• TradingView still has flaws when it comes to the crypto market and will have to break away from its traditional finance background to put the funds it received to good use and make crypto inroads. TradingView, a developer of social networking and data analysis tools for financial markets, got in early as a crypto trading and investment tool finding an amazing opportunity, which has resulted in the company receiving a whopping $37 million in new funds by

    TradingView is Booming But Crypto Offering is Still Lacking

    | 2018/05/24 7:00 am
  • If crypto startups want to distinguish themselves amidst the crowd of similar companies, they will need to re-think their partnerships. Although Wall Street is the source of critique from crypto-evangelists fighting the centralized system, it is also home to the power and capital that they need. Every revolution starts off as a rebuttal to a previously existing system that needs – in the eyes of the revolutionaries – renovation. But once they implement their ideas,

    The Crypto Compromise: Learning to Love the Corporate Culture

    | 2018/05/20 10:00 am
  • Last year was huge for ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) though they’ve continued to come under increasing scrutiny as they lack definition and regulation. While they’ve taken a big hit this year, they do offer a real purpose that has gotten lost in the noise and confusion surrounding the term. A lot of people mistakenly believe the sole purpose of ICOs are to create new cryptocurrencies that can rise in value in the crypto market but

    ICO (re)Evolution: Clarity Is Still Needed

    | 2018/04/28 1:00 am
  • As John F. Kennedy was wont to say, “a rising tide lifts all boats.” Essentially, what benefits one, benefits all. When Kennedy first uttered those words, it was in 1963 and he was talking about the economy. Flash forward 55 years and – as the cryptocurrency market appears to be recovering from a depressing Q1 2018 bear run – the same sentiment is applicable once again. This past week has been extremely gratifying for crypto

    Home Run or Swing and a Miss? Cryptocurrency Winners and Losers for the Week Ending April 22, 2018

    | 2018/04/22 5:15 pm
  • Initially dismissed as a fleeting, fringe trend by banks and regulating bodies, cryptocurrency was left largely untouched for a long time. For years, the crypto market was like the wild west. But as the cryptocurrency market and the hype around it continue to boom, financial players and governments are beginning to wake up, all scrambling to figure out just how they’ll conquer this new frontier while creating some serious arbitrage opportunities. [Editor’s note: This is

    How Various Countries Benefit & Suffer from Regulation Arbitrage Today

    | 2018/04/21 7:00 am
  • 28-year-old ex-realtor, bitcoin millionaire, and rapper, CoinDaddy, was recently interviewed by Business Insider. That’s some serious shizzle for a man who claims his songs deliberately “aren’t that good.” Let’s explore those murky waters where crypto and music meet. Bitcoin… blah blah blah… Rapper So I bet you’re just dying to hear the CoinDaddy story. It’s actually pretty short and sweet… In 2013 he met a guy in a bar who told him to put everything into bitcoin,

    When Two Worlds Collide – CoinDaddy and the Rise of Bit-Hop

    | 2018/04/21 1:30 am
  • While Bitcoin can already be called the world’s first global currency, it is nevertheless illegal in a several countries, where using it has been outlawed by the government. By doing so, the future is not looking bright for these largely third-world nations with struggling economies. 11 Countries Where Bitcoin is a Crime Bitcoin is not only the world’s first cryptocurrency, it is also the first borderless and apolitical form of money in the history of

    11 Countries Where Bitcoin is Still Illegal

    | 2018/04/18 7:00 pm
  • History warns us of the past in order to make sense of the present. Yet History offers no suggestion regarding the path that technology is taking us. What we are left with the crypto-space is a great field of improvisation that has seldom been seen before. “Liberté, égalité, fraternité,” pronounced French revolutionaries in choir. The year was 1789, and overnight, France was changed almost entirely. New social systems were devised, new national identities were reinvented,

    Liberté, Egalité, Cryptocurrencé: Crypto-Colonialism & Its Socio-Political Impacts

    | 2018/04/17 10:00 pm
  • Bank of England’s governor, Mark Carney, held a speech at the Public Policy Forum’s Canada Growth Summit in Toronto, outlining that despite the ‘huge amount’ of illicit activity run through cryptocurrency, at the current state, they do not pose a threat. Singing the Same Old Song In line with his previous sentiment expressed at the G20 Summit in Argentina earlier this year, rock-star banker Carney holds that, at current times, “cryptocurrencies aren’t a risk to

    Bank of England Governor Admits ‘Cryptocurrency Not a Risk’

    | 2018/04/14 2:30 am
  • This week saw the release on YouTube of a trailer for a short satire with a cryptocurrency theme. The film is currently in post-production, but while waiting for it to drop, we spoke to the writer/director, Sam Lucas Smith. I Haven’t Seen It Well, you’ve been missing out. I’d recommend getting over there right away, as the trailer has some razor-sharp dialogue, and is instantly quotable. The filmmakers hope to use the film as a

    Buy the Dip: Satirical Film’s Trailer Proves You Can Love Crypto – and Laugh About it Too

    | 2018/04/08 1:00 am
  • When you’re trying to learn about bitcoins and altcoins and struggling to make sense of the latest cryptocurrency news, you really don’t want to work too hard. You want to be able to get a grip on the issue quickly and make some smart investments. The easiest way to do that is to make listening to a cryptocurrency podcast a regular part of your routine. Here are seven of my favorite cryptocurrency podcasts that I listen

    Top 7 Cryptocurrency Podcasts That You Can’t Afford to Miss

    | 2018/04/03 2:00 pm
  • This past week has seen Bitcoin and many altcoins fluctuate dramatically. These significant fluctuations can be profited off of by trading or increasing one’s position in the underlying crypto. The upcoming week has major events for five cryptocurrencies: PRL, UKG, EOS, PKB, and BRD. The Market Conditions In December of 2017, Bitcoin was pushing the $20,000 mark with many experts predicting a run much higher. The bull market turned bear and BTC is currently priced

