Yesterday's Movers and Shakers Since the previous day, the coin whose price performed the best out of the 134 coins we are observing was DigixDAO, which gave its holders a 10.54% day-over-day return. Other notable currencies were SingularityNET, Horizen, and Mainframe, which experienced daily returns of 6.72%, 4.81%, and 3.4%...
On October 18, 2018, the Monero network will carry out another hard fork: Beryllium Bullet. With the protocol update, transactions should use less storage space and become cheaper. Meanwhile, the Monero project has released the new wallet versions (v0.13.xx.xx). Those who hold Monero now have to update their software....
Etherparty is rebranding their token, changing name and logo with a public contest going on. Users can submit their suggestions, up to 5 submissions per user are allowed. The winner will take a nice prize - 10,000 FUEL tokens which are currently trading at 0.07 USD. So the prize would...
Yesterday's Movers and Shakers Since the previous day, the coin whose price performed the best out of the 134 coins we are observing was Etherparty, which gave its holders a 37.98% day-over-day return. The next three best performing currencies were Skycoin, Eidoo, and Dash, which gave holders daily returns...
Since the first decentralized blockchain-based cryptomoney (Bitcoin), there have been attempts to take over the network, which is called a "51% attack". 51% attack refers to an attack on a blockchain – usually bitcoin's, for which such an attack is still hypothetical – by a group of miners controlling more than 50% of the network's mining hashrate,...
The Bitcoin price has been moving within a price range of $6,000 to $7,000 for several weeks and shows no clear direction - neither up nor down. Although the lower volatility is a positive sign from the point of view of many experts, many investors are waiting for a...
Since the end of 2017, South Korea - like China - has had a ban on initial coin offerings. An initiative from the South Korean parliament is now about to overturn this ban. The reason given by MEPs is that they see the development of blockchain technology hindered by...
Myths and legends entwine around the whereabouts of millions of to date lost Bitcoin. Unsurpassed, however, is the BTC fortune of Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, presumably destroyed for all eternity. A short story about the curiosities of cryptography. Cryptography is all well and good. But what if you lose your...
The LN node count has progressed impressively from 29 nodes in January 2018 to over 1,500 active nodes currently. Lightning has achieved significant growth, both on its testnet and mainnet implementations, since these launched in December 2017. This accomplishment is particularly impressive given that Lightning boasted a measly 29 nodes back in mid-January. Among other...
Beware all the cryptocurrency holders because a new malware, FacexWorm, is lurking around and is now targeting the crypto trading platforms mainly through the affected browsers. The researchers at TrendMicro have recently spread the awareness of the problems that are caused by FacexWorm. This malware is being spread through Facebook...