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Binance Burns $9.4 Million Worth of BNB on its 6th Quarterly Coin Burn

ADVERTISEMENT The team at Binance has informed the crypto and investor communities that they have carried out the 6th quarterly Binance Coin (BNB) token burn. The exchange went on to estimate that the amount of coins destroyed during this event were worth $9.4 Million. The team also provided the Etherscan link for the transaction on the Ethereum blockchian.… Read More »

Crypto-Funded Brave Browser is about to Start Paying Users to View Ads

Source: Shutterstock Brave Browser is an ICO-funded Chrome fork that markets on its respect for privacy. By default, Brave blocks advertising on the web. Sites that are visited a lot automatically have an account created for them in Basic Attention Tokens, and once their balance reaches a certain threshold, they can cash these tokens out. Today, Brave announced… Read More »

DX.Exchange Continues to Upgrade its Platform a Week After Launch

Right after the highly anticipated DX.Exchange was launched on the 7th of January, its Co-Founder and CEO, Daniel Stowronski, announced via twitter that the exchange would be fully operational in about one or two weeks. He added that the exchange would go through a ‘soft launch’ process that would ensure all trading pairs and deposits were fully functional… Read More »

News Flash: Cryptopia Exchange Hacked, Investigations by New Zealand Authorities Ongoing

Beginning the 13th of January, users of the New Zealand based cryptocurrency exchange of Cryptopia started experiencing technical difficulties with their accounts. The exchange went on to announce via twitter that they were carrying out an unscheduled maintenance to sort out the issue. The initial tweet by Cryptopia can be found below. We are currently experiencing an unscheduled… Read More »

Why Facebook Should Not be Trusted With Cryptocurrency

The race to launch the first crypto powered messenger app is heating up. Naturally the internet monopolies such as Facebook are scrambling to be first, but looking at its history it is one of the least suitable to handle decentralized currencies. New contenders are appearing on the scene with far better credentials than the world’s largest social media… Read More »

Coinbase, Kraken and Huobi To Support Ethereum’s (ETH) Constantinople Hard Fork

The Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople Hard Fork is meant to be triggered at block 7,080,000. Further checking Etherscan, we are currently at block 7,069,605 and in line with the projected dates of 14th to the 18th January as to when the software upgrade will occur. There is also an online countdown available for crypto enthusasits to follow here. Coinbase,… Read More »

Bitmain’s Struggle is Real But Analyst Says Crypto Miners are Fine

Just in the past two months, Bitmain has fired more than half of its staff, has closed an entire office in Tel Aviv, has shuffled top management, and removed two of its chief operations officers. And today, the Chinese bitcoin mining giant decided that it would close another overseas workplace – this time in Amsterdam.But Eric Conner, the… Read More »

Pablo Escobar’s Brother is Launching a Cryptocurrency to Impeach President Trump

Roberto Escobar is the brother to the famous Pablo Escobar who has been made popular in our times through the first installment of the Narcos series on Netflix. Roberto had set up a GoFundMe page for a crowdfunding campaign that was meant to impeach President Trump. However, this page was pulled by GoFundMe with some reports indicating that… Read More »

Ethereum Nowa (ETN) and Ethereum Classic Vision (ETCV) Hard Forks Identified as Possible Scams

The two additional hard forks of Ethereum Nowa (ETN) and Ethereum Classic Vision (ETCV) have come under scrutiny after reports emerged that both are taking the private keys of users trying to redeem the additional coins. They then use the private keys to empty out the wallets of those seeking to participate in the airdrops. The ETCV hard… Read More »

Justin Sun: We Will Exceed 200 Tron (TRX) DApps Very Soon

Ever since the Tron Virtual Machine (TVM) was activated in October of last year, the amount of smart contracts and DApps on the Tron (TRX) network has continued to increase at an exceptional pace. In the three months or so since the activation of the TVM, 3,856 smart contracts are now live on the network. These contracts have… Read More »