• 2017 seems to be the year decentralized digital currencies are getting a push into the mainstream investment sector, and it’s not just Bitcoin. Ethereum Classic, not Ethereum, will be the next digital currency to gain a mainstream private investment fund. Ethereum Classic Fund Launches In a somewhat of a mainstream market coup, Ethereum Classic, or ETC, has garnered some mainstream demand, according to Barry Silbert of the Digital Currency Group (DCG). DCG has an ownership

    Ethereum Classic Next Currency to Gain Private Investment Fund

    | 2017/03/07 7:00 am
  • After a slow or turbulent start of 2017, the global cryptocurrency market picked up the pace and really hit its stride in the month of February. Momentum. That seems to be the word that best describes February as nearly every top decentralized digital currency has seen growth and reasons for optimism as Spring approaches. Let’s review what the state of affairs is for the top five cryptocurrencies as they head into March. February: Bitcoin Best

    Top 3 Cryptocurrencies Easily Outperform S&P, Dow Jones in February

    | 2017/03/01 10:30 am
  • Swiss-based serviced apartment company VisionApartments has announced Bitcoin payment support for all its apartment locations around the globe. Paying Apartment Rent with Bitcoin Living on Bitcoin is becoming easier and easier every day! Yesterday, Swiss serviced apartment company, VisionApartments announced a partnership with a national Bitcoin-based startup, Bitcoin Suisse. The move will bring about the integration of Bitcoin payments for all its services, meaning that users can now pay rent in BTC. In the official announcement, Anja

    Move Over AirBnB: Swiss Apartment Rental Service Now Accepts Bitcoin

    | 2017/03/01 7:30 am
  • Tuesday saw Vitalik Buterin introduce Ethereum’s latest venture, the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), as the platform gained rare mainstream media praise. Ethereum Alliance to ‘Retain Compatibility with Public Ethereum’  At a launch event in New York, Buterin presented what an accompanying press release calls “enterprise collaboration [driving] Ethereum blockchain technology best practices focusing on security, privacy, scalability, and interoperability.” EEA seeks to propagate Ethereum blockchain technology for individual business use cases. Any company could benefit

    New Enterprise Ethereum Alliance to Bridge Public & Private Blockchains

    | 2017/03/01 2:30 am
  • Bitcoin has been making all kinds of headlines so far in 2017, but it looks like Ethereum price may be ready for a breakout year in 2017. Ethereum Price Breaks Out If you have been watching Ethereum price recently, those in the know are expecting a major announcement that could put Ethereum into the mainstream in a big way this week. Ethereum is coming off a very impressive 2016, its first full year on the

    Ethereum Price Shoots Up Before Major Press Conference

    | 2017/02/27 7:00 am
  • Edgeless.io is a new blockchain-based casino that’s planning to improve transparency and fix the problem of online casinos cheating against their own players.  [Note: This is a press release] Casinos Often Rigged for Huge House Edge The fast-growing ($46B in 2016) online gambling industry has a problem: TRANSPARENCY. In 2017 all online casinos have full power to cheat against their own players. They can do it easily, without being spotted. It is also difficult for the

    Edgeless Casino Introduces Revolutionary Transparent 0% House Edge Online Gambling

    | 2017/02/17 3:00 am
  • In July of 2015, the world was introduced to Ethereum, and the altcoin market hasn’t been the same since. So what’s has the world’s second most popular cryptocurrency been up to lately?  Ethereum’s Quick Rise to Fame There was a time, let’s call that time, “2015,” when the Bitcoin ecosystem wondered aloud “When is there going to be an altcoin worth a damn?” Funny that we asked that because, in July of 2013, and officially launched in

    Make Ethereum Great Again: How ETH Could Go Mainstream in 2017

    | 2017/02/15 9:00 am
  • Block number 448064 on the Bitcoin blockchain contains a cryptic and romantic love letter written in the form of transactions. You + Me = ฿ The Bitcoin blockchain is known for its immutable and transparent nature, which makes Bitcoin the perfect protocol for the decentralized transfer of value. Transactions are permanent and can not be changed or erased. They are also public for the whole world to see. These same characteristics also make it the

    The Blockchain: Decentralized, Secure, and…Romantic?