    5 Altcoins with Major Events the week of April 1, 2018 (Gains Likely to Beat Bitcoin Returns!)

    | 2018/03/31 5:00 pm
  • While Blockchain is set to be disruptive, the technology itself has already been disrupted by the people who praise it most. The crypto-craze brought with it a wave of individuals keen on using Blockchain as an end instead of a means to an end.  Following the Buddha’s life journeys, he devised a philosophy for life that has reverberated throughout our society until today. After going from extreme comfort and ostentation to sickening poverty, he realized

    Buddha and the Blockchain: Everything in Moderation

    | 2018/03/30 3:15 am
  • As the flying taxi swoops past a building-sized electronic billboard, my robot driver flicks a switch. A screen bursts into life: Five high-pitched squeals in unnecessarily shiny costumes make a noise vaguely resembling music. The message is clear. I swipe my communicator against the console in the taxi and gasp at the questionable number of credits it takes for the ride. And the relentless pounding rain tries and fails to wash the criminal scum from the streets

    Crypto-Positivity Still Big in Japan Despite High Profile Hacks

    | 2018/03/28 6:00 pm
  • On March 22, BitMEX Research published a follow-up article to its September 2017 analysis on Segregated Witness (SegWit) transactions compared to Bitcoin Cash, and the results aren’t good for big block supporters. Transacting Users Prefer SegWit Bitcoin Cash was created as an alternative coin with bigger blocks unlike Bitcoin’s Segregated Witness (SegWit) block weight optimization upgrade in August 2017. While SegWit gave the option for Bitcoin users to upgrade their wallets and receive the benefits

    Bitcoin’s SegWit Alone is Outnumbering All Bitcoin Cash Transactions

    | 2018/03/25 11:00 am
  • While Ripple is “not a bad investment” right now, major challenges exist when it comes to long-term prospects for its bank-oriented digital token (XRP), according to Weiss Ratings. 2 Dilemmas for Ripple’s XRP Token… Independent ratings agency Weiss Ratings began listing cryptocurrency grades since January of this year. While Bitcoin’s relatively low grade of a C+ (recently upgraded to a B-) received most of the attention, the agency also graded many other cryptocurrencies, helping investors

    3 Big Problems Ripple Investors Can No Longer Ignore

    | 2018/03/21 6:30 am
  • As a college student, I often ask myself about where I stand amidst the overarching reach of our institutions and the demanding responsibilities of public life. While many everyday actions seem impermanent – or overshadowed by the immensity of the collective – I have been thrown into a circumstance where I have regained my status as a genuine individual. In the world of crypto assets, I have never felt so defined and well-placed. [Editor’s note:

    Brave New World: Why the Crypto Revolution Shapes the Modern Individual

    | 2018/03/17 7:00 am
  • Price of Bitcoin got you down? Don’t worry! Bitcoin isn’t dead (again). What’s more, here are five reasons the world’s first cryptocurrency is fundamentally stronger than ever. More People Are Using It Metrics gauging Bitcoin users and usage all point to a continuous uptrend, albeit with peaks and alleys along the way, just like with any new technology. First, transaction volume per day is probably the most straighforward metric, which follows a rising trend-line seen

    5 Reasons Bitcoin is Fundamentally Stronger Than Ever

    | 2018/03/15 8:00 am
  • This past week has demonstrated how exceptionally volatile the cryptocurrency space is. Not limited to Bitcoin, this week has seen many prices of altcoins collapse providing the perfect opportunity for high returns in the short term. Altcoins Worth Focusing On This Week: HIRE, ZCL, BRD, NEO, and GAS The altcoins worth shifting immediate focus to for the upcoming week are HIRE, ZCL, BRD, NEO, and GAS. These cryptocurrencies have major events, speculation, announcements and presentations in

    5 Altcoins to Keep an Eye on for the Week of March 10, 2018

    | 2018/03/09 9:00 pm
  • In the already exceptionally volatile cryptocurrency space, altcoins are considered an even higher risk; but with higher risk comes higher reward. Finding the specific altcoin with the highest chance of outpacing BTC’s gains should be a goal for most crypto traders. Altcoins Worth Focusing On The altcoins worth shifting immediate focus to for this week are Bitcoin Private (BTCP), Dragonchain (DRGN), Oyster (PRL), Metal (MTL), and Hirematch (HIRE). These cryptocurrencies have major events in the

    5 Altcoins Worth Paying Close Attention to for the Week of March 4, 2018

    | 2018/03/03 10:30 pm
  • Innovative companies are rushing to create real-world business applications that combine artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technology. For example, JD.Com, the largest retailer in China, recently launched a new accelerator, AI Catapult, to build new businesses and applications using AI and blockchain technology. Separately, Porsche is introducing various blockchain and AI solutions into its smart cars. The Benefits of Combining AI and Blockchain Academia and the business world are focusing on the fantastic benefits that

    The Awesome Power of Combining AI and Blockchain

    | 2018/03/03 3:30 pm
  • Canadian economist Mark Carney — who also serves as the Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the G20’s Financial Stability Board — has called for greater regulation against the “anarchy” of cryptocurrencies, despite claiming that “they’re failing” and are not a threat. ‘They’re Failing’ Canadian economist and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney unsurprisingly continued his anti-Bitcoin and anti-cryptocurrency rhetoric this morning in a speech to Bloomberg — in which he threw

    Shocker! Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Failing,’ UK’s Central Banker Says

    | 2018/03/02 9:00 am