Category: Altcoin

Pump and a Ponzi? Bithumb Criticized For Prematurely Listing a Cryptocurrency Created by its Developers

Earlier this week, Bithumb, South Korea’s second-biggest cryptocurrency exchange – behind UPbit – that is...

/ May 16, 2018

Circle Raises USD 110 Million for Dollar-Backed Token

Goldman Sachs-backed cryptocurrency startup Circle has raised USD 110 million in a now-closed fundraising round...

/ May 16, 2018

Shopify Strikes Deal with Pay Gateway, Allowing Pay in ‘300+’ Altcoins

Vancouver-based payment gateway CoinPayments says it has agreed a deal with Ottowa’s e-commerce platform Shopify,...

/ May 16, 2018

Op-Ed: Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Addresses Bottlenecks around BlockSize Limits and Enables Smart-Contract Scripting

This opinion piece on the May 15 Bitcoin Cash hard fork was written by Alejandro...

/ May 16, 2018

IBM to Issue Cryptocurrency Token on Public Stellar Blockchain

Computing giant IBM has announced that it has signed a partnership with environmental fintech startup...

/ May 15, 2018

Venezuela’s Oil-Backed Crypto Petro Grows Thanks to a Little-Known Russian Bank

Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro (PTR), has been surviving thanks to a little-known Russian bank,...

/ May 15, 2018

EOS Developer Appoints High-flying Commonwealth Bank Exec as COO

Block.one, the developer behind the EOS cryptocurrency, has appointed Commonwealth Bank’s chief financial officer Rob...

/ May 14, 2018

Facebook Plans Its Own Cryptocurrency – Report

A social network giant Facebook is exploring the creation of its own cryptocurrency, a news...

/ May 12, 2018