Crypto World Cup Day 6: Warren Buffett vs. Andreas Antonopoulos

Day 6 of the Crypto World cup has arrived and one of the biggest crypto bears out there comes with it – Warren Buffett! Does crypto reign supreme today or was Warren able to slash his claws and bring it down? Check out all that and more at the Crypto World Cup! If you don’t know them all yet, meet the players of our Crypto World Cup. Check out the results and highlights of today’s games Match 1: Warren Buffett 1-2 Andreas Antonopoulos Warren Buffett is known in the crypto…

EOS Freezes Seven Accounts: Chaos Ensues

EOS freezes seven accounts as a counter to potential theft, but the action causes some to question the decentralization of the EOS network. EOS Freezes Seven Accounts The accounts were frozen after a unanimous vote was held by the 21 elected block producers. The block producers suspected that these accounts may have been holding stolen funds and so decided to take action before anything else could be stolen. However, the decision was met with heavy criticism. The decision violated the EOS constitution, which requires decisions such as this to be…

Jack Dorsey’s Square Cash App Receives Tough BitLicense Approval

Square, a payment processing tech company owned by Jack Dorsey, just announced that it has obtained a New York BitLicense. Square App is just the seventh company to receive this approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). 🚨 Our customers in New York state can now buy and sell Bitcoin instantly with Cash App! https://t.co/4R0n5sbNpM 🚨 pic.twitter.com/1WzjiQ751I — Cash App (@CashApp) June 18, 2018 A Twitter user replied to the post with a question about sending and receiving Bitcoin and Cash Support responded to the question by…

Stellar (XLM) & Tron (TRX) Shine – Coin Prices Rebound Amid Big Movements

Stellar (XLM & Tron (TRX) – Most of the cryptocurrency market is in the green this morning, as we kick off our Tuesday. Ethereum (ETH) is still trading well below $550, but Bitcoin (BTC) seems to be making a surge towards the $7,000 range. Tron (TRX) remains the top coin with percentage gains today on the market, out of the top 100 cryptocurrencies. Let’s take a look at the latest developments of two top 10 coins; Stellar and Tron. Stellar (XLM) ItBit is the first qualified custodian & licensed exchange…

Cardano (ADA) Added to eToro – Cardano Updates Galore

Cardano (ADA) – eToro, the world’s leading social trading broker that now offers cryptocurrency trading,  is now offering Cardano (ADA) on its platform. New #Cryptocurrency alert on eToro! Cardano $ADA is now available for trading on our platform.#cryptos — eToro (@eToro) June 17, 2018 eToro is not yet available in the United States. The social trading platform currently offers the following digital currencies: Bitcoin (BTC) Ethereum (ETH) Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Ripple (XRP) Litecoin (LTC) Ethereum Classic (ETC) Stellar (XLM) DASH NEO EOS Almost a month ago, eToro announced at Consensus 2018…

Bittrex Taking Bitcoin Cash Offline – Why?

It’s Monday, and the crypto market is sporting both a red and green look. Meanwhile, the crypto community is preparing itself for a busy week ahead. There’s a lot scheduled, but the event taking precedence is Bittrex taking Bitcoin Cash offline. While some are planning for the temporary removal, others are expressing concerns over it. At the end of the day, however, there’s not a great deal to worry about. Bittrex Taking Bitcoin Cash Offline With its dominance and size, it’s not hard to understand why Bittrex is considered to…

Freedom of the Press Foundation Accepts Cryptocurrency Donations

As of this Monday, June 18, 2018, the Freedom of the Press Foundation accepts cryptocurrency donations. But what tokens is it accepting? Freedom of the Press Foundation Accepts Cryptocurrency Donations The non-profit helps journalists to report on issues such as the “mismanagement, corruption, and law-breaking in government.” The foundation has announced that it is accepting Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), and Zcash (ZEC). The foundation hopes to add more cryptocurrencies in the future, but currently, donations can be made to the digital wallets that have been added to…

Opinion: Cashless Society

Opinion: Cryptocurrency grasped mainstream attention back in mid-2017, but the world’s first digital currency, Bitcoin (BTC) was born back in 2008 and introduced to the world in 2009. Around this time, the stock market collapsed and fell 777.68 points within a single trading day. The cause? The subprime mortgage crisis. U.S. banks got greedy and granted mortgages to individuals that couldn’t actually afford them, and there weren’t enough mortgage-backed securities to feed the demand. Home prices fell in 2006 and it triggered massive defaults across the nation. The risk then spread to…

EOS Blockchain Halt: What’s Going on with EOS?

Yesterday, yet another EOS bug was discovered, and we experienced an EOS blockchain halt as a result. So, what’s happening over there? EOS Blockchain Halt Not long after the EOS blockchain finally went live, a bug was discovered that was causing a NodeOS problem. The discovery of the bug caused the EOS blockchain to halt temporarily while the issue was being fixed. The process of bug discovery to blockchain halt to bug fix was outlined in a Medium post published by EOS New York, one of the elected EOS block…

Bitcoin Price Watch – BTC/USD Moves Up Slightly, Approaching $7,000

Bitcoin price watch: Bitcoin price stayed above $6,500 on Monday and moved slightly up, reaching a high of $6,850 earlier this morning, its highest level since last Tuesday. The cryptocurrency managed to stay steady for the past week, trading mostly in the $6,400-$6,600 price range. Bitcoin also received a boost following news that users of the ‘Cash’ mobile payments app could trade the digital currency in New York. Cash is owned by Square, which was granted a virtual currency license by New York’s Department of Financial Service on Monday. The app currently…