Coinbase Suspends Ethereum Classic Following 51 Percent Attack

Coinbase has ceased interactions with the Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain after the exchange detected a 51 percent attack on the network. Following the discovery of a “deep chain reorganization” of the ETC blockchain, Coinbase suspended Ethereum Classic withdrawals and deposits. Also Read: Major Mining Pools Have a ‘High Die-Off Rate’ Study Reveals Coinbase Stops Interacting With […]
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Coinbase Suspends Ethereum Classic Following 51 Percent Attack

Street Artist Hides $1,000 in BTC Inside a Mural Depicting Paris Protests

Over the last eight weeks, the world has watched the yellow vest protests in France as the grassroots political movement has fought for economic justice. On Sunday, the well known street artist Pascal Boyart (Pboy) revealed a mural that contains a solvable puzzle with 0.28 BTC inside. The artist explained that the puzzle cannot be […]
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Street Artist Hides $1,000 in BTC Inside a Mural Depicting Paris Protests

Markets Update: Crypto Analysts Remain Uncertain After 2019’s First Week of Trading

Since our last markets update, cryptocurrency markets consolidated within a tight range and have been less volatile over the last few days. The market capitalization of the entire cryptocurrency economy has gained about $5.7 billion and a few of the top coins have seen some price jumps this week. Also Read: Embracing Utility in 2019: […]
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Markets Update: Crypto Analysts Remain Uncertain After 2019’s First Week of Trading

Wendy McElroy: Interview with Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto, Part One

Interview with Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto, Part One Conducted by Wendy McElroy The multi-faceted Jeffrey Tucker is an American writer who focuses on market freedom, anarcho-capitalism, and cryptotech. He is the author of eight books on economics, politics and culture, a much-sought after conference speaker, and an Internet entrepreneur. Jeffrey is editorial director […]
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Wendy McElroy: Interview with Jeffrey Tucker on All Things Crypto, Part One

Markets Update: BCH and BTC Consolidate, ETH Regains Second Spot

BCH and BTC markets have begun the year with consolidation, with BCH bouncing between $150 and $175 and BTC trading within a $3,500 to $4,000 range on Bitstamp, and $3,700 to $4,300 on Bitfinex. In other market news, a bullish start to the year has seen ETH reclaim its position as the second largest cryptocurrency […]
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Markets Update: BCH and BTC Consolidate, ETH Regains Second Spot

The Daily: New York Establishes Crypto Task Force, Novogratz Buys More of Galaxy Digital

In Thursday’s edition of The Daily, we cover a new task force established by the state of New York to explore the cryptocurrency market and its regulation, a move by Galaxy Digital’s Mike Novogratz to buy more of the business, and an interesting way to mark the anniversary of Bitcoin’s genesis block. Also Read: Bakkt […]
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The Daily: New York Establishes Crypto Task Force, Novogratz Buys More of Galaxy Digital

The Daily: Wallet Brings Bitcoin to Facebook, Fortnite Store Accepts Crypto

In this edition of The Daily, crypto wallet Lite.im, which is integrated with popular messengers, has added support for BTC. Also, the online store selling Fortnite merchandise now accepts monero and esports company Unikrn has launched a crypto betting platform using technology from Bittrex.   Also read: Best Selling Authors Introduce Bitcoin to Followers Crypto […]
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The Daily: Wallet Brings Bitcoin to Facebook, Fortnite Store Accepts Crypto

December Volume Report: Top Markets See Strongest Trade of H2 2018

The five most traded cryptocurrency markets saw an increase in volume during December, when compared with the previous month. Despite the spike in trading activity posted by the dominant markets, many crypto assets ranked below the top five saw a decline in month-over-month volume. Also Read: Report: Indian Government Updates Progress on Crypto Regulation USDT and […]
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December Volume Report: Top Markets See Strongest Trade of H2 2018

