A “historic moment” for South Korean Crypto Exchanges and Investors. The South Korean government and financial authorities decided officially to recognize Cryptocurrency exchanges as financial institutions and banks. This is a big step forward for Cryptocurrencies in South Korea, as the new changes will allow Crypto Exchanges to provide services at a bigger scale and
Why scam ICOs not only Betray Investors, but also Harm the entire Crypto Ecosystem. Tim Glaus, co-founder of Alethena, explains
June 29, 2018
Every scam ICO leaves a lot of dissatisfied people in its wake. Namely, the people who lost their funds to scammers. But the damage caused by scam ICOs is even more critical because it puts the entire crypto ecosystem in a bad light. The only way to prevent scams and thus avert damage to the
Cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb claims that it has recovered nearly half of the funds stolen in a recent high-profile hack at the South Korean trading platform. Hackers breached Bithumb’s online hot wallets on June 20, making off with approximately 35 billion KRW (~$31 million) before the exchange operator was able to transfer its remaining hot wallet
Stellar to Acquire Blockchain Startup Chain for 500 Million Dollars. Chain previously raised $43 million from financial institutions
June 22, 2018
Stellar, the creator of the lumens (XLM) — often stylized as stellar — cryptocurrency, is said to be engaged in talks to acquire blockchain startup Chain for $500 million. Citing anonymous sources familiar with the discussions, Fortune reports that Stellar will pay $500 million worth of XLM to acquire Chain, which had previously raised more
Italian Government Seizes Bitcoin from Hacked Exchange Bitgrail. Failed Crypto Exchange Owner Francesco 'The Bomber' Firano Tweeted to not Contact him Anymore.
June 19, 2018
Bitgrail, the Italian-based cryptocurrency exchange best known for being hacked of $170 million in Nano (formerly Raiblocks), has had the entirety of its bitcoin wallet seized by Italian authorities. In an announcement on Bitgrail’s website, the troubled exchange explains: “On 5 June 2018, under the provisions of the Court of Florence, the Bitcoins contained in the company’s wallet
Mainnet Explained: What is a Mainnet Launch And Why Does It Matter? Learn and also Check the Overview of Upcoming Mainnet Launches
June 18, 2018
Tron had its mainnet release at the end of last month, and the delayed EOS mainnet launch has caused major problems for the project, with excessive downtime and reports of holes and hacks all over the place. But a lot of investors chase mainnets; invest a few weeks before the launch, wait for the pump,
Dennis Rodman Arrived For The Historic Trump-Kim Summit Sponsored by Marijuana Cryptocurrency Startup: PotCoin.com. Bringing Piece to the World... Starting in Singapore.
June 12, 2018
After Trump explained to the world during the G7 top in Canada that the USA’s position has changed, and economic tariffs need to be renegotiated, it was time for the ‘America First’ President to talk to Kim Jong Un to try to solve the tensed situation on the Korean Peninsula. If we ever needed visual
June 11, 2018
It’s a sad day for crypto investors. Well… at least for the individuals that are not used to such price drops as seen today before. If you, for example, started to invest in January 2018, you’re probably seeing a psychologist by now. Market prices dropped more than 10 percent for bitcoin and several altcoins today, with no
Binance Coin (BNB) Reaches New Milestone of achieving 0.002287 BTC yesterday. Now the 17th biggest Cryptocurrency in terms of Market Capitalization
June 7, 2018
Zhao ChengPeng, CEO of Binance, must be a happy man at the moment. His very own Binance Coin (BNB) reaches a new milestone of achieving 0.002287 BTC yesterday. This marks a monumental 8% increase for the crypto giant’s own cryptocurrency. This sharp rally just pushed Binance Coin’s market capitalization to a five-month high beyond $1.9 billion,
How to earn $120.000 in a week: Ethical Hacker Guido Vranken finds 12 dangerous bugs in EOS code. Gets Job Offer from EOS team...
June 5, 2018
People try to get rich through Initial Coin Offerings and Cryptocurrency. Another way of earning money is to search for bugs and security risks in ICO’s and cryptocurrency code. Ethical hacker Guido Vranken knows where we’re talking about. He has made $120.000 in a week finding bugs in the EOS code. Hackers that would spot
University Blockchain Research Initiative: Ripple Announces Partnerships with 17 Top Universities and Invests $50 Million in Academic Research. To support technical development and innovation in blockchain & digital payments.
June 4, 2018
Ripple has announced the University Blockchain Research Initiative, a collaboration with top unversities around the world. Ripple will commit over $50 million in funding to support and accelerate academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. Ripple will work together with 17 institutions from all over the world. According to the statement of