Monday, August 19, 2019
First came ethereum, which threatened to unseat bitcoin as the dominant cryptocurrency in an event dubbed The Flippening. Then came bitcoin cash, which lay a glove on bitcoin core in The Cashening. Now, a revitalized ripple (XRP) is eyeing bitcoin’s top spot. Could the centralized cryptocurrency usurp bitcoin’s market...
“Decentralization shaming” is a popular way for cryptocurrency tribes to laud their anointed altcoin at the expense of the rest. The degree to which a cryptocurrency is free from control by any one entity has become a stick with which to beat projects that don’t measure up to bitcoin,...
Premier League football club Arsenal FC has announced a partnership with Cashbet, a cryptocurrency marketing itself as being “designed specifically for iGaming” – comprising the first instance of a cryptocurrency sponsoring a major soccer team. Partnerships between sporting entities and virtual currencies appear to be quickly proliferating worldwide, with...
From market cap to trading volume, there’s a lot of ways to assess and quantify cryptocurrencies. Traders evaluating new crypto projects are prone to diving deep in their quest to uncover diamonds in the rough. Github activity – the frequency with which the code governing cryptocurrencies is updated –...
Deadcoins hosts “a curated list of cryptocurrencies forgotten by this world”. Most of the coins detailed are artifacts from altcoin bubbles past, with many comprising exit scams or litecoin clones sporting a silly name for marketing purposes. Also Read: 40+ ICO Platforms Closing in China The Majority of the Coins Listed on...
Like it or not, forking bitcoin has become an efficient approach for blockchain teams to receive quick money. How many forks will we have? Are there services support them? Also Read: This Bulgarian Business School Offers Bitcoin Scholarships A Glimpse at Forked Coins Already Existing Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the first bitcoin fork, was only...
Founded by husband and wife, Kathleen and Arthur Breitman, Tezos is a decentralized platform that hosts smart contracts that seeks to compete with ethereum. Tezos’ initial coin offering (ICO) did not have a cap on investment and raised approximately $232 million – at the time comprising the largest ICO...
Drew Hinkes, a miami-based partner at legal firm Berger and Singerman has discussed the legal dispute over the approximately $232 million USD raised by the Tezos ICO. Last month, news.Bitcoin.com reported that the founders of Tezos had entered into a legal battle with the chairman of a Swiss foundation comprising...
The controversy surrounding Tether continues, despite the company’s release of an “internal memorandum regarding consulting services.” The issuer of USDT has been the subject of continual scrutiny in recent months following a sharp increase in the number of tokens issued, despite the company enduring significant banking issues. Also Read: Tether’s Messy...
In a move that will surprise few observers, Bitconnect has announced that it is closing its lending and exchange platform. The company has widely been accused of operating a Ponzi scheme and was recently rocked by cease and desist notices in two US states. Immediately after the firm declared...