1 What is a stableсoin? Stablecoin is a cryptocurrency with a fixed exchange rate or with certain means of resisting exchange rate fluctuations. In most cases, stablecoins are pegged to real-life assets like fiat currencies, precious metals, or asset baskets. Others emulate certain monetary policies practiced by central banks in a decentralized fashion. 2 How […]
Quantum computing has been one of the horror stories for bitcoin enthusiasts for a while now. Experts have repeatedly argued that this new tech would endanger the very existence of the network, which no one has managed to hack since its launch.
According to a May study by The Block, 42 large cryptocurrency exchanges have been compromised since 2012, not taking smaller platforms into account. The total amount of stolen funds exceeded $1.35 billion, with about 59% of these funds (795.5 million) being stolen in 2018.
The US president has made his first-ever public comments about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, stating that they “are not money” while their “value is highly volatile and based on thin air.”
Weiss Crypto Ratings Identifies Cryptos with Winning Combination of Adoption and Technology Weiss Crypto Ratings, a division of Weiss Ratings, LLC, today launched a comprehensive report on emerging trends in the cryptocurrency market, assigning top letter grades to coins with the best combination of adoption and technology, indicating a high likelihood of long-term success.
A recently released report on developer activity around cryptocurrency projects reveals interesting patterns about crypto networks’ environments.
Cryptocurrency advocate and antivirus pioneer John McAfee revealed that he had fled the country after being charged with felonies by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Nearly 1,000 cryptocurrency projects have officially become ‘dead’ projects over the course of 2018, Chepicap reported citing data provided by Coinopsy and DeadCoins.
Over the past few months, Spain has experienced major developments in the realm of cryptocurrency regulation and blockchain adoption. These developments could introduce major changes to the country’s ICO regulations, tax collection practices, and public services. What follows are the details of the latest blockchain and crypto developments as of December 2018—and answers to the […]
Developers behind Zcash blockchain announced successful Sapling hard fork, which introduces new shielded addresses with significantly improved performance.
D3ledger, a software provider for the D3 decentralized crypto assets depository, has started to provide safekeeping of digital assets and cryptocurrencies using its distributed digital depository platform.
U.S. investment firm Fidelity, which administers over $7.2 trillion in client assets, has announced the launch of Fidelity Digital Asset Services, a new company that will offer enterprise-quality custody and trade execution services for cryptocurrencies to institutional investors such as hedge funds, family offices and market intermediaries.