Bitcoin / 9:31 pm

4 Blockchain Entrepreneurs Win $100K Thiel Awards

Entrepreneurs and developers behind four different blockchain startups can add their names to the list of Thiel Fellowship awardees. The Thiel Foundation, created and funded by billionaire investor and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, announced its 2018 class of Thiel Fellows on Friday. Among this year’s recipients are Vest co-founder Axel Ericsson, Polkadot co-founder Robert Habermeier, […]

Cryptocurrency / 6:08 pm

Secure messaging on the XRP Ledger by XRP Tip Bot creator!

Community developer Wietse Wind, known for his work on the XRP Tip Bot, has announced that he is working on an encrypted messaging service. The service in question functions on the XRP Ledger. The service utilizes the Diffie Hellman algorithm, which can be used to establish a shared ‘secret’ between two parties. Users can send […]

Cryptocurrency / 2:47 pm

Crypto Non-Profits Are Flawed – Zcash Thinks It Can Change That

On the eve of the Zcash Foundation’s first major gathering, cryptocurrency aficionados worldwide are watching to see if the year-old non-profit can rehabilitate a long-maligned model of governance. Earlier this month, dozens of privacy tech fans from across the ecosystem, from lawyers to monero community veteran Justin Ehrenhofer, joined the foundation’s online forum to vote for […]

Altcoins / 11:26 am

NEM [XEM] expands: Hong Kong team to support the ecosystem! Foundation was founded in Singapore, but over the last few years they have expanded and are now active all over the world with strong regional teams. Trikar, NEM Foundation Director of Partnerships tweeted: “It’s an honor to be working with @NEMofficial in #HongKong. We will support the ecosystem through regular education events across the Country, […]

Cryptocurrency / 8:05 am

Bitcoin Price Falls Below $6,000 to Hit New Low for 2018

The bitcoin price slide below $6,000 on Friday, hitting a new low for 2018. CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) fell to $5,938.18 at 21:51 UTC, surpassing the prior low of $5,947, which occurred on February 6. As of press time, that figure had risen above that low, with the price of bitcoin averaging $5,977.02, BPI data […]

Altcoins / 4:44 am

Monero [XMR] releases Monerujo: ‘Maximum Nacho’ update! -AMBCrypto

Changes from the previous production version monero-core v0.12.2.0 Accounts One-time Subaccounts for “Receive” Sweep function [touch the infinity sign when selecting amount] Remove selectable Ringsize => always use default for 32 fiat exchange rates [instead of kraken] Some fingerprint compatibility fixes Portuguese translation Alex_LocalMonero, a Redditor commented: “How’s the ledger support coming along on […]

block producers / 1:23 am

EOS’ Blockchain Arbitrator Orders Freeze of 27 Accounts

EOS, the blockchain network that has been live for just over a week, is raising eyebrows for its unconventional approach to governance – again. In an “Emergency Measure of Protection Order” dated June 22, the EOS Core Arbitration Forum (ECAF) – a body set up to resolve disputes in the community – directed the block producers […]

Altcoins / 10:02 pm

Litecoin [LTC] grabs another trading platform whilst a bear-foot run!

Today, Litecoin boarded another exchange called FXChoice, as mentioned in the platform’s tweet. FXChoice is a trading platform specialized in Forex and CFD trading and focuses mainly on shaping its technology. It is based in Huston Corner and Eyre Street. FXChoice’s tweet | Source: Twitter Pawel Mieczkowski, an LTC trader, commented: “Already use bitcoin with […]

Cryptocurrency / 6:41 pm

US Senate Hearing Will Look at Crypto’s Impact on Elections

The U.S. Senate is looking to assess the impact of cryptocurrencies on American elections. The Senate’s Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism will host a hearing titled “Protecting Our Elections: Examining Shell Companies and Virtual Currencies as Avenues for Foreign Interference” on June 26, according to a scheduled posted on the U.S. Senate Committee on the […]

Cryptocurrency / 3:20 pm

Ethereum [ETH] co-founder eyeing at Qtum [QTUM] and Vechain [VEN/VET]

Anthony Di Iorio, Co-founder of Ethereum is supposedly looking at two Chinese blockchain projects for his next big investments: Qtum [QTUM] and Vechain [VEN/VET]. He has gathered a fortune of close to $1 billion from his initial investments in Bitcoin and as a co-founder of Ethereum. Di Iorio in an interview in Toronto said [as reported by Bloomberg]: […]

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