Bitcoin Premium in Africa

Why Bitcoin Prices trade for a premium in Africa

Bitcoin prices are on the rise nowadays, having at least a 20 to 30% increase in just a few days alone. That is already quite impressive but some places, like Zimbabwe and Indonesia, have an additional 30 to 40% premium...

/ December 18, 2017
Verge Privacy Coin

Verge (XVG): A Privacy Coin Worth Considering, Or Just Another Crypto?

2017 has been a smashingly successful year for the cryptocurrency space’s larger “privacy coins.” Consider how Dash (DASH) just became the second crypto ever behind Bitcoin to reach the $1,000 USD price point, or how Monero (XMR) is now above...

/ December 18, 2017
GMO Internet Pays Staff Bitcoin

Japanese Tel-Co Giant to Offer Bitcoin Salaries Next Year

GMO, a Japanese telecommunications company that provides Internet services for all kinds of customers, has announced that they will start offering partial salaries to be paid to its employees in bitcoin. The company made the announcement on the 12th of...

/ December 18, 2017
North Korean Hackers Phishing Crypto

Beware: North Korean Hackers Phishing Crypto Keys

The North Korean hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has been quite active in cyber criminal activity for the past few years. Now, according to reports by a US cyber security firm, SecureWorks, the group may be plotting to use targeted email...

/ December 18, 2017
Bitcoin Whales Impact Markets

How Bitcoin Whales Can Manipulate the Price

Bitcoin has had one of the most monumental rallies in the past few weeks. It has also faced a great deal of adoption from retail investors. However, despite the great amount of interest from large swathes of investors, most of...

/ December 17, 2017
Prosecutors Sell 8.5m Bitcoin

Prosecutors Rush to Sell $8.5m of Seized Bitcoin

It is not only Bitcoin traders that are taking notice of the incredible rise in price, but also law enforcement agencies. This is particularly acute for the case when the law enforcement agency in question has seized a large stash...

/ December 17, 2017
Cardano ADA Crypto Coin

Cardano (ADA): Inside the Buzz Around the Newest Top 10 Crypto

Simply put, Cardano (ADA) aims to be a competitor to the current number two cryptocurrency by market cap, Ethereum, insofar as the Cardano team aims to be a newer and improved smart contracts platform. That sounds interesting enough, right? Well,...

/ December 16, 2017
CryptoZombies Solidity dApp

Want to Learn Solidity? There is a dApp for that

With so much emphasis being placed on the need for solidity developers for Ethereum smart contracts, you may be wondering how you can easily and effectively learn the Solidity language. Thankfully, there is a really helpful and fun way to...

/ December 15, 2017
Cryptocurrency Cloud Mining

Cryptocurrency Cloud Mining: Worth the (Lack of) Trouble?

Mining … it’s what makes the cryptocurrency ecosystem go ’round. Many newcomers to the space learn about this astonishing, novel phenomenon and determine they’d like to get involved somehow. But scores are too daunted by the expensive hardware and demanding...

/ December 15, 2017
Kik Announces Move From Ethereum

Kik Announces Move From Ethereum to Alternate Chain Citing Scalability Issues

Kik, the popular mobile messaging app with millions of users has announced that it will be moving away from Ethereum for its Kin token. Citing concerns that Ethereum won’t be able to scale sufficiently or quickly enough, the company CEO...

/ December 15, 2017