Facebook’s Alarming ‘Patreon Killer’ Proves Why We Need Bitcoin

Facebook’s Alarming ‘Patreon Killer’ Proves Why We Need Bitcoin. Greg Thomson is a cryptocurrency and blockchain journalist with branching interests in literature, politics and history. An amateur film-maker, Greg seeks to delineate between the heroes and villains in the cryptocurrency …

When Will Blockchain Become Mainstream

While there has been plenty of speculation regarding the advantages of blockchain technology and the vast possibilities it has for numerous organizations and industries, it has yet to break through the trepidation and into the mainstream. So what can we …

Cryptocurrency platform Luno launches in Italy

Global cryptocurrency platform Luno has continued its expansion in Europe by launching in the Italian market. With over 2.5 million customers (wallets), across 40 countries, the official launch in Italy comes at a time in which the country’s appetite for …

Ethereum Developers Start Search for New Hard Fork Coordinator

Developers in the ethereum community are seeking a new specialist to help coordinate major software upgrades. Following the departure of core developer Afri Schoedon from the open-source project in late February, ethereum developers discussed the issue of who would take …

Ethereum Hard Forks Successfully

Yesterday at 19:57 (UTC), Ethereum successfully completed the long-awaited hard fork. The network updated when it reached block height 7,280,000. Two upgrades have been added to the Ethereum blockchain known as Constantinople and St. Petersburg. These were the sixth and …

Bitcoin Daily: JPMorgan Trials Ethereum Tech

JPMorgan Chase is testing out a zero-knowledge privacy solution called AZTEC. Developed by a London startup of the same name, AZTEC offers encryption of blockchain data at a lower cost, and with a more efficient process, than previous versions. “It’s …

Bitcoin steady, on track for back-to-back winning weeks

Bitcoin prices are mostly unchanged on Friday, but on track to book a second straight week of gains. A single bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.63% was fetching $3,844.20, up 0.2% since Thursday’s level at 5 p.m. Eastern time on the Kraken exchange. …

Bitcoin Ended Its Longest Losing Streak Since… Forever

After months of bloodshed, bears have finally begun to abate their crusade to push the Bitcoin price lower. Throughout the month of February, the aggregate of value of all cryptocurrencies moved from $112 billion to $130 billion — a 16% …