MoneroV Hard Fork Suffers from Borked Livenet Launch

By | May 8, 2018

MoneroV Hard Fork Suffers from Borked Livenet Launch In the world of cryptocurrency, there are a fair few hard forks to contend with as of right now. Although Monero has seen its fair share of forked clones recently, it seems the MoneroV fork is not going exactly as planned. In fact, the scheduled launch of its mainnet has come and gone, and… Read More »

Japan pressures exchanges to drop Monero, Zcash and Dash

By | May 3, 2018

Japan pressures exchanges to drop Monero, Zcash and Dash Coincheck, the Japanese exchange that was recently hacked, is reported to have dropped the three covert cryptos in a bid to become more compliant with FSA regulations.  The exchange applied for official registration with the FSA in September 2017, but had still not been approved when it was hacked. After… Read More »

ASIC Resistance: Will Ethereum Join Monero Against the Mining Giant?

By | May 1, 2018

ASIC Resistance: Will Ethereum Join Monero Against the Mining Giant? The crypto community is bracing for a real revolution – leading cryptocurrencies may abandon the Proof-of-Work (PoW) algorithm. The reason is the far-reaching game of mining giant Bitmain, which is building up its monopoly on the market by stamping out new ASICs for top coins. This concerns not… Read More »

Japan’s FSA Reportedly Pressuring Cryptocurrency Exchanges To Drop Monero, ZCash, Dash

By | April 30, 2018

Japan’s FSA Reportedly Pressuring Cryptocurrency Exchanges To Drop Monero, ZCash, Dash A Japanese financial watchdog has apparently pushed cryptocurrency trading platforms operating in the country to stop allowing customers to trade in several privacy coins. According to reports, Japan’s Financial Services Agency, a regulatory body, is informally encouraging cryptocurrency exchanges in the country to delist Monero, Zcash, and… Read More »

Bill Calling For Study Of Cryptocurrency Use In Sex Trafficking Could Do More Harm Than Good

By | June 16, 2018

Bill Calling For Study Of Cryptocurrency Use In Sex Trafficking Could Do More Harm Than Good On June 12, US legislators introduced the FIND bill, which proposes a study on how virtual currencies are being used to buy, sell, and facilitate sex and drug trafficking. If it passes, let’s hope the study is carried out with more nuance… Read More »

Research: Tether, Bitfinex ‘Manipulation’ Reason Behind 2017 Bitcoin Price Highs

By | June 13, 2018

Research: Tether, Bitfinex ‘Manipulation’ Reason Behind 2017 Bitcoin Price Highs Tether (USDT) has once again become the source of criticism after a new study blamed it for Bitcoin price manipulation in 2017, The New York Times reports Wednesday, June 13. A paper released June 13 by John M. Griffin and Amin Shams of the University of Texas suggests… Read More »

Russian Government Website Was Affected by a Malicious Cryptocurrency Mining Script

By | June 12, 2018

Russian Government Website Was Affected by a Malicious Cryptocurrency Mining Script There have been a lot of incidents involving cryptocurrency mining. This has become especially apparent where malicious mining scripts on various websites are concerned. It seems one official website in Russia has fallen victim to a malicious mining attack which ran for ten full days. Another Cryptocurrency… Read More »

Malta Emerges as World’s Cryptocurrency Hub Despite EU’s TAX3 Investigation: Expert Take

By | June 12, 2018

Malta Emerges as World’s Cryptocurrency Hub Despite EU’s TAX3 Investigation: Expert Take In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation, and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy. If… Read More »

Apple Prohibits App-Based Cryptocurrency Mining

By | June 11, 2018

Apple Prohibits App-Based Cryptocurrency Mining At least mining software won’t be responsible for draining your iPhone’s battery. Apple has revised its standards for developers regarding cryptocurrency mining, according to a report by AppleInsider. The company has updated two separate sections of its App Store Review Guidelines. Source Section 2.4.2 of Hardware Compatibility now states, “Design your app to… Read More »

Cryptos That Fell from Grace, Looking Back at Last Year’s Hot Altcoins

By | June 8, 2018

Cryptos That Fell from Grace, Looking Back at Last Year’s Hot Altcoins Ethereum Classic, Bitshares, Stratis, and Waves have all lost ground to newcomers. Things change fast in the crypto sphere and today’s hot cryptocurrency may well be tomorrow’s shitcoin. Looking back at the scene a year ago in June 2017 shows a slightly different set of coins… Read More »