カテゴリー: Altcoins

Venezuelans Remain Skeptical After President Maduro Raises Petro’s Value

Venezuela Orders Government Services to Accept Any CryptocurrencyNicolas Maduro’s move to increase the price of the petro, the country’s oil-backed cryptocurrency designed to counter inflation, has sparked intense debate. Experts and tech-savvy Venezuelans alike are less than enthusiastic about the Venezuelan president’s decision. Also read: Maduro Orders Price of Venezuela’s ‘Cryptocurrency’ to More Than Double Venezuelans Unimpressed by President’s Latest Proclamation Venezuelans have blasted […]

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Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Continue to Suffer From Deep Losses

It’s been a tough week for cryptocurrency holders, as the top 10 virtual currencies by market capitalization have lost 30 to 60 percent of their value over the past seven days. Prices this low have not been seen since the spring of 2017 and at the moment the entire economy of all 2000+ coins has […]

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Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Continue to Suffer From Deep Losses

It’s been a tough week for cryptocurrency holders, as the top 10 virtual currencies by market capitalization have lost 30 to 60 percent of their value over the past seven days. Prices this low have not been seen since the spring of 2017 and at the moment the entire economy of all 2000+ coins has […]

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Thai Central Banker: A National Cryptocurrency Is Years Away

Thai Central Banker: A National Cryptocurrency Is Years AwayCentral bankers have been talking about issuing their own digital coins ever since they first saw the appeal that bitcoin holds for many people. However, the latest indications point to it being a very long time until we will see national crypto assets coming from any stable economies. Also Read: The Daily: Teens Want Bitcoin, […]

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Report: Censorship-Prone EOS ‘Needs to Re-Architect Its Infrastructure’

Report: Censorship-Prone EOS ‘Needs to Re-Architect Its Infrastructure’EOS, the $4 billion blockchain project developed by Dan Larimer, has been savaged in an exhaustive new review. The 17,000-word report, based on extensive laboratory testing, concludes that EOS’s real-world throughput isn’t much better than Ethereum’s and that its consensus algorithm doesn’t function properly. “In order to succeed as a base layer protocol, EOS needs […]

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Is Initiative Q the Next Bitcoin?

Is Initiative Q the Next Bitcoin?If you’ve been anywhere near social media in the past fortnight, or even used your favorite messaging app, there’s a good chance you’ve been shilled a referral link to Initiative Q. A mate probably forwarded it to you or tagged you in a post offering an invite to the first five responders. Maybe you FOMO’d […]

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Majority of Crypto Assets Are Highly Centralized, Research Finds

Majority of Crypto Assets Are Actually Centralized, New Research FindsOne of the central pillars of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general is that the system is decentralized, ensuring no single point of failure for adversaries to attack. However, new research has found the majority of assets in the ecosystem today to be highly centralized. Also Read: Crypto Hedge Fund Launches Retail Public Offering in Japan […]

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Largest South Korean Exchange Launches Crypto Market Indices

Largest South Korean Exchange Launches Crypto Market IndicesThe largest crypto exchange in South Korea by trading volume, Bithumb, has launched two cryptocurrency market indices. One tracks all coins listed on the exchange while the other tracks only altcoins. Meanwhile, Upbit, the country’s largest crypto exchange by the number of coins listed, has two similar indices and sub-indices divided into three broad categories. […]

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Exchanges Roundup: Glen Oaks Escrow Supports Crypto, Binance to Delist 4 Altcoins

Exchanges Roundup: Glen Oaks Escrow Supports Crypto, Binance to Delist Four AltcoinsIn recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Glen Oaks Escrow has announced that it has partnered with Bitpay to support cryptocurrency payments and Binance has revealed that it will delist bytecoin, chatcoin, iconomi and triggers next month. Etoro, meanwhile, has announced a “significant cut” in the spreads on cryptocurrency markets on its platform. Also Read: Korean […]

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Japanese Internet Giant GMO to Launch Yen-Pegged Cryptocurrency

Japanese Internet Giant GMO to Launch Yen-Pegged CryptocurrencyJapan’s GMO Internet Group has announced plans to issue a yen-pegged stablecoin called GMO Japanese Yen. Already in the crypto exchange and mining hardware businesses, the company plans to launch its third crypto enterprise with this stablecoin. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals Yen-Pegged Stablecoin GMO Internet Group announced Tuesday […]

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