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CivicKey CEO on Bitcoin Price: “Good Chance We’re Going to Retest $3,000”

The co-founder of blockchain-based identity management platform CivicKey has weighed in about the current state of the cryptocurrency markets. Amongst other things, Vinny Lingham stated that he feels the Bitcoin price will retest the $3,000 level in the near future....

Circle CEO: Crypto Will Have a Bigger Impact than the Web

The latest crypto firm to hold its own AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) session on Reddit is Goldman Sachs-backed Circle. The CEO and other members of the peer-to-peer payments company took questions from the community earlier today. Whilst largely a PR...

Dark Overlord Group: Keep the Bitcoin flowing, We’ll Keep the Truth Flowing

The Dark Overlord hacker group who last week grabbed headlines when it announced it was prepared to share 9/11 secrets in exchange for Bitcoin has released a second cache of information. The self-proclaimed “financially motivated” cyber criminals have also stated...

Are VeriBlock Transactions on the Bitcoin Network Helping or Harming BTC?

According to reports from Bitcoin (BTC) developers, a startling amount of block space is being wasted on the Bitcoin network to secure the blockchains of other cryptos. A company called VeriBlock has been “borrowing” the hashing power of the Bitcoin network...

Cryptocurrency Bear Market Pressures Shapeshift into Layoffs

The ongoing cryptocurrency bear market appears to have claimed yet another victim. The latest digital currency-related firm to announce a restructure is exchange platform Shapeshift. According to a Medium post by the company’s CEO, 37 of Shapeshift’s employees have been...

Analyst: 2019 Will be the Year of 2nd Layer Ethereum Scaling

According to an Ethereum (ETH) network and community analyst, this year’s major trend for the decentralised smart contract platform will be layer two scaling technologies. Proposed upgrades to the network include Plasma and the Raiden Network, amongst others. It seems that the...

Number of DApps on Ethereum and EOS Soaring, Yet Usage Lags

The number of new decentralised applications (DApps) being developing on the two most popular smart contract platforms, Ethereum and EOS, is currently at its highest ever rate. There are approximately 180 new offerings each month. However, there is still a...

What Can We Learn From Bitcoin’s Birthday Bank Run?

As most of you will probably know, yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of the mining of Bitcoin’s genesis block. Many Bitcoin proponents mark this as the birthday of the digital asset itself. To celebrate the occasion, long-time Bitcoin advocate and...