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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 […]

‘Coindaddy’ Another Crypto-Rapper Rhymes About Bitcoin Life

Just last month news.Bitcoin.com chatted with the hip-hop artist ‘Lil’ Windex’ the Canadian rapper who made headlines last month for his rhymes about bitcoin cash. Now there is another rapper, from San Francisco, called ‘Coindaddy,’ an artist who has been coined a “Weird Al Yankovic” of cryptocurrency rap. Also read: An In-Depth Interview With Rob Hustle […]

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 […]

Bitcoin Mining Could Become Unprofitable for the Majority

With Bitcoin’s price back above USD 8,000 that still doesn’t promise a bright future for the cottage industry of miners. Miners use GPU‘s or ASIC‘s to solve an algorithm and contribute to the verification of transactions on the network. A reward is issued in the form of digital currency for the hashing power they have supplied. If Bitcoin was to […]

Dutch Drivers Get A Boost From Crypto Paid Electric Charging

Dutch Drivers can now charge their electric cars without cash or card payments courtesy of a new digitalized charging station recently announced by ElaadNL. The company, ElaadNL, is a “knowledge and innovation center” in the field of Smart Charging infrastructure in the Netherlands and is an initiative of Dutch grid operators. The new site will be […]

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 […]

Crypto Enthusiasts Gather In Berlin For C3 Expo

The first C3 Crypto Conference was held this month at prime exhibition location STATION Berlin over two days attracting over 2,500 crypto enthusiasts, 50 speakers and 70 exhibitors. The C3 conference and expo was conceived to attract blockchain professionals and beginners to experience panel discussions and keynote presentations covering a range of topics surrounding the […]