Month: January 2018

No crypto ban in South Korea

South Korean Finance Minister Confirms no Crypto Ban

It has been the cause of much consternation in the cryptocurrency markets over the past week. News that South Korea may be banning cryptocurrency exchanges have driven the price of all cryptocoins to monthly lows. However, it seems as if...

/ January 31, 2018
Bitinterest Fork Review

The Bitcoin Interest (BCI) Hard-Fork: Bring You Up to Speed

Well, if you thought Bitcoin hard forks were an interesting phenomenon in 2017, just wait for the rest of 2018 to come to fruition. That’s because there’s a whole slew of forks coming, and the one that’s making the rounds...

/ January 31, 2018
Pivx Privacy Coin Review

PIVX: Everything You Need to Know about the New Privacy Coin

Privacy is quickly becoming one of the most important features for any new blockchain cryptocurrency. Even the big stalwarts such as bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin are beginning to get in on the privacy craze. One cryptocurrency is taking a completely...

/ January 31, 2018
Ethereum Upgrades Metropolis

Update on the Ethereum’s Casper POS Hybrid and Sharding

All seems to be going well for development at the world’s second most valuable cryptocurrency. The team at the Ethereum foundation is actively busy testing the latest featured of the Metropolis upgrade. One of the most important of these features...

/ January 30, 2018
Exclusive Interview with Bytecoin Founder

Bytecoin On The Rise: Our Exclusive Interview With Jenny Goldberg

When you think of privacy cryptocurrencies, you may think of currently hyped-up projects such as Monero (XMR) or Zcash (ZEC). But what about the original privacy coin? What was it, and is it still up and running? What’s it worth...

/ January 30, 2018
Bitgrail WIthdrawal Saga

Bitgrail Withdrawal Saga: Accusations Fly as Exchange Institutes KYC

There is one golden rule when it comes to cryptocurrency investing. Don’t keep all your coins on exchanges. This seems to be playing out again in the case of the ongoing withdrawal saga at the Bitgrail exchange. The CEO of...

/ January 30, 2018
DentaCoin Review Cover

Dentacoin (DCN): A Token for the Dental Industry. Yay or Nay?

If there was ever a project that portends the impending tokenization of, well, just about everything, it’s the cryptocurrency token Dentacoin. As the name etymologically suggests, Dentacoin is billed as the “blockchain solution for the global dental industry.” Sounds pretty...

/ January 30, 2018
Experty ICO Phishing Scam

Experty ICO is Hacked as Phishing Attack Steals $150,000

It seems as if another ICO has fallen victim to a “Pre-ICO sale” phishing attack. In this case, the ICO in question was Experty where the hackers were able to make away with about $150,000 in investor funds. These type...

/ January 29, 2018
Ponzicoin

PonziCoin: the Latest Ridiculous Phenomenon in the Cryptoverse

In the cryptocurrency ecosystem’s Q1 2018, one of the biggest and most tragic stories so far has been the apparent collapse of “lending” platform Bitconnect. From the outside looking in, Bitconnect was clearly a ponzi scheme barely disguised as a...

/ January 29, 2018
Ethereum Classic vs. Ethereum

Simple Guide to Ethereum Classic vs. Ethereum: What’s the Difference?

If you are relatively new to cryptocurrencies then you may be slightly confused as to what the difference was between Ethereum classic (ETC) and Ethereum (ETH). They may be mistaken for thinking that they may indeed be one in the...

/ January 28, 2018