Cryptocurrency News Articles

Tether Reserves In Question, But That Is Not New

Your ability to independently verify is at the heart of the cryptocurrency industry. In the name of price stability, markets decided to forgo that critical feature, and that is how Tether emerged

March 15, 2019 — Steven Gleiser

QuadrigaCX Users Cut From Funds After CEO Dies

The CEO of QuadrigaCX, Canada’s biggest exchange, has died leaving user’s funds lock behind an encrypted cold storage.

February 5, 2019 — Steven Gleiser

Censorship On Patreon Not Enough To Go Full Crypto

Censorship resistance is one of the core features of Bitcoin, but it doesn’t matter how much censorship crawls into the pockets of those who use fiat, they still hesitate to leave the fiat system

January 2, 2019 — Steven Gleiser

Fidelity Launches Fidelity Digital Asset Services For Institutional Investors

Although custodianship services go against the philosophy of cryptocurrency, they are quickly becoming the critical piece that will bring institutional investor into the world of crypto

October 18, 2018 — Tabassum Naiz

Malta: The Blockchain Island?

It seems the whole “blockchain inside” concept is really catching on. The prime minister of Malta now declared that his country became a Blockchain Island, but what oes that really mean?

October 1, 2018 — Steven Gleiser

Mt.Gox Trustee Liquidates $230 Million In Bitcoin And Bitcoin Cash

Mt Gox users are not likely to get their coins back, but they should at least be paid in coins. INstead the Mt Gox trustee is building massive fiat positions for compensations

September 27, 2018 — Tabassum Naiz

Gemini Trust Launches Cryptocurrency Pegged To The US Dollar

There is a sizeable sector of the market obsessed with stable coins and the Winklevoss are tapping into the obsession with their Gemini Dollar, but does the market really need this and will it work as intended?

September 17, 2018 — Tabassum Naiz

Hefty Electricity Bills At Universities Where Students Mine Cryptocurrency

A Penn state graduate recently opened up about how he made use of campus electricity to mine cryptocurrency while completing his degree.

August 22, 2018 — Tabassum Naiz

Google Bans Mining Apps From Play Store

Google Play will no longer host apps that allow smart phone owners to mine cryptocurrencies on their device. The move supposedly curtails malicious activity, but the markets will probably make it unnecessary

August 3, 2018 — Tabassum Naiz

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