Coinbase Acquires Ethereum-powered Exchange Paradex and Retires GDAX

Global cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently announced on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, the acquisition of Paradex, a relay platform that allows users to trade cryptocurrencies directly with one another. According to Reuters, Coinbase is looking to improve the technology and expand… Continue Reading →

DoJ Probe to Examine Bitcoin Exchanges For Alleged Price Manipulation

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has been keeping an eye on the alluring volatility of the price of bitcoin, with reports emerging of a launch of criminal probe for price manipulation on exchanges. Bloomberg reported May 24, 2018, the… Continue Reading →

Blockchain Apps are Taking Over the South Korean Market, Cryptocurrency Incentive

GoCryptobot, Calorie Coin, and many other blockchain and cryptocurrency-based mobile applications have taken over the South Korean app market, competing against traditional applications and conventional platforms. Blockchain Games Some of the biggest conglomerates in South Korea such as Kakao and… Continue Reading →

2018 U.S. China Blockchain and Digital Currency Conference Announced

The 2018 U.S. China Blockchain and Digital Currency Conference at LAX Marriott Hotel on August 22, 2018, is organized by Blockchain China Connect, Artisan Business Group, Inc., and partnered with The conference is the only Sino-U.S. investment and funding focused… Continue Reading →

The State of Cryptocurrency Adoption by Online Merchants

Online payments have always been identified as a real area for disruption by cryptocurrencies. The emergence of digital currencies supported by trusted blockchain technology, offering fast and low-cost transactions have all the makings of an online merchant favorite. It makes… Continue Reading →

Upcoming Sidechain Project Tari to Build a Decentralized Assets Protocol on Monero

Building on the work he’s done with Monero (XMR) in the past, core team developer Riccardo “Fluffy Pony” Spagni is primed to launch a decentralized assets framework on the privacy-centric protocol, along with Naveen Jain and Dan Teree. The move… Continue Reading →

Forensic Analysis of the Verge Cryptocurrency Hack

In the space of fewer than two months, Verge has suffered two high-profile cryptocurrency hacks. In April, news broke out that hackers had commandeered the network, successfully compromising the system and earning all the block mining rewards within a specific… Continue Reading →

One Step Ahead: How Super Nodes Will Transform Blockchain Data Security

In this guest post, Rob Viglione, Co-founder of ZenCash, explains the concept of super nodes and how they can be beneficial to a blockchain network. In a 1951 interview, notorious American bank robber Willie Sutton was asked why he robbed… Continue Reading →

CNBC Hit with Controversy over Fast Money Segment Covering Bitcoin Cash

CNBC Fast Money aired a segment with crypto investor Brian Kelly promoting Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on the channel, even stating that it is “the must-own digital currency” of the moment. According to Kelly, the altcoin’s worth will skyrocket thanks to… Continue Reading →

What is Bitcoin Batching?

Batching is a method used to place as many transactions as possible into the limited block space available on Bitcoin’s blockchain. Batching is important because combining multiple outputs and payments into a single operation is space and cost efficient. What is… Continue Reading →

India May Levy 18 Percent Tax on Cryptocurrency Activities; Making it Practically Legal

Even though the legal acceptance of cryptocurrencies in India is not crystal clear yet, people with direct knowledge of the issue has stated that India is well on its way to levy Goods and Services Tax (GST) on any activity… Continue Reading →

Mitsubishi Financial Announces Blockchain Based Payment Settlement Network

Japan’s largest bank Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) announced an agreement with America based Akamai Technologies on May 21, 2018, to develop a new payment network platform based on blockchain technology. The announcement was made via a press release by… Continue Reading →

Is Noah City the Place from the Future?

A mind-blowing blockchain project is underway – read more! As international interest in digital assets continues to grow, a wide range of projects are beginning to emerge that explore the potential for blockchain technology to solve real-world problems. With applications… Continue Reading →

Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran Believes Buying Real Estate with Bitcoin is ‘Great Common Sense’

Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran believes that purchasing and selling homes using cryptocurrencies may be the future. “It makes great common sense,” said Corcoran, in an interview with Money. “I’m being very optimistic because, as a long-term play, it’s perfectly suited… Continue Reading →

U.S. Congress Candidate Discourages Bitcoin FUD and Aims to Educate Public

Cryptocurrencies have always been in the gray end of the regulation spectrum when discussed in American politics. Legal bodies often view them as a criminal tool to purchase guns, drugs, and other illegal articles. Regulatory authorities such as SEC are… Continue Reading →

DNV GL Eyes New Assurance Products after Buying Stake in VeChain

Norway-based DNV GL has bought stakes in leading public blockchain provider, VeChain. The acquisition will allow the risk management and quality assurance company to gain access to tools and technologies for developing new digital assurance products. DNV GL and VeChain… Continue Reading →

IOHK Introduces VR Tool to Explore Bitcoin’s Blockchain

Cardano’s creator IOHK will soon be rolling out a virtual reality (VR) based educational tool aimed at introducing blockchain technology to students. With the help of VR, learners will be able to experience blockchain technology in a rather novel way…. Continue Reading →

Tax Havens Are Becoming a Hotbed for ICO Projects

If one considers the cryptocurrency sector, no other topic than Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) has got governments and countries more divided. While major jurisdictions have completely shut out the controversial fundraising method, tax havens have seemingly fully embraced the concept,… Continue Reading →

Curaizon Restoring Faith in the Security of Patient Data

After a string of high-profile data hacks in the UK, patients’ trust that their medical records are secure has been further undermined by disclosures in a court case that medical data had been obtained under false pretenses for a British… Continue Reading →

Former CEO of Second Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange in the World Joins Huobi

On May 14, 2018, OKEx CEO Chris Lee shockingly resigned from his post, citing personal reasons and a “desire to start a new life.” Now, the FinTech and digital payments expert joins Huobi, a primary rival of his former firm… Continue Reading →

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