Using Bitcoin Transaction Accelerators

One thing that is increasingly taking centre stage in the Bitcoin ecosystem is the scaling issue. As more and more coins are mined, the mining algorithms become that much harder and hence take longer to complete. The block size limit...

/ September 2, 2017
Bitcoin Hits 5k and Retraces

Bitcoin Hits 5k and Retraces

Overnight, Bitcoin crossed another really important milestone. It ended the strong week by spiking above $5,000 for the first time in its storied history. This was not something unexpected as many industry professionals had predicted this. Although, most of these...

/ September 2, 2017

Will Regulated ICOs Benefit Neo?

If you have been following the Chinese ICO market recently then you may have heard the news that the Chinese regulators are considering a number of laws that would apply to the industry. This led many investors to speculate that...

/ September 2, 2017

What is Monero?

Cryptographers and privacy advocates have always been searching for the Holy grail of anonymous oline transactions. Initially, many thought of Bitcoin as the de facto currency of privacy. There were no names attached to the wallets and money could be...

/ September 1, 2017

No Monopolies in Bitcoin Mining?

Is there something unique about Bitcoin that makes it naturally ill-disposed to monopolies? We have indeed been hearing a lot from a number of users on the network how miners have got too much power and hence are operating in...

/ September 1, 2017
Chinese ICO Site Suspends Trading

Chinese ICO Site Suspends Trading

ICO.info, an ICO investment site in China has been suspended. The site aimed to provide Chinese investors with the opportunity to invest in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). This is on the back of news that government officials were scrutinizing the...

/ September 1, 2017
Is Bitcoin too Mainstream for Criminals

Is Bitcoin too Mainstream for Criminals?

Is the original currency of choice on the dark net becoming too popular for secrecy? That is at least the perception now according to an unnamed U.S. homeland official in an interview with CNBC. They are moving to other currencies...

/ August 31, 2017
What is Ripple XRP

What is Ripple XRP?

If one thought that understanding Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies was complicated, then Ripple is sure to challenge your perception of advanced blockchain technology. So, what exactly is Ripple and where is it heading? In order to answer that question we...

/ August 31, 2017

UAE Exchange in Talks with Ripple to Streamline Remittances

The oldest money exchange house in the UAE is tapping the US start up, Ripple, in order to make instant and low cost remittances. This is in order for the operator to use the power of blockchain technology to facilitate...

/ August 30, 2017
Russia Ban on Bitcoin Sales

CryptoCoin Ban for Retail Investors in Russia?

Investing in Bitcoin is seen by many crypto currency enthusiasts as the only way to really free themselves of the strictures of the FIAT money system. However, according to Russia’s deputy finance minister Alexei Moiseev, these are “high risk financial...

/ August 30, 2017