Category: Ethereum

A New Bitcoin World

Capitalization of Cryptocurrency Markets Loses 59% in Q1 2018

Capitalization of Cryptocurrency Markets Loses 59% in Q1 2018The first quarter of 2018 dealt heavy losses to the cryptocurrency markets, with Coinmarketcap data indicating that the capitalization of the combined crypto markets has dropped by 59% since the start of January. Q1 2018 has also been among the bloodiest quarters in recent memory for the bitcoin markets – with BTC suffering an approximately […]

The post Capitalization of Cryptocurrency Markets Loses 59% in Q1 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin News.


April 2, 2018 0

Transaction Data Suggests a Crypto Recession Is Brewing

Transaction Data Suggests a Crypto Recession Is BrewingCharts can reveal a lot about crypto assets. Past performance and future indicators can be gleaned at a glance, but there’s also a lot more that can be ascertained. A study of several of the most popular blockchains, including bitcoin and ethereum, has shown transaction velocity to have reached its lowest in years. Cryptocurrency is […]

The post Transaction Data Suggests a Crypto Recession Is Brewing appeared first on Bitcoin News.


March 2, 2018 0

Hacker Returns 20,000 ETH to Coindash

Hacker Returns 20,000 ETH to CoindashCoindash has announced that 20,000 ETH have been sent to the company’s wallet from the address associated with the hacker that stole approximately 37,000 ETH during the company’s ICO last year. The transaction constitutes the second instance in which the hacker has returned funds to Coindash. Also Read:Japanese Police Reveal 669 Money Laundering Cases Tied […]

The post Hacker Returns 20,000 ETH to Coindash appeared first on Bitcoin News.


February 25, 2018 0

Venezuela Says Pre-Sale of Oil-Backed Petro Cryptocurrency Has Raised $735 Million

Venezuela Says Pre-Sale of Oil-Backed Petro Cryptocurrency Now AvailableVenezuela has announced that the pre-sale of its oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro, has attracted $735 million on the first day. The government has also published a buyer’s manual and confirmed that buyers can use “hard currencies and cryptocurrencies, but not bolivars.” Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Petro Pre-Sale Starts The private […]

The post Venezuela Says Pre-Sale of Oil-Backed Petro Cryptocurrency Has Raised $735 Million appeared first on Bitcoin News.


February 21, 2018 0

If You’ve Been Scammed Out of Cryptocurrency It’s Probably Your Fault

Scammers are a dastardly, low down bunch. Preying on the gullible, extorting the vulnerable, and hoodwinking the hoodwinkable with their promise of free bitcoin if you send a little first and daily interest on your Bitconnect loan. It’s an indisputable fact that if the cryptocurrency space were cleansed of scammers, the web would be a […]

The post If You’ve Been Scammed Out of Cryptocurrency It’s Probably Your Fault appeared first on Bitcoin News.


February 20, 2018 0

Malta to Give “Peace of Mind” to Crypto Companies

Malta to Give “Peace of Mind” to Crypto CompaniesThe government of Malta has come up with an idea that businesses dealing with cryptocurrencies may find interesting. A new policy document seeks to set up a special agency which will “certify” blockchain platforms and “verify” crypto transactions. It is supposed to “bring peace of mind” to companies using these technologies to cut out central […]

The post Malta to Give “Peace of Mind” to Crypto Companies appeared first on Bitcoin News.


February 18, 2018 0

The Cryptocurrency Markets Are Having an Interesting Week

The Cryptocurrency Markets Are Having an Interesting WeekThe crypto markets have been having an interesting week to put it mildly. Seas of red and deep cuts have had the vultures circling, the weak hands folding, and the naysayers expending their lifetime’s allocation of “I told you so’s”. While the last two weeks have been painful for anyone who bought bitcoin in December […]

The post The Cryptocurrency Markets Are Having an Interesting Week appeared first on Bitcoin News.


February 2, 2018 0

Venezuela Announces Whitepaper and Pre-Sale of Its Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency Petro

Venezuela Announces Whitepaper and Pre-Sale of Its Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency PetroVenezuela’s president Nicolás Maduro has announced the pre-sale of his country’s national oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro. In addition, he has presented and signed the official petro’s whitepaper and unveiled the Petro Container for mining the new currency. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Pre-Sale of Petro During the meeting of […]

The post Venezuela Announces Whitepaper and Pre-Sale of Its Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency Petro appeared first on Bitcoin News.


January 31, 2018 0

Most Cryptocurrencies Are More Centralized Than You Think

Most Cryptocurrencies Are More Centralized Than You ThinkThe whole point of cryptocurrencies is that they’re decentralized. Peer-to-peer cash; trustless exchange; bypassing intermediaries. So why are numerous cryptocurrencies structured more like central banks? From adjusting wallet balances to controlling nodes, many crypto projects behave just like the financial institutions they were meant to replace. Throw in the cult of a strong leader, and […]

The post Most Cryptocurrencies Are More Centralized Than You Think appeared first on Bitcoin News.


January 26, 2018 0

Brisbane Airport to Introduce Bitcoin Payments

Brisbane Airport to Introduce Bitcoin PaymentsAir travelers will soon be able to spend some satoshis in stores and cafes at Brisbane Airport. Major retailers will be accepting several cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin. The promise: “unprecedented digital currency experience” in the airport terminals. More than 20 merchants in the Brisbane area now take cryptos thanks to a local startup that is working […]

The post Brisbane Airport to Introduce Bitcoin Payments appeared first on Bitcoin News.


January 25, 2018 0