CoinMarketCap Under Fire, Crypto Index Revamps Exchange Listings

The crypto world’s most used cryptocurrency index, CoinMarketCap, has recently been under the line of fire lately for its protocols. Now, CoinMarketCap addresses issues, at least some of them. It all started with Reddit… We’re happy to announce our new subreddit! Please join the discussion at https://t.co/FQowKFktV5. — CoinMarketCap (@CoinMarketCap) July 9, 2018 CoinMarketCap Adopts Reddit The index just recently opened up its own subreddit of CoinMarketCap, most likely to address issues and discuss the potential fixes of the problems it has been facing. However, starting a subreddit opens your…

2018 Fortune 40 Under 40: Vitalik Buterin, Brian Armstrong, and More Listed!

We know their names, but that’s not always enough. To appreciate the young in the world of business, Fortune, a multinational magazine, publishes its ’40 under 40′ list every year. Yesterday, the 2018 Fortune 40 under 40 list was released—and four crypto players made it. Vitalik Buterin makes Fortune 40 under 40, plus more! Crypto Makes it on the 2018 Fortune 40 Under 40 When Fortune’s under 40 rankings first started, it was to show off the giants of the dot-com boom. But things are different now, with changes being sparked by…

11 Crypto SuperHeroes!

 Andreas M. Antonopoulos | Clark Kent (Superman)@aantonop Represents the best attributes of humanity and the ultimate force of good. Andreas is an advocate for spreading awareness and providing educational content about Bitcoin (and decentralized cryptocurrencies in general). He has written and published more than 200 articles on everything ranging from cryptography, security, distributed networks, cloud computing and Bitcoin, all the way to the ethics and politics of distributed systems. His recorded lectures and interviews on Youtube, provide technical and theoretical education on the subject of Bitcoin. Andreas is a critically-acclaimed author, speaker,…

CryptoSoccr: Can I Earn a Football Player Salary with this Website?

Do you ever find yourself reading blockchain articles in disbelief at the reported profits? Or, if you’re anything like me, seem to stumble across these money-making opportunities just a little too late? If, like many experts say, Bitcoin has already boomed, Ethereum smart contracts are where the future is at. If you’re curious about being part of the growing Blockchain community,  but like me, you don’t know where to begin placing your bids, let me tell you a bit about my latest discovery: blockchain trading games, which are set to…

TRON (TRX) Now Supported on Ledger Nano S

Ledger Nano S supports TRON: TRON (TRX), the world’s eleventh largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has just made the big announcement that it is now supported on the popular cold storage wallet the Ledger Nano S. Thanks @LedgerHQ for supporting $TRX on your hardware wallet Ledger Nano S! pic.twitter.com/QoyDb9zbzF — Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) July 18, 2018 But things don’t appear to be all sunshine and rainbows just yet. Connection Issues One user reported an error when trying to connect to TRON on the Ledger Nano S. anyone else getting a…

EOS is Breaking Transaction Processing Speed Records

EOS transaction speed: Transaction time is important. It has been a point of concern for many on the Bitcoin network for one, where congestion on the network has created a problem and transaction processing currently takes an average of 8-9 minutes. In fact, transactions on Bitcoins network have ranged anywhere from 10 minutes to 30 minutes to even 7 days, 23 hours and 53 minutes at its peak in 2017. But then there is EOS. Average Transaction times at the beginning of 2018 EOS Transaction Speed Breaks Record EOS is…

Fed Chairman on Crypto: “Not Real Currencies; Lack Intrinsic Value”

Yesterday, bulls charged the crypto market, which caused Bitcoin to add $9B to its market capitalization in less than thirty minutes. But the Fed chairman on crypto is swinging the opposite way. Today, we’ve seen a few bears emerge from the forest. Specifically, the head of the Federal Reserve spoke on cryptocurrencies today, providing comments that indicate he is bearish on virtual currencies.  Fed Chairman on Crypto: A Risky Investment  On Wednesday, Jerome Powell, the head of the Federal Reserve, which is the US’s central banking system, spoke with members…

Crypto Bull Run: Wells Fargo and Bank of America Patents Push Market Upwards

The cryptocurrency market is booming this morning after a slew of crypto-positive announcements have hit the media. Is a crypto bull run upon us? Bitcoin (BTC) is eyeing the $7,500 mark, and Ethereum is just under $500. Stellar (XLM) and Cardano (ADA) are leading the market today as both coins are seeing over 20% price gains. Mastercard, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo all announced this morning that they are pursuing new blockchain-related patents. This very well could be the reason why investors are buying into crypto this morning. Wells…

Crypto Twitter Accounts Are Being Exposed by ShillExed

On Sunday, July 15th, 2018 a new account emerged on Crypto Twitter under the handle @Shillexed and the “ShillExed” name. Within 48 hours that account had gained over 5,000 followers. This account claims to be “dedicated to exposing those who do not disclose their paid shills” which is another way to say, they will attempt to find and report on anyone on Crypto Twitter who promotes a blockchain project in exchange for payment. The ShillExed operator is actively soliciting other Twitter users to report these account. The ShillExed account has…

UK Aims to Become Global Crypto Leader

UK blockchain: With its latest moves in the crypto space, the UK is well-placed at becoming a global leader in blockchain technologies. According to the group analysis by DAG Global, Big Innovation Centre, and Deep Knowledge Analytics, Great Britain has all the required resources to become a global hub for blockchain technology by the year 2022. CEO of DAG Global, Sean Kiernan, told The Guardian: “The UK is a major global financial hub and in recent years has become a fintech leader as well. At the same time, it is…