Sunday, February 17, 2019
The ICON platform, which operates as a decentralized network with an ambition to enforce global interaction between various blockchains, has now announced that they’re accelerating their strategy to expand the ICON public blockchain ecosystem. This includes preparing to launch its own decentralized exchange to give its IRC2 (ICON mainnet-based tokens) coins...
When you’re big, you’re attractive to others - and Ripple is learning that the amusing (well, for observers at least) way these days. Ranging from a reported attempt at a hostile takeover of the XRP cryptocurrency (what?), to a ripoff coin named XRP Classic which has reportedly appeared on some exchanges,...
US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is running for president of the United States in 2020. In December 2017, Gabbard bought Litecoin and Ether at the height of the crypto bull market, according to federal filings. “I have decided to run and will be making a formal announcement within the next...
Highlights: Federal Reserve is close to the end of neutralizing interest rates after December hike. US stocks, forex instruments, and Gold extended gains Wednesday, but correcting Thursday. Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP and the rest of the crypto market react negatively. Federal Reserve released the minutes of its December meeting which revealed...
John Bigatton, the only representative for BitConnect Australia, has had his assets frozen by the  Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), functions very similarly to the Securities and Exchange Commission in the United States. Bigatton can’t travel, as part of the ongoing investigation. In the video below, Bigatton celebrates with BitConnect victims as cash...
Late last night on Twitter, the official Ethereum Classic team noted that possible chain reorganization and double spend attacks are ongoing. They subsequently asked crypto exchanges and ETC mining pools to require as many as 400 confirmations for withdrawals and deposits. There have been rumors of a possible chain reorganization or double...
Brandon Simons Verge (XVG) Technical Director Brandon Simons has released a tell-all account about the origin of the cryptocurrency and his involvement with the early development and marketing efforts. In a post on his medium page, Simons who goes by the internet sobriquet CryptoRekt revealed that his interest in cryptocurrency first began in October 2009...
Jed McCaleb According to Stellar, Ripple, Mt. Gox, and e-Donkey co-founder Jed McCaleb, Tron is “just garbage.” McCaleb, who forked away from Ripple to create Stellar due to personal differences with the mission of Ripple’s corporate board at the time, also feels that the crypto market is doing well. He pointed out to Yahoo! Finance that it’s “way way up” even if...
Ongoing layoffs at cryptocurrency mega-firm Bitmain could start a fresh wave of selling in Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin markets, according to prominent crypto investor Kyle Samani. The cryptocurrency-focused venture capitalist said in a tweet that the Bitcoin mining giant is — if rumors are true — running out of money to continue...
Flash Symbol Flash is a lesser-known Scrypt-based cryptocurrency which has a growing presence in Venezuela and Africa. It is not designed to be a proof-of-work system, although it uses mining to verify transactions and secure the network, but instead focuses on transactions which can settle in a matter of seconds....