• It’s no secret that crypto incubators and hedge funds get access to the best deals because of their inside connections… But, now, for a short time, there is a way for regular investors to ride on the coattails of one of the most connected teams in crypto – right in your brokerage account. In short: The team behind Global Blockchain Technologies (CSE: BLOC; OTC: BLKCF) is the best way to play the crypto boom. The company

    How To Profit From The Recent Bitcoin Bloodbath

    | 2018/02/13 9:00 am
  • Customers in Dublin can now pay for their morning coffees or afternoon snacks in cryptocurrency at the newly-opened Crypto Cafe on Aungier Street. Coffee, Cakes, and Crypto Started by Nash Basel, the Crypto Cafe aims not only to be a place where customers can conveniently pay with cryptocurrency, but also a central hub for crypto enthusiasts looking to socialize and talk shop over coffee and cakes. The cafe features a screen displaying live cryptocurrency prices

    Sweet Ambrosia! Dublin Cafe Sells Coffee for Cryptocurrency

    | 2018/02/13 7:00 am
  • The hack of Italian exchange BitGrail involving Nano (XRB) has caused a rift between cryptocurrency’s biggest names after its owner asked Nano to alter its ledger. BitGrail Owner Wanted Ledger Change To ‘Cover Losses’ While the hack affected a tiny number of cryptocurrency holders, BitGrail’s choice of remedy has led to ricochets involving Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, Bitcoin Core developer Greg Maxwell and others. BitGrail, a low-level operation, reportedly lost “17 million” XRB tokens last

    ‘No One Should Have That Power’ – Maxwell Slams Vitalik Buterin ‘Rescue Forks’

    | 2018/02/12 3:00 pm
  • Ledger hardware wallets, once considered one of the safer methods to store cryptocurrency, have been reported to be vulnerable to “man in the middle” attacks. The Flaw A team of unknown security researchers exposed a vulnerability that allegedly involves all Ledger hardware wallets. The discovery of the issue is said to have affected over one million users and has made it evident that the devices are not a foolproof method of storing crypto. The newfound threat

    Ledger Hardware Wallets Vulnerable to ‘Man in the Middle’ Attacks

    | 2018/02/09 8:00 pm
  • Continuing evidence of Bitcoin acceptance is fueling confusion about the true nature of the China cryptocurrency ban. Supercars On Sale For Bitcoin As major corporations make daring inroads to broadening acceptance this month despite a government pledge to end trading, smaller-scale endeavors are filtering through to western media. Thursday specifically saw Twitter-based news resource cnLedger reproduce photographs of a Chinese luxury car dealer in the city of Shenzhen which appear to show models on sale

    Silence Of The Lambos? China Offers Luxury Cars For Crypto Despite Trade Ban

    | 2018/02/08 7:00 am
  • Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are on the tips of many people’s tongues these days, and now professional athletes in the National Football League are looking to get in on the action. Pro Bowl Bitcoinist The future is always uncertain, even for highly paid professional athletes. With Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies becoming more mainstream, NFL players are starting to get involved. One player leading the charge among his professional colleagues is the Seattle Seahawks’ cornerback and

    NFL Players Interested in Tackling Bitcoin, Securing Futures with Cryptocurrency

    | 2018/02/04 8:45 pm
  • While there’s been a rise in illicit cryptocurrency mining, UNICEF has started a campaign for good that enlists gamers to use their GPUs to mine Ethereum for Syrian  children. When most people think of cryptocurrency mining, they think of major outfits in China with a vast array of machines working around the clock. However, cybercriminals have been slipping in code onto websites and even YouTube ads to get the average person’s computer to secretly mine

    UNICEF Encourages Gamers to Mine Cryptocurrency for Syrian Children

    | 2018/02/03 10:30 am
  • As the cryptocurrency market experiences growing pains, cybercriminals continue to dupe inexperienced investors. A recent example is a phishing scam targeting the Bee Token ICO, resulting in a lot of stolen Ethereum. Phishing for Honey Over $1 million worth of Ethereum tokens has been stolen by cybercriminals posing as Bee Token, a cryptocurrency startup with hopes of revolutionizing the home sharing industry by way of the blockchain. Bee Token officially confirmed the phishing attacks via

