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How Did Marijuana Coins React to 4/20?

Every year, marijuana coins receive the spotlight as speculators and spectators look to see how markets fluctuate in response to April 20. These coins, which include PotCoin (POT), CannabisCoin (CANN), and HempCoin (THC), have historically seen large volumes in response to the date colloquially known as “420 Day”. Unfortunately, 2018’s April 20 was a difficult day for […]

The Emergence of Mining as an Ecosystem

Cryptocurrency mining was first introduced through Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work (PoW) algorithm, and has since been adopted by hundreds of other cryptocurrencies. Since its inception, miners have primarily supported platforms based on their profitability, following the coins whose miner returns offer the highest returns on investment. However, profitability’s dominance is gradually being replaced by other incentives, as projects look […]

Research Shows Technology Professionals Are Confident Blockchain Is the Next Big Thing

There has been a lot of positive attention directed toward blockchain technology for quite some time now. New research by Intrinsic Insights confirms that technology professionals firmly believe this technology will cause as much disruption as the internet has over the years. It’s an interesting sentiment, especially given the blockchain’s lack of real-world use cases. The Blockchain […]

Survey: 89% of Visa, Mastercard, Unionpay Users Know Crypto – 53% Have Purchased

A global study of cryptocurrency purchases made by users of Visa, Mastercard, and Unionpay cards shows that 89% of respondents are knowledgeable about crypto and 53% have purchased some in the past 12 months. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space A Global Study Global payment service provider Worldcore reportedly conducted a study […]

Antpool Doubles Down on Bitcoin Cash Support by Burning Mining Pool Earnings

There are always interesting developments taking place behind the scenes in the cryptocurrency industry. Antpool has been engaging in some rather unusual behavior as of late, although there is a clear plan to take into account. With the mining pool burning BCH by sending mining fees to an unspendable address, the team is heading in an intriguing […]

Ethereum price analysis for April 21st – Rising towards $700

Ethereum price continued rising throughout Friday’s trading sessions to score a high of $618. After the day’s high was recorded, a downwards price correction attempt pulled Ethereum price down to a day low $576. The market is still moving along the upwards trend line that has been evident since April 10th on the 4 hour […]

Cheapair.com Considers Bitpay as Coinbase Terminates Merchant Processing Solutions

Cheapair.com is asking for customer feedback on using Bitpay to process bitcoin payments as its existing processor, Coinbase, is getting out of that business at the end of the month. Cheapair.com has also revealed additional plans for cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Coinbase Problem Travel booking website Cheapair.com has been […]

Wikileaks Calls for Global Blockade of Coinbase After Its Shop Was Blocked

Wikileaks announced that Coinbase has blocked its official Wikileaks shop without notice or explanation. The organization will all for a global blockade of the cryptocurrency exchange and payment processor “as an unfit member of the crypto community.” Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Coinbase Quits Wikileaks Wikileaks announced on Friday that “Coinbase […]

The Future of MEW: An Exclusive Interview with Founder Kosala Hemachandra

MyEtherWallet (MEW) exploded in popularity among ERC20 investors looking for a solid wallet, and also as a useful tool for ICOs. Two months ago, when MEW seemed to have rebranded to MyCrypto out of nowhere, the community was confused and outraged due to the limited and conflicting information that was released. For the first time since that event, Kosala […]