A dramatic return to volatility sees crypto markets plummeting on Wednesday. Bitcoin has reached its lowest level of the year at about $5,610, according to data by CoinMarketCap. Altcoins followed, with Ethereum, XRP, Bitcoin Cash, Tron, EOS, Monero, Litecoin, EOS, Dash, IOTA, Stellar and more down at least 13% at time of publishing. Reasons for the…

Litecoin founder Charlie Lee is appearing in an upcoming German TV documentary about Bitcoin, blockchains and the future of the internet. The crowd-funded film, “Cryptopia”, features leading blockchain developers and insiders. In a preview of the interview, Lee outlines Litecoin’s advantages over Bitcoin and defines the word “shitcoin”. “I think it’s just a derogatory term…

TronPay Wallet, a new Chrome extension, just launched. It allows users to send and receive TRX. Developed by #TRON community developer DAppPlay, TronPay Wallet was officially launched. TronPay is a Chrome extension wallet that supports the TRON network.Available in multiple languages, TronPay users can easily try out TRON #DApps. #TRX $TRX https://t.co/5atVjbFeCD — Justin Sun…

  We don’t like to scare you BUT…. do you realise it is only 47 days until Christmas! It’s time to start thinking about all those presents you need to buy and stocking you need to fill… As much as people try and deny it, the cryptocurrency market and technology is growing at an ever…


The South Korean cryptocurrency market is surging as daily Bitcoin (BTC) trading volume in the country has jumped by 10-15% in the past two days. Seoul-based crypto exchange Bithumb has processed over $666,658,444 in BTC-KRW (Korean Won) trading in the past 24 hours, according to data by CoinMarketCap. Total cryptocurrency trades for the exchange have…

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has seen a sharp increase in price recently. The price increase was due to a popular cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, announcing that they will support the Bitcoin Cash hard fork. After the announcement, the trading volume for BCH has multiplied by 7x from $220 million USD to $1.4 billion USD. During the past…

On October 31, 2008, a link to a paper titled Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System was posted to a cryptography mailing list. It outlined an entirely new banking system – without the banks. The system would use computer science and mathematics to create a more transparent and effective way of storing and transferring money. After treading water and…


JP Morgan just gave a ringing endorsement to Ethereum – but the company’s CEO is not done trashing Bitcoin. The financial giant is making strides with Quorum, which is the firm’s enterprise version of the Ethereum blockchain. As reported by The Australian Financial Review, Quorum will be used to essentially tokenize gold bars on the…


Coinbase confirmed on Tuesday a new round of funding led by Tiger Global Management, with participation from Y Combinator Continuity, Wellington Management, Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain and others. The Series E equity round of $300 million pushes Coinbase’s valuation to over $8 billion. In August 2017, Coinbase was valued at $1.6 billion. The latest investment coincides with…

Ripple’s chief marketing strategist Cory Johnson says XRP is Bitcoin on steroids. In a new interview on the Fintech Focus Podcast, Johnson outlines what Ripple does and why the company has decided to utilize blockchain to work directly with banks and financial institutions. “We’re trying to solve this really big problem, which is moving money…

Appearing at the Web3 Summit in Berlin, Phil Chen, decentralized chief officer at Taiwanese electronics giant HTC, did more than just announce HTC Exodus 1, the first blockchain-based crypto phone. Chen’s presentation signals how far, wide and deep the world’s top tech minds are delving to cultivate the next big device in personal computing – and rebuild…