Study: Crypto Funds Number 466 Despite Trends, Uncertainty

The number of crypto hedge and venture capital funds is increasing at a fast pace this year, already reaching a total of 466, despite the bearish market trend and continuing regulatory uncertainty. 96 new funds have been founded by the …

‘Sovereign’ cryptocurrencies serve governments, not people

Blockchain-based cryptocurrencies promise to enable economic, political and social freedom, if implemented properly. But the emergence of “sovereign” cryptocurrencies — backed by governments — contradicts everything that blockchain stands for and hoped to fix. Iran has now decided to develop …

Op-ed: Bitcoin Cash’s First Anniversary — Where Are We Now?

via ccn August 1st marks the first birthday of Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the cryptocurrency that launched (forked) a year ago from bitcoin with the simple purpose of increasing the space available to make transactions through the bitcoin protocol. Bitcoin Scaling …

Exercise: Simple Solidity Smart Contract for Ethereum Blockchain

However, instead of rewarding all clients that enroll like the original example, which means that the bank contract should hold all that Ether beforehand for the rewards, it only rewards the 3 first clients with 10 ether each. This way …

Ethereum Price: Dip Below $310 Triggers Sharp Rebound

It has always been difficult to make sense of the cryptocurrency markets and their momentum. Today is no different, even though there are some very bothersome trends. Despite a small push by Bitcoin, the Ethereum price remains well behind. It …

How Elon Musk Could Use Crypto to Take Tesla Private

As Elon Musk seeks backers for his proposal this week to take Tesla private—a deal for which the Tesla CEO tweeted that he had “funding secured”—one investor is offering a solution: cryptocurrency. Haydar Haba invests in private tech companies through …