Bitcoin Back to $8,250, Ethereum and ERC20 Tokens Secure Momentum

By Joseph Young Alternative cryptocurrencies (altcoins) and Ethereum have outperformed bitcoin over the past 24 hours, the most dominant cryptocurrency in the market, over the past two weeks. The valuation of the cryptocurrency market has rebounded to $346 billion, moving closer to the $400 billion region. Altcoin Season In periods of extreme volatility and uncertainty, more »

Crypto Investment Firm Founder Turns Bullish on Bitcoin Cash

By Gerelyn Terzo With all of the attention on the movements in the bitcoin price, now could be the time to get your hands on BTC spinoff Bitcoin Cash, one trader says. Brian Kelly, founder of Investment firm BKCM, tells CNBC the technical signs including a possible breakout are pointing to an opportunity in Bitcoin more »

New York Attorney General Launches Inquiry Into Cryptocurrency Exchanges

By Amy Castor As part of an effort to protect cryptocurrency investors and bring greater transparency into how cryptocurrency exchanges operate, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent letters to 13 virtual currency exchanges requesting they disclose key information about their operations. “With cryptocurrency on the rise, consumers in New York and across the more »

Samsung Electronics Turns to Blockchain to Track its Global Supply Chains

By Samburaj Das Electronics manufacturing giant Samsung is considering a blockchain platform to manage and keep track of shipments of its vast global supply chain network. In a significant endorsement of blockchain technology, Samsung Electronics – the world’s biggest chipmaker and smartphones manufacturer – is considering a broad implementation of a blockchain ledger platform to more »

Increased SegWit Adoption May have Finally Solved Bitcoin’s Fee Problem

By Rahul Nambiampurath A couple months after two of the largest cryptocurrency trading exchanges, Bitfinex and GDAX, finally adopted the bitcoin SegWit protocol, transaction fees for the currency are finally back to reasonable levels. Bitfinex, on February 20 2018, announced support for bitcoin deposit and withdrawals using P2SH Segregated Witness (SegWit) addresses while GDAX, on more »