    | 2017/01/14 1:00 pm
  • Andreas Antonopoulos has delivered timely words of encouragement for Ethereum speculators as the altcoin flounders and Bitcoin surges ahead. Also read: COINFIRM, BILLON PARTNER TO MAKE BLOCKCHAIN REGULATION-FRIENDLY  Antonopoulos: Ethereum ‘Got A Mulligan’ His words are interesting to compare with an interview in 2015 in which he hit out at government regulations, saying customers should “know your bank.”   “I think it’s fair to say Ethereum got a mulligan,” Antonopoulos said speaking at a Q&A in

    Antonopoulos Talks Ethereum as Regulations Bite Bitcoin

    | 2016/12/04 8:31 am
  • Ethereum stumbles, NEM gains popularity in Japan and Uquid brings 40 different altcoins to Visa users. Also read: Altcoin Report: Ebitz Takes Advantage of Zcash’s Problems Ethereum Hype Fizzles Out After giving several “buy signs” late last week, Ethereum is dropping below expectations. The price of Ether has apparently taken a nasty stumble over the last half-week and is now being overtaken by bears. One analyst expressed disappointment over Ethereum’s behavior, and suggested an interesting

    Altcoin Report: Beginning of the End for Ethereum?

    | 2016/11/30 9:00 am
  • Entrepreneurs and blockchain technology advocates Charlie Shrem and Jason Granger are preparing to launch a blockchain-based private equity investment platform. Intellisys will live on the Ethereum blockchain, with a structured organizational framework focused on transparency and sound investment strategy. Also read: Event Recap: Charlie Shrem, Marco Santori in Trends in Bitcoin and Beyond It will be first private equity investment offered as a digital ledger security. Additionally, it marks the first foray back into the

    Charlie Shrem Joins ICO Craze With Investment Platform Intellisys

    | 2016/11/25 11:27 pm
  • Ethereum may outperform bitcoin, the Republic of Liberland shows interest in Dash, and an altcoin hub turns one. Want to catch up on your latest altcoin news? Read the stories below. Also read: Altcoin Report: Dash, ShapeShift Users Get Debit Cards ETHEREUM Ethereum could potentially outperform bitcoin towards the end of the year. One analyst points out that a recent panic selling of bitcoin spurred from the recent drop in its price due to regulatory

    Altcoin Report: Ethereum to Outperform Bitcoin by 2017

    | 2016/11/17 12:31 pm
  • Today, November 17, 2016, the second-annual EtherCamp hackathon begins. Developers and entrepreneurs around the world will go head-to-head in this five-week event, creating tech-based applications and presenting them to a panel of high-profile judges. Also read: Bitcoin Price Surges, Trades at Nearly $730 EtherCamp Hackathon Begins At the end of the five-week competition, the judges — including names such as Erik Voorhees, Adam Draper and Jaan Tallinnn — will decide which project deserves the $50,000

    Developers Start Competing for $50K in Second EtherCamp Event

    | 2016/11/17 9:47 am
  • The second major EtherCamp hackathon kicks off in just a matter of days with ideas that range from practical blockchain applications to ambitious overhauls of societal institutions. Also read: Shop Anonymously With Bitcoin: Protect Yourself From Prying Eyes Tomer Kantor, co-founder at Proof of Work Media and a close associate of EtherCamp, said the team is looking forward to watching the hackathon camps build upon their initial ideas as the competition progresses. “There are so

    Disruptive Ideas Emerging in EtherCamp’s Major Global Hackathon

    | 2016/11/12 8:47 pm
  • Decentralized insurance platform Inchain launched its ICO on October 21, 2016, and will run it until November 24. The company has encouraged investors to participate in the ICO, calling it a “unique opportunity” to invest in a first-of-its-kind insurance solution for cryptocurrency service providers. Disclaimer: This article is sponsored by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Inchain: Decentralized, Ethereum-Powered Insurance The company expects its decentralized to be welcomed by cryptocurrency platform operators and wallet providers, who have suffered

