Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak revealed in an interview with CNBC that he too, invested in Bitcoins back to when the price per coin was at $700. Since early 2017, Bitcoin has tripled its price and recently reaching an all time high of above $3,000. Though there are still several...
Cryptocurrency trading platform Bitfinex announced in a tweet that they been experiencing DDOS attack which affected the deposits and withdrawals for the newly listed IOTA on June 13, 2017. Plans of tightening platform securities According to their tweet announcement, they plan on increasing the security of the platform following the...
The events surrounding the August 1 deadline for the showdown between the UAHF (user-activated hard fork) and UASF (user-activated soft fork) have been widely publicized, with detractors on both sides. While many say that the UAHF is too controlling and against the concept of Bitcoin, the reality that most...
As the value of different cryptocurrencies remains volatile, at least one exchange is expanding its influence. Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange, has officially announced its ability to complete transactions in Washington State. The company is a “fully regulated, fully compliant, New York-based digital asset exchange for both individuals and institutions.”...
Thomson Reuters Corp, a leading global news outlet, has announced that they will begin using a tool which will allow their customers to access and utilize data with systems that are running Blockchain technology. The company’s tool, nicknamed BlockOne IQ, allows firms to use data that is running on...
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In a move that’s certain to irk lovers of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, Morgan Stanley came out with a statement on Tuesday calling for greater governmental control and regulation. The very nature of Bitcoin is as a peer-to-peer non-regulated currency system that allows for greater levels of autonomy for...
On Tuesday, Bitfinex listed IOTA on its platform, the first distributed ledger protocol that goes beyond Blockchain through its core invention Tangle. Figures from the exchange on Wednesday morning indicate that within 24 hours, its trade volume is over $38 mln. The cryptocurrency for the Internet-of-Things, IOTA has just...
Bancor, an Israel-based digital token project, has managed to raise $153 mln in its crowdsale on June 12, which lasted less than four hours, making it the second-largest fundraising campaign in the Blockchain industry. Bancor enables the creation of smart tokens, which can hold one or more tokens or...
Vinny Lingham, the co-founder of Gyft and the CEO of Blockchain identity startup Civic, recently stated that Bitcoin is better money while Ethereum isn’t. Technically, Lingham’s statement is accurate in that Ethereum is a Blockchain network developed to facilitate the growth of decentralized applications (DApps). Its native token Ether...