The Daily: Arguing Over Augur, Regulated Stablecoins Attract Flak

Welcome to the final installment of The Daily for 2018. It seems fitting that the year’s ultimate edition should focus on one of 2018’s overarching themes within the cryptoconomy – stablecoins. We’ve also got space to squeeze in a critique of Augur’s crowdsourced prediction market and to consider yet another bitcoin-based Patreon alternative. Also read: 1 […]
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The Daily: Arguing Over Augur, Regulated Stablecoins Attract Flak

Russian Bitcoin Mining Granny Is Bullish on the Industry’s Future

A residential block of red bricks stretches unambitiously under the freezing sky of Irkutsk, in the Russian province of Siberia. Inside, a series of small bitcoin mining machines are running on cheap electricity, as grandmother Valeriya’s family of domestic miners, a bullish bunch, stack up a potential fortune for the future. Also read: Skeptical Payoneer CEO […]
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Russian Bitcoin Mining Granny Is Bullish on the Industry’s Future

German Startup Devises Eco-Friendly Energy-Efficient Miners

Azultec is a company that has been researching current mining solutions as part of its project to create an efficient alternative with high computing power and low energy consumption. Its Cube devices are silent mining rigs that can be installed in living rooms. The miners can also use renewable energy and are designed to reuse […]
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German Startup Devises Eco-Friendly Energy-Efficient Miners

Judge Denies Craig Wright’s Motion to Dismiss Billion-Dollar Bitcoin Lawsuit

On Dec. 27, court documents from the case against the Nchain chief scientist, Craig Wright, explained a large portion of his recent dismissal motions were found “not warranted” and were denied. Wright is being sued for 1.1 million BTC in a legal case in Florida that alleges he manipulated David Kleiman’s family. Also Read: Many Self-Proclaimed […]
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Judge Denies Craig Wright’s Motion to Dismiss Billion-Dollar Bitcoin Lawsuit

The 2018 Bitcoin Mining Ecosystem Saw Record Hashrates and New Devices

2018 was a crazy year in regard to the price of cryptocurrencies losing more than 80 percent of their values since they touched all-time highs. Interestingly enough, even though the prices of major digital assets plummeted, the hashrate for SHA-256 coins skyrocketed during the months of August through October. Although the hashrate has declined significantly […]
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The 2018 Bitcoin Mining Ecosystem Saw Record Hashrates and New Devices

Report: Use of Cryptocurrencies for Remittance Is Growing in Popularity

A new report by a blockchain-focused research company asserts that there has been a spike in people using cryptocurrencies to send remittances. This growth is in part due to the high costs incurred when using more traditional methods such as Paypal.  Also read: Seven Cryptocurrency Trends to Look out for in 2019 Easier, Cheaper, Faster The […]
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Report: Use of Cryptocurrencies for Remittance Is Growing in Popularity

Bitcoin History Part 6: The First Bitcoin Exchange

Aside from mining, the only way to obtain bitcoin in the very early days was by trading it on forums or IRC. This arrangement relied on the other party fulfilling their side of the deal, since there were few escrow services back then. Bitcoin didn’t have to wait long for a dedicated exchange to spring […]
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Bitcoin History Part 6: The First Bitcoin Exchange

China Now Ranks 34 Crypto Projects

China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has released its latest crypto project ranking. The center evaluated one more crypto project this month, bringing the total number of ranked projects to 34. Bitcoin has been downgraded while the top two positions remain unchanged. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations […]
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China Now Ranks 34 Crypto Projects

South Korean Business School Launches Crypto MBA Program

A major business school in South Korea is now offering a master’s degree in cryptocurrency. Crypto MBA is a one-and-a-half-year program that covers topics such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, smart contracts, crypto funds, Dapp planning, game theory, and how to write persuasive whitepapers. Meanwhile, the government is working on follow-up crypto regulations. Also read: Indian Supreme Court […]
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South Korean Business School Launches Crypto MBA Program