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

The Price of Bitcoin Just Broke Another High

Bitcoin Just broke another record high trading above $4,600 for the first time yesterday. This broke through previous resistance levels that we saw in the coin recently. It has shot by over $160 above its previous high and is now...

/ August 30, 2017
Segwit Active Slow Times

SegWit has Activated, Why are Transaction Speeds the Same?

As many may know, SegWit was recently activated on the 23 August. This was the much talked about Bitcoin scaling update that would segregate the header information and hence increase the space for transaction data in the block. This scaling...

/ August 29, 2017
South Korean Trading Driving Altcoins

South Korean Trading Driving Altcoins

If anyone has been paying attention to the price of Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Monero and Litecoin in recent days, they would have noticed the incredible rise in some of these currency’s prices. Indeed, the bullish run seems to be continuing...

/ August 28, 2017