• Canadian Bitcoin ATM company LocalCoinATM recently opened the first Ethereum ATM (ETH) in Toronto, and have added support for Ethereum on all their Bitcoin ATMs in the Greater Toronto Area. Citizens of the Great White North, rejoice! Canadian Bitcoin ATM company LocalCoinATM recently announced the opening of the first Ethereum ATM in Toronto, and have added support for Ethereum on the rest of their Bitcoin ATM network. The new ATM is located at 161 Church Street, Toronto

    LocalCoinATM Opens First Ethereum ATM in Toronto

    | 2017/08/20 11:00 am
  • Until now, finding ourselves with a wallet full of Bitcoin but devoid of cash has meant one thing. An intense period of holding on to our asses. I mean, nervously watching every price rise from the time we sold until we could afford to buy back in. Or in my case, never quite getting to that point. Now there is a solution for those of us desperately HODLing who sometimes also find ourselves desperate for

    How to Release Equity and Still Hold on to Your Crypto Assets with SALT Lending

    | 2017/08/16 8:30 pm
  • In the wake of record-setting growth for digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, graphics card manufacturer Nvidia has expressed their intent to focus more on the cryptocurrency mining market. Cryptocurrency Mining Boom Since the beginning of 2017, the cryptocurrency market has grown at an enormous rate. In late 2016 the total market capitalization of the cryptocurrency market was a respectable $14 billion and in the months since has climbed a record-setting $135 billion as of this writing! Bitcoin

    Nvidia to Focus More on Cryptocurrency Mining Market

    | 2017/08/12 2:15 pm
  • More and more traditional financial services are starting to realize the dozens of potential benefits of integrating digital currencies to their existing operations. Fidelity Investments has joined the list this week. Traditional Investing Meets Digital Currencies Fidelity Investments, a Boston based firm that manages client’s portfolios and provides investment advice, has announced that they have partnered with Bitcoin exchange and wallet provider service Coinbase to allow customers to view their digital assets on their Fidelity

    Fidelity Investments Adds Cryptocurrency Integration Through Coinbase

    | 2017/08/11 10:30 am
  • Blockchain-powered ad exchange AdEx will partner with video entertainment platform Stremio to deploy its solutions in the platform’s application. AdEx to Team Up with Stremio AdEx is an ad exchange that offers blockchain solutions for the entire online advertising industry. It seeks to entitle end users to decide which ads to see by specifying their preferences and to ensure transparency and fairness for advertisers and publishers. Stremio, on the other hand, is a semi-open source

    Blockchain Ad Platform AdEx to Partner with Video Entertainment Platform Stremio

    | 2017/08/10 1:00 pm
  • Many people in the troubled South American nation have turned to Bitcoin mining in a desperate attempt to fend off starvation and keep their families alive. The once thriving South American nation of Venezuela has been sliding into an economic apocalypse over the last few years. The socialist regime of Hugo Chavez has been followed by current President Nicolás Maduro, and the economic policies put in place has transformed a country with more oil reserves

    Starving Venezuelans Turn to Bitcoin Mining in Desperation

    | 2017/08/09 10:45 am
  • While digital currencies such as Bitcoin, and even Ethereum, have boomed beyond the realms of developers and digital dealers, it is still largely misunderstood by those in the mainstream. Bitcoin and other digital currencies have been in the news, for good and bad reasons, including mainstream media outlets such as Bloomberg and CNBC. However, a study has revealed that the average American’s knowledge of Bitcoin and its uses, or even the awareness of it at

    Cryptocurrency Still Shrouded in Mainstream Mystery

    | 2017/07/28 1:00 pm
  • The meeting over, Griff went back to his desk to find his messaging app urgently blinking. He cast his eyes cautiously around at his colleagues. The company he founded, Giveth, was a blockchain startup, creating a transparent accounting system for charities: hashtag, making the world a better place. He smiled. Everyone was occupied in their own thoughts. He clicked the flashing icon. “Something big going down. Vulnerability in Parity wallet. $32m already gone.” …He stood

    Achieving Parity (or How to Save $85M in Your White Hat)

    | 2017/07/27 4:30 am
  • A man who can only be identified by his anonymous digital wallet address has renewed concerns that many regulators have over a new breed of cryptocurrency millionaires. How do they tax, and monitor illegal activities, of masked cryptocurrency users? An Instagram post that sparked these concerns again read: I get many private messages asking how much ether I have. […] One of the cool things about Ethereum is that all wallets around the world are transparent

    Mystery Ethereum Millionaire Has Regulators Fuming Over Cryptocurrency Anonymity

    | 2017/07/16 1:00 pm
  • With cryptocurrency adoption rapidly rising, more and more companies and institutions are offering Bitcoin and blockchain services.  Austrian Post Office and Bitpanda partnership In a new report, the Austrian post office, and the Bitcoin exchange Bitpanda partnered up together to offer Bitcoin, litecoin, ethereum and dash at 1,800 post branches all over Austria. Thanks to this partnership, customers will be able to safely and easily buy various cryptocurrencies with euros at all post branches in Austria.

