All posts by Priyeshu Garg

Priyeshu Garg is a software engineer at a unicorn, while he is not solving complex programming problems - he writes about blockchain and trades cryptocurrencies.


Bitcoin Forks

Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Forks: Free Coins for Everyone?

Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency in the world, the first decentralized digital currency, and a bedrock for other cryptocurrencies that came thereafter. Since the release of its white paper in 2008 and its launch in 2009, it has remained...

/ May 17, 2018 / 0 Comments
What is Coin Burn?

What is a Coin Burn? Beginner’s Guide to Proof of Burn

The Blockchain is the primary database of cryptocurrency that holds all transaction-related information efficiently, verifiably and permanently. It is digitised and decentralised. Once recorded, the data in any given block cannot be changed retroactively without the alteration of all subsequent blocks,...

/ May 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Growth and Development of Malta the “Blockchain Island”

Governments around the world have had policies as regards the acceptability or lack thereof of cryptocurrencies. While some countries have outright banned them, few countries have embraced cryptocurrencies and are creating an enabling environment for them to flourish. China’s ban...

/ May 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Coinbase Plays Hardball with Wikileaks Shop: Terminates their Account

Wikileaks has called for a global embargo on Coinbase after the platform terminated @Wikileaks’ account. In a move reminiscent of previous corporate and regulatory reaction and influence surrounding the Wikileaks phenomenon, the Coinbase exchange has written to the Wikileaks shop...

/ April 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Centra CTR Refuses a Sudden Death Despite SEC Action

The infamous Centra (CTR) coin scandal has yet again underlined the extreme difficulties regulators are facing while trying to clean up the cryptocurrency market. Earlier in April 2018, Centra Tech, the US.-based FinTech startup behind the digital currency CTR, came...

/ April 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptojacking

UK Cyber Security Watchdog Identifies Cryptojacking as a Threat to UK Businesses

Cryptocurrencies are among some of the most valuable assets in the world today. As a result, there exists a desire for many people to get their hands on the valuable digital currency asset. Apart from purchasing cryptocoins from exchange platforms,...

/ April 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Japan

Bitcoin Trade Volume in Japan Has Jumped 4500 times in Last 3 Years

In the first release of its kind, the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) has published statistics on virtual currency trading. By March 31, 2018, as indicated by data gleaned from 17 different Japanese exchanges, there were a minimum of 3.5...

/ April 11, 2018 / 0 Comments
Vitalik Buterin Asic

Ethereum Founder Vitalik Against Anti-ASIC Fork

After the recent Bitmain gearing of a new ASIC chip designed to mine Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin has gone on record as saying that he is opposed to the whole idea of inhibiting the capacity of the pending mining rigs. Developers...

/ April 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Brian Armstrong Profile

Crypto Profiles: Brian Armstrong, The Founder of Coinbase

Brian Armstrong, one of the most influential people working in the cryptocurrency industry is the CEO and co-founder of one of the biggest and most popular crypto exchange in the world - Coinbase. He has appeared in various 40 under...

/ April 9, 2018 / 1 Comment
India Cryptocurrency Ban

Indian Crypto Markets Crash As Reserve Bank Of India Bans Cryptocurrency Transactions

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has barred banks from in any way dealing in or facilitating those dealing in cryptocurrencies with immediate effect. Citizens will no longer be able to buy digital currency using their banking facilities as the...

/ April 6, 2018 / 0 Comments