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Ethereum Price Surpasses $800 as Bullish Momentum Intensifies
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Ethereum Price Surpasses $800 as Bullish Momentum Intensifies

It will be rather interesting to see what the future brings for all cryptocurrencies as of right now. While most of the top currencies are still in the green, there is some concern over the momentum running out sooner rather than later. So far, it seems the EO...
US Judge Backs $27 Million Asset Freeze of ‘Crypto’ Firm Longfin
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US Judge Backs $27 Million Asset Freeze of ‘Crypto’ Firm Longfin

A US federal judge has extended the freeze $27 million in assets owned by individuals behind Longfin, a company that saw its value surge as much as 2600% in late December following a purported pivot into the cryptocurrency space. In a ruling on Tuesday, a f...
Crypto Hardware Giant Bitmain to Release First Zcash ASIC Miner
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Crypto Hardware Giant Bitmain to Release First Zcash ASIC Miner

Equihash, the Proof-of-Work (PoW) mining algorithm used by Zcash and a variety of other cryptocurrencies, is about to get a lot less equitable. On Wednesday, mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain revealed that it had developed the first Application Specific ...
Berkeley ICO Gets Vote of Approval from City Council
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Berkeley ICO Gets Vote of Approval from City Council

The Berkeley ICO came one step closer to becoming a reality this week, earning a significant vote of approval from the local city council. The California city wasn’t the first US locality to push for blockchain adoption, but it’s making up for lost time wit...
‘Bacoin’ Creator Slaps Oscar Mayer with Cease-and-Desist Letter
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‘Bacoin’ Creator Slaps Oscar Mayer with Cease-and-Desist Letter

“Hands off my Bacoin.” That’s the message a 27-year-old IT worker has for Oscar Mayer. When Oscar Mayer launched what it called “the only leading authority to help lead bacon into the future of tomorrow – by creating a currency today,” they failed to recogn...
New Ethereum Project Aims to Tokenize Video Game Items
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New Ethereum Project Aims to Tokenize Video Game Items

The ability to create decentralized applications (DApps) is widely considered to be one of the most promising use cases for blockchain technology. Palm, a new Ethereum-based project, aims to provide developers with the ability to tokenize in-game assets in ...
Pixie Dust’: Anti-Crypto ‘Expert’ Tells British Govt. Blockchain Is Just a Fad
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Pixie Dust’: Anti-Crypto ‘Expert’ Tells British Govt. Blockchain Is Just a Fad

On Tuesday, a director of a leading think tank stood before the British Parliament’s Treasury Select Committee and called out blockchain technology as “magic wand, pixie-dust things” that is a “fad” and “a distraction from looking at getting some of the basics...
Portuguese Parliament to Discuss Cryptocurrency Payment Regulations
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Portuguese Parliament to Discuss Cryptocurrency Payment Regulations

Portugal’s parliament is set to discuss cryptocurrency payment regulations this week, with the goal of adopting a new legal framework for cryptocurrency payment services, while guaranteeing users’ safety using these services. According to local news outlet ...
Bitcoin and Ethereum Gains Spur Cryptocurrency Market Beyond $500 Billion
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Bitcoin and Ethereum Gains Spur Cryptocurrency Market Beyond $500 Billion

Bitcoin and Ethereum, two of the most valuable cryptocurrencies in the global market, have led the cryptocurrency market to surpass $450 billion and based on the current trend, it is likely that the market crosses the $0.5 trillion mark within May. Ether Up 1...
SBI Holdings Seeks to Launch its Cryptocurrency Exchange This Summer
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SBI Holdings Seeks to Launch its Cryptocurrency Exchange This Summer

SBI Holdings has made its intention to enter the cryptocurrency industry pretty clear in the past twelve months. The group intended to launch a cryptocurrency exchange in late 2017, but those plans were postponed in the end. It now seems the company has update...