One of the most popular use cases of crypto and the blockchain is without a doubt gaming. The gaming sector is currently riding the wave of innovation which is the blockchain technology. The new features disrupt the gaming sector, and the preferred games that are using blockchain are from the gambling niche. The FortuneJack platform … Continue reading "FortuneJack, The Ultimate Crypto Casino Announces A New Campaign And Adds Four Coins In Their Chart: TRX, XVG, EOS, And ETC"
Mpumalanga police in South Africa recently arrested two men alleged to be responsible for the kidnapping of a teenager boy in Witbank City and a 13-year-old girl in Witbank. According to the police, the kidnapping team asked the victims’ relatives for a reward in Bitcoin in exchange for the young victims’ lives. The use of […]
Bitcoin Cash, the altcoin created after Bitcoin’s fork in 2017, could already be in the process of dying. So said Cobra, the controversial and anonymous creator of Bitcoin.org and Bitcointalk.org. In a tweet published yesterday, Cobra referred to Bitcoin Cash as a failure, pointing out that it is a dead project, with no real leadership […]
“Ethereum (ETH) Is Arguably Centralized” On January 14th, Preston Byrne, an attorney at Bryne & Storm that is enamored with blockchain technology, took to Twitter to mention his thoughts on Ethereum (ETH), likely in the context of the then-impending Constantinople hard fork, which was recently delayed due to security qualms. Byrne joked that the popular blockchain […]
Saturday, Jan. 19 — all the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing slight to moderate gains in the 24 hours to press time. Bitcoin’s (BTC) price is nearing $3,750 again, according to Coin360 data. Market visualization from Coin360 At press time, Bitcoin is up about 2 percent on the day, trading at around $3,730. Looking at […]
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Entourage’s Connolly Wants To Bring Bitcoin To American TV Per previous reports from Ethereum World News, Mati Greenspan, eToro’s in-house crypto researcher, once claimed that a lack of proper, non-bias, easy-to-comprehend education has been curbing Bitcoin (BTC) from adoption. And it seems that some have picked up on Greenspan’s comments, with SingularDTV-backed BreakerMag recently revealing […]
U.S. Government Shutdown & Crypto Twenty-eight days ago, the entirety of the U.S. government partially shut down. Negotiations between the Democrats and Republican incumbents have yet to procure results, and hundreds of thousands, if not millions of federal workers have had to provide governmental services without pay. The situation is getting from bad to worse, […]
Bitcoin (BTC), Cryptocurrency, Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)–It appears not all crypto analysts are bullish on Bitcoin’s chances of obtaining ETF approval in the new calendar year. While investors, both bearish and bullish alike, hung on the decision by the United States Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) to delay a Bitcoin-based ETF ruling into 2019, the prospect […]
It seems that the prediction season has begun, with bullish and bearish opinions much more conservative than the ones from the last year. While it is difficult to provide a certain level of strength in the predictions of a market as volatile and young as the cryptomarket, this does not seem to stop analysts and fans […]
After the launch of the first fully functioning space-based Qtum (QTUM) blockchain node in October 2018, SpaceChain, a decentralized space agency that developed the world's first open-source blockchain-based satellite network, announced the completion of the first space-based blockchain transaction. While the node fixed with SpaceChain's smart operating system performs blockchain allied operations on Qtum (QTUM) … Continue reading "First Spaced-Based Qtum (QTUM) Blockchain Transaction Completed, Courtesy Of SpaceChain"
Ripple has made very clear its ambition to revolutionize the world of finance through blockchain technologies even though centralized and more traditional methods dominate it. Sending Money Should Be as Easy as Sending an Email According to an article published by The Daily Hodl, Ripple sales director Ross D’Arcy commented that its solutions are designed […]
TenX had a tough New Year’s start. The fall in the prices of its PAY token, a series of scandals and failures in the promises they made to investors strongly deteriorated the reputation of the project. The impossibility of delivering a credit card compatible with cryptocurrencies triggered a strong wave of negative comments on social […]
