Category: Crypto

Bitcoinmap.cash Helps You Find Places to Spend BCH

An application called Bitcoinmap.cash lists locations where decentralized digital currencies such as bitcoin cash can be spent directly. It provides information about hundreds of restaurants, bars, hotels, and stores around the world that accept electronic

How Blockchain Can Democratize AI Development

Data Access for AI: An Under-Explored Use for Blockchain There is a vast amount of computing power around the world that is not used efficiently. There are an estimated 4 billion personal computers in the

Bitcoin and the Agora: Every Transaction Outside the Nexus of State Control Is a Victory

The cryptoconomy means many things to many people. For example, since the inception of Bitcoin in 2009, some individuals have used digital currencies as a form of agorism otherwise known as counter-economics. These people believe

UPS Targets B2B Sales With New Blockchain E-Commerce Platform

U.S.-based shipping giant UPS has announced a new blockchain integration aimed to bring business-to-business sales into the digital age.

Will digital tipping become cryptocurrencies first real-world use case?

During the high tide that was 2017, when Bitcoin and Ethereum knew no limits, its growth coincided with an explosion of cryptocurrency based projects which were all looking to raise funds with the help of

You Can Now Donate to the Tor Project in 9 Different Cryptocurrencies

The Tor Project is now accepting crypto donations directly, taking bitcoin, ether, monero, zcash and 5 others.

Markets Update: BCH Holds Above $150, RVN and XTZ Explode

Markets Update: BCH Holds Above $150, RVN and XTZ ExplodeIn recent market action, bitcoin core (BTC) has struggled to hold above $4,000 following four consecutive green weekly candles, while bitcoin cash (BCH) appears to be consolidating above $150 after comprising the best performing of the 10 largest crypto assets by market cap of the last seven days. In other news, ravencoin (RVN) and tezos […]

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ConsenSys Spin-Off BlockApps Inks Deal With Bayer’s Monsanto Arm

BlockApps is working with Bayer Crop Science, the agtech giant formerly known as Monsanto, on custom blockchain solutions.

Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency Adoption

Africa continues to dominate Google Trends search interest for “bitcoin,” but that has not translated into widespread adoption of cryptocurrency by users and businesses. Apart from opaque regulation and a lack of awareness, one of

Lightning Labs Releases ‘Loop’ Feature for Bitcoin Payments Channels

California startup Lightning Labs released today a new feature to improve usability of the bitcoin payment channel network, lightning.

Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for BTC and USDTAn Indian crypto exchange has launched a program that allows its users to earn interest on their cryptocurrencies held at the exchange. Initially, users can lend BTC, USDT, BNB, XRP, and ETH. The CEO of the exchange has shared details about this new offering with news.Bitcoin.com. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities […]

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Report: 87% of Crypto Exchanges May Be Falsifying Volume

Report: 87% of Reported Trade Volume on World's Largest Crypto Exchanges QuestionableAt least 87 percent of cryptocurrency exchanges may have falsified their reported trade volumes, a new study claims. According to a review of the top 100 exchanges by analytics company The Tie, most of the trading volume on the world’s largest crypto trading platforms is suspect. Also read: Quadrigacx Co-Founder a Convicted Fraudster Suspicious Trading […]

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$25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Bitcoin, Ether Investors Seek Interest

BlockFi CEO Zac Prince explains in depth how the startup manages the myriad risks of lending and borrowing crypto.

This Version of Lode Runner Is Fueled by BCH-Powered SLP Tokens

On March 18, Portuguese programmer Cláudio Gil revealed the launch of an old 80s video game that uses Bitcoin Cash-based Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens for interactive play. The Lode Runner SLP version is a

Bitmain Launches New Zcash Miner Touting 3 Times More Hashing Power

Bitmain has unveiled a new miner for the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency zcash, which it says, has three times more hashing power than its predecessor.

Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard

2gether, a Spanish banking platform, has announced the launch of its prepaid Visa debit card that allows holders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrency. Customers can use the card to make payment in

Bitcoin’s Price and Network Activity: One is Outpacing the Other

Active addresses on bitcoin’s blockchain have increased 20 percent in recent weeks. So, why is the BTC price trading sideways?

Bank of Mexico’s Attempt to Regulate Crypto ‘Is a Disaster,’ Exchange CEO Explains

The long-awaited rules on crypto assets recently published by the central bank of Mexico have caused quite a stir. A local cryptocurrency exchange’s CEO explains to news.Bitcoin.com that “the impact goes beyond the crypto industry.”