So Hard to Say Goodbye: Blockchain.Info Goes Dot Com

One of the oldest, most respected sites in the cryptosphere, Blockchain.info (Info), is moving domains. For many ecosystem veterans, Info was where it all started. First wallets. First block exploration. First real interaction with cryptocurrency. Recently, the group announced its… Continue Reading

Can Bitcoin Cash Live Up to Its Hype? Real World Stress Test Is Coming

Bitcoin cash (BCH) is being called out, essentially asked if its blockchain and algorithmic infrastructure can hang while bombarded with millions of transactions thrown its way. It’s an effort by enthusiasts to demonstrate BCH resilience in the face of massive… Continue Reading

Troll Slayer: Derek Magill Defends Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash Against Defamation

What is a proud college dropout, world traveler, Ayn Rand devotee, and son of an international arms dealer doing artfully, doggedly defending bitcoin as a form of cash? Not even out of his 20s, Derek Magill is many times wiser… Continue Reading

Bitmex to VIPs: Bitcoin Won’t Replace Fiat, Just a ‘Useful Niche,’ Enthusiasts ‘Naive’

Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (Bitmex) released proprietary research reportedly geared toward their VIPs. Researchers find bitcoin core’s (BTC) deflationary aspects interesting for speculation and as a “payment system,” but predict it will ultimately not usurp government paper, describing the BTC phenomenon… Continue Reading

Philippines’ Crypto Wallet Reaches 5 Million Users, Adds More Coins

Averaging more than a million onboardings per year, Philippines’ Coins.ph announced it reached a whopping five million users this week for its mobile payments application (app) and hot crypto wallet. Not content with merely adding numbers for their own sake,… Continue Reading

Nearly $14 Million in Crypto Sold by German Police

Lul.to, a German audio and e-book pirate platform, trafficked in close to a quarter million titles, serving 30,000 users. Summer of last year, the country’s Cyber Crime Competence Center (SN4C) shut the site down and arrested its operators. A basket… Continue Reading

Revolut Expands Its Crypto Offerings, Adds XRP and BCH

Fintech payment platform Revolut has today announced that it has added XRP and BCH to its list of offerings, further cementing itself as a digital banking alternative. Launched in 2015, the London-based platform is aiming to revolutionise the foreign exchange… Continue Reading

Bitcoin Use Case: Limiting Government Growth

The Institute for Justice (IJ) bills itself as the national law firm for liberty. IJ works to slow the growth of government in the US in all its forms: economic freedom, education, private property, freedom of speech, not to mention… Continue Reading

Blockchain Skills? Hired! $120,000+ Plus Bonus!

Blockchain this and blockchain that might be so much hype, but no one can deny hundreds of millions of dollars, some say billions, sloshing around the ecosystem in search of advancing technology undergirding cryptocurrencies. There’s a battle in even the… Continue Reading

CheapAir.com Adds Litecoin and Dash, Opens Up Payment Options for Travellers

The world’s first travel agency to accept bitcoin has announced that it is accepting Litecoin, Dash and BCH as payment for flight and hotel bookings, becoming the first to do so. In 2013, online travel booking agency CheapAir.com took the… Continue Reading