Nchain chief scientist Craig Wright is a prolific blockchain researcher, with dozens of papers and patents to his name. He’s also a controversial and outspoken figure who has ruffled numerous figures in the crypto space. Some of these opponents have taken it upon themselves to scrutinize his work, and claim to have found incidents of […]
Bitcoin in Brief is your daily roundup of the stories that matter from the cryptosphere. Drama; in-fighting; hacks; humor; it’s all here. In today’s edition, Vitalik Buterin gets catty, Coinbase meets “coinbase”, and Tim Draper has an audacious suggestion for India. Also read: Help Wanted! Japan Needs Crypto Engineers Coinbase and “coinbase” Are Not the Same […]
2018 has been a tough year for cryptocurrencies. It all started so promisingly, as January broke with the promise of $3 ripple and, in tron, an altcoin that was up 14,000% in 30 days. Things swiftly went south from there, and have been sinking ever since. Judged by their all-time high (ATH), the following coins […]
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You’ve heard of the scheme, seen the tweets, and been smart enough not to send cryptocurrency in the promise of receiving more back. The Twitter crypto scam, in which fraudsters impersonate the accounts of exchanges and influencers, is as simple as it is pernicious. While the odds of anyone falling for these scams is remote, […]
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Additional Wall Street money might start making its way into cryptocurrency investments soon. An American rating agency is set to issue grades for bitcoin and a host of altcoins this week, possibly opening the door for more fund managers to enter the field. Also Read: Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Maker Ledger Raises $75 Million from VC Investors […]
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After gaining 2,300% in six months and launching a string of eagerly anticipated ICOs, Neo is quite the success story. It’s that rare thing in the crypto space: a blockchain that’s actually seeing use. A bitcoin price equivalence of $580 per token (if Neo had a 21m supply) suggests there’s still plenty of room to […]
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ICOs are like weddings: months of planning comes to one big day. If the event goes off without a hitch, it will bring in a lot of money. But with the world watching, the stakes are high. One slip and you risk losing it all: the bouquet, the immaculate wedding dress, and the $20 million […]
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This week in bitcoin was all about Korea, although every week in bitcoin is all about Korea. Markets dropping? Blame Korea. Markets soaring? Credit Korea. Zero fee trading sends a pointless altcoin pumping? You bet it comes from Korea. While real news, fake news, and news whose legitimacy is a matter of dispute emanated from […]
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The cryptocurrency markets have turned into a casino and everyone is a winner, including perhaps the charismatic John McAfee. Following the dramatic bitcoin price rally to $19,891, and subsequent dump to $10,400 (GDAX), bitcoin is now in what is known as a consolidation phase where it will remain until it breaks out from that range. What […]
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Tron, Cardano, Verge and Ripple – Four Cryptocurrencies That Actually Meet the Definition of Vaporware
‘Vaporware’ is a term that’s tossed about loosely, often against cryptocurrency projects that have no clear use case. It’s an easy accusation to make given that many crypto projects are still at the development stage, and haven’t had a chance to prove themselves. This year’s vaporware could be next year’s ethereum – or at least […]
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