A five-men gang which kidnapped Liyaqat Parker, a South African businessman, has honoured the payment of a 50 BTC ransom for his release. The businessman was captured on 9th of July 2018, right in front of his business office located in Fairway Close, N1 City, South Africa. Although details of...
The emergence of stable coins has arguably been one of the most significant events to occur in the crypto space. They are on a par with the release of Altcoins or the launch of Bitcoin futures contracts. Stable coins provide a simple, yet controversial solution to a major problem for...
While the rest of the cryptocurrencies battle within bearish movements over the last 24 hours, Ripple XRP has been greenish. The coin has risen 15% to pass $0.3 per XRP amid news of Saudi Arabian bank adoption and the impending launch of a new payments platform. So far, 112 banks have...
If you have ever been involved with cryptocurrency mining, you must have come across the term hashrate.  Hashrate is a function of cryptocurrency mining which deals with the speed at which a mining operation is completed. Hashrate can simply be defined as the speed used by the mining hardware...
Tether transactions have dropped sharply, with the last transaction occurring several hours ago.  The news was reported on Twitter as Binance’s hot wallet has been showing pages of transactions that have been stuck in an “unconfirmed” status for over 8 hours (!). Along with Binance, also Huobi, Bitfinex and...
Tether transactions have dropped sharply, with the last transaction occurring several hours ago.  The news was reported on Twitter as Binance’s hot wallet has been showing pages of transactions that have been stuck in an “unconfirmed” status for over 8 hours (!). Along with Binance, also Huobi, Bitfinex and...
A lot has happened over the past 12 hours surrounding Bitcoin’s price. The important range (from yesterday’s analysis) had been broken: Bitcoin lost support at $6400, going below the 50 days moving average (purple line). After testing it twice over the past two days, Bitcoin had lost the the critical...
A relatively stable week passed over the crypto market with the end of the downtrend showing us stabilization in the market . Although it is still difficult to point towards the changing trends, the market is quietly whispering that we may be approaching the floor for this period. Bitcoin’s...
A recent discussion thread was ignited on Twitter between the leading figures of Bitcoin Cash (Roger Ver), Ethereum (Vitalik Buterin), and Ripple (Andrew Schwartz) on the topic of copyright and identifying who the ‘consenting’ parties are that should be responsible for a copyright contract infringement. The thread started with a...
Ever since the invention of Bitcoin, hundreds of new cryptocurrencies and tokens have emerged to operate as digital currencies with blockchain ecosystems designed to solve specific problems for people around the world. As with any industry, there are different categories that have been created to distinguish different types of coins. Cryptocurrencies...