Despite its popularity and success in the industry, Tron TRX is finding difficulty to overcome the silver-digital coin Litecoin (LTC) who has cemented its position among the leading cryptocurrencies. Counting over 5.00% increase in the last 24-hours following the last market price jump, Litecoin has reached the $1.96 bln and witnessing the green wave of […]
The team at Verge (XVG) have ushered in the New Year with two new announcements this past week. The first one being that they have released the fifth version of the project’s black-paper. The second announcement that was made by the team at XVG was that the Verge 5.0 Codebase is available on Github for […]
We recently reported that Monero was in the spotlight after its reputation got trashed by hackers and cybercriminals. A recent paper mentioned by Blockchain Reporter debated the actions of illegal crypto mining. The paper was just released by Sergio Pastrana, from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Guillermo Suarez-Tangil, from King’s College London. According to … Continue reading "New Malware Hides Disturbing Trick To Mine Monero (XMR) On Cloud Servers"
Remember the six insane crypto-related predictions for 2019 made by ICOBox? One of them was claiming that the falling economies all over the world could lead countries to create their own cryptos. Well, with Venezuela things haven’t reached that far yet, but due to the deteriorating economy, the country is slowly but surely turning to … Continue reading "Venezuela’s Deteriorating Economy Has People Turning To Bitcoin"
2019 just begun and Tron is already working hard to achieve its plans and trigger adoption. Justin Sun is out there supporting the project as always. Tron revealed that BitTorrent would launch its streaming services and BitTorrent Speed this year. The foundation has revealed some of the dates for their most important projects this year. … Continue reading "Tron (TRX) Reveals BitTorrent Features To Trigger BTT Adoption – A New Live Stream Service Could Compete With Netflix And YouTube"
Ripple has recently highlighted the main differences between their payment platform and the global payment traditional network SWIFT. Ripple is its main competitor, and even if back in 2018 people were expecting the two entities to team up, Ripple has made it very clear that their plan is to overcome SWIFT and fix all its … Continue reading "Ripple Vs. SWIFT: The Main Differences Between The Two Entities Regarding Cross-Border Transactions"
Coleman Maher is the head of partnerships at Origin Protocol, a blockchain platform for peer-to-peer marketplaces. You can follow him on Twitter @colemansmaher. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review. Two popular refrains by crypto commentators in 2018 were “the herd is coming” and a call for “mainstream adoption.” Prognosticators openly […]
Lack Of Bitcoin ETNs Curbing Adoption, Says CBOE Chief In a recent media luncheon, Edward Tilly, the chief executive at the financial powerhouse that is the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the largest American options exchange, made a surprising mention of Bitcoin and the broader cryptocurrency market. Speaking to reporters, including those from Business Insider, Tilly, […]
Professors from seven U.S universities are teaming up to create a cryptocurrency that will be faster than Bitcoin (BTC) and remain true to the decentralization concept. The cryptocurrency will be known as Unit-e and is the first project of Distributed Technology Research (DTR): a non-profit foundation formed by the same academics and backed by Pantera […]
Experts have called 2018 the year of crypto maturation, the year which separated useless digital assets from the valuable ones. The same voices in the crypto space have been predicting that 2019 will be the year of adoption and they might have been right. The year has just begun, and it seems that we’re on … Continue reading "Mainstream Crypto Adoption Is Here: Buy Bitcoin (BTC) At The US Supermarkets"
The CEO of Overstock.com, Patrick Byrne, informed the crypto and investing communities that the highly anticipated tZERO security trading platform will go live by the end of next week. Mr. Byrne provided this information to Coindesk and stated that the trading platform was ready for launch but they needed a few more days to process […]
Crypto Darknet Transactions Boomed In 2018 Since Bitcoin (BTC) burst onto the global stage in 2009, the cryptocurrency, known for its decentralized, immutable, censorship-resistant, pseudonymous, and borderless nature, has become a medium for transactions of all shapes and size. And just like U.S. dollars and other government-issued currencies, BTC has found use cases in illicit […]
In May 2018 at the Consensus NY show, He3Labs demonstrated an alpha version of its Threshold SaaS blockchain platform for business. It was the first application to demonstrate NEM’s version 2.0 Catapult blockchain technology...