• Bitcoin has suffered another drop. Falling $13 since our last price piece, the digital currency now hovers around $666 at press time (sorry to all you religious people out there). Also read: Bitcoin Price Prepping for Bull Run Due to Regional Influence One source explains: “Bitcoin price looked to be advancing only to bump against the resistance ceiling. How to trade in the coming days (or weeks) is dependent on how the market negotiates $680.” In

    Is Ethereum Wounding the Bitcoin Price’s Ascent?

    | 2016/07/22 9:00 am
  • Ethereum’s DAO hard fork update landed on GitHub yesterday, allowing users to vote on whether they support the Hard fork that will refund the DAO after the attack that drained around four percent of the total Ethereum (approx. 50 million US dollars worth at the time)  in circulation from the smart contract. Read Also: MakerDAO Founder’s Unique Opinions on the DAO’s Failure Ethereum Reaches A Crossroads with Hard Fork Update   This hard fork update,

    DAO Hard Fork Update for Ethereum Finally Released

    | 2016/07/17 10:32 am
  • Russia pushes bitcoin, Mark Karpeles goes free, another massive crowdsale in the books, and Steemit gets hacked. Want to catch up on the latest cryptocurrency news? Take a look at the stories below. Also read: Industry Report: Bitcoin Bursts with ‘Energy’ RUSSIA Once again, a Russian party is pushing for the legalization of Bitcoin. The Party of Growth, which supports “free market economy and democracy,” believes that blockchain technology is growing all around the world,

    Industry Report: Steemit Is the Latest Victim of Cyber Crime

    | 2016/07/16 9:00 am
  • The halving comes and goes, Ethereum wants to hard-fork, and the blockchain does income grants. Want to catch up on the latest cryptocurrency news? Take a look at the stories below. Also read: Industry Report: The Bitcoin Bill That Became Law BITCOIN HALVING The halving has officially come and gone, and the results haven’t been as big as we all hoped for. At mid-day on Saturday, the bitcoin price fell to the $620 range but

    Industry Report: The Halving That Came and Went

    | 2016/07/11 5:00 am
  • We sat down recently with Rune Christensen, the founder of MakerDAO, to discuss The DAO’s collapse and the implications it will have for Ethereum and Cryptocurrency moving forward after the soft fork. He expresses doubts at the notion that the Ethereum community holds any obligation to The DAO and other interesting viewpoints from security to hard-fork consensus. Also Read: Pound vs Yen: The Battle Over Bitcoin Rages On Rune Has Faith in Ethereum, Not The

    MakerDAO Founder Claims “Absolutely Zero” Obligation to DAO Investors In Interview

    | 2016/07/10 5:42 am
  • Scams, suits and cyber-attacks, with and a little bit of ransomware thrown in-between. It’s been a wacky week for Bitcoin and the DAO, and here are a few of the top stories: Also read: Industry Report: Digital Currency is Booming Across the Globe LOCKY GETS ROCKY First, a little good news is in the mix. According to Symantec, Locky ransomware may be reaching the end of its days. Over the past two weeks, activity has

    Industry Report: How Badly Was the DAO Attacked?

    | 2016/06/23 9:00 am
  • Some unfortunate news is in the bitcoin books. Following an outage of global digital currency exchange Bitfinex, everybody’s favorite coin has undergone quite a plunge, and is hovering around $671 USD at press time, a drop of nearly $100 in the last 48 hours. Also read: Bitcoin Price to Hit $1,000 Again? The Rally Continues Bitcoin Price Plunges Following Bitfinex Outage As Bitcoinist.net recently wrote: “The Bitcoin price has taken a tumble today with the Bitfinex trading outage,

    Bitcoin Price Suffers Nasty Plunge, but It’s Too Early to Panic

    | 2016/06/22 9:00 am
  • In light of certain developments regarding Slock.it’s titanic smart contract-driven project, The DAO, many are left with the question of how to cleanly exit. That’s a good question, though pretty contentious among the heavily staked DAO members. You can’t blame the more small time elements in the community for wanting to jump ship though, seeing as that ship has run over its tugboat (Ethereum) coming out of the harbour, and might be any combination of

    Exiting The DAO is a 67-Step, 48-Day Ordeal

    | 2016/06/20 2:00 am
  • According to The Verge’s Russell Brandom, The recent attack on the DAO is somehow related to the past failings of Bitcoin. Also read: Technical Analysis: Long-Term Bitcoin Price Corrections to Come? That’s right: your eyes are not playing tricks on you, I promise that you read that correctly. I’ve seen my share of tinfoil-hatting on the subject of cryptocurrency and security, but Brandom’s conflation of these two completely different technologies takes the cake. The sheer

    How the Verge Totally Misrepresented the DAO, and Bitcoin

    | 2016/06/19 5:00 am
  • Two of Australia’s leading bitcoin exchanges, CoinTree and CoinLoft, have announced this week new services allowing users to purchase a variety of altcoins including ether, the cryptocurrency that powers the Ethereum network. Alongside their established services which have primarily focused on making bitcoin accessible to the general public, they have now streamlined the process of acquiring ether. As of Monday 13th of June, CoinTree users will be able to swap bitcoin for a variety of popular

    Australian bitcoin exchanges announce Ethereum support

    | 2016/06/14 2:20 am
  • The Jaxx wallet solution continues to take the cryptocurrency world by storm. Not only has the wallet added support for The DAO tokens, but the team also interacted ShapeShift. This will allow users to convert between all three wallet-supported currencies within the app itself. Adding more functionality to a cryptocurrency wallet is always a positive thing. Jaxx has always been priding itself on supporting multiple currencies, and the addition of The DAO token is a

    Jaxx Wallet Integrates Shapeshift Conversion Option

    | 2016/06/11 5:04 am
  • Genesis Mining is one of the few cloud mining organizations to actually fulfill their obligations to their customers as well as a huge advocate for the Bitcoin and Cryptopcurrency industry.  Since the beginning of 2016 the mining industry has seen a lot of shifts, as well as new coins to mine that are wildly popular like Ethereum. Also Read: US Banking Regulators Warn About Imminent Swift Attacks Genesis Mining quickly expanded their GPU mining capacity

    Marco Streng of Genesis Mining on Ethereum and DASH Mining

    | 2016/06/10 3:19 pm