Chinese Miners Short BTC Markets to Hedge Against Falling Prices

News The price of bitcoin core (BTC) has dropped considerably over the past few months, significantly affecting individuals and organizations that mine the cryptocurrency. According to recent reports, many miners in China are now short selling bitcoins to hedge against falling digital asset prices. Also Read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Are Still Blood Red Some Chinese Miners […]

What Grin and Mimblewimble Mean for the Future of Bitcoin Privacy

Privacy In a little over a month, one of the most eagerly anticipated cryptocurrency projects in recent times will launch. There will be no ICO or premine, and, like the transactions themselves, the project team are highly private. Grin, the first network to utilize Mimblewimble cryptography, has wide-ranging implications for privacy that could ultimately shape […]

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Are Still Blood Red

Market Updates As 2018 nears an end, cryptocurrency prices are dipping once again, having seen significant losses since the start of the year. This Wednesday, Dec. 5, the entire digital asset economy is valued at roughly $120 billion and most of the top 10 coins have lost 6-15% in value over the last 24 hours […]

Intel Awarded a Patent for an Energy Efficient Bitcoin Mining Process

News On Nov. 27, the world’s second-largest semiconductor chip maker, Intel, was granted a patent for a processing system that mines Bitcoin but utilizes more “energy-efficient hardware accelerators.” According to the patent called the “Optimized SHA256 Datapath,” the newly invented “high-performance” Bitcoin mining process could reduce overall power consumption by 15 percent. Also read: Sirin Labs […]

A Look at the Multi-Currency Encrypted Messaging App ‘Chat.Chat’

Reviews Over the past few weeks, cryptocurrency proponents have been discussing a new messaging and collaboration platform called Chat.Chat. The application offers an all-in-one system with secure messaging, a multi-currency wallet and native communication with decentralized apps like Memo. Also read: Sirin Labs Launches Blockchain-Centric ‘Finney’ Smartphone The Chat.Chat Messaging Platform There have been a lot […]

Markets Update: Bull Trap or Reversal? Traders Question the Recent Crypto Spike

Market Updates Three days ago the crypto-economy suffered deep losses, with digital asset prices at their lowest across the board since September 2017. But on Wednesday the digital asset ecosystem started showing a slight recovery, as the entire market capitalization of all 2000+ coins gained $14 billion. Also Read: Free Keene Activists Launch Tip-Card Creator Called Cryptotip.org Cryptocurrency […]

Fine Jewelry Dealer Birks Group Now Accepts Bitcoin

News On Tuesday, Canadian company Birks Group, a fine jewelry operation since 1879, announced its plan to accept bitcoin for products and services at eight select locations. Birks Group and its retail stores will accept cryptocurrencies through a partnership with Bitpay. The collaboration marks the first major implementation of Bitpay’s point-of-sale solution for brick-and-mortar locations […]

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Continue to Suffer From Deep Losses

Market Updates It’s been a tough week for cryptocurrency holders, as the top 10 virtual currencies by market capitalization have lost 30% to 60% of their value over the past seven days. Prices this low have not been seen since the spring of 2017 and at the moment the entire economy of all 2000+ coins […]

Markets Update: Crypto-Capitulation Causes Uncertainty Toward Year End Prices

Market Updates All eyes have been glued to cryptocurrency markets over the last week as a great majority of digital asset values plummeted to their lowest prices since last year. There’s been a slight price recovery and some consolidated sideways action taking place as some market observers have noted an attempt to reverse the trend […]

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Shed Billions in Bloody Sell-Off

Market Updates Cryptocurrency enthusiasts have been glued to the price charts over the last 48 hours as digital assets across the entire crypto-economy have plunged significantly. Since our last markets update two days ago, the digital currency ecosystem has lost over $30 billion and the overall market capitalization of all 2,000+ coins now sits at […]