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Gary Gensler: From Cftc Chair to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Educator
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Gary Gensler: From Cftc Chair to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Educator

Gary Gensler was chairman of the U.S Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) between 2009 and 2014, right after the global financial crisis. Today, Gensler is part of MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative, lecturing students on blockchain technology and crypto...
Cosplay Is a Hidden Gem for Crypto Investors
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Cosplay Is a Hidden Gem for Crypto Investors

Cosplay is no longer a child’s play. It is an industry worth US$ 45 bln, which is growing at the CAGR of 15 percent each year. The growing acceptance of cosplay has transformed the perceptions and made cosplayers into a vital asset that helps fuel the global e...
Liverpool Looking to Use Blockchain to Become World’s First Climate Positive City
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Liverpool Looking to Use Blockchain to Become World’s First Climate Positive City

The Liverpool City Council is looking to become the world’s first climate positive city by the end of 2020 after agreeing to a partnership with an eco-digital company to integrate its blockchain-powered platform into daily operations.  The city of Liver...
Hashflare Shuts Down Bitcoin Mining Services, Users Struggle to Withdraw Funds
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Hashflare Shuts Down Bitcoin Mining Services, Users Struggle to Withdraw Funds

HashFlare, a cryptocurrency cloud mining services, has shut down its Bitcoin mining service. The platform also terminated all related BTC mining contracts citing lack of profitability in operation. The price of the Bitcoin, the top-ranked cryptocurrency has st...
Will Cryptocurrency Custody Services Fuel Institutional Demand?
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Will Cryptocurrency Custody Services Fuel Institutional Demand?

Demand for secure cryptocurrency storage services is increasing. Meanwhile, investment managers and exchanges are creating services to meet the demand. Will this, in turn, encourage more high-net-worth and institutional investment in cryptocurrencies?  ...
Bitcoin’s Future Looks Bright for the First Time in 2018
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Bitcoin’s Future Looks Bright for the First Time in 2018

Bitcoin has seen a bombardment of negative publicity and volatility as it’s price plummeted from December highs of almost $20,000 per coin to where it currently sits in the mid $7,000s. However, with this extreme volatility, the trends seemed to have switched ...
Lition Is the World’s First Operational Peer-to-peer Energy Trading Platform
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Lition Is the World’s First Operational Peer-to-peer Energy Trading Platform

“Bringing power to the people,” is the motto of Berlin-based Lition, and the green energy blockchain trading platform is poised to do that globally. The project brings transparency and sustainability into the currently closed-off energy system and directly lin...
ETHNews Exclusive | Author John Hargrave On Upcoming ‘Blockchain For Non-Techies’ Book
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ETHNews Exclusive | Author John Hargrave On Upcoming ‘Blockchain For Non-Techies’ Book

ETHNews spoke with author John Hargrave to discuss his forthcoming book, “Blockchain for Everyone,” and learn more about accessibility in blockchain education. With the glut of blockchain-related advancements and innovations over the past few years, we so...
CryptoKitties Auctions $25k ‘Honu Kitty’ Collectible to Fund Ocean Preservation
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CryptoKitties Auctions $25k ‘Honu Kitty’ Collectible to Fund Ocean Preservation

The world’s biggest blockchain game, CryptoKitties, has collaborated with marine conservation organizations to create a rare cat named “Honu Kitty”. It is the first environmental-friendly collectible that draws attention towards the protection of endangered se...
Ripple (XRP) Attempting Recovery While Experts Claim It’s Not a Cryptocurrency
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Ripple (XRP) Attempting Recovery While Experts Claim It’s Not a Cryptocurrency

The last couple of days have been a road of recovery after a strong downhill trend for XRP. After managing to hover around $0,44 (7000 satoshi) for those few starting weeks of the month, things took a turn for the worse on July 17th. The coins BTC value starte...