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Blockchain and Africa

When banks turn their backs on impoverished people, the people turn to crypto. Find out how cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology has affected African nations for the better.

by Jamesa Brown  |  Oct 10, 2018
Pedal to the Metals

Switzerland based asset management firm introduces a metal backed cryptocurrency. Will a physically backed coin instill more confidence in people than digitally backed ones?

by Marianne White  |  Oct 09, 2018
U.S. Fights for Their Right to Crypto

U.S. House passes a bill for a task force against cryptocurrency use by terrorists.

by Marianne White  |  Oct 08, 2018
Why is Privacy Important?

Tech darlings are fighting each other to collect as much user data as they can. Who will care for your privacy when you become their product?

by Jamesa Brown  |  Oct 07, 2018
Coinbase Teases New Coin Listing Policy

With only 5 coins, Coinbase is an exchange powerhouse. Now they're looking to solidify their position further by adding more coins to their platform. Which coins would you like to see added?

by Vern Napolitano  |  Oct 05, 2018
Overstock’s Medici Ventures Launches Bitsy Cryptocurrency Wallet and Exchange

Overstock has been a long time fan of crypto. Now, they're digging in even deeper by launching their very own digital wallet service (through a portfolio company).

by Vern Napolitano  |  Oct 04, 2018
Football Club, Paris Saint Germain, is Launching a Cryptocurrency

What do cryptocurrencies have to do with sports? Football club Paris Saint Germain thinks a lot, and they're getting ready to join the crypto party by launching their very own coin.

by Hermione Daguin  |  Oct 03, 2018
Robinhood Accused of Selling Customers’ Order Flow

Stealing from the poor and giving to the rich? It looks like Robinhood has gotten their priorities reversed. How can we make sure that the exchanges we trade on aren't taking advantage of us?

by Vern Napolitano  |  Oct 02, 2018
Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked: 6.7 Billion Yen in Losses

Mt. Gox, Coincheck, and now Zaif. Another Japanese crypto exchange is hacked. How will this impact the regulation of cryptocurrencies in Japan moving forward?

by Marianne White  |  Oct 01, 2018
Universities Are Now Offering a Growing Number of Crypto Courses

Universities are jumping aboard the crypto train by increasing the number of cryptocurrency and blockchain courses they offer. Maybe it's time to get a blockchain certificate?

by Marianne White  |  Sep 30, 2018
Bitcoin Crash

The cryptocurrency bubble has popped and has left many advocates doubting themselves. In their doubt they've returned to the fundamentals. Are they still as sound as they were before?

by Tianyu Wu  |  Sep 29, 2018
The Biggest Cryptocurrency Heists

Hackers have been plaguing the crypto world for years. Find out about some of the multi-million USD fortunes they've run off with, and always remember to keep your coins in your own custody.

by Marianne White  |  Sep 28, 2018
Creating Value Through Cryptocurrency Forks

Cryptocurrency forks have created a dividend like manor to reward investors of a certain cryptocurrency. However, they can get a bit ugly if their is fighting between the two forks before hand.

by Jamesa Brown  |  Sep 27, 2018
Are ERC20 Tokens Simple to Create?

There's a lot to learn when diving into cryptocurrencies, but how much do you need to know before you're able to create your very own coin? The answer is not much if you're dedicated.

by Jamesa Brown  |  Sep 26, 2018
My Journey as a Writer

Writing about a topic that you have never learned about is a difficult task that requires a fair amount of courage. This writer shares her writing experience and offers advice for new writers.

by Avery Angelman  |  Sep 25, 2018
HTC’s Exodus Blockchain Phone

HTC has taken a leap of confidence in the blockchain space and have decided to make the worlds very first blockchain phone. What kind of features will such a phone have?

by Jamesa Brown  |  Sep 24, 2018
How Mt. Gox destroyed Entire Fortunes In Cryptocurrency

Out of all the hacks that have plagued cryptocurrencies, one reigns supreme. There is no hack in the world more infamous than Mt Gox. Years later people are still awaiting justice.

by Jamesa Brown  |  Sep 23, 2018
Introduction to Proof-of-Stake

By cleverly implementing Proof-of-Work , Bitcoin solved one of the most fundamental problems in human society - trusting unknown actors. Now, a new consensus algorithm is ready to take cryptocurrencies to the next level.

by Tianyu Wu  |  Sep 22, 2018
U.S. Poll Shows 8% of Americans Invest in Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies are a revolutionary way to transact with each other and the attention that they are getting has shown that it is here to stay. Don't be one of the last ones in!

by Marianne White  |  Sep 21, 2018
ETFs will make investing in cryptocurrencies easier, but at what cost?

The past month has seen the Twitter Cryptoverse explode with heated debate over the possibilities of a Bitcoin ETF. But what is an ETF? And why does it matter for Bitcoin?

by Hermione Daguin  |  Sep 20, 2018