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Dead Altcoins: Telltale Signs of a Doomed Cryptocurrency

The big bear year of 2018 has battered all digital currencies leaving no survivors. The majority of them have lost over 80% since their peaks this time last year. Some have lost even more and developers have closed up shop leaving the altcoins to die a slow death. Research undertaken by crypto analyst Nic Carter looked at fifteen… Read More »

Cryptocurrency Winter Special: Two to HODL and One to FODL

This week provides another opportunity for a cryptocurrency HODL vs. FODL analysis. With Black Friday having just passed this is the perfect opportunity to do some shopping. Cryptocurrency Winter is Here BTC 00 having fallen more than 30% in the prior week has brought many cryptocurrencies lower with it. However, with a lower BTC comes cheaper cryptocurrencies. This… Read More »

Monero Bug Allows Theft from Crypto Exchanges, Will They Start Delisting It?

A recently discovered bug allowed bad actors to trick and exploit cryptocurrency exchanges by sending multiple payments to the same stealth address.Monero Bug Allows Hackers to Steal from Crypto ExchangesMonero (XMR) is known as a coin that provides its users with increased levels of privacy and anonymity. Because of this, it has always accused of being the favorite… Read More »

Leading Bitcoin Cash Developer Says Future Fork Unlikely

Cryptocurrency forks are likely to slow down considerably in the future, leaders of several major projects, all of which were formed by forks, said at CoinDesk’s Consensus Singapore event today. On a morning panel, Amaury Sechet, the lead developer behind Bitcoin ABC, the most widely used bitcoin cash software implementation, noted that the industry has already seen a… Read More »

Fool’s Gold? Bitcoin Fork Faces Cryptocurrency Exchange Delisting after 51% Attack

Advertisement Three months after Bitcoin Gold fell prey to a high-profile 51 percent attack, one of the cryptocurrency exchanges affected by that exploit is threatening to delist BTG unless the coin’s developers help cover its losses. Last week, the Bitcoin Gold organization announced on its official website that Bittrex, a top-30 cryptocurrency exchange by volume and one of… Read More »

Bittrex Delists Bitcoin Gold After Failure to Repay $252,000 in Losses

Cryptocurrency trading platform Bittrex delists Bitcoin Gold trading options after failing to negotiate reparations stemming from a 51 percent attack in May. The Four Day Attack Bitcoin Gold (BCG), a Bitcoin 00 hard-fork released in November of 2017, is continuing to feel the negative effects from a 51 percent attack on its network in May. In this type of… Read More »

Cardano and Zcash Gains Liquidity as Bittrex Adds Support amidst the Red Market

Bittrex, one of the top 50 cryptocurrency exchanges by trade volume around the world, announced using its Twitter handle the decision to enable crypto/fiat trading pairs for Cardano and Zcash. The approval of a crypto-fiat pair is of great importance as it demonstrates the proven trustworthiness of a cryptocurrency as well as its legality and legitimacy. Advertisement Crypto… Read More »

Bittrex to Delist Bitcoin Gold by Mid-September, Following $18 Million Hack of BTG in May

Crypto exchange Bittrex will delist Bitcoin Gold (BTG), a hard fork of Bitcoin (BTC), by September 14 following an $18 million hack of the BTG network in May, The Next Web reported September 3. Founded in 2007, the hard fork cryptocurrency Bitcoin Gold has suffered a “double-spending” hacking attack that reportedly allowed the unknown hijackers to take control… Read More »

Bittrex Delists Bitcoin Gold Amid Lack of Compensation Over 51% Attack

Bittrex, one of the planet’s largest cryptocurrency operators, has delisted BTG from its exchange after the Bitcoin Gold Organization declined to pay 12,372 BTG (about $265,000) to remain listed.The Seattle-based exchange required a compensation from the BTG team for negligence over the 51% attack in May that allowed hackers to steal more than 388,000 BTG. This was approximately… Read More »

Bittrex Waves Goodbye To Bitcoin Gold (BTG) After $18M Hack

The entirety of the cryptocurrency industry has indisputably had a dismal year, with prices collapsing by upwards of 70% across the board. But Bitcoin Gold (BTG) may take the cake when it comes to a cryptocurrency that has suffered the most in 2018. From day 1, Bitcoin Gold’s ethos was to be ASIC resistant, with the team behind the… Read More »