• The upsurge in demand for Bitcoin in South Korea is causing the cryptocurrency to trade with a considerable premium in the country of 44%. Bitcoin in South Korea In the midst of the Bitcoin rally, some countries are seeing more excitement than others. Most notably, Japan which has recently passed a law to recognize Bitcoin as a legal method of payment pushing the popularity of Bitcoin and its trading volumes to new levels within the

    Bitcoin Hits $4,000 in South Korea, 44% Above Global Market Price

    | 2017/05/25 11:00 am
  • The Beth Fund is a new generation investment fund, headed by Dr. Seiji Yoshizaki, partner Hayato Takano and a team of four Japanese fintech entrepreneurs. The blockchain-based fund combines their company’s ‘Deep Learning’ practices with the power of Ethereum Technology.   As they develop innovative technology, the company is offering an opportunity to investors and cryptocurrency community members to be part of the ecosystem by participating in the ICO. The upcoming Beth crowdsale is expected

    Beth: A New Generation Closed-End Fund Based on Ethereum & Deep Learning

    | 2017/05/23 5:30 pm
  • Bitcoin price has broken yet another price record, this time surpassing the $1,900 mark and dipping its toes in the mainstream market audience. Could this be a pivotal moment for cryptocurrencies? Bitcoin Price in All-Time High Territory, Again Bitcoin has once more broken its previous all-time high record today. Currently sitting at $1,925, over $168 Million were exchanged in the last 24 hours in the BTC/USD markets. The rally comes following the mild setback caused by the

    Bitcoin Price Steams to $2000 as Traditional Investors Get Onboard

    | 2017/05/19 6:30 am
  • A new smart contract based crowdfunding platform, FundYourselfNow.com is set to launch in Q1 2018, making its services available to cryptocurrency investors and entrepreneurs. The platform is built with a goal to help the project leaders raise funds in Bitcoin and Ethereum, to back their ideas through various partnerships. [Note: This is a press release.] The platform’s mission aligns with the recent trends in the cryptocurrency market which saw a huge rise in ICO investment

    FundYourselfNow Crowdfunding Platform Announces Q1 2018 Launch, ICO Starts June 2, 2017

    | 2017/05/12 4:00 pm
  • London-based decentralized money platform Sikoba has announced its upcoming ICO with a token presale. The blockchain-supported platform is based on P2P IOU’s, and the crowdsale will give participants the opportunity to receive a 50% bonus on SKO tokens — a cryptocurrency designed to fuel transactions within the Sikoba platform. The ICO will take place between April 25 and May 15, 2017. A Blockchain-based IOU System Sikoba’s decentralized money platform allows users to offer each other

    Blockchain-Based Decentralized P2P IOU Platform, Sikoba Launches Pre-Sale Ahead of Token ICO

    | 2017/05/07 8:00 pm
  • The creator of Uncle Finney’s Poker app, Live Player Games has announced the release of E4ROW Ethereum escrow contract. A First Among Android Poker Apps The unique Ethereum escrow product is part of the newly launched game title. Uncle Finney’s Poker will be one of the first poker apps for Android devices that will enable players to bet and win Ether (ETH). As Live Player Games continues to develop E4ROW, it has announced the official

    E4ROW Contract on Target to Aggressively Expand the Ethereum Ecosystem

    | 2017/05/07 5:00 pm
  • Ether is nearing the $90 mark, a significant milestone for the young cryptocurrency platform. Today, we’re going to explore some of the driving factors behind the Ethereum rally. Ethereum is on the rise Ether, the underlying asset within the Ethereum blockchain, continues to turn heads on the price charts as it broke the $80 mark in the USD market. Currently sitting at $88, Ethereum has surged 13.53% during the last day. Trading volumes are also

    Ethereum Nears $90 as Bitcoin Price Surges

    | 2017/05/04 12:00 pm
  • The Legends Room, a new strip club in Las Vegas, is reinventing the strip club experience by issuing its own cryptocurrency token, The Legends cryptocurrency (LGD). “Dance dollars have now gone digital” Dollar bills have since long been an iconic part of strip clubs. From “making it rain” to the simple dollar bill kindly tucked within an undergarment, paper money has long ruled the striptease scene. However, one strip club is willing to replace tradition

