The number of altcoins (alternative crypto coins) that have emerged after nine years of Bitcoin's existence is large, but they are not always highly profitable projects. In this context, a study conducted by computer scientists at Princeton University and the University of California determined that under certain conditions, it...
StellarX is a new GUI for trading in crypto currencies. The use is apparently free for all participants. The question is: What is the motivation behind bringing something to the market free of charge? As it looks, Stellar wants to break free of Bitcoin and differentiate itself from its...
Brave is a Chromium-based web browser that comes with built-in ad-blocker, script blocker, tracking protector, and is integrated with HTTPS Everywhere. It also offers anti-fingerprinting and protection against WebRTC leak. Brave, an open source web browser by Mozilla’s co-founder that claims to block ads and trackers, in addition to facilitating cryptocurrency-based micro-transactions with...
The Monero team has released the source code for the new official Monero Graphic User Interface Wallet (GUI-Wallet). With this update Monero prepares for the upcoming Hard Fork on April 6th. Recently, the anonymous crypto currency drew attention to itself: Contrary to the decentralized mining philosophy, ASIC Miners should...
One of the most reputable and credible newspapers in the world, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), created and then destroyed its own crypto currency. This unique case began as an experiment that threatened to get out of control, so it was stopped. The goal of the newspaper was to create...
The two worst performing cryptocurrencies during the last 24 hours have been the Bitcoin Cash(BCH) price and the Litecoin (LTC) price. Litecoin has dropped 16% to US$110.75 per coin during the period. This extends LTC’s one-month decline to a sizeable 50.7% and reduces its market capitalisation to US$6.2 billion. Why is Litecoin dropping? The decline...
During the last few weeks, the cryptocurrency market has remained stable, compared to the volatility it experienced in the first few months of the year. Global market capitalization has remained between $214 billion and $225 billion over the past seven days and has not exceeded $240 billion since the beginning...
The EOS mainnet is finally live after a series of issues that have not gone according to plan, to say the least. To make matters worse, new vulnerabilities and issues are being found out even post-launch. The latest one is related to the upcoming vote that will decide the...
The blockchain is an extremely innovative invention. However, in order to function, it needs a consensus algorithm that is both efficient and secure. Such an algorithm ensures validity and keeps the blockchain safe from manipulation. Proof of work (PoW) and proof of stake (PoS) are the most commonly used consensus...
Before we get to the nitty gritty and IOTA fundamentals for the long-term prediction, here is one interesting short-term prediction and analysis: IOTABTC chart looks bad for IOTA on the weekly and daily chart. It seems that IOTA has dropped through the long term...