Crypto Mogul John McAfee Going ‘Dark’ Sparks Rumors of Arrest

Did crypto mogul John McAfee fall overboard the Freedom Boat? Or was he seized by the IRS? The rumors started mounting after a tweet from his account stated “developing events have made it necessary for John McAfee to go dark.” Another PR Stunt from John McAfee John McAfee has been “on the run” (this time around) from the U.S. authorities since…

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Northern Irish Capital, Belfast Introduces Bitcoin-Like Local Cryptocurrency

The city council of Belfast, Northern Ireland, has announced it is introducing a Bitcoin-like cryptocurrency for local goods and services. The technology is currently being trialled, during which the council hope to attract “an ecosystem of stakeholders.” ‘Belfast Coin’ Encourages Locals To Spend Locally ‘Belfast Coin’, developed with Israeli firm Colu, encourages residents to spend money in, and generally contribute to,…

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Hacked Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Opts For Liquidation

Hacked cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has appointed liquidators as executives warn of an investigation lasting “months rather than weeks.” Meanwhile, Binance is undergoing a major upgrade. Cryptopia Users Brace For Long Haul In a press release May 14, accounting firm Grant Thornton confirmed it was overseeing liquidation procedures at the New Zealand exchange, which lost $23 million NZD ($15.1 million USD) to…

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Visa Hiring Blockchain Expert for ‘Visa Crypto’

Visa is hiring a Technical Product Manager for its Fintech division, according to a recent job listing on SmartRecruiters.  Visa Crypto American multinational financial services giant Visa is taking the “if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em” strategy when it comes to cryptocurrencies. In order to not be left behind by the promise of high-tps (transactions per second) cryptocurrencies — or…

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Opinion: Why Bitcoin Will Be Just Fine

Several key events will take place on the digital money market next year that can seriously affect the situation in the crypto and Bitcoin community. In 2018, the prices of cryptocurrencies have been continuously decreasing, and Bitcoin (BTC) has already fallen in price by 80% from $20,000 to $4,000. The total capitalization of the blockchain industry has decreased by 84%. If, in…

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Cryptocurrencies to Target for the Next Bull-Run (OAX, XLM, HOT)

Cryptocurrencies OAX, HOT, and XLM are worth looking into if you’re looking for coins with the best chance to outperform Bitcoin price in Q4 2018.  Small Cap Vs. Low Price Cryptos (A Trader’s Mindset) The mindset of a cryptocurrency trader in a bull vs. a bear market is vastly different. During the last bull-run, two types of cryptocurrencies had a tendency…

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You Don’t Say?! Bloomberg Says Bitcoin Bulls Waiting for Price Bottom

Bitcoin bulls expect the price to go up over time and are generally happiest in a rising market. If only there was some way to be sure that the market IS going in that direction… like maybe a sign! Well according to this Bloomberg headline, perhaps now there is. Bitcoin Price Bottom ‘The Sign Bulls Are Waiting For’ By the very definition,…

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XVG Developers Clarify Verge’s Codebase Does Not Have Bitcoin Core Vulnerability

Earlier on in the week, the crypto and blockchain community was made aware of a bug in the Bitcoin Core code. The vulnerability affected versions 0.16.3 and 0.17.0rc4 of the code behind the famous blockchain network. An anonymous user originally reported the denial-of-service bug to top developers of Bitocin Core and Bitcoin ABC (the software […]
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