    $1 Million Worth of Ethereum Phished from Bee Token Investors

    | 2018/02/02 4:45 am
  • The space age is speeding up with extraordinary momentum. Now, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is exploring the potential of blockchain technology and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve space communications. Concurrently, private companies are already bringing blockchain technology into space. Space Exploration Based on Blockchain Technology In March 2017, the U.S. Congress passed Bill S.442, which directed NASA to prepare a plan for deep space exploration, including sending humans to Mars. To

    Blockchain Technology Is Becoming Crucial For Space Exploration

    | 2018/02/01 5:30 pm
  • January has been a pretty slow month for all cryptocurrencies. The majority of them have not made a recovery from the big slump two weeks ago. Bitcoin, as usual, has commanded the big selloff, but Ethereum has remained relatively resilient to downward pressures and has posted solid gains over the past couple of days. Ethereum has now garnered the attention of mainstream media, such as Forbes, which recently reported about its upward momentum. A major

    Ether Rising – Up 30% in a Week

    | 2018/01/29 12:45 am
  • Even though blockchain technology continues to make strides in developed countries, investment bank Exotix believes that it will have the biggest effect in emerging countries. In most cases, events develop in a step-by-step process. However, in some cases, technology allows us to bypass certain steps to get us to the end goal even quicker. Paul Domjan, who is the global head of research, analytics, and data at Exotix touched on how certain technologies have the ability

    Blockchain Will Make the Biggest Difference in Developing Countries

    | 2018/01/28 3:00 pm
  • Katy Perry is the latest celebrity to jump on the cryptocurrency bandwagon, recently posting an image of her crypto-inspired nails. You know a particular thing has hit the mainstream when you see celebrities flocking to be associated with it. In their never-ending quest to stay in the public eye and remain relevant, they’ll glom onto the latest trends and hold on for dear life. The latest example is Katy Perry, who has definitely jumped onto

    Katy Perry Showcases Her Crypto Claws

    | 2018/01/26 7:00 am
  • It may be that CryptoKitties has some competition. CryptoCelebrities allows players to buy contracts of celebrities on the Ethereum blockchain. CryptoKitties may have taken the crypto world by storm, enough so that the game was slowing down the Ethereum blockchain. However, the virtual kitties are facing a potent new rival – celebrities. The new CryptoCelebrities game allows people to buy up contracts of famous, and some not-so-famous, celebrities. Blockchain Meets the Tabloids The premise of

    Move Over, CryptoKitties! CryptoCelebrities Has Arrived

    | 2018/01/24 4:00 am
  • “More than 10%” of ICO funds fall into the hands of hackers and not investors, according to new research by Ernst & Young. ICO Risks – From Phishing To FOMO In a report published this week, in collaboration with Group IB, the professional services giant reviewed 372 ICOs and warned about what it views as the ICO market’s “big risks.” These include phishing, failure of organizers to meet stated goals and even so-called ‘FOMO’ (‘fear of

    ICO’s Lose 10% of Funds to Criminals, New Ernst & Young Report Finds

    | 2018/01/23 3:00 pm
  • The US Treasury Department has cautioned investors that Venezuela’s Petro could be in violation of Washington-imposed financial sanctions. In December last year, Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro announced that his government would be creating a digital currency, the Petro. In a country that is rapidly spiraling into a financial abyss, Maduro sees the state-controlled cryptocurrency as a sanction workaround and subsequently, a way to improve the country’s deep economic problems. During his annual message on the

