Category: Altcoins

22 European countries sign declaration on Blockchain Partnership

22 European ministers signed a declaration today on the establishment of a European Blockchain Partnership. The countries that embraced the blockchain technology include Belgium, Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Netherlands, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and UK. Additionally, members of the European Union and the European […]

Bitcoin Cash to Hard Fork in May 2018

The lead developer of full-node client Bitcoin ABC Amaury Séchet has confirmed that Bitcoin Cash (BCH) will fork on May 15 to allow for bigger block sizes along with some other adjustments. Bitcoin ABC developers have also made the codebase for the client Bitcoin ABC 0.17.0 available for download ahead of the launch, with the new consensus […]

Another Bitcoin Price dip Pushes the Value Back Under $7,100

As was to be expected, things are not looking all that great for cryptocurrency markets right now. Earlier this morning, it became apparent there would be some more volatility in the near future, and it seems that trend is materializing as we speak. With the Bitcoin price dropping below $7,100 again, things are not looking […]

Bitcoin price Approaches $7,500 Again Thanks to Surprising Positive Trend

THE BITCOIN PRICE IS GAINING Everyone should be aware of how the Bitcoin value determines all prices in the world of cryptocurrency. If the Bitcoin price drops, all altcoins will suffer. When the Bitcoin value goes up, altcoins will benefit as well, albeit usually in less spectacular fashion. As such, the market needs a healthy Bitcoin […]

Bitcoin Is Close to Cutting Fees with Better Coin Selection

One of the technical mechanisms that has helped earn bitcoin comparisons to cash is on the verge of a major update. Called “coin selection,” the term refers to the algorithm that today decides which bits of data come together to create a user’s transaction. Essentially, the coin selection code replicates the process of giving, say, a $10 […]

Kucoin Delists Various Trading Pairs Linked to Bitcoin Cash

There is a fair amount of confusion on the internet over one of Kucoin’s recent decisions. The company has made it clear they will be dropping Bitcoin Cash-based trading pairs very soon. Contrary to what people may think, the exchange will not remove Bitcoin Cash itself, but rather get rid of some smaller trading markets […]

Bitcoin Drops From $7,900 to $6,600 as Cryptocurrency Market Takes a Beating

The valuation of the entire cryptocurrency market has declined to $253 billion, down $100 billion over the past week. The price of most major cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash dropped by more than 13 percent throughout March 30. Slump Continues Over the past 24 hours, the price of bitcoin dropped from $7,900 to $6,600, recording […]

NEM Foundation Calls Off Chase for Stolen Coins from $530 Million Coincheck Hack

The NEM Foundation has called off the hunt for the more than 500 million XEM tokens stolen in connection with a record-setting theft at cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, as cybersecurity experts believe most or all of the funds have been laundered by the hackers. In a statement dated March 19, the NEM Foundation disclosed that it had disabled […]

Japanese Exchange Coincheck Begins JPY Refunds for NEM Hack Victims

As of today, Tokyo-based Coincheck has begun distributing reparations to users impacted by the infamous late January theft of some $530 million in NEM. With an announcement on its website today, Coincheck has begun reimbursing funds – in JPY – to the account balances of users who held NEM at the time of the theft on January […]

South Korea’s Largest Crypto Exchange Bithumb To Supply Crypto Kiosks To Restaurants

South Korean-based crypto exchange Bithumb has announced plans to supply kiosks to restaurants and cafes with an option for customers to pay for their food orders with their Bithumb crypto holdings, local news outlet Zdnetreported March 7. The kiosk brand, called Touch B, is the result of a February partnership between Bithumb and kiosk manufacturers Unos Space, Tros […]