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Tech Talent Exodus Towards Blockchain Could be an Indicator of Crypto Success

Facebook may have made a significant blockchain hire recently, but there is a shift occurring in the technological landscape as leading tech giants are seeing an exodus of their top talent toward careers in blockchain. Could this be an indicator of success for the cryptocurrency sector? Just last ...

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Bitcoin.com Celebrates 2.5 Million Wallets Created in Less Than a Year

This week Bitcoin.com reached a milestone of a whopping 2.5 million Bitcoin.com Wallets created in less than a year. Since we started our web portal we’ve focused on providing people with world-class resources that fit every bitcoiner’s needs and our simple-to-use wallet is no different. Also ...

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Cryptocurrency’s People-Oriented Nature Beats Traditional Monetary System

At a time when central banks and other heavyweights in the traditional finance sector are busily stating reasons why bitcoin and the entire cryptocurrency ecosystem can’t function as fiat money, highly reputable serial entrepreneur Jeffrey Wernick has come up with ideas why he thinks the ...

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Markets Update: HODLers Pray for Higher Lows, Prospective Coinbase Listings Rally

The BTC markets are currently attempting to establish a higher low above $6000 after failing to break above resistance at $6800 at the end of June, whilst BCH appears to have bounced off the critical support area of $600 – $650 for the second time in 2018. In recent altcoin market action, ...

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One Guy Controls the Lightning Network’s Biggest Node

BTC supporters were elated to discover recently that the Lightning Network’s (LN) capacity had spiked by 216 percent in just one day. Some individuals suspected the Build on Bitcoin conference had sparked more LN interest. However, onlookers have found the spike was due to a single node created by ...

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Chile Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Crypto Exchange Against Bank

In an ongoing dispute between banks and cryptocurrency exchanges in Chile, an appeals court has finally ruled in favor of one crypto exchange against one of the largest banks in the country. Five major banks have also separately responded to lawsuits against them in court. Also read: Yahoo! Japan ...

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This Week in Bitcoin: New Exchanges, Bancor Breach, Binance CEO vs Vitalik

In this week’s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief we reported about a couple of new exchanges, a major security breach at Bancor, and why the Binance CEO came out against Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin. This week’s most commented-on article covered the Nobel laureate economist Joseph ...

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Chinese Authorities Clampdown on Billion Dollar Bitcoin Gambling Ring

On July 11, 2018, the Chinese police apprehended over 540 people for organizing an online soccer gambling game which involved the exchange of bitcoins. The illegal betting places were conducted in south China’s Guangdong Province. Squashing Gambling Rings in China The police in Guangdong ...

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Successful Venture Capital Firm Lightspeed Set to Launch Cryptocurrency Fund

Even with the recent market downturn, a vast array of big whales are still interested in buying the dip. In the latest development, highly successful venture capital company Lightspeed Venture Partners, the solid rock behind Snap Inc., makers of the Snapchat messaging app, is now set to join the ...

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