A ‘Lord of the Rings’ reference in several crypto projects illustrates a coming land grab on the finite amount of “cool” names.
Several venture capitalists (VCs) and entrepreneurs have been petitioning federal authorities to see certain virtual currencies in a “different light.” Right now, many cryptocurrencies are in danger of being classified as “securities,” which would place them under strict regulatory scrutiny. Working to change this, venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures have gathered […]
When Arthur Breitman, cofounder of Tezos, published a white paper on the cryptocurrency project in September 2014, he listed the author as L.M. Goodman. Later, when Breitman disclosed that he was the real author behind the work, many wondered why he used a pseudonym. As it turned out, at the same time he started working […]
Brazil is home to half of South America’s population and wealth, and right now, the country’s largest investment broker firm may be primed to launch an over-the-counter (OTC) bitcoin exchange. XP Investimentos has not made any official announcements on the matter, but according to reports in Portal do Bitcoin on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, the […]
Venezuela’s economic situation has been steadily declining in the past few years, bringing Venezuelans to turn to cryptocurrencies. According to VeneBloc data, the bolivar-to-bitcoin market recently reached a new record, as the equivalent of $1.009 million in bolivars were exchanged for bitcoin on April 17. VeneBloc tracks transactions made on peer-to-peer exchange LocalBitcoins on the […]
Ether Capital is seeking to become a major player in the ethereum ecosystem by investing in startups and holding large amounts of the token.
The key price point for Bitcoin mining profitability is $8,600, according to Morgan Stanley Equity Analyst Charlie Chan and his team. As per their simulation, if the coin can’t recover $8,600 soon, many Bitcoin miners will likely find it unprofitable to keep creating the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin Mining Profitability As of today, Bitcoin is trading at almost $8,250 […]
Richard Bernstein isn’t building any bridges with the cryptocurrency community. The head of the Wall Street research firm that bears his name said in a note to clients today that there’s little difference between cryptocurrencies and the virtual currencies you earn with internet games like Candy Crush, according to a report on Bloomberg. CryptoKitties might not […]
One of the few cypherpunks in a room full dominated by financial services, Szabo urged blockchain developers not to forget about decentralization.
We need to see some fundamentals to jolt altcoin price action today. Should there be further gains say in Bitcoin and EOS, they are lagging behind, prices could explode. As statistics shows, Stellar Lumens is spearheading this week’s gain with an impressive 66 percent gain while IOTA is following closely at 43 percent. Even though […]