An Overview of the SEC Hearing

The SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) and CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) hearing and what it means for USA cryptocurrency regulations On Monday February 6, 2018, the chairmen of both organizations mentioned above appeared before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs within the United States Senate (made up of 23 senators: 12 republican, Continue Reading

Kodak delays ICO

In January 2018 the popular photography company Kodak announced its own blockchain platform, KODAKOne, along with a cryptocurrency KodakCoin. It’s not unheard of for companies to pivot and adapt to capitalize on trends or new technology, however, it seems like this might be quite a step for a photography company. The Securities and Exchange Commission Continue Reading

Binance stability rumours amid Chinese crackdown

The Rumour According to many sources online, there is much speculation on whether Binance will survive the upcoming Chinese crackdown on Cryptocurrencies. The state-run Securities Journal has reported that “China will gradually clean up over-the-counter trading platforms, peer-to-peer networks where large exchanges occur and firms registered in the country which allow Chinese to trade overseas.” Continue Reading

Blockstream releases and tests Lightning Charge

Blockstream yesterday announced their latest edition to their elements project, Lightning Charge. What is Lightning Charge? Lightning Charge is a micropayment processing system which it claims will make it simpler for developers to build bitcoin apps on top of their lightning network. The company states: Together, these additions make it easy for developers to use Continue Reading

Bitcoin Price Slips Due to Possible Trading Ban in South Korea

The cryptocurrency market is again operating in red amid uncertainty in South Korea. The South Korean government said on Thursday that is planning to ban cryptocurrency trading in its territory. One of the most active countries in the crypto market could soon be facing a trading ban. Back in September the South Korean government decided Continue Reading

Parity Hack

Tuesday greeted those invested in cryptocurrency with news that nearly $300 million dollars worth of ether, the unit of exchange on the Ethereum (ETH), had been permanently locked into dozens of digital wallets by a single user. The user, reported to be a young teenager by many sources, had allegedly done this “by accident”, and Continue Reading