Initial coin offerings (ICOs) became a popular crowdfunding model in 2017 – when cryptocurrency prices reached their all-time highs. Although most ICO projects have failed so far in being able to deliver working products and/or services and many have been outright scams, there are a few blockchain-based ICO initiatives that are developing promising platforms.
Estonia’s regulators have granted over 500 licenses to crypto firms who’ve launched digital asset exchanges in the Baltic nation.
Cryptocurrency mining pool ‘SharkPool’ has recently threatened to annihilate “alts who dare bearing the Bitcoin name.” The pool was launched by a prominent bitcoin cash startup that created it to attack altcoins that it believes doesn’t fulfill Satoshi Nakamoto’s original vision.
Earlier this week, Dash (DASH) performed a stress test on their network to see how many transactions the DASH network could handle. DASH enthusiasts wanted to put their cryptocurrency to the test and see how many transactions they could process within a twenty-four hour period.
Jiang Zhouer, the founder of BTC.top, a major Chinese cryptocurrency mining pool, has recently revealed that in the upcoming Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork, it’ll support the side that has the most hashpower.
WBTC (Wrapped Bitcoin), an innovative new token that aims to bridge the gap between the Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains, launched on Oct 26th as a joint venture between BitGo, Kyber Network and Republic Protocol.
A new phishing scheme is growing on Twitter, where hackers steal verified Twitter accounts and pretend to be celebrities in order to steal cryptocurrencies.
As the stock market takes a wild tumble, volatility measures show that Bitcoin’s price has had less volatility than the S&P 500 index.
Major social media platforms are cracking down on hate speech and offensive content, but activists and journalists are getting caught up in the mix as well.