Start cryptocurrencies and tokens

cryptocurrencies and tokens

November 8, 2018 11:13 PM Creators of the 3D virtual world NeoWorld have partnered with the TRON Foundation as the blockchain platform plans a new expansion and the possibility of a new in-game token. Coinception? Cryptoception? Tokenception? Whatever you want to call it, the blockchain-based massively multiplayer online game (MMO) NeoWorld...
Sapling is here. The Zcash blockchain is set to hard fork on October 29, 2018, upgrading the network to make shielded transactions less computationally heavy, thereby making its currency easier to use. The Zcash blockchain and coin (ZEC) went live in October 2016 with a focus on privacy by using zero-knowledge...
November 13, 2018 9:50 PM Yes, EOS is still a blockchain. But its leadership seems more interested in practicality than decentralization. One thing that blockchain advocates will tell you is that it's immutable. Send a transaction, and there's no going back. It's there, on the blockchain, forever. Of course, there are...
Many imagined that the advent of cryptocurrency would usher in a new age of charitable fundraising. In light of a crowded market and lackluster performance so far, will singer Akon’s star power be enough to buck the trend? When MazaCoin was introduced in 2014, it was touted as the future...
Torrent website the Pirate Bay, has begun using the processing power of visitors’ computers to mine Monero. In September, The Pirate Bay (TPB) began using visitors' processing power to mine Monero (XMR). Initially, the site described this as an experiment that was supposed to use only a portion of each...
Banco Masventas joins with an exchange, Bitex, to facilitate international payments in bitcoin. Argentina’s troubled economic history suggests customers will welcome the news. Banco Masventas, a bank in Argentina, will partner with Bitex, an Argentina-based exchange, to allow customers to send or receive bitcoin for international transactions instead of using...
On Friday, the Ministry of Finance for Lithuania released guidelines covering initial coin offerings (ICOs). The report outlines the characteristics of ICOs and tokens, and clarifies which Lithuanian finance laws will apply in each case. In ICO guidelines published June 8, 2018, Lithuanian Minister of Finance Vilius Šapoka highlighted the...
The People’s Bank of China has a new governor, Yi Gang. In the past, Yi has used positive terms to describe bitcoin. China's National People's Congress voted to approve President Xi Jinping's nominee for central bank governor on March 19. Yi Gang, who had previously served as deputy governor at...
The duo found that digital currencies don't behave like stocks or other currencies when it comes to price movements. On August 6, Yale economist Yukun Liu and PhD candidate Aleh Tsyvinski published a working paper titled Risks and Returns of Cryptocurrency. In it, they argue that there are several factors...
January 26, 2018 12:13 AM A draft law submitted to Russian parliament would designate the yet-to-be-issued cryptoruble as a legal means of payment in the country. A draft of a bill that would pave the way for the introduction of a state-issued cryptocurrency, the cryptoruble, as a valid means of payment...