    Inchain Holds ICO for Decentralized Insurance Platform

    | 2016/11/06 6:05 pm
  • Zcash trading goes through the roof; ether is the highest-performing cryptocurrency of 2016, and cross-border payments are possible through Ripple. Want to catch up on your latest altcoin news? Read the stories below. Also read: Altcoin Report: Ethereum Classic Embraces the Hard Fork ZCASH The recent launch of Zcash created a trading frenzy on Poloniex the other day, causing the price to reach an impressive $2 million per coin. It appears the currency’s status changed

    Altcoin Report: Ether Outranks Bitcoin as Highest-Performing Cryptocurrency

    | 2016/11/01 5:00 am
  • The vDice Crowdsale (ICO) starts on November 15th. Disclaimer: This is a press release provided by vDice. VDice Announces ICO ICO on Ethereum people are taking note of the platform. The vDice team have created the world’s 1st live, working, fully decentralized gambling platform. Using the power of Blockchain and Ethereum Smart Contracts, it is a new paradigm in online betting. There are few live, working Dapps on Ethereum, processing transactions securely. People want to

    vDice Publishes Code Audit for ICO

    | 2016/10/30 4:33 pm
  • Beyond the Void, and upcoming MOBA title geared towards eSports competitors, will become the first game ever to raise development funds through an ICO. Hosted on CCEDK-owned OpenLedger, the sale starts Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Disclaimer: This article is sponsored by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Beyond the Void is a real-time strategy game, designed for competitive play. The game’s developers told press they want to tap into the ever-growing eSports market, which brings in hundreds of

    ‘Beyond the Void’ to Be First-Ever MOBA to Hold ICO

    | 2016/10/28 1:00 pm
  • Ethereum Classic undergoes a successful hard fork, Zcash prepares for its grand introduction, and Jaxx adds Litecoin. Want to catch up on your latest altcoin news? Read the stories below. Also read: Altcoin Report: Monero Shutting Down Until January ETHEREUM CLASSIC Following a recent DDoS attack, Ethereum Classic has undergone a successful hard fork to set things “back to normal.” This is not the first time such a move has been executed, and unfortunately, the

    Altcoin Report: Ethereum Classic Embraces the Hard Fork

    | 2016/10/27 8:00 am
  • On Monday afternoon at the Money20/20 Conference in Las Vegas, Ethereum lead developer Vitalik Buterin, and Don Tapscott, author of Blockchain Revolution, took center stage to speak to the groundbreaking potential of the Ethereum network. Also read: Money 20/20: Cybersecurity Panel Praises Information Sharing to Reduce Cybercriminal Risks Buterin started off by going over his history within the Bitcoin space, going back to when he first learned about the technology in 2011, and then his involvement in various

    Money 20/20 Recap: Ethereum, Consumer Protection, Investment

    | 2016/10/25 2:00 pm
  • Update (10-20-2016, 11:26 AM EST): This article was based on a tweet from ShapeShift that they had temporarily removed all Ethereum-based assets from their platform. That tweet has since been deleted, and the company’s blog post on the matter does not mention removing the assets, although they caution Ethereum-based token traders, telling them to expect transaction delays. Update (10-20-2016, 11:42 PM EST): Ethereum-based assets have been up and running without issue since being returned to the site.

    ShapeShift Removes Support for Ethereum Amid Forking Mishap

    | 2016/10/20 8:07 am
  • Gulden passes the $10 million USD mark, Ripple sees unusual trading activity, and Ethereum Classic crashes. Welcome to our first altcoin report! Check out the stories below to get the scoop. Also read: Minex Putting the Fate of its MineCoin Central Bank to a Vote Altcoin Report GULDEN Gulden is a Dutch cryptocurrency headed straight for “top ten” territory. The coin surpassed the $10 million mark as of press time, and is on the verge

    Altcoin Report: Ethereum Classic Crashes From DOS Attack

    | 2016/10/18 7:26 am
  • vDice is Ethereum’s leading blockchain gambling game. It went live in June this year. In only 3 short months it has already processed near 10,000 bets. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is no responsible for this firm’s products and/or services.  vDice ICO After sponsoring Ethereum’s Devcon2 in Shanghai, interest was high. This week they announced their Crowdsale. vDice will be issuing their own token on Ethereum. It will be directly linked to the

    vDice Launches ICO for Ethereum-Based Gambling Game

    | 2016/10/04 9:09 am