From Tiigrihüpe to Estcoin – The digital evolution of “Europe’s Silicon Valley”

From Tiigrihüpe to Estcoin – The digital evolution of “Europe’s Silicon Valley”

In a sign that cryptocurrencies are beginning to gain widespread acceptance, this tech-savvy Baltic nation aims to become the first country in the world to launch its own ICO

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Bitcoin, Ether Prices Rise Pushes Crypto Market Cap Above US$150B

Bitcoin, Ether Prices Rise Pushes Crypto Market Cap Above US$150B

The prices of bitcoin and ether rose this week, pushing the total market capitalization of the cryptocurrency space above US$150 billion, a capital injection of US$132 billion since the beginning of the year’s market cap of just US$17.89 billion. According to Sergey Nazarov, the founder and CEO of SmartContract.com, a US$150 billion market capitalization is […]

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$44 Million in Ethereum Moved With $0.13 Fee, How Can Bitcoin Reach Similar Scalability?

$44 Million in Ethereum Moved With $0.13 Fee, How Can Bitcoin Reach Similar Scalability?

Bitcoin fees have significantly decreased over the past few months, especially since the lock-in of the Bitcoin Core development team’s scaling solution and transaction malleability fix Segregated Witness (SegWit) and the proposal of SegWit2x. Leading bitcoin wallet platforms including Blockchain, the second largest non-custodial bitcoin wallet application behind Coinbase, currently recommends a $0.88 fee for […]

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Swiss Private Bank to Add Support for Ether, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash

Swiss Private Bank to Add Support for Ether, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash

Switzerland’s Falcon Private Bank will begin supporting ether (ETH), litecoin (LTC) and bitcoin cash (BCH) on August 22, 2017, expanding its blockchain asset management services to more digital currencies. Last month, Falcon Private Bank became the first Swiss private bank to enter the cryptocurrency asset management market with bitcoin following approval from the Swiss Financial […]

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Putin to challenge China in the Bitcoin race

Putin to challenge China in the Bitcoin race

Russia has a complicated history with Bitcoin. The debate to ban the cryptocurrency has swayed back and forth for the past several years, even threatening extremely harsh prison sentences, but things have recently taken a more supportive turn.

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REAL Announces Ethereum-Based Crowdfunding Platform For Real Estate Investment

REAL Announces Ethereum-Based Crowdfunding Platform For Real Estate Investment

Singapore-based Real Estate Asset Ledger (REAL) is set to launch its real estate investment platform in November. Built on Ethereum, the platform aims to provide investors with greater access to global real estate investment opportunity, lower barriers to entry and increase market liquidity. “REAL is a crowdfunding platform where anyone can benefit from global real […]

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Weekly Roundup – July 31-Aug 6

This weekly roundup is chock-full of exciting crypto news – from the bitcoin split to MalwareTech’s arrest to the latest in Ethereum developments!

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KEVM Wins IC3-Ethereum Crypto Boot Camp 2017 Competition

KEVM Wins IC3-Ethereum Crypto Boot Camp 2017 Competition

KEVM, a framework developed by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) with support from IOHK, has won this year’s IC3-Ethereum Crypto Boot Camp, a blockchain development event and competition. The team has modeled the world’s first complete, fully executable formal semantics of the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), and produced the KEVM framework, which allows […]

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investFeed switch to cryptocurrency – token sale brings mainstream demographics on board

investFeed switch to cryptocurrency – token sale brings mainstream demographics on board

investFeed is a New York based “community powered social trading network” making the switch from US equities to cryptocurrency. Their pivot to digital currencies is described as a key move to cater to an exponentially growing industry.

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Will blockchain tech break the energy market?

Will blockchain tech break the energy market?

While the push for renewable energy is gaining traction, consumers are still tied to large power grids and the even larger cartels who control them. But things might be changing. In 2016, the first ever blockchain managed energy transaction occurred in Brooklyn through a microgrid that allows users to trade energy through a virtual, peer-to-peer system built on blockchain technology.

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