Cryptocurrencies

A cryptocurrency is a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure the transactions and to control the creation of additional units of the currency. Cryptocurrencies are a subset of alternative currencies, called altcoins, or specifically of digital currencies.

Bitcoin became the first decentralized cryptocurrency in 2009. Since then, numerous cryptocurrencies have been created. These are frequently called altcoins, as a blend of bitcoin alternative. The most popular altcoins now (August 2016) – Ethereum, Steem, Ripple, Ethereum Classic, Litecoin, Dash, Dogecoin.

Cryptocurrencies use decentralized control as opposed to centralized electronic money/centralized banking systems. The decentralized control is related to the use of bitcoin’s blockchain transaction database in the role of a distributed ledger.

Educational Crypto Platform UNHASHED Unveils Sleek New Website
February 16th, 2018

UNHASHED, a new cryptocurrency education platform, has recently disclosed its new website available for all crypto enthusiasts.

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.

Lego for Traders: New Project to Create Smart and Intuitive Autotrading Scripts Is Launching Ico
February 16th, 2018

Trading gets easier as a new platform is set to detect trends on crypto market by analyzing social media and using machine learning based predictions.

Coinbase Admits of Overcharging Its Customers Mistakenly, Assures of a Refund
February 16th, 2018

The MCC code changes made by the card issuers and the card networks resulted in charging extra fees to the customers.

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.

Major Cryptocurrencies on the Rise as CFTC Set to Create Crypto and DLT Committees
February 15th, 2018

The CFTC is looking for a collective effort from several private as well as government players in order to form the regulatory framework around cryptos while protecting investor’s interests.

Litecoin (LTC) Price Gains Momentum Heading Upwards
February 15th, 2018

Please, check out weekly technical analysis of Litecoin (LTC) price prepared by Dmitriy Gurkovskiy, a chief analyst at RoboForex.

Ripple Teams Up with Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority to Offer Pilot Program for Saudi Banks
February 15th, 2018

The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) is the second biggest banking institutions to adopt blockchain technology after the Bank of England.

Bitcoin is Heading to $10,000 as South Korea Considers NY-Style Bitcoin License for Exchanges
February 14th, 2018

South Korea considers new approach to cryptocurrency regulation contributing to the new rise of Bitcoin.

Coinbase Stops Accepting New US Credit Cards, Will Temporarily Halt PayPal Withdrawals
February 14th, 2018

The US largest cryptocurrency exchange, has made several important announcements in its latest blog post, mostly regarding PayPal withdrawals and accepting new US credit cards.