Cryptocurrency – Still a Long Journey Ahead

Cryptocurrency – Still a Long Journey Ahead There still needs to be a lot of development and scaling work done in order for Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin to overtake existing financial systems, explained Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin in an interview with prominent venture capital investor Naval Ravikant at the Disrupt SF 2017…

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CRYPTO20 ICO Offers a New Investment Paradigm

CRYTPO20 is launching a new crypto index fund (C20) based on the underlying assets of the top 20 crytpocurrencies. The C20 initial funding will be used to purchase the underlying crypto assets for the autonomous ‘token-as-a-fund’. There are no broker fees, no exit fees, no minimum investment and full control over your assets. Full blockchain transparency.…

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Vivid History: 'How Money Got Free' Is the Untold Story of Bitcoin

Vivid History: 'How Money Got Free' Is the Untold Story of Bitcoin An early bitcoin developer and entrepreneur, Alex Waters served as COO and CIO for bitcoin exchange startup BitInstant. Later going on to start several bitcoin ventures, he was also at the forefront of efforts to boost its regulatory compliance. In this opinion piece,…

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Untangling Bitcoin: Why Russell Yanofsky Is Taking Apart Crypto's Oldest Code

Untangling Bitcoin: Why Russell Yanofsky Is Taking Apart Crypto's Oldest Code Developers often use words like “monolithic,” “blob” and “tangled” to describe the code underpinning bitcoin. These words paint a picture of how difficult the code can be to comprehend and, in turn, work with, and it’s not exactly a comforting thought for a network…

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One Huge Ethereum Mixer Controlling 65% of All Transactions Volume: Analysts

One Huge Ethereum Mixer Controlling 65% of All Transactions Volume: Analysts A group of extremely savvy analysts started evaluating how much and where ETH transactions were being processed. What they found was a bit of a surprise. According to the analysis, over 65 percent of all ETH transactions are generated using temporary addresses. In other…

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Welcome to Bitcoin Country: Silk Road and the Lost Threads of Agorism

Welcome to Bitcoin Country: Silk Road and the Lost Threads of Agorism Dr Paul Ennis is a research assistant at the Centre for Innovation, Technology & Organisation at University College Dublin, specializing in bitcoin and blockchain studies. In this opinion piece, Ennis takes a dive into the kinds of sub-cultures bitcoin and cryptocurrencies enable, tracing…

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Cryptocurrency Trading Volume To Surpass Apple Soon: CNBC

Cryptocurrency Trading Volume To Surpass Apple Soon: CNBC According to one analyst interviewed on CNBC, the trading volume of Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies could surpass that of Apple in the near future. The analyst, Jens Nordvig, founder and CEO of Exante Data, said that the cryptocurrency market is exploding, and global trading will soon…

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Better in Byzantium? Ethereum Takes Baby Steps Toward a Privacy Boost

Better in Byzantium? Ethereum Takes Baby Steps Toward a Privacy Boost Ethereum users may soon be getting a much-needed privacy boost. Long a shortcoming for all public blockchain networks, the world’s second-largest blockchain is nonetheless aiming for big improvements in its upcoming Byzantium release. For most buy-and-hold users, these limitations might not be apparent, but that’s…

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Money Manager Josh Brown: 'ICOs Are Where The Frauds Will Take Place'

Money Manager Josh Brown: 'ICOs Are Where The Frauds Will Take Place' Josh Brown, the money manager and bitcoin bear-turned-bull, had some harsh words for initial coin offerings (ICOs) in a new blog post: in his words, the funding model is “where the frauds will take place.” Writing on his Reformed Broker blog, Brown –…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Litecoin: Price Analysis, September 22

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Litecoin: Price Analysis, September 22 The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. * BTC/USD, ETH/USD and LTC/USD market data is…

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