Archive | cryptocurrency

Nearly 2M South Koreans Used Mobile Crypto Apps Last Week

Over the past few months, South Korea has become one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency hubs. Local exchanges generate billions in volume every single day, divided among the top and smaller cryptocurrencies. Even though the government is looking to curb cryptocurrency trading, the general population is not too bothered. A new study shows that close to […]

Sell Your Finished and Unwanted Video Games for Cryptocurrency

There is a certain association between cryptocurrencies and video games which needs to be explored further. Buying video games with cryptocurrency has been possible for quite some time now. Services such as Kinguin still accept Bitcoin, even though Steam recently removed this payment option. There is now a “reverse service” known as Robot Cache that allows people to […]

What Is ICON?

Multiple cryptocurrency-related projects have surpassed the US$1 billion market cap in recent months. To many people, that comes as a big surprise, as this was still somewhat of an elite club not that long ago. Things have certainly changed quite a bit in this regard, but that doesn’t mean most people know anything about these projects. […]

Chinese Government Cracks Down on Cryptocurrency Trading

China lost its dominant position in the cryptocurrency ecosystem quite some time ago. For many level-headed people, any decision by the Chinese government will have no major impact whatsoever. At the same time, most markets will still respond negatively to any regulatory news originating from China. Thanks to the government’s latest effort to crack down on the trading […]

South Korea: Military Blocked From Trading Crypto

Soldiers in South Korea will no longer be able to access online cryptocurrency trading websites whilst at military bases. A notification issued Monday by the Ministry of Defence outlined plans to crackdown on digital currency trading. They also began shutting down access to websites about Bitcoin and other virtual currencies at the same time. The notification […]

Ponzi Scheme BitConnect Plummets 90%

For naive investors who invested in BitConnect (BCC), today marks an exponentially bigger loss than the general cryptocurrency downtrend. After discontinuing its “lending” program, BCC instantly plummeted over 90% from the day’s high, dropping from over US$330 to a low of just under $20. While most of the community warned about the blatant scam presented […]

Market Tumbles as Bitcoin Price Approaches US$11,000

For some investors, these past 24 hours have represented a state of panic, as cryptocurrency markets are experiencing a major drawback after an explosive December and first half of January. With Bitcoin down over 20%, only one coin on the top 100 outside of Tether (USDT) has maintained its dollar value in the wake of […]

When Blockchain Saves Customer Reviews, All of E-commerce Will Prosper

In the climate of click bait, unreliable journalists and “fake news,” it’s something of an unspoken rule that any you should take any opinion with a pinch of salt. Professional review writing industries, as well as aggregates, have arguably been irrevocably tainted by financial interests. They are, after all, companies and as such have been […]