Category: News

Governments Around the World Look to Blockchain for Efficiency & Growth

Blockchain has become popular with lawmakers all over the world. The technology that was born as the backbone of Bitcoin is finding a home in numerous areas that aren't connected to cryptocurrencies. Despite some detractors who have spoken out to...

/ July 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
Crypto Scammers

Crypto Newbies Under Attack as Hackers Transition Away from Targeting Exchanges

According to an article published in the Financial Times on July 11, a large number of hackers are purportedly shifting their aims as they move away from targeting exchanges and instead are moving onto phishing attacks and other confidence scams...

/ July 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
New Coinbase Listings

Coinbase Announces Five Potential New Assets: ADA, BAT, ZEC, ZRX & XLM

Coinbase has stunned the cryptocurrency world once again with a fresh announcement that the exchange has begun what they call exploratory research on adding five new assets. A few of those assets come as a surprise, while others seem to...

/ July 14, 2018 / 0 Comments
Christopher Matta

Christopher Matta, Bitcoin Fund Manager Says Hodl: Would Invest his Mom’s Money

Admittedly, Bitcoin and general cryptocurrencies have had a relatively bad half year, with Bitcoin in particular being on a downward spiral since January. But the industry big wigs maintain a positive attitude on the fate of digital currencies. It isn’t...

/ July 13, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Hype

Blockchain Is Amazing, But It Can’t Replace Everything

Can blockchain make sex obsolete? That's the bizarre question posed by Hackernoon author Shawn Gordon. Well, at least that was the title of his tongue-in-cheek post which brings up the real question - has our belief in the almighty blockchain...

/ July 13, 2018 / 2 Comments
Robinhood adds Litecoin Bitcoin Cash

Robinhood Stock Trading App Adds Litecoin & Bitcoin Cash Trading

Legendary commission-free stock trading app Robinhood has announced that they have begun offering Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash trading. The announcement was met with praise on Twitter from Robinhood fans, as well as Litecoin creator Charlie Lee. According to Lee, he...

/ July 13, 2018 / 0 Comments
Decentralized Darknet Markets

Decentralized Darknet Markets Could Lead to Unstoppable Silk Road Clones

Darknet black markets have been a staple of cryptocurrency since the early days of the Silk Road. Following the arrest of Ross Ulbricht and his subsequent life sentence, a number of other darknet markets have appeared and tried to take...

/ July 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
IOTA Toxic

PhD Candidate Says IOTA Community “Toxic” & Tech Has Scaling Issues

In a flurry of Tweets lambasting the non-blockchain cryptocurrency known as IOTA, the director of the Open Privacy Research Society and a security PhD candidate at the University of Waterloo in Canada has declared that IOTA and its community need...

/ July 12, 2018 / 4 Comments
Coinbase App

Coinbase App Downloads Hit April 2017 Lows in Current Bear Market

Coinbase seems to have its fate tied to Bitcoin, if recent events are anything to go by. With the current Bitcoin bear market, Coinbase has also seen a large decrease in its App downloads. According to reports, the previously high...

/ July 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
Litecoin & TokenPay

Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee Announces TokenPay Partnership & Purchase of German Bank

Swiss company TokenPay announced today that they will be entering into an "extensive crypto strategic partnership" with the Litecoin Foundation which is led by Litecoin creator Charlie Lee. As part of the plan, the Litecoin Foundation and TokenPay will combine...

/ July 11, 2018 / 0 Comments