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Bitcoin has been on a roll the past couple of days, as this month will see the launch of bitcoin futures trading with big banks and this, among many other things, has lead to a rapid rise in the price of bitcoin. Cboe and CME recently received permission to offer bitcoin Read more

iOTA is a cryptocurrency startup on a mission to launch the first publicly accessible decentralized data marketplace for the internet of things (IOT). It has already partnered with Microsoft, Samsung, Volkswagen, Cisco and Fujitsu, just to name a few. iOTA foundation is officially registered in Germany and has been working on the data Read more

JPMorgan, the worlds largest bank, has been working on a blockchain technology named Quorum. It is based on the Ethereum smart contract distributed ledger. JPMorgan is partnering with The Zerocoin Electric Coin Company (ZECC) to become their first enterprise client. Zooko Wilcox, the CEO of Zcash and part of the Read more

Bitcoin Cash came into being after bitcoin was forked. The fork was due to a change in the block size to 8mb, intended to help reduce payment processing times. However, the block size has been a constant headache for all involved in bitcoin, and there is no right answers and Read more

CEO of the website BitGo Inc, Mike Belshe, announced in an email that their plans for the Segwit2x hard fork of bitcoin have been suspended. This is due to lack of consensus and fears that it will leave the community divided. Unfortunately, it is clear that we have not built Read more

Bitcoin has had huge growth over the last few months and with that, has hit a record high price of over $6,500. It's now pushing a $100 billion market cap and is going from strength to strength. Each time a country bans the bitcoin, moves to replace it or a Read more

Bitcoin has hard forked once again. First, came Bitcoin Cash (BTC) in August and now there's a new fork, Bitcoin Gold (BTG). The strong focus of Bitcoin Gold is to allow regular gaming GPU cards to be rewarded for mining. This differs from Bitcoin with its SHA-256 algorithm which is Read more

Vitalik Butler, the co-founder of Ethereum, announced the recent success of the anticipated hard fork of Ethereum, known as Byzantium. However, the price of Ether has sunk to a one month low of $275, even with the improved privacy (pioneered by Zcash) and enhanced usability, that the Byzantium fork has bought to the Read more

Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, paid thanks via Twitter to all who had been involved in the mass banking block towards WikiLeaks' funding and donations, including the US government. The block forced them to seek alternative currencies and income, in this case, bitcoin, which has led to an unprecedented Read more

Russian president Vladimir Putin has moved for the creation of a cryptocurrency named CryptoRuble. While reports on this are scarce, the idea of it being decentralized, like bitcoin, is looking grim. Even though it will be based on the blockchain it will  be not be mined like traditional cryptocurrencies, but instead will Read more