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Ethereum Funds Frozen, Token Startup Cappasity Says Bug Was ‘Hack’

In a new development suggesting Parity’ recent flaw that locked up over 900,000 ether was more nefarious than previously thought, affected token startup Cappasity thinks they have proof the “bug” was actually a hack. Cappasity Thinks Foul Play’s Been Discovered The Ethereum community was rocked on Tuesday, November 7, after… Read more »

Bitcoin Hovers at $6,300 as Bitcoin Cash Soars, and Bitcoin Classic Shuts Down

Defiantly, Bitcoin struggles to keep itself above $6,300 USD after the Segwix2x hard-fork flop. Indeed, after the cryptocurrency dropped below $6,273 USD on November 11, 2017, Bitcoin staggers and crouches, as if to gather the impulse to break the $6,500 USD psychological resistance level again. Still, at $6,300 USD, Bitcoin… Read more »

Treasury Sec. Mnuchin Says ‘We’re Looking Closely’ at Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies

In a potentially bearish signal for U.S. crypto users, the United States’ lead financial administrator said he’s concerned with the “illicit” possibilities of cryptocurrencies. Mnuchin’s Comments Mean a Regulatory Crackdown Could Be in the Cards U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin had critical comments for the crypto space on Friday, November… Read more »

Bitcoin Price Falls $1200 As Bitcoin Cash Steals Fork Limelight

The Bitcoin price dropped over $700 Friday as investors show new enthusiasm for rival altcoin Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Bitcoin Classic: Bitcoin Cash ‘Will Be Bitcoin In 6 Months’ In the days since the cancellation of the SegWit2x hard fork, the original Bitcoin chain (BTC) price fell to around $6500 from… Read more »

Cryptocurrency Securitization with DeHedge

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DeHedge, a blockchain company developed by Skolkovo graduate and successful IPO investor Mikhail Chernov, is poised to be the first company on the global cryptocurrencies market to have reached a comprehensive structure to securitizing investments in the blockchain technologies sector. [Note: This is a press release.] DeHedge, now entering its… Read more »

UnikoinGold to join KuCoin’s Unique Offerings, Opens for Trading On Friday November 10

November 9, 2017 – As any users can attest, KuCoin’s offerings in the cryptocurrency and token space extend well beyond the typical reaches of online exchanges, adding far and away the most high-quality projects and priding itself on unique variety and token excellence. On November 10, 2017, UnikoinGold will join… Read more »

5 Blockchain-Based Diversification Options for Cryptocurrency Portfolios

Antonio Madeira · November 9, 2017 · 3:45 pm<!– Excerpt Cryptocurrencies are exploding. Bitcoin has recently reached the $7,000 mark and the global cryptocurrency market capitalization has reached $200 Bln. In such a bull market, it’s hard to think about financial security and FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) may sometimes… Read more »

Crown (CRW), The Blockchain Startup Platform, Launches Systemnodes

The Crown team is delighted to have released Systemnodes on Tuesday, November 12th, 2017. In this release, Systemnodes act as incentivized full-nodes much like traditional Masternodes. These nodes require only 500 CRW as opposed to Masternodes’ 10,000 CRW collateral. Systemnodes will receive 10% of the block reward, which is a… Read more »

5 Blockchain-Based Diversification Options for Cryptocurrency Portfolios

Cryptocurrencies are exploding. Bitcoin has recently reached the $7,000 mark and the global cryptocurrency market capitalization has reached $200 Bln. In such a bull market, it’s hard to think about financial security and FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) may sometimes take the wheel and drive you towards rash decisions. Regardless… Read more »