Morgan Creek, Bitwise Team Up to Launch Digital Asset Index Fund

By | September 2, 2018

Morgan Creek, Bitwise Team Up to Launch Digital Asset Index Fund Morgan Creek, a capital management company that oversees more than $1.5 billion in assets, has partnered with Bitwise Asset Management to create the Digital Asset Index Fund. The new cryptocurrency asset fund is the latest in Bitwise’s suite of cryptocurrency investment offerings, as the asset management company already… Read More »

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Crypto Exchange AirTM Targets Troubled Markets With $7 Million Raise

By | August 29, 2018

Crypto Exchange AirTM Targets Troubled Markets With $7 Million Raise Peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange AirTM has raised $7 million in a Series A funding round. The Mexico-based startup, which seeks to help individuals conduct transactions and bypass traditional banking services, revealed the news Wednesday, saying it will direct the funds toward growing its reach across various markets in South… Read More »

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Roger Ver: Bitcoin Cash is a Better Investment Than Bitcoin

By | August 28, 2018

Roger Ver: Bitcoin Cash is a Better Investment Than Bitcoin In a Monday phone interview with CNBC Fast Money, Roger Ver explained why he believes Bitcoin Cash is a better investment than Bitcoin, also expressing that Bitcoin isn’t efficient for commerce due to high fees and low transaction speeds. Bitcoin Cash Rules In the interview, Ver, who owns and… Read More »

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Markets See Wave of Green, BTC Pushing $6,750, ETH At $280

By | August 25, 2018

Markets See Wave of Green, BTC Pushing $6,750, ETH At $280 Saturday, August 25: crypto markets are showing bullish sign of a persuasive recovery. Virtually all of the top 100 cryptocurrencies are in the green today, with solid growth of between 1 and 4 percent among the top 10 largest coins by market cap, as Coin360 data shows. Market visualization… Read More »

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A Canadian Government Body Has Built an Ethereum Blockchain Explorer

By | August 22, 2018

A Canadian Government Body Has Built an Ethereum Blockchain Explorer The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) announced Monday that it has built an ethereum blockchain explorer. The organization wrote in a news release that its Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) is now hosting the explorer on the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) through services provided by Bitaccess, a blockchain startup. Using… Read More »

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Pantera Capital Seeks $175 Million for Third Crypto Venture Fund

By | August 16, 2018

Pantera Capital Seeks $175 Million for Third Crypto Venture Fund Crypto hedge fund Pantera Capital is seeking to raise $175 million for its third venture fund, a six-fold increase from its previous fund target, TechCrunch reports August 16. For Pantera’s debut fund in 2013, the firm had raised $13 million, rising to $25 million for its second. TechCrunch… Read More »

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The Code for an Anonymous Lightning Network is Now Live

By | August 16, 2018

The Code for an Anonymous Lightning Network is Now Live The lightning network is due for a privacy boost. That’s according to Dr. Ayo Akinyele, a computer scientist who has focused his efforts on building a zcash implementation of anonymous off-chain payment architecture called BOLT. And today that work was published on Github. First conceived by zcash founders Matthew Green… Read More »

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Coinbase Index Fund Reduces Annual Fee to ‘Attract Institutional Investors’

By | August 13, 2018

Coinbase Index Fund Reduces Annual Fee to ‘Attract Institutional Investors’ Cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has announced updates to its Index Fund in a blog post published today, August 13. The U.S.-based platform stated that it will reduce its Index Fund’s annual management fee “for all new and existing investors” from 2 to 1 percent, explaining:… Read More »

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Updated EWBF Cuda Equihash Miner v0.5 With Better Performance

By | August 7, 2018

Updated EWBF Cuda Equihash Miner v0.5 With Better Performance 7 Aug2018 The latest EWBF Cuda Equihash Miner v0.5 comes with some performance optimizations and fixes for various variations of the Equihash algorithm it supports for GPU mining on Nvidia-based rigs. You can expect to see a speed increase of 3-15% depending on your mining hardware for Equihash 144,5… Read More »

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US DEA: Criminal Activity in Cryptocurrency Has Dropped 80 Percent Since 2013

By | August 7, 2018

US DEA: Criminal Activity in Cryptocurrency Has Dropped 80 Percent Since 2013 An agent of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has noted that Bitcoin’s (BTC) role in crimes has dropped to just 10 percent of transactions, while transactions themselves have “grown tremendously,” Bloomberg reports August 7. In an interview, DEA special agent Lilita Infante — who is… Read More »

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