2018 Crypto Crash: Here’s What Actually Caused It

Tech-savvy investors have kept their eyes on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin for several years now. The most prolific form of cryptocurrency has brought backers on a rollercoaster of highs and lows over the past two years. While this culminated with an all-time high of more than $19,000 in 2017, Bitcoin, in particular, would go on to…

Winklevoss Twins Confirm Commitment to Bitcoin ETF During Reddit AMA

Winklevoss Twins Confirm Commitment to Bitcoin ETF During Reddit AMA

During a Reddit Ask Me Anything session with the Winklevoss brothers, Cameron said that “Bitcoin is most likely the winner in the long-term.” Cameron Winklevoss stated that “Bitcoin [BTC] is most likely the winner in the long term” during an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Reddit today, Jan. 7.Answering a question about whether or not…

Your Guide to Precious Metals on the Blockchain

Tokenized precious metals create the potential for fractional ownership of gold and greater transparency. Indeed, the world’s largest bank, JPMorgan, is prepared to use its proprietary blockchain to tokenize gold, and the Royal Mint has pursued technologies to achieve the same. As CCN reported, some venture capitalists believe Bitcoin will replace gold as a store…

Ethereum Classic Devs: Hashpower Consolidation on Network Is ‘Not 51% Attack’

Ethereum Classic Devs: Hashpower Consolidation on Network Is ‘Not 51% Attack’

Ethereum Classic devs report that what some are calling an ongoing 51% attack on the ETC network actually may be the testing of 1,400/Mh ethash machines. Ethereum Classic (ETC) developers have stated that a mining pool evidently claiming over 50 percent of the network’s hashrate was “most likely selfish mining” in a tweet today, Jan.…

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Eye Russia for Expansion Despite Sanctions

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Eye Russia for Expansion Despite Sanctions

Sanctions imposed by governments as part of geopolitical struggles do not always filter through to under-regulated industries. Ambitious businesses covet every opportunity for expansion and diversification. That seems to be the reason why a growing number of crypto exchanges are turning their attention to Russia and its diaspora, despite the disapprobation this risks drawing from…

Crypto Millionaire Proves Why Guaranteed Returns Are A Dangerous Red Flag

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission works to educate potential crypto investors on the pitfalls of investment scams, calling out certain “red flags” investors can look out for that may indicate the investment opportunity could be a scam. Among the most glaring of the red flags cited, are the promise of guaranteed returns. A…

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