New Data Shows Grayscale Fund Quietly Buying Bitcoin – Now Controls 1% of Supply

Grayscale investors and a few Ethereum whales have reportedly been accumulating more Bitcoin and Ethereum as the price is at yearly lows. Grayscale Has 1%  of Bitcoin Circulating Supply While 2018 continues to be a challenging year for cryptocurrencies, some big-money players are taking advantage of lower prices to increase their virtual currency holdings. According to […]

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Simplicity Language to Give Bitcoin Ethereum-Like Smart Contract Capabilities

Simplicity, a combinator-based, typed, and functional language for blockchain applications can reportedly enable Bitcoin’s Script language to handle more complex yet reliable smart contracts. Bitcoin Script Language is Limited, For Now According to a new research from Blockstream on Simplicity – a blockchain applications language – distributed ledgers pose a range of unique challenges, which make traditional […]

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ICOs Are Withdrawing Ethereum as Justin Sun Says ‘Migrate’ To TRON

Ethereum (ETH) may have lost almost 90 percent of its value in 2018, but this has not fazed projects that raised funds via ICOs, data shows. Aragon Withdraws Over 51,000 Ethereum In its latest edition focused on ICO balances, Diar reveals that ETH 00 withdrawals by developer teams trailed off as the year has progressed […]

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Bitly Blocks 200 Links From Andreas Antonopoulos’ ‘Mastering Ethereum’

Bitly (bit.ly) has come under fire from cryptocurrency circles after the business appeared to block all the links from Andreas Antonopoulos’ new book. Bitly Silent On Surprise Block Antonopoulos, who is weeks away from publishing his latest guide, ‘Mastering Ethereum,’ publicly took issue with the URL shortening service and link management platform on social media after a […]

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No Fiat Accepted: HTC’s New ‘Blockchain Phone’ Buyable Only for Bitcoin or Ethereum

The HTC Exodus 1 phone, introduced at the Consensus conference in May, is now available for pre-order on early access. Primarily aimed at the development community, the scheme only allows payment for the blockchain-enabled model using bitcoin or ethereum. Blockchain + Phone = ? So what exactly is a blockchain-enabled mobile device? Well, according to […]

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China Wants To Stop Anonymous Blockchain Use: Reports

New cybersecurity rules currently out for public consultation in China would notionally force users to provide their real identity to use any kind of Blockchain-based service. Blockchain? You’ll Need Your Name And ID As South China Morning Post (SCMP) reports quoting local media sources, the Cyberspace Administration of China is currently seeking feedback on the proposals, […]

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‘Mastering Ethereum’ – Andreas Antonopoulos’ New Book Set to Ship In Early December

Andreas Antonopoulos recently said on Reddit that his new book, ‘Mastering Ethereum,’ is in final production after completing the copy-edit stage. Pre-orders should begin to be mailed by the end of November, with new orders shipped by December 10th. Andreas Antonopoulos’ new book, “Mastering Ethereum: Building Smart Contracts and Dapps,” is now in final production […]

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Expect More Crypto Hedge Funds To Close in 2018… But Not For Why You Think.

In a recent tweet thread, Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano, co-founder of Multicoin Capital, outlines why many of crypto hedge funds might be closing their doors in 2018. Most people would expect that the bear market and the prices would be the number one reason why most hedge funds are closing up shop. While this is certainly a […]

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Boston Federal Reserve Exec Talks Blockchain at Forbes Event

The VP of the Boston Federal Reserve bank discussed crypto and blockchain at the launch of Forbes 30 Under 30 event in Boston on Monday.  Jim Cunha, Senior Vice President of Treasury and Financial Services at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, spoke for roughly 20 minutes on crypto and blockchain on Monday. The speaking engagement […]

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Lamassu Unveils New Line of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency ATMs

On September 24th, Lamassu announced the introduction of their new line of cryptocurrency ATMs to the public. Lamassu calls its new line of ATMs, “Sintra.” The ATMs herald a new line of ATMs as another crucial step in crypto’s march towards widespread consumer use and accessibility.  Growing Industry According to CoinATMrader.com, there are currently roughly […]

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