All posts by Robert Devoe

Robert is News Editor at Blockonomi. A true believer in the freedom, privacy, and independence of the future digital economy, he has been involved in the cryptocurrency scene for years.


App Store Bans Mining

Apple Says No to Mobile Mining, In-App Earning

Apple has recently updated their App Store review guidelines which detail what sorts of functions, features, and app types are allowed on their App Store. The list includes new guidelines...

/ June 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
Coinbase Ethereum Classic

Coinbase to Add Ethereum Classic, Ripple XRP Fans Fuming

Major exchange Coinbase has just announced that they will soon be offering Ethereum Classic services including buying and selling for fiat currency. A number of respondents on Twitter seem confused...

/ June 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Blackmail

“I Know Your Secret” – Alleged Hacker Demands Bitcoin Payment in Blackmail Letter

Another Bitcoin-based blackmail attempt has been discovered and was reported by ABC7 News in San Francisco last week. The potential victim received a letter in the mail demanding bitcoin in...

/ June 11, 2018 / 0 Comments
Deep Red

Deep Red: $24 Billion Evaporates From Cryptocurrency Market In One Day

According to data from coinmarketcap.com, with few exceptions (like Litecoin Cash), essentially every single asset on the top 100 list has dropped by between 5.5% and 24%. Bitcoin itself saw...

/ June 11, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin ETF

Van Eck CEO: We’re Closer Than Ever To Making a Bitcoin ETF

Van Eck CEO Jan van Eck just spoke with CNBC about his company's third attempt to launch the world's first bitcoin ETF. The company's prior two attempts were both shot...

/ June 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
Obelisk

Obelisk Could Make Open Source ASICs, Universal ASICs to Follow?

The threat of mining centralization is a common topic. But what is the solution? So far, most answers have been either to switch to proof-of-stake, or regularly change algorithms to...

/ June 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
SEC Bitcoin

SEC: Bitcoin Not a Security, But Most ICOs Are

Is Bitcoin a security? What about most ICOs today? That was the question posed by CNBC in an interview with SEC Chairman Jay Clayton. In the interview, the chairman stated...

/ June 7, 2018 / 1 Comment
Gamecredits & Komodo

GameCredits Uses Komodo Platform to Fight 51% Attacks & Secure Network

GameCredits, a proof-of-work cryptocurrency project that has previously suffered a 51% attack has announced their plan to combat the threat. The group will be leveraging the Komodo blockchain through use...

/ June 7, 2018 / 1 Comment
GMO Miner

Japanese Tech Giant: “We Will Top Bitmain” GMO B2 Bitcoin Miner Revealed

A major technology company in Japan has just announced their new 7 nm bitcoin ASIC miner. The device has a higher price point than the competition, but according to reports,...

/ June 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
Salt Lending

Is Salt Lending Dead, Or Just Asleep at the Wheel?

The cryptocurrency project Salt Lending appears to have disappeared. While it's website is still running, all of its social media channels have gone mysteriously silent for weeks or months. The...

/ June 6, 2018 / 3 Comments