Stellar is an open-source protocol for value exchange founded in early 2014 by Jed McCaleb (creator of Ripple and eDonkey) and Joyce Kim, supported by a nonprofit, the Stellar Development Foundation. Being a completely decentralized consensus platform, Stellar, in...
Nearly all of the pool money was lost. A New York resident who purportedly operated a bitcoin trading firm was hit with criminal charges in the second enforcement action filed today by the CFTC against cryptocurrency related fraud cases. The US...
Bitcoin is one of the most prominent names in the spheres of virtual currency. The success rates achieved by the former cryptocurrency have left all the industrial verticals spellbound. Operating on the Blockchain, it is used for making peer...
A two-year study describes some weaknesses of the Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains. A study by Hacking, Distributed says that Bitcoin and Ethereum are “very centralized”. The peer-reviewed study, entitled “Decentralization in Bitcoin and Ethereum”, is written according to information gathered between...
Let’s explore the decision models right away. (Original post from Aug. 2016. One model added May 2017) D. Birch Model Ok this was a joke, but I like it. It is true that you don’t need blockchain per se, you need a solution...
By JP Buntinx It would not be an exaggeration to call 2017 the year of initial coin offerings. We saw hundreds of projects try to raise money by creating their own ideas and native currencies. Whereas most ICOs are still on...
The No. 1 digital currency and its cohort continued to unravel Wednesday, extending a downturn that has seen the entire sector cough up a whopping $365 billion since Jan. 7, or more than 40% of their total value.   Source:...
A slew of news on crackdowns related to cryptocurrencies has come out of China in the past several days. These include actions by the People’s Bank of China to further curtail digital asset trading, an alliance between the central...
Bitcoin is down by 14%, Ethereum by 21%, and Ripple by almost 30%... is the bubble finally bursting? Visitors to coinmarketcap.com today are seeing a rather alarming picture:   To what can we attribute this drop? We naturally look to Asia, as...
As the crypto economy grows, cryptocurrencies thefts are also on the rise. Last Saturday, hackers targeted the web-based wallet platform BlackWallet.co to steal 669,920 Stellar Lumens, worth over $400,000, from user accounts. The hackers hijacked the Domain Name Service of...

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