NiceHash Hacked

NiceHash Devastated in Hack Worth Roughly ~$70 Million in Bitcoin

NiceHash is a popular cryptocurrency-mining marketplace. Or at least it was. Now, the company’s future has been thrown into turmoil after experiencing a devastating hack that has many in the crypto community reeling. So how could this happen? What comes...

/ December 9, 2017

South Korea Bitcoin Trading Ban: Just Rumors, Or Something More?

Ever since China banned Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency exchanges a few weeks ago, crypto investors the world over have been a bit paranoid. We’re all wondering: could the next black-swan regulatory ban drop at any moment? And if...

/ December 8, 2017
Bitcoin Rally

Bitcoin Madness: What’s Driving the Wild Price Swings?

Bitcoin prices have gone completely off the rails in the last two months. Climbing from a respectable $5,000 to an almost unimaginable $19,000 for the briefest of moments before resting at its current $16,000 or so. What is behind these...

/ December 8, 2017
Bittrex Exchange problems

Customers Complain as Major Exchange Bittrex Appears Unresponsive

Behind Coinbase, Bittrex is the second most popular cryptocurrency exchange in the United States. As such, Bittrex helps bear the brunt of the load for the incredible onboarding of American customers that have entered the crypto space over the past...

/ December 7, 2017
Salt Lending

Salt Lending Token Prices Explode as Platform Release Nears

Salt Lending, the Ethereum powered lending network is about to go live later this month. As a result, SALT tokens have more than doubled in value and will likely continue this trend leading up to the platform launch. Read on...

/ December 6, 2017
Ethereum Price and Congestion Woes

Ethereum Price and Congestion Woes: Putting It Into Perspective

The sky certainly isn’t falling by any stretch of the imagination, but the Ethereum community is digging in. The ETH price is hitting a mild, acute sag, congestion on the network is high, and fees are climbing. So what to...

/ December 6, 2017
Monero Skyrocketing

Privacy Coin Monero Surges After Teaming Up With A-List Musicians

At press time, premier privacy coin Monero (XMR) is hovering around new all-time price highs at $298.42 USD. The crypto’s now up an astonishing 38 percent from just 24 hours ago. Those of us who aren’t plugged into the Monero...

/ December 6, 2017
CBOE to Launch Bitcoin Futures

Leapfrogging CME, CBOE Announces Bitcoin Futures Release Date

Save the date in your trading calendars, Bitcoin futures are coming on the 10th of December at the CBOE. It is indeed quite a race amongst the exchanges as they try to launch their respective investment products. This will come...

/ December 5, 2017
UK Regulating Crypto

U.K. Regulating Crypto? Treasury Ministry Looking Closer Than Ever

Her Majesty’s Treasury plans to bring crypto use into the “day light,” as it were, by forcing cryptocurrency users to reveal their identities in the United Kingdom. Naturally, many will liken this development to a crackdown. But what’s really going...

/ December 5, 2017
Venezuela to Issue own Cryptocurrency

Venezuela to Create State Cryptocurrency – Will It Work?

Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro has announced that his country will begin the creation of a new cryptocurrency, the Petro. This is in response to the hyperinflation and other financial woes that the country has been suffering from in recent months....

/ December 4, 2017