• The EtherDelta cryptocurrency exchange recently sent out urgent tweets, telling users not to open the site as it had been hacked. If there’s one fact that has been proven over and over again is that as long as there is something worth stealing, then somebody is going to be willing to do so. I’m pretty sure that the first caveman who found a pretty rock probably got clobbered in the head by another caveman who

    EtherDelta Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked

    | 2017/12/21 3:30 am
  • Almost every single crypto-currency has seen massive gains in the past few months, Ethereum included. But with the recent news about Bitcoin Cash being listed on Coinbase, much uncertainty has been thrown into the market. The Biggest Smart Contract Platform Ethereum has more than tripled in the past three months, with the market price at $255 just three months ago to over $800 today. The rally appears to not be stopping, however, as some exchanges

    Ethereum Price Tops $900 on CEX, Possible Haven for Investors

    | 2017/12/20 11:30 pm
  • December 18, Odessa, Ukraine – Bitconist has learned that on the morning of December 15, Ukranian authorities raided the personal residence and office of Forklog founder and CEO Anatoly Kaplan. A representative of ForkLog, the popular Russian-language crypto news website, reports that Ukranian Security Service (SBU) agents, along with two civilian witnesses, arrived at Kaplan’s apartment in Odessa Friday morning with a warrant. During the execution of the warrant, Kaplan’s premises were searched, during which time

    Scare Tactics and Unlawful Seizure: Ukrainian Security Service Raids Forklog Offices, Seize Ethereum, Bitcoin

    | 2017/12/18 3:15 pm
  • Entrepreneur and venture capitalist Steven Nerayoff has joined the RCN global lending project as a lead advisor. Through his venture capital firms Maple Ventures and Alchemist Ventures, Nerayoff founded several blockchain-based companies. However, he is perhaps best known as the co-creator and token sale architect of the Ethereum project from its infancy. Nerayoff is now part of the RCN team, whose core members are the same talent behind Ripio, the crypto company that was founded

    Ethereum Co-Creator Steven Nerayoff Joins RCN Advisory Board as Their Global Lending Ecosystem Expands Towards Asia

    | 2017/12/15 6:30 am
  • As the Bitcoin boom continues, the big boys are finally taking notice. Most of the banking bigwigs would prefer to publicly denigrate it as it poses a threat to their business model, which largely revolves around making money off other people’s money. As prices started to soar, mainstream investors and financial institutions started to pay attention to Bitcoin and its brethren. According to a Fortune report, Bloomberg is the latest to acknowledge the prevalence of cryptocurrencies

    Bloomberg Bright on Cryptocurrencies

    | 2017/12/14 11:30 pm
  • A New Jersey man learned that the contents of your crypto wallet can be stolen in more than one way as he is kidnapped at gunpoint and then robbed of $1.8 million in Ether. When one normally hears of a crypto wallet being emptied, it’s because of some nefarious hack, such as what hit NiceHash about a week ago. Yet there’s more than one way to skin a cat, so they say. A man in

    Man Robbed of $1.8 Million in Ether at Gunpoint

    | 2017/12/14 1:00 pm
  • 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