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.

How Bitcoin Has Breathed New Life Into Bitcoin Casino Betbit
November 17th, 2017

According to the platform’s operator, the virtual currency has brought important advantages that will allow the casino to compete with other live gaming providers.

Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Announces New Custody Service Built for Institutional Investors
November 17th, 2017

By offering advanced security measures, the service is expected to encourage big investors, like hedge funds and sovereign wealth funds, to embrace the virtual currency.

Twist in The Plans of SegWit2x, Possibility of a Hard Fork Looms Over
November 17th, 2017

In a fresh new twist in the plans of SegWit2x hard fork, there is every possibility for the hard fork to go through in the near time.

Astrologist Predicts What Will Happen to Bitcoin Price in 2018–2020
November 17th, 2017

Human Discovery Platform predicts bitcoin price fall after February 18th, 2018 and emergence of the new technological solutions from November, 2019 till May, 2020.

AML Bitcoin Seeks Understanding Amid Fears
November 16th, 2017

CEO of NAC Foundation, LLC, Marcus Andrade paves the way for his AML compliant cryptocurrency – AML BitCoin, to gain massive adoption at the level of governments and financial institutions.

American Express Launches Blockchain-Based Business Payments Using Ripple Technology
November 16th, 2017

The partnership will allow businesses in the United States send instant transactions to Santander customers in Britain via the blokchain technology.

Bitcoin Is Back Flying on a Upward Trajectory Above $7800
November 16th, 2017

After almost a week of consolidation, Bitcoin prices are back on the upward trajectory trading now above $7800.

Renowned Cryptographers Propose A New Technique “Bulletproofs” for Bitcoin’s Scalable Privacy Tech
November 16th, 2017

In order to offer users with improved confidentiality for their transactions, renowned cryptographers propose for a new scalable privacy tech for Bitcoins.

Bitcoin Sell-off Will Be Massive But Quick
November 16th, 2017

Bitcoin has been quite volatile over the last few days. This is actually a normal cryptocurrency feature, as the more is the profit potential, the higher the volatility and the risk.

How CanYa’s Blockchain Marketplace Will Help Foster Cryptocurrency Adoption
November 15th, 2017

CanYa aims to aid cryptocurrency adoption by creating blockchain-based decentralized free marketplace, which directly connects service providers with clients removing third party influencers.

Ethereum Climbing Up at Bitcoin Uncertainty
November 15th, 2017

Ethereum price rise is closely connected to the negative news around Bitcoin.

Trezor Wallet Will Integrate Bitcoin Gold
November 14th, 2017

Trezor wallet will integrate Bitcoin Gold while BCG comes in for criticism by many experts and major businesses.

Bitcoin is Trading Above $6600, While Bitcoin Cash Has Successfully Hard Forked
November 14th, 2017

Bitcoin Cash has undergone a hard fork creating a new software protocol for its blockchain that aims to reduce mining difficulties and attract miners to its platform.