Robinhood Adds Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash to Trading Platform

July 13th, 2018: The California-based equities trading app Robinhood has just announced that it will be adding two new cryptocurrencies to the trading platform: litecoin (LTC) and bitcoin cash (BCH). The recent announcement came from the official Robinhood blog page late on the 12th. The popular mobile (and now web-enabled… The post Robinhood Adds Litecoin, […]

India Close to Shifting Position on Cryptocurrency Trading

July 12th, 2018: India is another country with a difficult relationship dealing with cryptocurrencies. After multiple concerns last year about a potential ban in the country, followed by officials reminding citizens that cryptocurrencies are not legally recognized tender, the courts backed a widespread ban on cryptocurrency and peer-to-peer exchanges in… The post India Close to […]

CryptoKitties Offers a Sea Turtle for Auction with Proceeds Going to Charity

Despite the significant drop in users, CryptoKitties remains the number one ethereum game and is continuing to release new products. The most recent release is a kitty that looks like a sea-turtle name Honu. This release was created through a partnership with several wildlife preservations and all proceeds will go… The post CryptoKitties Offers a […]

Corda Enterprise Launches With First-Ever ‘Blockchain Firewall’

R3 recently released a new version of its Corda software aimed specifically at businesses that includes a number of new features, including the ability to act as a “Blockchain Firewall.” R3 has over 200 companies in that work together to create a variety of blockchain solutions with Corda being one… The post Corda Enterprise Launches […]

New Study Finds Less Than Half of ICOs Survive 5 Months After Sale

July 11th, 2018: Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have been the crowdfunding method taking the fintech industry by surprise the past few years. Even with an incredibly successful year of fundraising in 2017, the amount of funds raised in 2018 so far already beats the amount raised on 2017, and we’re… The post New Study Finds […]

BitGo Adds 57 Ethereum Tokens in Custody Service Expansion

The world of cryptocurrency is becoming more accessible for institutional investors. Security startup company BitGo plans to extend its custody products and services to support 57 new ethereum assets. BitGo’s decision to extend its line of custody products is a result of the growing demand in safeguarding private keys. BitGo… The post BitGo Adds 57 […]

Crypto Bounty Hunting Helps Indivudlas Escape Poverty

The story of “Crypto Shaolin” is an interesting one. Before he was known by his nickname he was following tourists in central Africa selling Coca Cola or Fanta from an ice box. As chipper as Crypto Shaolin appeared to customers he was frustrated by his past work experience. Shaolin had… The post Crypto Bounty Hunting […]

Bancor: Security Breach at a Decentralized Exchange

July 10th, 2018: Israeli-based startup Bancor suffered a security breach in their decentralized exchange (DEX) leaving millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies gone. According to the official Bancor Twitter page, Bancor experienced a security breach where “no user wallets were compromised.” Following the incident, the Bancor team is still investigating… The post Bancor: Security Breach […]