CFTC Investigating Ethereum Flash Crash

CFTC investigating Coinbase for Ether Flash Crash

Back in June, the price of Ethereum crashed falling from $317 to 10 cents for a few milliseconds on Coinbase. It managed to recover quickly and the exchange offered to reimburse those traders who were impacted by it. Now, the...

/ October 3, 2017
South African CryptoCurrency Survey

Latest Insights from Cryptocurrency Survey in South Africa

South Africa is indeed an interesting country when it comes to cryptocurrency. This has now being confirmed by a recent survey that asked a range of tech-savvy South Africans about their Bitcoin habits. These are also quite surprising as they...

/ October 2, 2017
Bitcoin ETF Application Withdrawn

Blow to Bitcoin ETFs as Two Funds withdraw Applications

In what is another blow to many investors who wanted to the opportunity to trade digital currencies with Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), two fund providers have decided to withdraw their applications. Intercontinental Exchange wanted to launch the Grayscale Investments Bitcoin...

/ October 2, 2017
Zcash closer to zk-stark

How Could ZK-Starks make ZCash Truly Private

Many Cryptographers are in search of the Holy Grail of privacy. They are looking for a method of sending crypto currency that is truly private and trust less. This is of course easier said than done. There are two competing...

/ October 2, 2017
Dubai Introduce Government Crypto

Dubai is first Country to issue Cryptocurrency

Dubai has taken a step that many other countries have so far avoided. They have decided to launch their very own state sponsored cryptocurrency according to numerous local outlets. It will be called emcash and could be used to pay...

/ October 1, 2017
Ethereum Smart Contracts

What are Ethereum Smart Contracts

One of the fundamental technologies that underpins the Ethereum network is the development of “Smart Contracts”. Whereas Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were developed for the sole purpose of being a Peer-to-Peer digital currency, Ethereum was developed as a concept for...

/ October 1, 2017
Japan Endorses Bitcoin Exchanges

Japan Becomes a Crypto Friendly as 11 Exchanges are Endorsed

With so much dissapointing news coming out of Asia from China’s ban on ICOs to South Korea’s moves to do the same, it is great to see one large Asian country taking positive steps. Japan’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) made...

/ September 30, 2017
Proshares Bitcoin ETF Listing

Another Firm files with SEC to list Bitcoin ETF

There is one prize in the eyes of a number of ETF management firms. That prize is the listing of a Bitcoin ETF and is seen as a crowning achievement for any Exchange Trade Fund Firm. Now, Proshares Capital Management...

/ September 30, 2017
IoT and Blockchain Technology

The Power Blockchain and the Internet of Things

You could be forgiven for feeling rather technologically short-changed here in 2017. After all, the original Blade Runner is set only two years from now, whilst Back to the Future supposedly took place two years back. I don’t know about...

/ September 29, 2017
South Korea Implements ICO Ban

South Korea Announces Ban on all ICOs

South Korea is now the next Asian country that has decided to outlaw Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). This follows from the move by China to do the same earlier this month and raises many questions about what the ban will...

/ September 29, 2017