Tag Archives: Opinion

Bitcoin Hash Rate Declines to August Levels as Some BTC Miners Consider Shutting Down

The current state of the cryptocurrency markets can be compared to the free-fall experienced due to gravity when someone jumps out of a plane before deploying a parachute. Ever since the 14th of November this year, the value of BTC has fallen from levels around $6,300 to current levels of $4,500. This is a drop of close to… Read More »

British Politician: Printing Fiat Money is Counterfeiting, Merit of Crypto

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn At a European Parliament meeting in 2013, British politician Godfrey William Bloom said that all major banks are broke and criticized the ability of banks to lend money they do not have, which is not possible with decentralized currencies like crypto. At the time, Bloom stated that the ability of central banks to print… Read More »

Why The SEC Asking ICOs to Register their Tokens as Securities is Good for Ethereum (ETH)

This past Friday – November 16th – the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a statement announcing that they had settled charges against two firms that had carried out ICOs that fall under securities offering. The two firms that were cited by the SEC were CarrierEQ Inc. (Airfox) and Paragon Coin Inc. The settlement with the SEC included the… Read More »

Binance CEO Hints at How XRP can Become a Base Currency on the Platform

Members of the XRP Community have proven to be resilient in getting their voices heard in terms of getting their favorite digital asset added as a base currency on the popular cryptocurrency trading platform of Binance. The reasons the community has cited as to why XRP should be the base on Binance are as follows. It is already… Read More »

Are You Bothered by Shallow Project Reviews?

Those who want to support the blockchain community must call out the sarcasm and half-truths of shallow reviews. Or should we even bother about this issue?Journalistic freedom (or freedom of expression and its corollaries, press freedom and freedom of information) is both a right and a responsibility. If you throw a punch as a writer, you should be… Read More »

CoinPayments Integrates Binance Coin, BNB Now Accepted by 2.3 Million Merchants

The team at CoinPayments recently announced via twitter, that they had integrated Binance Coin (BNB) onto their platform. The announcement went on to state the following: We are happy to announce the integration of @binance coin (BNB) into our platform. We are proud to help @cz_binance to further the adoption of Binance Coin by allowing merchants to accept… Read More »

The Bitcoin Cash Split Isn’t Over Yet

November 16, 2018 9:33 PM “Some men aren’t looking for anything logical, like money. They can’t be bought, bullied, reasoned, or negotiated with. Some men just want to watch the world burn.” – Alfred in “The Dark Knight” Yesterday, Bitcoin Cash split, becoming not one chain but two: Bitcoin Cash SV and Bitcoin Cash ABC. The event was… Read More »

Why The Future of a Bitcoin (BTC) ETF is Uncertain with the Current BCH Hash War

Before the current market turmoil brought about by the ongoing Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Hash Wars, many crypto enthusiasts were anxiously waiting on the SEC to make a ruling on a few Bitcoin ETFs. 9 Bitcoin ETFs Under Review First on the list, were 9 Bitcoin (BTC) ETFs that are currently under review at the American regulatory body. These… Read More »

How the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Hash War Is Affecting Bitcoin (BTC)

The last 24 hours in the crypto-market have stunned many traders and left them speechless. This is due to the fact that Bitcoin (BTC) fell from levels of around $6,300 to a new low of $5,544 in a matter of hours if not minutes. The total crypto market capitalization also fell from levels of $209 Billion to $180… Read More »

Where’s the Fire? Bitcoin and Major Cryptocurrencies Take Massive Beating

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Source: CoinCap.io Just before lunch on Wednesday, the crypto market looked like a bear’s den, with all ten of the top cryptos by market capitalization having bled more than 5%. The exception of Tether (USDT) is easily explained as the token has a fiduciary responsibility to remain pegged to the US dollar, and thus… Read More »