    US Treasury Warns Investors: Venezuela’s Petro Could Violate Sanctions

    | 2018/01/18 1:00 am
  • Tax authorities in Malaysia have indefinitely frozen Luno’s local account used in the country, BitX Malaysia, while they investigate possible tax concerns. London-based cryptocurrency exchange, Luno, has had its Malaysian account frozen pending an investigation by the country’s tax authority, the Inland Revenue Board (IRB). In a statement sent to The Edge Markets, the exchange said: As part of this, IRB has requested that we provide them with information on all our Malaysian customers: identification,

    Malaysian Taxman Gives Luno the Cold Shoulder

    | 2018/01/16 11:30 pm
  • The race for supremacy in crypto land changes daily and it is hard to keep up with the high paced markets. Bitcoin is still king as most altcoins can only be traded with it, but the top four below it are duking it out for second, third, and fourth place by market capacity. With three out of the top four exchanges closing their doors to new registrations a couple of days ago it has been

    Ethereum Regains Second Spot, Ripple Plunges

    | 2018/01/09 2:30 am
  • Game studio Chatrobotic announces Fishbank, the upcoming PvP mmo based upon the Ethereum blockchain. After a number of stunning ICOs managed to collect millions of dollars gone to develop their products for years to come, it became quite obvious that the only practical implementation of blockchain technology at the moment is… a digital kitten collectibles game. If breeding and adoring cuties have resulted in congestion of the whole Ethereum network, it is hard even to

    ICO Era Is Over, Meet the New Hype on Blockchain — Crypto Token Wars!

    | 2018/01/08 6:00 pm
  • Tether has switched from the previously used Omni protocol to the Ethereum network, citing lower fees and faster confirmations for the switch. “Tethered” to the Dollar Tethers are a very controversial product in the cryptocurrency space and have been for months on end. They are a cryptocurrency that is backed by traditional fiat currencies, such as the United States Dollar or the Euro. Many exchanges have adopted tethers, as they offer a method of implementing

    Tether Now Supported on the Ethereum Network

    | 2018/01/08 12:30 am
  • Popular petitions are an important part of the political process in Brazil, but current methodology makes them almost impossible to use. Now the country is turning to the Ethereum blockchain for a solution. In many political systems, the voice of the people is often not heard. To combat such a situation, Brazil has an intriguing mechanism embedded within its constitution: popular petitions. Successful popular petitions must be heard within the country’s legislature, but there are

    Sign Here! Brazil Harnessing Ethereum Blockchain for Political Expression

    | 2018/01/07 8:00 am
  • Despite experiencing a slight dip recently, Bitcoin is climbing its way back towards its all-time high after breaking $17,000 today. After taking a hit in recent weeks with a surge in the market for alternative coins (altcoins), Bitcoin appears to have regained its moon-bound trajectory. According to Coin Market Cap, Bitcoin saw a 15% gain over the past 24 hours and reached a daily high of $17,705. While Bitcoin rises in price, however, alternative currencies such

    Bitcoin Gains Altitude While Altcoins Falter

    | 2018/01/05 11:00 pm
  • The start of 2018 has been a bumper one for cryptocurrency with the total market capacity jumping $150 billion in just five days. Bitcoin has remained relatively flat, so it has been the job of the altcoins to boost the total investment, and Ethereum has been leading the way. For the first time a few hours ago, Ethereum reached a thousand dollars during the morning trading session in Asia. Cryptocurrencies have grown so much that

    Ethereum Flows into Four Figures

    | 2018/01/05 10:15 am
  • Bitcoin’s overall market cap share dropped to a record low of 35.8% Tuesday as lackluster growth gave altcoins a major advantage. Ethereum Advances Hook Investors Despite recovering above $14,000, Bitcoin has failed to hold on to prices closer to its all-time highs of $20,000 seen in December. By contrast, investor money has poured back into altcoin markets, with the majority of major assets appreciating dramatically and weathering short-term volatility. At press time, gains were being

    Bitcoin Posts Lowest Ever 36% Market Cap Share As Ethereum Steals Limelight

    | 2018/01/02 1:30 pm