Ether Price Analysis: Bullish Outlook Continues As Resistance Levels Hold

As Bitcoin continues its bull run, the top alts by market capitalization have also made strides of their own. Ripple shot to new all-time highs (ATHs) this week and Litecoin has now activated SegWit, a block size and scalability protocol change. Litecoin will continue to receive further protocol upgrades made possible through SegWit activation. Ethereum […]

Stellar’s Global Payment Platform Lightyear Launches From Stealth

Lightyear, the brainchild of Stellar co-founder and CTO Jed McCaleb along with ex-Palantir executive Brit Yonge, launched out of stealth on May 11th. Part of the Stellar network open financial protocol, Lightyear aims to revolutionize the world of cross-border, cross-currency and cross-asset transactions by creating a universal global payment network. The pair is hoping to […]

Litecoin Has Now Deployed Segregated Witness

It’s official. Litecoin, one of the oldest and biggest altcoins by market cap, deployed Segregated Witness (SegWit) today. The protocol upgrade that was originally developed for Bitcoin and proposed by the Bitcoin Core development team locked in on Litecoin two weeks ago, and was enforced by a majority of hash power on the Litecoin network […]

Japan to Receive Its First Interest-Paying Bitcoin Deposit Accounts

A little over a month after Japan declared the digital currency bitcoin (BTC) to be an officially recognized legal payment method, the Japanese bitcoin exchange Coincheck has announced the first interest-paying bitcoin deposit accounts for the Japanese market. According to a report by the Nikkei Asian Review, the Tokyo-based digital currency exchange will start offering […]

Deloitte’s RegTech Offering: Blockchain-Powered KYC-as-a-Service Solution

Global consultancy and accounting firm Deloitte announced that it has developed a new KYC-as-a-service solution using blockchain technology that will facilitate the customer onboarding process for financial institutions. The proof of concept has been developed by the team headed up by Director and Blockchain Leader Thibault Chollet in Deloitte’s Luxembourg branch. The name of the […]

Why Is Bitcoin Gambling Industry So Successful in the World?

Bitcoin casinos started being successful in 2012. The 1st​ most successful casino was Satoshi Dice,​ which is a simple site that offers gamblers access to various dice rolling games. This surprising success sets precedent for the gambling industry. Since then, several similar casinos have been established offering various bonuses and advantageous opportunities to players. Some of […]