Bitcoin and Ether Surge 11% as Crypto Market Suddenly Adds $26 Billion Overnight

Advertisement The crypto market has added more than $26 billion in the past 24 hours, as major assets including bitcoin, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash rose by more than 10 percent. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash are Today’s Big Gainers Major digital assets recorded large gains on June 30, as the volume of the crypto market […]

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Charles Hoskinson (Cardano) Suggests that Tron (TRX) Should Switch to Mantis

Charles Hoskinson suggests Mantis: Last week, Tron (TRX) was heavily criticized as developers outside of the project discovered that most of the code on Tron’s platform had been taken from Ethereum’s EthereumJ library. Tron celebrated its ‘Independence Day’ from Ethereum on the 25th, but ironically it wasn’t independent from the project at all. While the […]

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Drops Below $6,000; Ethereum (ETH) Close to Dropping Below $400

Bitcoin (BTC) has just hit its year-low this morning, as its price has just dipped below the $6,000 mark and Ethereum (ETH) is closely skimming the $400 mark. Bitcoin (BTC) Price As per CoinMarketCap, the Bitcoin-US dollar (BTC/USD) exchange rate plummeted to a 2018-low of $5,835.75 at 0:09:00 UTC. At press time, the cryptocurrency is changing hands at $$5,873.86 and […]

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Keeping Ethereum’s Promise: CryptoKitties Is Embracing Open-Source

Call it an explosion of cute names for a cause. Announced this week, CryptoKitties debuted a number of new initiatives that will further decentralize its popular ethereum app, which while largely passing under the radar, show the startup is making strides to give users rights. It’s been the subject of criticism for the beloved game, which […]

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Major Coins Drop 5%; Crypto Market Loses $9 Billion

Advertisement The cryptocurrency market has lost over $9 billion over the past 24 hours as the valuation of the market dropped to $233 billion. Major cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, and others dropped by more than 5 percent. Bloodbath Yesterday, CCN reported that a downtrend is expected due to the low volume of […]

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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Still Unsuitable for Large Payments, Research Suggests

Advertisement A recent report published by cryptocurrency research firm Diar suggests that Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, a second-layer solution touted as the answer to the cryptocurrency’s scalability problem, is still unsuitable for large payments. According to the report, the network only ensures a 100 percent success rate for payments of $0.03 or less. The chance of […]

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Fundstrat’s Robert Slyumer: Bitcoin Must Rally Through $6,300

Speaking on CNBC yesterday, Fundstrat’s Robert Slyumer has given his opinion on the BTC charts. He believes that the current Bitcoin downtrend can only be reversed if the coin creates a short-term break, through the $6,300 mark. The Bitcoin analyst studied the Bitcoin 15-day moving average charts from May and said: “It really is a no-man’s […]

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Bitcoin Airdrop and Azul App to Send Millions in Bitcoin to Venezuela

Can a Bitcoin Airdrop help the people of Venezuela? The country is considered one of the world’s most oppressive monetary states. Unfair practices implemented by its government to maintain control of its people has resulted in the following; “severe shortages of medicines, medical supplies, and food have intensified since 2014, and weak government responses have undermined Venezuelans’ […]

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Bank of England Warns Executives of Crypto Risks – An Important Reminder

Bank of England crypto opinion: Earlier this year financial and political institutions in the United Kingdom decided to respond to claims that the crypto industry has risks attached to it. This would not be the first time the UK spoke on this topic. On Thursday, June 28th, the Bank of England was the latest institution in […]

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Crypto Downtrend Expected Amid Low Volume, What Can Push Bitcoin to All-Time High?

Advertisement Since June 25, for three straight days, the cryptocurrency market has remained relatively stable around the $250 billion region, struggling to initiate any movement on both the upside and downside. The volume of bitcoin remains low at $3.2 billion and as such, the market will likely not be able to sustain its current valuation […]

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A Plan to Send Millions in Bitcoin to Venezuela Is Moving Ahead

Developer Jonathan Wheeler is at an impasse of sorts. The former bank employee turned developer doesn’t want to say too much about his newest project, an effort he believes could soon help people living under one of the world’s most oppressive monetary regimes. That’s because he needs others to help him with his mission – getting bitcoin […]

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Decentralizing Popular Dapps Isn’t Just a Scaling Problem

It’s no secret that building large-scale, fully decentralized applications is a challenge, but it turns out the hurdles have to do with more than just scaling. Decentralized application or “dapp” developers frequently hit roadblocks, since ethereum – the go-to platform so far in dapps’ short history – can process only around 25 transactions per second, and […]

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Bitcoin Price Depends More on ‘Silent Majority’ Than Twitter ‘Thought Leaders’: Research

Advertisement The louder they are, the less influence they have. This seems to be the conclusion drawn by Feng Mai, a researcher at the New Jersey-based Stevens Institute of Technology, after conducting a study investigating the influence of social media on the bitcoin price. According to Mai the comments and tweets of social media users […]

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Steve Wozniak Compares Blockchain to Dot-Com Bubble

Steve Wozniak is one of the biggest Bitcoin bulls out there. He has recently stated that he hopes Bitcoin will become the world’s global economy, siding with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey who has forecasted a similar occurrence for the coin: “I buy into what Jack Dorsey says, not that I necessarily believe it’s going to happen but […]

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Ontology (ONT) Prepares for Main Net Launch: All Systems Go

Ontology main net launch: Ontology (ONT), the 19th largest cryptocurrency by market cap, is just three days away from its main net launch. 3 days till MainNet! If you’re making a Triones seed node application, do so ASAP. For those who have applied but have not yet been chosen, quickly deposit your stake. HZF Web, […]

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