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.


Bitcoin Gold Price

Bitcoin Gold (BTG) Price Watch: Struggles to Find Floor & Relevance

Bitcoin Gold has been seeing a steady decline in price that does not seem to be following the overall bear market. After hitting the scene through a hard fork shortly after the successful launch of Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold has...

/ July 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
BitConnect Class-Action Lawsuit

BitConnect Class-Action Lawsuit Grows: Adds YouTube as Defendant

The BitConnect class action lawsuit just got a new defendant - YouTube. According to a court document that was shared by Coindesk, the lawsuit has been recently updated to include YouTube as well as its parent company, Google, as defendants....

/ July 7, 2018 / 0 Comments
Ethereum Classic Price

Price Watch: Ethereum Classic on the Rise Buoyed by Imminent Coinbase Listing

The formerly sleepy cryptocurrency known as Ethereum Classic appears to have woken up like a phoenix and is bucking market trends in a bullish manner. While most cryptocurrencies are staying flat or are on the decline, Ethereum Classic has seen...

/ July 7, 2018 / 0 Comments
Waltonchain Food

Waltonchain Launches WTC-Food, a Two-Way Food Authentication System

Waltonchain has just announced their new initiative called WTC-Food. The goal of the system is to provide origin and destination tracking for food products. In an explainer video released by the group, the platform is especially targeted at countries like...

/ July 6, 2018 / 1 Comment
Quarkchain Price

Price Watch: QuarkChain QKC Can’t Recover Post-ICO Price High

QuarkChain, the China-based Ethereum competitor that recently completed its $20 million ICO is having a lot of trouble holding its post-ICO price gains. After many accusations of shady behavior, the investing public could be losing confidence in this once promising...

/ July 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
Ripple XRP Lawsuit

Ripple Under Fire: Third Lawsuit Against XRP Filed in California Court

Ripple Labs, the company behind the XRP token is apparently back in court once again as they have just been hit with a third lawsuit from an investor. Like the two lawsuits before it, this one also claims that XRP...

/ July 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain ID

Blockchain Based ID Systems Could be Essential in Fight Against Digital Impersonation

In a blog post on publicinterest.org last month, author Colin P. Clarke outlined how privately created and publicly accessible technologies could lead to a small group of individuals having some serious power to mess up the world as we know...

/ July 5, 2018 / 0 Comments
Moving Scam

Computer With $10K of Bitcoin Stolen During Movers Ransom Scam

Yesterday, a computer and television were stolen by a team of three suspects in Saratoga, California. The three were allegedly acting as movers and helping a family to load their items into and off of a moving truck. According to...

/ July 5, 2018 / 1 Comment
Swift

SWIFT the “Military Branch of the US Treasury Department” Says BlockTower CIO

SWIFT, the financial network that helps process bank-to-bank transfers denominated in US dollars is apparently the military branch of the US Treasury Department. That is, at least according to Ari Paul, chief information officer of BlockTower Capital, a cryptocurrency investment...

/ July 4, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Fallacy

Bank of Finland Calls Bitcoin a “Fallacy” – Here’s Why They’re Wrong

The Bank of Finland has released a paper called "The Great Illusion of Digital Currencies". In it, author Aleksi Grym calls all cryptocurrencies "a fallacy". The author argues that "currency cannot be digitized" and that blockchain-based ledger systems are "not...

/ July 4, 2018 / 0 Comments