On September 2, 2018, the Times of Malta reported a story that symbolizes the ongoing migration in the global cryptosphere toward Malta. Bittrex, a crypto exchange ranked among the top 10 in the US recently purchased a stake of 10 percent in Palladium, a Maltese blockchain company that recently attained prominence for its pioneering creation of a tokenized convertible warrant for its share offering.
DigiByte is a secure, decentralized blockchain solution that will provide users with fast, scalable transactions. It is focused on security since its inception, and is one of a handful of truly forward-thinking blockchains.
Web browser maker Mozilla has announced that it will further improve the security features of its flagship Firefox browser by introducing an array of new features. In a blog post dated Aug 30, 2018, Mozilla confirmed that one of these new additions would be specifically targeted at protecting users from in-browser cryptojacking attacks. Cryptojacking is the practice of manipulating a computer into secretly using its resources to mine cryptocurrencies for the perpetrators.
In a remarkable leap forward for the Ethereum community, the Chicago-based futures exchange is planning to expand the product offering with Ether futures, Business Insyider reported. According to an August 30 report, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) told market makers that the debut of Ether futures is getting close.
The newly created platform addresses rising passenger safety concerns in China, as the ride-hailing giant Didi struggles with the fallout from a second passenger killed in three months, South China Morning Post reported.
Just ten years ago cryptocurrencies didn’t even exist. Then Bitcoin was born and since then cryptocurrencies have begun to sprout like mushrooms after a spring rain. Gone are the days when cryptocurrency enthusiasts had just one or two favorite coins.
In 2018, with thousands of cryptocurrencies to choose between it isn’t a surprise to see enthusiasts backing upwards of a dozen coins or more.
This is both good and bad.
Civil Media Company, a journalism-focused blockchain startup funded by Ethereum cofounder Joseph Lubin’s ConsenSys has announced a groundbreaking partnership with The Associated Press (AP). Announced in a blog post on August 28, 2018, the collaboration will see newsrooms working with Civil gain access to AP news content.
The stock market and cryptocurrencies have some stark similarities between them – mostly pertaining to public behavior towards these segments.
For those savvy or brave enough, the stock market has historically proven to be an interesting and potentially rewarding medium of money management.
The invention of blockchain in 2008 is widely regarded as a ground-breaking advance in computing, but few are aware that blockchain roots can be traced as far back as 1991.
The creators of Bitcoin Gold are hoping to decentralize the mining that occurs on the Bitcoin blockchain. They contend that mining has become far too centralized on Bitcoin’s blockchain. And they intend to fix that.