• 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
  • The BANKEX technical team has recently announced they have developed the world’s first private blockchain that supports the Plasma Protocol for public audit which will allow users to transfer different assets directly to each other leaving intermediaries behind and solving one of the most pressing problems of the current crypto world – high gas consumption. The Plasma-like protocol open source code is already available here. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Inspired by the Plasma

    Dashing Forward – BANKEX Develops World’s First Working Plasma-like Protocol Bringing Vitalik Buterin’s Idea to Life

    | 2017/11/17 8:15 pm
  • Ethereum Classic (ETC) is the second best-performing cryptocurrency Saturday as 15% price increases precede the Ethereum Classic Summit. ETC Summit Draws Jihan Wu, Silbert To Break Silence Ahead of the event, which takes place November 13-14 in Hong Kong, ETC reached multiweek highs of over $18 and is currently circling $16.90, cross-exchange data from Coinmarketcap shows. The uptick puts the altcoin behind only Bitcoin Cash in terms of daily growth, as the top 50 cryptocurrencies

    Ethereum Classic Beats All But Bitcoin Cash As Price Tops $18

    | 2017/11/13 10:45 am
  • In a new development suggesting Parity’ recent flaw that locked up over 900,000 ether was more nefarious than previously thought, affected token startup Cappasity thinks they have proof the “bug” was actually a hack. Cappasity Thinks Foul Play’s Been Discovered The Ethereum community was rocked on Tuesday, November 7, after GitHub user devops199 deleted the library responsible for supporting approximately $300 million dollars’ worth of ether in Ethereum wallet provider Parity’s multi-signature wallets. The space

    Ethereum Funds Frozen, Token Startup Cappasity Says Bug Was ‘Hack’

    | 2017/11/11 5:30 pm
  • As UK-based X Real Estate Development (XRED) enters into the second week of its ICO, community interest continues to build amid the announcement of their first proposed development project. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] What is XRED? XRED is the first cryptocurrency fund to focus specifically on real estate development and investment. Their unique investment platform, which is built on the Ethereum blockchain, utilizes asset tokenization to convert the rights to a physical asset

    XRED Enters Week 2 of its ICO, Announces First Development Project

    | 2017/11/07 8:30 pm
  • Jeff Garzik, one of the original blockchain developers and co-founder of Bloq, will announce a new currency called Metronome later today. The “world’s first cross-chain currency” makes its debut at the Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas, as reported by Bloomberg. Cross-chain currency? Their words, not mine. The idea is that Metronome will be the first currency which is portable across multiple blockchains. The example case given in the Bloomberg article is rather confusing, and suggests that coins “used

    Garzik to launch portable coin amidst SegWit2x ‘upgrade’ debacle

    | 2017/10/24 11:15 am
  • Cryptolocator, a global marketplace for Ethereum trading, has announced the launch of its trading platform where users can securely trade Ether and other altcoins. With a current market cap of just over $30.6 billion, Ethereum is hands down the next most popular cryptocurrency next to Bitcoin. Unfortunately, most cryptocurrency trading platforms are “Bitcoin-first” and offer a limited number of ETH trading pairs. In fact, some don’t offer any ETH trading pairs at all. There is

    Cryptolocator Launches Global Ethereum Trading Platform

    | 2017/10/18 12:30 pm
  • DDoS attacks are one of the most common problems on the internet. However, blockchain technology may hold the key to a safer and more pleasant internet, an avenue that is being explored by the Gladius project. New Technology Brings New Problems With the inception of new technologies, new problems are also sure to arise and “malicious actors” are usually among the first to take advantage of these problems, using exploits in new systems to disrupt

    Gladius: How Blockchain Technology Is Making the Web Safer and Faster

    | 2017/10/14 1:00 pm
  • BitProperty, the blockchain-powered real estate investment platform, has announced that it will launch a closed beta release on October 5, 2017. Ten days later, on October 15, it will kick off a token sale to raise funds for further development of the platform. How BitProperty Works Based in Japan, BitProperty is a decentralized real estate platform that gives users a quick, low-cost, and easy to use way to own and trade real estate revenue streams.

    BitProperty Announces Upcoming Token Sale, Beta Release of Real Estate Investment Platform

    | 2017/10/04 2:00 pm
  • Cryptolocator, a global marketplace for Ethereum trading, has announced the launch of its trading platform in mid-October of this year. The Cryptolocator platform brings together trading partners from around the world and facilitates transactions with popular cryptocurrencies. Unlike most trading platforms that focus on Bitcoin, Cryptolocator prioritizes Ethereum, setting ETH as its default cryptocurrency. First users of Cryptolocator will be able to trade with significantly lower fees for the first 6 months after the project

    Altcoin Trading Marketplace Cryptolocator Announces Mid-October Launch

    | 2017/10/03 12:30 pm
  • Chinese regulators have today taken the unprecedented move of banning all ICOs. This follows news last week that authorities intended to implement stricter regulations to protect investors from fraud. The People's Bank of China released a statement saying that all ICO's should be stopped immediately. $ETH #Bitcoin https://t.co/x3Ip2nJffY — WhalePanda (@WhalePanda) September 4, 2017 That’s one way to protect them There’s more… According to the joint statement issued by the People’s Bank of China and several regulatory commissions: Organizations

    IC-No! China bursts Initial Coin Offering Bubble

    | 2017/09/04 8:42 am
  • Russian blockchain developers CarTaxi have just launched the first global service for towing vehicles. The platform brings together a list of all car towing companies and is already starting to change the outlook of the market. In the two months following the platform’s initial launch, the service already operates in over 15 different cities. The company’s global launch will be later in the year and the company has already organized its Pre-ICO campaign, set to

    The Blockchain ‘Uber’ of Car Towing, CarTaxi Launches Ethereum Based Platform

    | 2017/08/30 12:56 pm
  • Estonia is seriously thinking about creating its own digital currency called the estcoin. This move could bolster the country’s digital residents to almost ten times its actual population. There’s no denying the stellar rise of cryptocurrency. What many initially scoffed at has now become a major economic force. Large financial institutions, such as Goldman Sachs and Fidelity Investments, have jumped onto the cryptocurrency bandwagon. Now a major seismic shift may occur as a country, Estonia,

    Estonia Considering Creating Its Own Cryptocurrency

    | 2017/08/26 11:30 am
  • Hackers were able to breach into the landing page and social media accounts of Enigma and nab $500,000 worth of Ethereum from users. $500K Nabbed from Enigma The Enigma Catalyst project main idea is to offer a platform that allows users to create their own cryptocurrency hedge funds, by providing valuable investment data and strategies for traders. The blockchain project is being developed by a group of experienced MIT graduates. Many people are still struggling

    Over $500,000 Stolen in Enigma ICO Hack

    | 2017/08/23 3:30 am
  • 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