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Cryptocurrencies ‘Could Drop to Near-Zero at Any Time,’ Ethereum Vitalik Buterin Warns
February 20th, 2018

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of the Ethereum blockchain, asked people not to throw their life savings into virtual coins and warned about slammers offering cryptocurrency on Twitter.

First Blockhain Ecosystem of Israel Reached $2.5 million in Token Sale
February 16th, 2018

The first “Kosher” ecosystem named BitCoen has been launched in Israel. The first token sale has reached $2 500 000.

Coinbase Officially Launches ‘Coinbase Commerce’ to Let Merchants Accept Crypto Payments
February 16th, 2018

Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider in the U.S., has launched a PayPal-like plugin. Coinbase Commerce allows to make Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Litecoin payments.

Litecoin Creator Says the Upcoming Fork Named ‘Litecoin Cash’ is a Scam
February 14th, 2018

Litecoin Cash, expected to increase the “block speed” of processing transactions, is considered by Charlie Lee a scam. He warns investors and asks to handle Litecoin Cash carefully.

‘Next Bitcoin Price Bull Run to Occur in 2 Weeks,’ Says Pantera Capital’s CEO
February 13th, 2018

Dan Morehead, the founder and CEO of Pantera Capital, believes that bitcoin bear market is about to turn bullish. He expects Bitcoin to start rising in the next couple of weeks and reach its new highs.

Online Dating Finally Becomes Secure with Hicky
February 12th, 2018

Meet Hicky.io, the revolutionary blockchain-based dating platform combining experience of leading dating agencies with blockchain technology.

Bitcoin’s Correlation with Stocks Runs to 2-Year High, Reaching 33 Percent
February 9th, 2018

Experts say that Bitcoin’s attraction for institutional investors may increase correlation, with crypto market hitting $1 trillion this year. As Bitcoin’s correlation with stocks jumps to 2-year high, the currency becomes like everything else on Wall Street.

Grayscale Investments Launches ‘Digital Large Cap Fund’ for Top 5 Cryptocurrencies
February 8th, 2018

Grayscale, the company that launched Bitcoin Investment Trust, launches new ‘Digital Large Cap Fund’. The Fund is tied to 5 top cryptocurrencies. Each digital asset will be evaluated, less the fund’s expenses and other liabilities.

Bitcoin Researchers to Launch Atomic Multi-Path Payments (AMP) Over Lightning Network
February 7th, 2018

A new scheme for solving Bitcoin scalability issue has been designed by Conner Fromknecht and Olaoluwa Osuntokun. Atomic Multi-Path Payments over Lightning promises to enhance privacy and decentralization to facilitate Bitcoin payments.

Australia’s Top Banks Won’t Ban Bitcoin Purchase Transactions
February 6th, 2018

While U.S. and European banks ban buying bitcoin with credit cards, Australia’s biggest banks have confirmed that they are not barring customers from purchasing cryptocurrencies.

Meet JOLYY: Blockchain-Based One-Stop Shop for the Beauty Industry
February 5th, 2018

Blockchain-based startup JOLYY works to disrupt the existing market for on-line beauty booking by providing a secure, trustworthy and efficient platform, which will benefit both: industry representatives and their clients.

China’s Search Engine Giant Baidu Launches New CryptoKitties-like Pet Project
February 5th, 2018

China’s search engine giant Baidu has launched a new game based on Blockchain. “Leci Gou” is akin to CryptoKitties, but here players take care of dogs.

Bee Token ICO Lost $1 Million in Ethereum as a Result of Phishing Scam
February 2nd, 2018

Scammers attacked cryptocurrency startup BeeToken and put hands on $1 million in Ethereum. Now the company warns investors and asks the to send funds only to an address listed on the startup’s official website.