Advancing Toward a Decentralized Internet in the Real World

The recently aired Season 5 of the popular HBO comedy Silicon Valley features a decentralized internet powered by end-user devices and an internal blockchain-based crypto economy. As usual, the fictional treatment in the show, which has been rightly praised for providing an entertaining but accurate portrait of contemporary tech trends, is based on real developments. The first […]

Cryptocurrency Trading Platform Huobi Launches Exchange Traded Fund

Cryptocurrency trading platform Huobi is pushing forward with its aggressive expansion into new regions — and new products as well. Today, June 1, 2018, the Singapore-based exchange launched a crypto-based exchange traded fund (ETF), a diversified portfolio that allows traders to invest in a basket of cryptocurrencies all at once. According to the company’s announcement, […]

The Federal Reserve Places Bitcoin Cash at $1800– That’s Where We Fix Our Buy Targets: Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Price Technical Analysis (June 1, 2018)

In the last 24 hours, Bitcoin Cash has been scaling up the bull ladder. It’s up two percent and odds are, BCH prices shall continue appreciating in the days to come. Fundamentals are good and despite their full node migration problems after their hard fork, Bitcoin Cash continues to take root. BCH is now available […]

Crypto Startup Blockchain Hits 25 Million Wallets

Blockchain, the UK based provider of cryptocurrency wallets and services, has reported reaching a milestone of 25 million wallets this week, according to Yahoo Finance. Much of the growth has been in the US, where the company has rolled out bitcoin sales in recent months. Blockchain Registers 25 Millionth Crypto Wallet The significance of the […]

Mastercard Wins Patent for Blockchain-based Coupon Authentication System

Financial services giant Mastercard has won a patent for a system that uses blockchain technology to authenticate coupons. The patent, granted by the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) on May 31, outlines a way for merchants to cut down on coupon fraud and more effectively issue targeted discounts to specific customers. The company first applied […]

Québec Lifts Electricity Ban on Cryptocurrency Miners with New Mandate

The Canadian Province of Québec’s ban on the sale of electricity to cryptocurrency miners has been lifted, with a new decree expected to be put into place to monitor the sale of electricity to miners, according to sources. Hydro-Québec’s Mandate In a report from the Le Journal De Montreal, sources suggest the move to lift the moratorium […]

IOTA Price Surges 17% for the Day to Headline Widespread Market Rally

The IOTA price (MIOTA) surged past other coins’ average daily gains for the day, climbing 17% over its Wednesday level. The project released the beta version of the Trinity Wallet on May 29 and has kept the price momentum since then, as CCN reported. Currently, the IOTA price sits at $1.77. Since May 28 and the […]