Legal

Russian Blockchain Legislation Underway

While Russia has not endorsed cryptocurrencies as yet, an endorsement by President Vladimir Putin for blockchain technology to be used by Russia to advance the country has put blockchain legislation on the forefront of lawmakers. According to TASS, a Russian news agency, an outline for the legislation could be ready in the next few months. […]

Altcoin Investing

Monero surges ahead of hard fork

Monero prices are rocketing up in anticipation of the upcoming hard fork which will split Monero into a new currency, MoneroV. Why is the price increasing? In the space of just one week, Monero prices have increased from $271 to its current price of $365. This is a common occurrence in the crypto space and […]

Other

What are Atomic Swaps anyway?

An Atomic Swap is a cross-chain trade. This basically means that it is the exchanging of one currency to another without the use of a third party. Why do we need this? At the moment we need to trust a third party to handle this kind of an exchange. Some examples of companies that provide […]

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Cryptopay deems Bitcoin Cash unsafe

Cryptopay, the UK company founded in 2013 has recently made a statement that has upset many Bitcoin Cash evangelists. Adding new currencies to a platform is certainly no easy task, and whatever currencies are added, there are likely to be unhappy people wanting their favorite one added. Cryptopay has taken some time to actually add […]