Monero

Monero Highly Targeted By Cyber Attacks According To Experts

Cyber attacks have been one of the biggest threats to the cryptocurrency market over the past few years and experts are convinced that Monero...
Maerki Baumann

Maerki Baumann Becomes Second Swiss Bank To Start Accepting Cryptocurrencies

A Swiss bank known as Maerki Baumann has started accepting cryptocurrencies following a recent announcement, thus becoming the second bank in the country to...
ICOs

The Philippines Proposed Rules To Classify ICOs As Securities

The Philippines has proposed new rules that will regulate how firms will raise funds legally via initial coin offerings (ICOs). The Securities and Exchange...

Bitmain Antminer E3 ASIC vs the Ethereum mining community

Recently, there was a lot of talk about ASIC, Ethereum, video cards (GPU), AMD and Intel, all in the same breath and all in...

Interview: Powerpeers the world’s first real-time peer2peer energy sharing platform

I recently had the opportunity to meet Lars Falch one of the founders of Powerpeers.nl, an exciting new tech company, at their headquarter, just...

Has Bitcoin Failed, And Will Bitcoin Cash Prevail? Ver Thinks So…

An interesting debate took a place at Deconomy or Distributed Economy, in Seoul, South Korea on 5th April regarding Bitcoin scaling and adoption. The...

Analysts Say Bitcoin Is A Bubble That’s Already Bursting

Towards the end of last year the upward movement of the price of bitcoin (BTC) seemed unstoppable and it would not have been crazy...

Hybrid Blockchain; A Cross Between Public Blockchain And Private Blockchain

The blockchain technology has elicited wide interest across several sectors all over the world as it possesses the potential to solve major challenges in...

Virtual Currencies Increasingly Being Used To Evade Taxes

Around the world authorities are worried that virtual currencies could be turned into tools for tax evasion. Among those who have expressed alarm include...

Could A Bearish Stock Market Benefit Bitcoin (BTC) And Gold?

Lately stocks have been experiencing volatility and notably last month the S&P 500 Index underwent a correction. However the major indices are still not...

Civic Currencies Being Used To Encourage Citizen Participation And Engagement

Cities around the world are leading efforts aimed at creating complementary currencies, some of which are physical while others are digital. These currencies are...

FEATURED

Japanese Power Utility In Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network Trial

The third-biggest power utility in Japan is conducting a trial for a promising technology of making payments using Bitcoin (BTC). Chubu Electric Power has...

What is: Transactions Per Second (TPS)

Transactions Per Second or TPS refers to the amount of transactions a certain blockchain can process. When the various alt-chain originators talk about scalability...

What is: Alternative chain / coin

An alternative chain, or alt-chain, is any blockchain used for a purpose other than Bitcoins. This same principle applies to coins whereby an alternative...

What is: Genesis block

A Genesis block is the very first block ever created in any block - or alt- chain. A chain must always originate from a...

What is: xCurrent

xCurrent is a software solution developed by Ripple, for banks to instantly process payments. xCurrent is built around the Interledger Protocol (ILP) which enables...

What is: xRapid

xRapid is a software solution developed by Ripple, used by payment providers and other financial institutes to source low cost on-demand liquidity (XRP).Quick facts:Technology:-...

Chinese Blockchain Startup Nervos Garner’s Sequoia’s Backing In $28 Million Funding Round

China’s Sequoia Capital has participated in a funding round for a Chinese blockchain startup called Nervos Network which has managed to raise $28 million. The funding...

How To Launch An Altcoin Without Having To Launch An ICO

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are by far the most popular crowd funding method that blockchain startups use to launch their cryptocurrencies but even this methods...

How Hebron Man Managed To Steal Millions Through Credit Card Fraud And Launder The Money Through Bitcoin (BTC)

A Palestinian man from Hebron city has been accused of stealing millions and using Bitcoin (BTC) to launder the stolen money and he managed to...

Japan Considering A Flat 20% Tax Rate On Cryptocurrency Transactions

Japan is the latest country to take note of the fact that the cryptocurrency market could be a reliable source of income. The country’s deputy...

Coinbase To Allow Withdrawal Of Funds For Bitcoin (BTC) Forks

Digital currency startup Coinbase has announced that it will allow its customers to withdraw funds in coming months from Bitcoin (BTC) network forks. According to...

Western Union Says Use Of Ripple (XRP) Hasn’t Brought Down Money Transfer Costs

Money transfer firm Western Union has disclosed that it is yet to save money by using Ripple (XRP) to move money across borders. For a...