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Major Chinese Social Network Tianya to Launch Native Cryptocurrency Token
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Major Chinese Social Network Tianya to Launch Native Cryptocurrency Token

One of China’s top twenty-five websites, social network Tianya Club, announced it was releasing an internal blockchain-based token July 25. In a blog post, Tianya said its 90 bln Tianyan Tokens (TYT) would function as a kind of rewards system and run in par...
Most Complex dApp on Ethereum Already Has Millions of Dollars at Stake
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Most Complex dApp on Ethereum Already Has Millions of Dollars at Stake

Augur, which its co-founder Joey Krug previously described as the most complex decentralized application (dApp) on the Ethereum blockchain, has surpassed a million dollars at stake and demonstrated a rapid growth rate over the past few weeks. Future of Dece...
Craig Wright, ViaBTC Founder Spar over 60-Second Bitcoin Cash Block Time
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Craig Wright, ViaBTC Founder Spar over 60-Second Bitcoin Cash Block Time

Two of Bitcoin Cash’s leading personalities are sparring over a preliminary proposal that would reduce the amount of time between BCH blocks by a factor of 10. Writing on Twitter, Haipo Yang, CEO of mining pool ViaBTC and cryptocurrency exchange CoinEX, sai...
CoinSmart Launches a Simplified Crypto Exchange for Canadian Crypto Traders
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CoinSmart Launches a Simplified Crypto Exchange for Canadian Crypto Traders

A new crypto exchange dubbed CoinSmart has opened shop on July 10, 2018, in Canada to address rising interest in cryptocurrencies among the Canadian population. Making Life Easier for “Crypto Curious” Community The exchange that comes with a tagline “you c...
South Africa’s Secluded Whites-Only Orania Community is Testing a Digital Currency
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South Africa’s Secluded Whites-Only Orania Community is Testing a Digital Currency

Exclusively populated by Afrikaners, the town of Orania located in the remote parts of South Africa’s Northern Cape Province, has had its own currency known as the Ora since 2004. Pegged to the rand, the Orania Chamber of Commerce has been responsible for p...
Tron Founder Justin Sun Wins Supernode Election, Vows to Donate Revenue to TRX Development
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Tron Founder Justin Sun Wins Supernode Election, Vows to Donate Revenue to TRX Development

Tron users have formally voted to make founder Justin Sun one of the less than 30 individuals and organizations authorized to serve as a “super representative” on the TRX network. Tron Founder Justin Sun Becomes Supernode Operator It took just hours for Su...
Stellar Becomes First Crypto Protocol to Obtain Sharia Certification
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Stellar Becomes First Crypto Protocol to Obtain Sharia Certification

Stellar, the seventh-largest cryptocurrency network, has become the first digital ledger technology (DLT) protocol to obtain Sharia certification for payments and asset tokenization. The Stellar Development Foundation announced on Tuesday that, following a ...
Kik Beta App ‘Kinit’ Goes Live on Google Play after $100 Million ICO
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Kik Beta App ‘Kinit’ Goes Live on Google Play after $100 Million ICO

Kik rolled out its much anticipated standalone app, KinIt just a few months after it posted its product vision on Medium. The product is quite unique in that it has the potential to instantly become the largest consumer-facing cryptocurrency app. Kin’s visi...
Privacy Coin Monero Successfully Completes First “Bulletproofs” Audit
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Privacy Coin Monero Successfully Completes First “Bulletproofs” Audit

Privacy Coin Monero (XMR) successfully completes the first audit for its new “bulletproofs” protocol. In an official blog post back in December 2017, Monero announced its intentions to pursue including the bulletproofs mechanism into its protocol. They stat...
Sexy Time for Altcoins? Cardano Price Analysis — Plus ETH, Neo, LTC and BNB
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Sexy Time for Altcoins? Cardano Price Analysis — Plus ETH, Neo, LTC and BNB

Altcoins continue to tease and play hard to get for the umpteenth week in a row and investors are wondering if alts will cast aside their prudishness and provide a little action. MARKET OVERVIEW Hurry up and wait seems to be the appropriate idiom for...