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Online Cryptocurrency Trading Sites Need a Tech Boost

By all accounts, 2018 was a rough year for the cryptocurrency markets. Bitcoin, for example, fell from $20,000 to just under $3,000—a massive loss. And other coins followed suit, many losing more than 90% of their value from the all-time high. This blood-letting drove investors out of the marketplace, resulting […]

DApps Are Set to Hit the Mainstream, All Thanks to LiquidApps

Introduction When Bitcoin debuted in 2009 after the global financial meltdown; many people made bold predictions about it being the future of money. The underlying Blockchain technology that powered Bitcoin started getting attention after Ethereum debuted in 2013. It wasn’t long before tech enthusiasts were forecasting a decentralized world powered […]

IlCoin vs Bitcoin – a paradigm shift in the pursuit of technological sustainability

It all happened 10 years ago when someone by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto has posted on the p2pfoundation blog the concept of a decentralized virtual currency, that changed the world of finance forever. This mysterious person was articulating the truth about the current banking system and the serious flaws […]

Microsoft removes eight apps from its Windows App Store that were mining cryptocurrencies

Eight Malicious Crypto-Mining Apps Removed From Microsoft’s Windows App Store Microsoft has removed eight applications from its Windows App Store that were mining Monero crypto-currency without the knowledge of users. The illicit eight crypto-jacking Windows 10 applications were discovered by the cybersecurity company, Symantec in the month of January this […]

BitTorrent launches TRON based token for faster downloads

BitTorrent releases TRON-based cryptocurrency to fund faster downloads BitTorrent Inc., the giant peer-to-peer file sharing platform, will be launching its own cryptocurrency token called BitTorrent (BTT) based on the TRON protocol to pay for faster downloads. BTT will be exclusively available to non-U.S accounts on Binance Launchpad, the token sale platform for cryptocurrency […]

Bitcoin price falls below $4,000, as cryptocurrency market continues to plummet

Bitcoin price falls below $4,000 Bitcoin (BTC), the number 1 ranked cryptocurrency, hit a 14-month fresh low over the weekend when its price sunk under $4,000, according to CoinDesk. The last time when Bitcoin price fell below $4,000 was in September 2017. Other cryptocurrency tokens like ether and Litecoin too suffered […]

India gets its first cryptocurrency ATM in Bengaluru

Crypto Exchange Unocoin Launches Its First Cryptocurrency ATM In India Unocoin, the oldest crypto exchange, and blockchain company in India, officially launched its first cryptocurrency ATM in Bengaluru’s Kemp Fort Mall on October 14, 2018. The decision to open the ATM is to circumvent the ban imposed by India’s central […]

Fork-free, Energy Efficient Red Belly Blockchain Hits 30,000 Transactions per Second

Red Belly fork-free Blockchain, previously showed transaction speed several times faster than Bitcoin and Ethereum, was subjected to a new experiment, hitting the ability to provide 30,000 transactions per second. This is reported by CSIRO’s Data61, the technology arm of Australia’s national science agency, which took part in the development, […]

Top cloud mining trends of 2018: altcoins, ASIC chips and machine learning

Despite the recent downward trends, the cryptocurrency boom goes on. The most popular coins, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, are widely accepted as payment. As the number of miners in these cryptocurrencies’ networks increases, the competition grows – sending the hash calculations difficulty up. It’s not an easy time for […]

Covesting’s CEO: “Unlicensed crypto-exchange is already comparable with a bank without a license”

Global regulators are swiftly moving to reduce the amount of fraud, manipulation, and illicit activities that exist within the cryptocurrency markets, and many of these problems stem from the lack of actions taken by exchanges to stop such things from occurring.  By cooperating with global regulatory authorities, exchanges can reduce […]