AlfaToken ICO to Make Smart Contracts Accessible Even for Those with Zero Coding Skills

AlfaToken, a service enabling startups and innovative entrepreneurs to create their own ICO tokens and smart contracts without coding skills, is gearing about to conduct its Initial Token Offering with the help of ICOBox, the world’s leading provider of ICO… Continue Reading →

Antpool Founder Shares Post Claiming Hardfork Issue Comes Down to Money

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More than Half of Russians Know About Bitcoin Now

More than half of Russians have some knowledge about bitcoin, according to a new survey. Awareness is higher among young people and in major cities. Three quarters of the Muscovites feel informed about the leading cryptocurrency thanks to 185,000 publications in… Continue Reading →

Consumer Protection Association Slams Bank for Blocking Transfers to Bitcoin Exchanges

From Israel to Australia, commercial banks in various parts of the world have tried preventing people from entering the cryptocurrency market by blocking money transfers to bitcoin exchanges. Now the largest consumer association in Portugal has called out a local… Continue Reading →

This Week in Bitcoin: Up, Down and Sideways

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. From the hubris and excess of the North American Bitcoin Conference to the gloominess of the crypto markets, it’s been a feel-o-coaster of a week. Fear, uncertainty and… Continue Reading →

Alibaba Refutes Speculation of Cryptocurrency Mining through its Cloud Platform

Alibaba, the largest e-commerce merchant in the world, was speculated to have taken its first step toward embracing digital currencies by introducing a cryptocurrency mining platform, which was swiftly refuted by the company. A tweet by cnLedger, a Chinese crypto… Continue Reading →

Grayscale Will Launch Stock Split for Bitcoin Trust Shares

This week the sponsor of the Bitcoin Investment Trust, Grayscale Investments has announced the launch of a 91-for-1 stock split of the Trust’s issued and outstanding shares. According to Grayscale, the division will take place on January 26 and shareholders… Continue Reading →

Coinbase to Reopen the GDAX Bitcoin Cash-Euro Order Book

Many European cryptocurrency investors are about to get another venue for investing in bitcoin cash with their regional fiat. The GDAX exchange will start offering BCH/EUR trading again in just a couple of days. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Added to… Continue Reading →

Malaysian Auto Manufacturer Suspends Dealership Over Bitcoin Promotion

The Malaysian based auto manufacturer Proton Holdings, ousted the dealership branch in Seri Kembangan, a town in Selangor district, for accepting cryptocurrencies as payment. The Selangor-based dealer took its own decision to receive payments in bitcoin which was not consented… Continue Reading →

Top Banks Suspend Accounts of Major Bitcoin Exchanges in India

Large players in the banking sector have suspended a few accounts of the major bitcoin exchanges in India on an intuition of doubtful transactions. ET noted the banks including the top lenders like State Bank of India, ICICI, Axis bank,… Continue Reading →

U.S. Rating Agency to Issue Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Grades Wednesday

Additional Wall Street money might start making its way into cryptocurrency investments soon. An American rating agency is set to issue grades for bitcoin and a host of altcoins this week, possibly opening the door for more fund managers to enter… Continue Reading →

PR: Game Machine – Game Investments That Connect to the Cryptoworld

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. does not endorse nor support this product/service. is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or… Continue Reading →

Russian Couple Robbed of $100,000 Worth of Bitcoin in Thailand

A young Russian couple on holiday was robbed of approximately $100,000 worth of bitcoin in their condo unit at The Lago Naiharn Beach in Phuket, Thailand on the night of January 15, 2018. The robbery was reported on January 17,… Continue Reading →

Welcome to the World of Blockchain Consensus Protocols

For cryptocurrency transactions to be conducted successfully, they need to be confirmed by the blockchain. These confirmations are based on what are referred to as consensus mechanisms.  According to KPMG: “In distributed ledgers, a consensus mechanism is the way in… Continue Reading →

Visa CEO rejects notion of Bitcoin as Currency and Payment Mechanism

In an interview recorded at the National Retail Federation conference on January 16, 2018, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Visa, Alfred Kelly, publicly confirmed that the company had been actively distancing itself from supporting cryptocurrencies. Speaking in New York… Continue Reading →

OKCoin Eyes South Korea For Growth

OKCoin, once China’s principal digital currency exchange, is broadening its horizons with a strategic decision to expand its territory to South Korea. The move closely shadows that of its largest competitor, Huobi, who announced a similar migration in December 2017… Continue Reading →

Blockchain Rolls Out Trading Feature for 22 States in the U.S.

This week the UK-based company Blockchain has announced it has begun to roll out buying and selling features for U.S. residents. Starting now Blockchain Wallet users from 22 states can sell units of bitcoin core from within the wallets interface… Continue Reading →

Colorado Looks to Adopt Blockchain Technology to Improve Data Security

A new bill in the state of Colorado is being introduced to the local Senate that proposes utilizing blockchain technology to help keep private data secure from the likes of cyber-attacks. Analog to Blockchain Legislators initially introduced the bill on… Continue Reading →

Telegram Launches the Biggest ICO Ever 

Telegram, an encrypted messaging app is launching an ICO that is expected to be one of the biggest ever. The company’s founder Pavel Durov wants to develop a payment platform using a multi-blockchain architecture that aims to compete with Visa… Continue Reading →

Bill Introduced to Make South Korean Officials Declare Their Crypto Investments

A bill has been introduced in South Korea to require public officials to declare their investments in cryptocurrencies including bitcoin. This initiative follows the recent controversies within the government regarding cryptocurrency regulations, including insider trading and market manipulation. Also read: South… Continue Reading →

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