Ethereum [ETH] Ranked World’s Top Blockchain Network by Chinese Govt, Bitcoin [BTC] Ranked 13

Ethereum [ETH] – Just this morning, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology released blockchain ratings. These ratings were based on three criteria technology, innovation, and application. 1/ Public blockchain ratings by China’s ministry is out: #Ethereum ranks top of the 28 cryptos evaluatedSource (in Chinese): https://t.co/9jStIiFKcc — cnLedger (@cnLedger) May 17, 2018 As shown by the chart below, 28 different cryptocurrencies were included in the crypto rankings. 4/ Detailed scores of the first crypto ratings by CCID Research, China’s Ministry of Industry & Information Technology pic.twitter.com/7LiJIWokge — cnLedger (@cnLedger)…

Age of Rust: A Blockchain Adventure Game Powered by SpacePirate

Age of Rust is a blockchain adventure game being developed by SpacePirate. The game involves roleplaying, strategizing, and battling other players. The reward? Cryptocurrency. Let the Adventure Begin Age of Rust transports players to a dystopian future where society has collapsed. This is the Age of Rust. Players will explore a bizarre galaxy where they will have to survive mercenaries such as privateers, bounty hunters, and rogue mechs— the futuristic robots that have turned against humanity. Players will travel to abandoned spacecraft, lost mines, secret bases, and hidden space stations…

Bitcoin Cash Price Watch – BCH/USD Dips Below $1,300 Amid Crypto Selloff

Key Highlights: Bitcoin Cash failed to crack above $1,400 earlier today. Instead, the coin declined below $1,300, now trading at around $1,250. A major resistance level has been established at $1,290. A decline toward $1,200 could still happen in the short term as the BCH/USD moving averages are trending downward. BCH/USD Dips Below $1,300 On Crypto Selloff On Wednesday, Bitcoin Cash failed to move above $1,400 but instead fell sharply below the $1,300 price level. The price dip was so steep that it even broke the 76.4% Fib retracement level.…

Bitcoin News: Price Below $8,500; Jack Dorsey Talks BTC at Consensus 2018

Bitcoin (BTC) has dropped below the $8,500 mark. This is significant news, and it’s likely Bitcoin bears are going to try to drag the currency below the $8,000 mark during the remainder of the week. Will it happen, though? Only time will tell, but we can look to various mediums to see if there is any specific Bitcoin news bringing the price down today, but what may help to turn it around for the coin is Jack Dorsey on BTC— his thoughts are very interesting. Bitcoin (BTC) Daily Chart Bitcoin (BTC)…

Bitcoin Price Watch – BTC/USD Falls Below Critical $8,500 Mark

On Wednesday morning, Bitcoin price dipped below the critical $8,500 price level as bears began to rally, potentially sending the coin further down toward $8,000 and beyond. At its lowest point today, BTC/USD reached $8,100. For the past seven days, Bitcoin value declined by about 12%. Bitcoin Could Fall Below $8,000 Bitcoin price dipped below $8,500 today, and it could fall even further later this week as another crypto selloff has begun. One of the catalysts triggering this selloff could be Microsoft Bing’s ban on crypto advertising. Bing now joins…

Bitcoin Cash News: Roger Ver Still Bullish; Network Updates; BCH Down

Bitcoin Cash (BCH), ranked as the fourth largest cryptocurrency, is down today — as with the rest of top-ten coins, though. This may come as a surprise to some, considering there was some major Bitcoin Cash news circulating yesterday. Specifically, news regarding Roger Ver and his bullish stance on Bitcoin Cash (BCH).  Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Daily Chart  Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is currently selling for $1,282.43. This puts BCH down 6.40% in the past twenty-four hours.  Source: CoinMarketCap Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has a market cap of $21.97 billion, putting it below Ripple…

Brian Kelly Starts Blockchain ETF with REX Shares – Important News?

Brian Kelly is a household name in the financial world. The Wall Street vet has spoken of cryptocurrencies and blockchain in the past, but now, it appears the investment manager is going all in. How? By starting a blockchain ETF. Brian Kelly Starts Blockchain ETF On Wednesday, Brian Kelly announced that he is starting a blockchain-based ETF, otherwise known an exchange-traded fund. For those who don’t know, Brian Kelly is the CEO of the BKCM fund, which is an independent investment firm. The BKCM fund focuses primarily on crypto and blockchain.…

IBM and Stellar | IBM Using Stellar’s Public Blockchain for Crypto Tokens

The IBM made waves in the crypto market today. To top it off, the International Business Machines Corp. took Stellar along with it for the ride. IBM and Stellar have teamed up, with IBM issuing a token using a public blockchain.  IBM and Stellar This is IBM’s first time issuing a token using a public blockchain. Which blockchain, you ask? The Stellar blockchain, of course! IBM and Stellar have also been working alongside Veridium, a carbon credits startup, to develop the token. The crypto token’s name is “Verde.” At Consensus…

Litecoin News: Charlie Lee Talks Blockchain Inefficiencies at Consensus 2018

Litecoin News: Litecoin (LTC) creator Charlie Lee sat down with CoinDesk at Consensus 2018 to talk CryptoKitties, blockchain inefficiencies, and money. Litecoin News: The Problem with Blockchain is… “Blockchains are inefficient by definition,” Lee stated. He explained that a decentralized system requires the replication of data, meaning that a whole bunch of computers have to keep track of all the data, rather than just one computer keeping track of it all. It requires a lot of extra work to keep things decentralized and this makes the decentralized systems less efficient…

Bitcoin Price: Is Wall Street’s Interest Signaling a Potential Upside?

Wall Street and institutional investors could push Bitcoin price higher:  Bitcoin price (BTC) has been making dramatic downside moves over the last couple of weeks. These moves are quite surprising for bulls since numerous fundamental developments are creating underlying support for the entire cryptocurrency market. The downside volatility moved bitcoin price to $8,200 level last week after peaking around $9,900 a few days ago. BTC coin price currently trades around $8,800. The rest of the cryptocurrency market is in the doldrums. Several altcoins posted major losses last week amid the…