According to CoinmarketCap.com, there are currently 2364 virtual assets present in the space but most of the users would be hardly familiar with each one of them. The top-10 cryptocurrencies control a majority of the crypto market cap and public attention. However, Dash, a virtual asset currently 15th in the rankings, recently came into the limelight when they announced they had surpassed 5000 masternodes in their network.
Having complete faith in Bitcoin’s inevitable dominance, Draper shared in a recent interview about his investments in crypto-related projects as well. In addition to his successful investment in OpenNode, a crypto payments platform, the seasoned investor’s portfolio includes a variety of decentralized technologies including a social media platform “that cannot be censored by any government entity.”
Some cryptocurrencies are technically superior on the back end. Some are based on a blockchain network that attains a high level of security and privacy. Another virtual asset facilitates rapid transactions but none of these factors would translate to the digital currency’s success if their adoption rates do not reach a widespread userbase. In a […]
Following a data released by the Korean government, Korean news agency, Yonhap reported that crimes associated with cryptocurrencies have caused a financial loss of about 2.7 trillion won which is nearly $2.3 billion in the last two years. The data from the government revealed that the monetary damage caused in a period of two years […]
Bitcoin’s rise to the top has been peppered with several controversies and criticisms from different areas. This was again evidenced by comments from Steve Mnuchin, the Treasury Secretary of the United States and U.S President Donald Trump. In a recent interview with BlockTV, Dan Hedl, the co-founder of Interchange touched on the criticisms that ensued […]
Bitcoin’s price movement has been considered as one of the main indicators for analyzing the behavior of the entire cryptocurrency market. Some analysis also showed that Bitcoin was outperforming its mainstream peers such as gold and other precious metals with silver being the only commodity standing out during the previous week. In the latest CNBC market […]
Bitcoin’s financial prowess can no longer be ignored, and while takes time to seep in, traditional leaders have to choose sides between the disruptor and the status quo. Capital venture investor, Tim Draper leads this drive in making the shift into the unknown, while showing constant support toward crypto’s mass adoption. True to this initiative, Draper featured in an interview to highlight how banking institutions have joined hands to undermine Bitcoin.
Despite a lot of FUD surrounding Ripple, it continues to grow. The Brad Garlinghouse-led firm has developed itself to be one of the most ambitious blockchain companies which had continued to rope-in institutional support. In the latest news, Ripple was integrated with South Korean ‘Sentbe’ in its payment network. XRP, on the other hand, had crashed alongside […]
The cryptocurrency market had a chaotic couple of days over the past week after the congressional hearing surrounding the digital asset industry. Aside from price fluctuations, the US Congress event also riled up the community with many speculating positive developments in the future from regulatory bodies. In a recent interview with BlockTV, Dan Hedl, the […]
The Tron foundation and the community are eager about the charity lunch between the CEO of Tron, Justin Sun and the investing mogul, Warren Buffett slated for July 25. Sun has an opportunity to take seven of his friends to this interesting lunch and he has added another name to his guest list, Helen Hai. […]
The cryptocurrency market on July 21 went green as Bitcoin surged, driving altcoins on an upward trajectory. The king coin noted a rise in its price by a little over 2%, following which Tron spiked by over 4% in an hour. Litecoin and XRP also saw a significant rise in their prices. Tron The price […]
XRP had been the highest transacted cryptocurrency in the past 24 hours, leaving Bitcoin and Ethereum far behind in the competition. Whale Alert, the tracker of large cryptocurrency transactions alerted the community of a large XRP movement. On July 20, 9,999,000 XRP was transferred from an unknown wallet to Bitstamp exchange, a heavy number for […]
When it comes to crypto advocates, they are almost always certain about the bull market being right around the corner. Although most of their predictions were ridiculed until the mysterious currency touched almost $20,000 in 2017, the world today pays close attention to the Bitcoin Billionaires. Riding the same boat, traditional investors such as Tim […]
A lot of factors accumulate together in the crypto space to give Bitcoin its lucrative valuation. The most talked about factor of them all has to be the Scarcity index. As it is widely known that, there can be only be 21 million Bitcoins ever in the world and ardent BTC supporters and developers in the space defend their beloved virtual asset on the basis of this scarcity argument.
Facebook’s Libra continued to grace the headlines, with high-stakes questions regarding its potential risks continuing to dominate the news. Libra’s extensive scrutiny had corrected the crypto-market significantly, with rumors suggesting that the contentious project would lead to tighter regulatory surveillance over Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency industry. If the latest Senate Banking Committee hearing is any evidence, […]