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Verge Loses $1.7 Million as Hackers Double Down on Vulnerabilities

Verge, a cryptocurrency that boasts security, anonymity, and privacy as it’s strong points has been hit by another so-called 51% hack. Same Hack Different Day Only a day after announcing a new partnership with the medical supplement company DIOXYME to allow customers to pay with its XVG cryptocurrency, Verge has lost an estimated 35 million coins… […]

Binance Postpones Listing of ZenCash Following Pump and Dump

Binance, the world’s largest digital-asset exchange by traded value, has announced the listing of ZenCash (ZEN) today, only to see the currency’s network overload due to a price pump, which led the operator to postpone the listing until their blockchain is stable. ZEN is currently trading at the $40 area and Binance is about to list the… […]

Asian Cryptocurrency Trading Update: Zcash Investment Keeps it Climbing

FOMO Moments The sideways market is over and the bears are in full control. A wave of panic selling seems to have washed across crypto land once again and markets have hemorrhaged $27 billion in 24 hours. Bitcoin has plummeted below the psychological $8k barrier and shed 4.6% on the day trading at $7,930 at… […]

You Can Now Buy Performance Enhancers with Verge After Partnership with Health Firm

Verge has announced that online supplement suppliers DIOXYME now accept payment in Verge (XVG) through the CoinPayments plugin. DIOXYME, which sells protein powder, nootropics and performance enhancers are offering a 10% discount using the code Verge10. Verge Focuses on Real-World Adoption Verge is currently accepted by 94 vendors and can be used to pay for… […]

Crypto Tax Lifted as Poland Heeds Public Demand

Poland has reviewed its position on cryptocurrencies in the country, as part of a thorough analysis of the crypto space, announcing that it is to temporarily suspend tax collection for digital currencies, according to Cointelegraph. In a similar move to the French government’s, who recently heavily reduced its taxation on sales of cryptocurrency, Poland’s ministry […]

Etherscan Introduces New Features to Improve Appeal of Decentralized Exchanges

The world of cryptocurrency is always evolving. Existing service providers need to introduce new features on a regular basis. Etherscan is working on some new tools which seem quite appealing. This most recent update also shows the decentralized exchange ecosystem related to Ethereum is growing rather quickly. More Tools for Etherscan Users Most cryptocurrency users… […]

Japan’s Coincheck Removes Monero and Three Other Privacy Coins Under FSA Ban

Coincheck will delist Monero and three others cryptocurrencies deemed to grant too much anonymity to holders under orders from the Japanese FSA. Japan’s FSA Bans Monero, Zcash, Dash and Augur According to Sputnik Coincheck has confirmed rumors that they will be removing Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), Dash and Augur’s Reputation (REP) coin from trading on… […]

Asian Cryptocurrency Trading Update: Tron Trounces Other Altcoins, Surpasses Iota

FOMO Moments Another Monday morning in crypto land brings us a little more hope as markets are once again climbing back towards $400 billion. Bullish technical signals are aplenty and Bitcoin is currently 2.9% up on the day at $8,500. The weekend has been flat with no news or momentum in either direction. Altcoins are… […]

Jo’Burg’s First ATM Hopes to Enthuse Local South Africans Towards Bitcoin

South Africa has its first cryptocurrency ATM since 2104 and the new Northwold Spar machine in Johannesburg will become the only one operating in the country, reports Bitcoinist. George Neophytou, the General Manager of the Northwold Spar and self-confessed crypto enthusiast was inspired to purchase the machine after a trip to Europe, the continent with […]

Asian Cryptocurrency Trading Roundup: Indian Exchange Listing Lifts Zilliqa

FOMO Moments While crypto markets are still open on weekends things predictably slow down a little. Activity has been relatively flat over the past two days and no momentum has built in either direction. Fortunately there has been no crash back down to early April levels, but on the flip-side the bulls could not push… […]

Switzerland Considers National Digital Currency ‘e-franc’

The Federal Council of the Government of Switzerland is considering the establishment of a national digital currency called the e-franc, with Reuters reporting Thursday a study has been requested into the possibility of its establishment. The e-franc would utilize blockchain technology while operating under the jurisdiction of the Swiss state. The Federal Council requested the […]

Apple, Twitter Founders Upbeat on Future of Bitcoin and Blockchain

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, appearing at the WeAreDevelopers World Congress in Vienna on Wednesday, told the assembled audience that he saw both blockchain and cryptocurrencies reaching their future full potential in just a decade, according to Cointelegraph. Wozniak’s speech at the IT conference, Europe’s largest of its kind attracting roughly 8,000 visitors from 70 countries, opened the […]

Cryptocurrency Mining Firm Takes Aim at Warren Buffet with Amusing Billboard Trolling

A cryptocurrency mining firm claims to be responsible for a billboard that has appeared near Warren Buffet’s office in Omaha. Whilst still unconfirmed, Genesis Mining are apparently behind the taunting publicity stunt. Warren Buffet Publicly Trolled over Bitcoin Comments The co-founder of colossal Bitcoin mining firm Genesis Mining tweeted a picture of the billboard earlier… […]