30 June 2018

Headlines What’s the Motive Behind Pornhub’s Listing of Verge and now Tron?Pornhub, the largest pornographic-video platform in the world, is set to integrate Tron. In April, CCN reported that Verge, a privacy-focused cryptocurrency, disclosed its strategic partnership with Pornhub, with the announcement made by Pornhub vice president Corey Price, who stated: “The volatility of crypto […]

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29 June 2018

Headlines Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Careens Below $6,000 as Downturn WorsensThe bitcoin price careened back below $6,000 on Thursday, once again igniting fears that the six-month-long cryptocurrency sell-off has not yet driven the bears to exhaustion. As CCN reported this morning, cryptocurrency volume has tapered off significantly throughout 2018, and this lack of volume does not […]

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28 June 2018

Headlines Registered Broker Templum Plans Security Identifiers for Tokenized AssetsRegulated token trader Templum Markets is partnering with CUSIP Global Services (CGS) to bring securities identification numbers to tokenized assets. FUD and HODL: How to Speak CryptoslangKnowing how to speak cryptoslang will help you sound like an insider and maybe get you in the door. Crypto […]

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27 June 2018

Headlines Bitcoin Price Ducks Below $6,100 as Crypto Market Loses $7 Billion: No Facebook EffectMany investors and analysts expected the reversal of cryptocurrency advertisement ban by the $576 billion technology giant Facebook to fuel a short-term corrective rally. However, bitcoin and the rest of the cryptocurrency market struggled to sustain momentum. In the past 24 […]

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26 June 2018

Headlines Controversial ‘Stablecoin’ Tether Is Now the 10th-Largest CryptocurrencyEmbattled “stablecoin” tether has become the 10th-largest cryptocurrency. Tether’s eponymous token, which the company claims is backed by physical USD at a 1-to-1 ratio, has long been controversial in cryptocurrency circles, and debates over whether it presents the industry with a systemic risk have increased over the […]

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25 June 2018

Headlines China Ranks EOS as the #1 Blockchain, Bitcoin Doesn’t Make Top TenLast week, China Electronic Information Industry Development (CCID) updated its blockchain rankings that previously ranked Ethereum as the best blockchain network in the global market. After pausing its blockchain network subsequent to the discovery of critical bugs, suspending 27 user accounts without reasoning, […]

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24 June 2018

Headlines Wall Street’s Entry into Crypto Sector will Bring in Trillions: Cardano Co-founderCharles Hoskinson, co-founder of Cardano and former CEO and co-founder of Ethereum, wrote on Twitter that Wall Street will bring “tens of trillions of dollars” into crypto world in the future. His statement came after all of the cryptocurrencies declined and the cryptocurrency market […]

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23 June 2018

Headlines Prominent VC: Investors Remain Committed to Cryptocurrency Despite Bear CycleBarry Silbert, the founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group (DCG), the largest venture capital firm focused on the cryptocurrency market, has said that investors are still committed to the cryptocurrency market and are showing interest despite the cryptocurrency bear cycle. Over the past few […]

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22 June 2018

Headlines Bitcoin Drops to Within 2018 Low Close to $6,000Bitcoin fell to within touching distance of the $6,000 mark on Friday, a figure not seen since February, following improvement orders from Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) to six of the country’s crypto exchanges. Bitcoin Continues to Fall The number one digital currency is seeing its […]

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21 June 2018

Headlines 21e800: Bitcoin, Satoshi and the Mystery Twitter Is Obsessing OverThe hash value of bitcoin block 528249 unlocked on Tuesday has the crypto community in wonder about the potential hidden meaning behind “21e800”. Enigma Price Bounces Following Intel PartnershipThe Enigma price jumped today on news that the company will partner with Intel to develop privacy-preserving […]

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20 June 2018

Headlines Tether Releases ‘Transparency Update’ Vetted by Former FBI Director’s Law FirmControversial cryptocurrency startup Tether has released a “transparency update” indicating that its dollar-pegged USDT token, which had a $2.55 billion market cap as of June 1, is fully backed by physical dollars deposited in two separate banks. Released on Wednesday, the report was a […]

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19 June 2018

Headlines Crypto Trading Without License Is ‘Illegal,’ Cambodian Regulators SayBuying, selling, trading and settlement of cryptocurrencies is now illegal without a license, according to a statement from Cambodian authorities. Investors Turn Bullish as Cryptocurrency Market adds $12 Billion in 24 HoursOver the past 24 hours, the cryptocurrency market added $12 billion, as major cryptocurrencies including […]

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18 June 2018

Headlines Indian State Kerala to Put Milk and Fish Supply Chains on a BlockchainThe government of Kerala, a state in South India, is turning to blockchain tech to organize the supply chain process of everyday groceries. The new project will specifically look to streamline the supply chain networks – including distribution – of milk, vegetables, […]

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17 June 2018

Headlines In the Scramble to Fix Digital Identity, uPort Is a Project to WatchDigital identity is scattered and insecure. ConsenSys’ uPort project wants to rework the internet to make “self-sovereign identity” a reality. Walmart Patents System for Accessing Medical Records Stored on a BlockchainBig-box retailer Walmart has been awarded a patent for a system that […]

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16 June 2018

Headlines Bitcoin Price Trend in 2018 is Nearly Identical to Previous MovementsSome cryptocurrency community members believe that a piece of historical technical analysis indicates that Bitcoin’s price could be headed upwards real soon. Historical Technical Analysis Methods: Wyckoff Method According to a post put together by Reddit user, “CryptoPorto,” Bitcoin’s price could be mirroring the […]

