Category: News


MyEtherWallet to Launch MEW Connect Mobile App for Increased Security

The incredibly popular MyEtherWallet service has announced that they will be launching a new mobile app to increase the security of using their site that has already been attacked successfully numerous times. The goal of the app (with the unfortunate...

/ July 24, 2018 / 0 Comments
Mike Novogratz

Billionaire Mike Novogratz: A “Herd of Institutional Investors” is Coming to Crypto

We’ve often heard the argument that if cryptocurrency is to become a fully legitimate enterprise, it needs to attract institutional investors, and according to ex-hedge fund billionaire Mike Novogratz, that is exactly what’s about to happen. Originally employed with the...

/ July 24, 2018 / 0 Comments
Central Bank Digital Currencies

EU Parliament (ECON) Report Backs Central Bank Digital Currencies

The European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) released a study that was commissioned to investigate competition in fintech last week. One of the subjects that jumped out of the report was their stance on Central Bank Digital...

/ July 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Hashflare Cancels All Bitcoin Mining Contracts: Community Cries Foul

Just two days after suddenly making demands for all customers identity documents, the company known as Hashflare has released an email hours ago titled "[IMPORTANT] End of Mining Service of SHA-256 Contracts". According to the email, all current SHA-256 bitcoin...

/ July 22, 2018 / 13 Comments
Litecoin vs Stellar

Litecoin (LTC) Founder Charlie Lee Gives Stellar (XLM) a Backhanded Compliment

Litecoin creator Charlie Lee has been known for his occasional controversial statement on Twitter. Today was no different as Lee has raised the ire of the Stellar community with a backhanded compliment. Reactions on Twitter were mixed, but generally the...

/ July 21, 2018 / 1 Comment
Bitcoin Privacy

Bitcoin Easy to Track: Payment Processors a Weak Link says Mueller Indictment

According to a report that appeared in The Intercept, as well as statements from special investigator Robert Mueller, the US government is apparently quite adept at tracking bitcoin and bitcoin transactions. Based on the indictment, the Russian government attempts to...

/ July 20, 2018 / 0 Comments
Grayscale Invstment Trust

Grayscale Report: Institutional Investors & Retirement Funds Love Bitcoin

Grayscale, the investment company behind over-the-counter cryptocurrency products such as the Bitcoin Investment Trust and the Ethereum Classic Investment Trust has just released their first annual report. The good news is that they saw a 2018 influx of just under...

/ July 19, 2018 / 0 Comments
Shapeshift New Tokens

ShapeShift Diversification Tool Prism Adds 27 New Assets

ShapeShift has just announced that they have added 27 new assets to their existing Prism portfolio diversification tool. The additions include a mix of crypto favorites and underdogs like Aragon, Komodo, PIVX, and Zclassic just to name a few. The...

/ July 19, 2018 / 0 Comments
Stellar USD

Stronghold: Stellar Lumens Gets First USD Anchor – Big Step Towards Adoption

One of the most important turning points for coins like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash is that they all have an easy on-ramp from fiat currencies into cryptocurrencies. This means that new investors who are looking for a way...

/ July 18, 2018 / 0 Comments
ICO Smart Contract Code

UoP Law Paper: Most ICO Smart Contracts Break Promises in Whitepapers

A new legal paper released by a team from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law entitled "Coin-Operated Capitalism" makes a number of startling and illuminating statements about the world of ICO's that has developed in the last 18 months...

/ July 18, 2018 / 0 Comments