IBM Backs the Development of Latest New Stablecoin, Stronghold USD

It seems like a new alternative for Tether (USDT) pops up at least once a week recently. And the latest stablecoin to hit the market involves an interesting supporter, computer technology giant IBM. Stronghold USD is said to be backed… Continue Reading

Malta-Based Company Launches New Euro Backed Stablecoin, EURS

With all the controversy and mistrust surrounding Tether (USDT) it’s no surprise that a multitude of new alternatives have popped up recently. The latest example is from Malta where a company seeking a local crypto license has launched a Euro-backed… Continue Reading

IOTA Tangle Transactions Nosedive as Spammers Create Parasite Chains

IOTA Foundation Head, Lewis Freiberg, attempted to explain alleged scalability and transaction issues at the project. The world’s number 9 cryptocurrency by market capitalization is under some pressure to clarify why its answer to traditional blockchain technology, the Tangle, is… Continue Reading

Viber Is Latest Communications App Considering Support for a Native Token

Following the actions of competing communications apps like Telegram, Line and Kik, the latest hoping to enter the cryptosphere is Viber. The firm is considering support for a native token that will be launched by its parent company, Rakuten Coin. Also Read:… Continue Reading

This Week in Bitcoin: Expanding Exchanges, New Crypto Fund, Patent, and Laws

In this week’s editions of Bitcoin in Brief we’ve covered a number of interesting developments in the crypto space. Several prominent exchanges have announced plans to increase their presence in new markets and locations, while a newly launched platform aims… Continue Reading

Cryptocurrency Firm Circle Sees Institutional Interest Spike 30%

This week the cryptocurrency firm Circle revealed it has seen a significant uptick in institutional interest. According to Circle CEO and co-founder, Jeremy Allaire says even though cryptocurrency markets were down in during the month of May the company saw… Continue Reading

The Bitcoin-Culture Invasion: T-Shirts, Hats, Candles, Mugs, and More

Over the past year and a half bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have caused a serious hype that’s stretched a bit into the mainstream. These days people hear about digital currencies more often and one reason is due to all the fantastic… Continue Reading

Crypto Markets, Weak Demand from Miners Hurt GPU Producers

Dipping cryptocurrency markets are hurting not only crypto holders but also a number of related businesses and sectors. Manufacturers of hardware that can be used in mining applications, like GPU makers Nvidia, AMD and their OEM partners, are also hit… Continue Reading

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Prices Tumble Before the Weekend

Cryptocurrency markets are slumping today as most digital asset markets are seeing losses between 8-20 percent over the past 24-hours. Lots of speculators are attributing the dump to the recent measures taken by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), asking cryptocurrency… Continue Reading

EOS Decentralization Questioned as Block Producers Freeze Accounts

On June 17, 2018, the 21 block producers or nodes that run the EOS network chose to freeze seven accounts that were allegedly stolen from EOS community members. According to reports, all 21 block producers unanimously decided to freeze the… Continue Reading