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15 June 2018

Headlines SEC Has Removed ‘Stumbling Block’ for Ether Futures, Says CboeThe doors may be open for Cboe to launch an ether futures product, following a recent comment from the SEC that the cryptocurrency is not a security. BitLicense #6: New York Grants Cryptocurrency License to Bitcoin Wallet XapoCryptocurrency wallet and vault Xapo is the latest […]

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14 June 2018

Headlines The EOS Blockchain Is Now Officially LiveEOS holders elected their first set of block producers, so the hotly anticipated blockchain is now live. Newsflash: SEC Director Says Ether Is Not a SecurityA top official at the US Securities and Exchange Commission said that ether — the native currency of the Ethereum network — is […]

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13 June 2018

Headlines Coinbase, Ripple Blast Company Creating Tokens in Their NameCoinbase and Ripple are pushing back against the equity tokens the Swarm fund announced Wednesday. Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance to Expand to JerseyFresh off its expansion into the European island of Malta, Binance — the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange — has announced that it will create up […]

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12 June 2018

Headlines India’s Central Bank Stays Mum on Crypto Ban ReasoningThe RBI has responded to a query about why it moved to block banks from dealing with crypto businesses earlier this year. Fidelity is Looking for a New Fund Manager to Run Cryptocurrency FundFidelity Investments has reportedly paused operations with its much-celebrated cryptocurrency fund after the reported […]

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11 June 2018

Headlines Coinrail Exchange Hacked, Loses Possibly $40 Million in CryptosSouth Korea-based Coinrail has not disclosed the exact amount lost in the breach, but data suggests the damage could be $40 million. Binance User Loses 2 BTC After Hacker Steals Password, How to Prevent TheftAmidst the brutal market conditions, a Reddit user, BeanThe5th, has somehow managed […]

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10 June 2018

Headlines Bitcoin Price Manipulation Probe Linked to Futures MarketThe Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is reportedly investigating whether market manipulation is distorting Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices. The US regulator is demanding extensive trading data concurrent with the launch of Bitcoin futures. CME launched Bitcoin futures trading in December. Its first contract settled in January. CME […]

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9 June 2018

Headlines Quebec Lifts Cryptocurrency Mining Moratorium, But May Charge Miners Higher RatesThe Canadian province of Quebec will lift a moratorium on the sale of electricity to cryptocurrency mining operations, local media outlets have reported. According to Le Journal De Montreal, officials reversed course on the moratorium due to fears that Quebec would miss out on […]

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8 June 2018

Headlines Litecoin Cash Allegedly the Latest Small-Cap Altcoin to Suffer 51 Percent AttackWith all the media coverage surrounding double spend attacks in recent weeks, it appears that one such exploit — a 51 percent attack on litecoin cash (LCC) — managed to slip through the cracks. Litecoin Cash Allegedly Hit by 51 Percent Attack The […]

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7 June 2018

Headlines Backdoor Flaw Sees Australian Firm Lose $6.6 Million in CryptocurrencyA deal between Australian firm Byte Power Party and Singaporean company Soar Labs went south when millions of  Soarcoin tokens went missing. Soar Labs attempted to purchase a stake of Byte Power without actually paying for it. It all began in June 2017, a month prior […]

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6 June 2018

Headlines Ripple Smart Contracts Creator Targets Ethereum with New Tech LaunchThree years after Ripple shelved Codius, Stefan Thomas is bringing the smart contract platform back to life with his eyes set on disrupting Ethereum. Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee Refutes Bearish Sentiment, Predicts Further GainsTom Lee is back, with another round of Bitcoin bullishness on-air CNBC’s […]

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5 June 2018

Headlines Magic Number? Chart Data Hints at June 6 Bitcoin BoostA major reprieve just may be in the offing for the battered bitcoin bulls in the next 36 hours – if, that is, historical patterns repeat themselves. $1,999: GMO Reveals Details of Its New 7nm Bitcoin MinerJapanese IT giant GMO Internet has revealed prices and […]

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4 June 2018

Headlines India: Unocoin Launches Upgraded Altcoins Cryptocurrency Exchange ‘UNODAX’Unocoin, arguably India’s biggest and most well-funded cryptocurrency wallet, announced the launch of their digital exchange UNODAX on May 30, 2018. Active Crypto-Traders to be Benefited As stated on an official release, UNODAX is modeled as a “live-order book altcoin trading”  platform, that aims to amplify the […]

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3 June 2018

Headlines The Word “Ethereum” Has Been Googled More Than 110 Million TimesGiven the impact Ethereum has had on blockchain development since its founding in 2015, it’s hard to imagine what blockchain and cryptocurrency would be like today without it. “Ethereum” Has Appeared in 110 Million Google Searches ConsenSys, a blockchain venture production studio building decentralized […]

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2 June 2018

Headlines Crypto Cult? Augur Founder Creates Ethereum-based Religion Called 0x?Matt Liston is starting his own religion — and he’s putting it on the blockchain. Liston has had a turbulent past in the crypto eco-system, suing the company he claims he helped found for $152 million. Augur created a market prediction tool and raised $5 million […]

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1 June 2018

Headlines This Long-Term Indicator Could Complicate Bitcoin’s Price RecoveryA long-term moving average has turned bearish for the first time in four years, threatening to impede continued gains in bitcoin’s price. Blockchain Startup Raises $65 Million to Facilitate Cryptocurrency TradingThe cryptocurrency industry has had a rough start in 2018. After hitting all-time highs in early January, […]

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