    You Can Now Buy Bitcoin at 1,800 Post Offices Locations All Over Austria

    | 2017/07/12 6:00 am
  • Latvian automotive company Dartz announced that they plan to debut their new Black Alligator SUV at the 2017 Gumball 3000 rally in Riga, Latvia and that they will only be accepting Bitcoin or Ethereum as payment. The company’s move to sell the luxury SUV for Bitcoin and Ethereum seems to be a first for cryptocurrency, which has previously been accepted in the luxury market more in regards to property than the automotive industry. Hopefully, the

    Dartz Debuts New Black Alligator SUV, Only Accepts Bitcoin and Ethereum

    | 2017/07/05 3:00 pm
  • A pre-school in New York has confirmed that 10 families are paying for their child’s $31,000 tuition fees using Bitcoin. The High Cost of Education – A Great Opportunity For Bitcoin “The Montessori,”  a chain of pre-schools in New York  have confirmed that at least 10 families are either paying for tuition with Bitcoin or looking to pay for their child’s tuition with the cryptocurrency. Montessori is a educational method developed by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori. It has

    New York’s Elite Are Paying Their Kids Tuition in Bitcoin

    | 2017/07/04 11:00 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • In an official blog post published today, decentralized ad exchange platform AdEx has announced that it will be holding a token sale, which is scheduled to begin June 30th, 2017. The project seeks to raise 40 000 ETH over the course of the crowdsale. About the AdEx Project Current advertising networks like Google AdSense, Adsterra, ShareASale, and others are fraught with problems, not the least of which are ad fraud and lack of consumer privacy. AdEx aims

    Decentralized Ad Platform Developer AdEx Announces Token Sale

    | 2017/06/27 2:30 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
  • MGT Capital Investments has recently announced a Pilot Program to mine Ether and Ether Classic which will see the company purchase up to 60 GPU-based mining rigs. MGT to Mine Ether and Ether Classic MGT Capital Investments has recently announced a pilot program to mine Ether, the underlying token in the Ethereum blockchain. Led by John McAfee, MGT Capital made its foray into cryptocurrency mining last year with the launch of a Bitcoin mining operation and now

    MGT Announces Pilot to Mine Ether and Ether Classic

    | 2017/06/25 5:30 pm
  • GDAX has promised to credit traders for any losses they experienced during the exchange’s Ethereum “flash crash” on June 21, when prices temporarily dropped to as low as $0.10. Last week, GDAX experienced an Ethereum “flash crash” when a multimillion dollar market sell was placed on their order book. Orders ranging from $317.81 to $224.48 were used to complete the trade, resulting in a recorded 29.4% price drop that quickly triggered a cascade of stop loss orders and margin calls.

    GDAX To Credit Traders for Ethereum Flash Crash Losses

    | 2017/06/25 5:00 am
  • Founded in 2015 and a graduate of this year’s PayPal incubator program, Singapore-based company TenX managed to raise $34 million through their recent ICO.   One of the major problems that cryptocurrencies face today is the liquidity for real-world usage. Only a very few cryptocurrencies have a high enough trading volume and liquidity support in order to provide such a service. According to the TenX team, many cryptocurrency users face this problem: Once you start

    TenX ICO Raises $34 Million in 7 Minutes

    | 2017/06/24 4:00 pm
  • Not to be confused with Civic, fledgeling startup Civil aims to curb fake news and innovate the journalistic process with the creation of an Ethereum based decentralised platform for citizens and journalists. The Modern Problem Nowadays, many news organisations are struggling to find a sustainable or profitable business model for their operations. Technologies like AdBlock and other similar ad-blockers have forced many news organisations to block content for ad-blocker users, effectively reducing traffic and potential revenue. Civil, is trying to solve this major

    Civil: Fighting Fake News and Innovating Journalism with Ethereum

    | 2017/06/24 9:00 am
  • Civic, an identity verification project using the Bitcoin blockchain, launched its crowdsale on Wednesday selling tokens for 10 cents each and raising a total of $33 million. The company is co-founded by Vinny Lingham, the entrepreneur behind Gyft. A Secure Way to Verify Your Identity Civic ID fills an identification niche, providing a decentralized method of confirming your identity. What this essentially means is that your personal data is not stored somewhere on a server, vulnerable

    Civic ICO: Two Days and $33 Million in Tokens

    | 2017/06/23 3:00 pm
  • Investors are throwing their life savings and spending money at Ethereum, showcasing how irrational investments and FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) can lead to bubbles and subsequent panic sales.  Ethereum Buying Frenzy Ether, the native cryptocurrency in the Ethereum blockchain, has grown over 4000% in 2017 as developments like the creation of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance and the growing number of Initial Coin Offerings in the network propelled it close to the $400 mark. During

    Is FOMO Fueling the Ethereum Bubble?

    | 2017/06/21 4:00 pm