Court Reconsiders Ruling After SEC Proves Blockvest Tokens Are Securities

Court Reconsiders Ruling After SEC Proves Blockvest Tokens Are SecuritiesAfter failing to convince a federal court regarding the nature of Blockvest tokens in the previous hearing, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has finally convinced the same judge that these tokens are securities. The agency alleges that the firm and its founder made several false claims regarding their token’s regulatory status. Also read: SEC […]

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Orca Pool Mining Operation Aims to Defend Altcoins and Forks From Attacks

Mining Operation Orca Pool Aims to Defend Altcoins and Forks from AttacksLast November the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community witnessed a hash war that resulted in a bifurcation of the main chain. The spat saw one of the first examples of the alpha miner strategy and an attempt to truly test Nakamoto consensus. About a week before the fork, a new mining operation was announced called Shark […]

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Interview With Crypto ‘Optimist’ Brian Kelly: Bitcoin Is Still 50 Percent Undervalued

From what it was like to work for Lehman Brothers to the sentiment analysis of the crypto market and the signs of the next financial crisis — we talked to CNBC’s analyst Brian Kelly about everything

How the Marshall Islands Envisions Its National Digital Currency Dubbed ‘Sovereign’

The idea behind the SOV project lies in the Marshall Islands government's pursuance of "manifesting national liberty” and creation of an alternative state currency to the U.S. dollar

Drug Dealer Fights to Prevent Canadian Police From Forfeiting His BTC

Drug Dealer Fights to Prevent Canadian Police From Forfeiting His BTCA Canadian online drug dealer, snared by an undercover police agent on the dark web, is pleading to be allowed to keep half of the 288 bitcoins that police seized from him as proceeds of crime. With prosecutors seeking a court order to forfeit the crypto stash, worth CAD$1.4 million (US$1.1 million), the 30 year-old […]

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Ethereum Price Holds its own Despite “jab” by Justin Sun

It is refreshing to see most, if not all of the top crypto markets in the green on a Saturday afternoon. Such a sight is rather uncommon, especially over the past year or so. As far as the Ethereum price is concerned, the uptrend seemingly remains in place. Minor gains on this day ensure ETH remains the #2 ranked by market cap, for now. Ethereum Price Maintains its Position There have been some interesting market developments in the cryptocurrency world in the past twelve months. Not only is the extensive bear market still not over by a long shot, it

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Rakuten Pay Will Integrate Bitcoin Support by March 2019

In the world of finance, there is a growing demand for contactless and instant payment solutions. Rakuten, one of the famous Asian technology giants, acknowledges this demand. The company is expanding the functionality of its payments app and will also integrate cryptocurrency support. An unexpected positive turn of events. Rakuten Pay App and Cryptocurrency Japan has proven to be a breeding ground for innovative payment solutions. Especially in the mobile department, the competition is heating up every single week. Rakuten, while perhaps best known for its online store, is also a traditional finance company/ Their focus on the Japanese market

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Markets Update: Crypto Traders Still Uncertain After a Week of Consolidation

Cryptocurrency markets are once again riding a long period of consolidation as the last seven days has failed to show any meaningful moves. During our last markets update, digital asset values spiked considerably, gaining billions in one hour on Feb. 8. But a week later cryptocurrencies have offset those gains and most markets have been […]

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EOS Price Moves up as EOSFinex Beta Will Launch in Three Weeks

Despite a bit of a rocky start earlier this morning, it appears most cryptocurrency markets have come around eventually. So much even that some markets are openly bullish right now, including EOS. More specifically, the EOS price has risen by over 2% in recent hours, which is a rather promising sign. Semi-Bullish EOS Price Momentum Appears This morning, it appeared as if Bitcoin would drag all alternative markets down with it once again. Such a trend is not uncommon in the cryptocurrency world, especially over the weekend. Saturdays and Sundays usually provide very different trading momentum compared to the rest

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Hackers In Turkey Steal $2.5M While Chatting Through An Online Game

gamification of learningHackers in Turkey made away with $2.47 million worth of cryptocurrencies. And while this may not be the biggest hack in the recent past, this one was quite unique. The hackers used an online game chatting platform to communicate. As reported by a local media outlet, the crypto exchange detected the intrusion and immediately alerted the police. The police swung into action right away, stopping the attack. However, the hackers had already made away with 13 million Turkish lira ($2.47 million). According to the Istanbul Cybercrime Branch, the hackers infiltrated two of the company’s accounts. They then transferred the cryptos in those

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TOKEX.CC Exchange Review

tokexWith the rise in popularity of tokens and cryptocurrencies, it’s no surprise that there is a high demand for exchange to facilitate the trading of these coins. Without an exchange or platform to trade these tokens and give them market value, those cryptocurrencies are essentially worthless.  This is where TOKEX comes in. This is a token trading platform that focuses on listing tokens that haven’t been listed on other exchanges yet. TOKEX allows ICOs to list their token with no unnecessary delay and get to trading right away. Usually, it can take up to three months after an ICO is

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Most Cryptos See Gentle Green Amid Exceedingly Calm Market Picture

Cryptocurrencies are seeing mild price action, with virtually all of the top 20 coins by market cap seeing fluctuations of within 2 percent in both directions on the day