    Las Vegas Strip Club Issues Own Cryptocurrency Token

    | 2017/05/02 1:00 pm
  • As Bitcoin rides new all-time highs, commentators are increasingly pointing to more important progress behind the scenes. Bitcoin: Market Cap, Investment Real Performers Both the cryptocurrency and wider press focussed heavily on the Bitcoin price this week, which is currently hovering around $1320. Events such as a new peak of $1350 on Coinbase attracted less intense reactions than the previous price surge in early March, with social media reactions consequently stating such highs are now “not

    Bitcoin Experts: Forget Price, Look At Investment When Weighing Success

    | 2017/04/29 2:00 pm
  • Cryptocurrency based retirement fund, BitcoinIRA.com has announced the launch of Ethereum IRA. The new investment product offering allows people to invest in an Ether-based, Individual Retirement Account (IRA). Demand for Ether Prompts Ethereum IRA Ethereum has recently fortified its position as the second largest cryptocurrency in the market, right below Bitcoin. The demand for Ether is on the rise following significant developments and implementations of Ethereum platform for a range of applications. The creation of

    Bitcoin IRA Launches World’s First Ethereum IRA Retirement Fund

    | 2017/04/29 6:00 am
  • The Ethereum Classic team addressed the current ICO hype, warning against “manipulative crowdsale tactics,” while promising not to vouch for coin offerings “in the same capacity” as the Ethereum Foundation.  Ethereum Classic on ‘Irrational Appcoin Exuberance’ The Ethereum Classic development team has shared its opinion on what Nick Tomaino’s called, the “Irrational Appcoin Exuberance.” This exuberance is currently seen in Ethereum and may soon come to Ethereum Classic as more capital flows into the network. Citing concerns regarding

    Ethereum Classic Takes Stance Against ‘Manipulative Crowdsale Tactics’

    | 2017/04/27 8:30 am
  • Both artificial intelligence and blockchain technology have made major advances in the past few years. Could they be combined to bring us the money of the future? Artificial Intelligence Recently, many advances have been made in the field of artificial intelligence. In the past few years, we saw artificial intelligence beat one of the world’s best players at Go, save drivers from car crashes, and predict the outcome of the US Presidential Election. Many companies,

    Blockchain & Artificial Intelligence: Money of the Future?

    | 2017/03/25 8:00 am
  • In an increasingly growing market, Bitcoin market share dominance is fading every day of 2017. As market fears of a hard fork continue to fester, a manic Monday saw Bitcoin drop under $1,000, as altcoins grow stronger than ever before. Why don’t we start with some good news first? The overall decentralized digital currency market has never been bigger and stronger, judged by market capitalization value Since the start of 2017 alone, the overall industry has

    Bitcoin Market Share Drops Almost 20%; Altcoins Stronger Than Ever

    | 2017/03/24 9:30 am
  • The Brave internet browser has changed the way people around the world use the Internet by making made browsing faster and safer in addition to integrating Bitcoin’s peer-to-peer value to many new users and new wallets. Now, Brave takes another step into changing the online Internet experience by creating a new ad platform using a new digital token based on Ethereum technology. Brave is very focused on improving the online experience, and this new token-based system

    Brave Browser Creates Ad Platform Using New Ethereum Token

    | 2017/03/23 12:38 pm
  • Yesterday, Edgeless released its first beta product. Dubbed Edgeless Black Jack beta 0.1, Edgless’ first release is a classic Black Jack game with a twist: It’s actually fair! Edgeless Black Jack beta 0.1 Yesterday, the Edgeless Casino released its first beta product, Edgeless Black Jack beta 0.1, a decentralized gambling app based on Ethereum smart contracts. Edgeless Black Jack beta 0.1 is an Ethereum-based app, which means Ether is currently the only supported currency in the

    Edgeless Announces Black Jack beta 0.1

    | 2017/03/20 2:53 pm
  • ETF or not, Bitcoin has recovered almost instantly to its regulatory speed bump, but no digital currency is making bigger waves than Dash, which crushed multiple all-time records Saturday. All-Time Higher High Saturday will go down in history for Evan Duffield and the folks at Dash. Yesterday, the altcoin jumped in value over 40%, approaching $75 USD in market value ($74.11 was its peak) after starting the say at just over $50. According to CoinMarketCap this

    Dash Altcoin Continues Epic Bull Run; Sets Several All-Time Records

    | 2017/03/12 12:34 pm
  • 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