place in March. This is the latest in a series of hacks gripping the cryptocurrency market in 2018. Details

    Hacked: $1.35 Million Stolen from Taylor Cryptocurrency Trading App

    | 2018/05/29 10:30 pm
  • Weiss Ratings, a private company which provides research and analysis for consumers and business professionals, has released its list of 93 cryptocurrency ratings for free this week — with Bitcoin (BTC), Cardano (ADA), EOS (EOS), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Stellar (XLM), and TRON (TRX) coming out on top.  Free This Week Weiss Ratings, the only financial rating agency currently offering cryptocurrency reviews, has released its full list of 93 coins and tokens to the public for

    Weiss Ratings Releases 93 Free Cryptocurrency Grades This Week – With 7 Major Winners

    | 2018/05/29 6:30 pm
  • The cryptocurrency market has taken a decidedly bearish turn over the month of May, but one venture capitalist believes that only makes for a better buying opportunity — for Bitcoin, that is. ‘The Story Is Very Much Materializing’ Over the past few weeks, sellers have remained firmly in control of the cryptocurrency market — but venture capitalist Spencer Bogart claims current market conditions only make for a better buying opportunity. On Friday, the Blockchain Capital partner

    Venture Capitalist: Buy Bitcoin, Hold Ripple, Sell Altcoins

    | 2018/05/28 4:00 am
  • If you own EOS or eosDAC ERC20 tokens, you need to register your Ethereum address with an EOS public address to receive the coins on the EOS network. This article will show you step by step how to register your coins. Moving to the Mainnet After a nearly year-long ICO, the EOS main net is finally ready to launch. The EOS token was originally created on the Ethereum blockchain to raise money for development, with

    June 1 is Almost Here – Register Your EOS and eosDAC Tokens or Lose Them Forever

    | 2018/05/27 11:30 pm
  • This year marks a decade since Bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency ever created, came on the scene. During this period, it has managed to transform the concept of transactions and opened the door to hundreds and thousands of other cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects. Some of them got even further by impacting the way we negotiate and make deals with the help of smart contracts. Other projects focus on the potential of blockchain for various use cases.

    Lapo Coin – the ‘Safe-Haven’ Cryptocurrency for Real-World Application

    | 2018/05/26 6:00 pm
  • Technology and military experts suggest that candidates for defense jobs may not be able to obtain a necessary security clearance if they own Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.  The Struggle for Tech Talent in the Defense Sector The Pentagon is struggling to hire new tech talent. Unlike the private sector, the Department of Defense and certain other government agencies require a candidate to obtain necessary security clearances in order to be hired. This leaves a very

    Could Cryptocurrency Be a Red Flag for U.S. Workers Seeking Security Clearances?

    | 2018/05/24 11:00 pm
  • Cryptocurrency startup company, Circle, has unveiled a new investment product. The launch was announced via a post on the company’s blog. The Goldman Sachs-backed firm recently completed a lucrative investment round while announcing plans for a stablecoin tied to the USD. Buy the Market According to a blog post by Senior Product Manager, Rachel Mayer, the latest addition to the catalog of crypto investment offerings at the firm is called “Buy the Market.” This new

    Circle Unveils New Product for Retail Cryptocurrency Investors

    | 2018/05/24 3:00 pm
  • Robert Shiller, who won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 2013, holds that Bitcoin, among other cryptocurrencies, might be just another failed experiment. He touched on their complexity and the fact that they are connected with a yearning for social revolution. Robert Shiller is an esteemed Nobel prize winning economist who is known for his warnings about the dot-com and the housing bubbles. In an interview for CNBC, the professor at Yale University expressed

    Nobel-Winning Nocoiner Economist Calls Bitcoin a Failed Experiment

    | 2018/05/23 11:00 am