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 in regards to how apps can and can't interact with...

/ 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 and furious that Ripple's XRP was not chosen. Ethereum Classic...

/ 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 exchange for silence on alleged improprieties. But according to the...

/ 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 a drop to below $7000, and Bitcoin Cash fell below...

/ 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 down by the SEC for various reasons, but van Eck...

/ 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 resist ASIC developments. Some have even said that ASIC resistance...

/ 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 in no uncertain terms that currencies like bitcoin are not...

/ 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 of a cross blockchain notary system that causes the two...

/ 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, has a significantly higher hash rate. Called the GMO Miner...

/ 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 last Facebook post appeared on May 1, the last Telegram...

/ June 6, 2018 / 3 Comments