More than $250,000 of Ethereum Stolen in EtherDelta Hack

The cryptocurrency exchange EtherDelta has been the victim of a large-scale attack. Hackers took more than 300 Ethereum, which would currently be worth more than $250,000. During the attack, EtherDela’s Cloudfare account was seemingly comprised. The hackers were than able to redirect users to a malicious clone of EtherDelta’s website. Hackers then captured the login […]

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) spikes as Bitcoin falters following Coinbase announcement

Bitcoin Cash, the most controversial coin in cryptocurrency, has made huge gains after being added to Coinbase. Bitcoin Cash was created as the result of a controversial hard fork in August. Debate had raged for months over adding the Segregated Witness (SegWit) transaction protocol to Bitcoin. SegWit was intended to speed up transaction times, which […]

QTUM Surpasses NEO as Alt-Coins Rally

With Bitcoin dropping from an all-time high above $20,000 on December 19 to $17,756 at the time of writing, most other coins have experienced massive recent surges in their valuation. Cardano has been one of the biggest gainers, moving past IOTA to become the sixth largest cryptocurrency by market cap. Cardano’s rapid ascent has seen […]

CME Bitcoin Futures Suggest Slight Bearish Outlook Heading into 2018

On Monday December 18, Bitcoin futures made their long-awaited debut on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). The current outlook suggests a slight bearish trend heading into the next year. Bitcoin’s value has surged over the past month, beginning December trading at around $10,000 and doubling to more than $20,000 by December 17. The price has […]

As Bitcoin Futures Trade on Wall Street, How Would the Top 15 Cryptocurrencies Rank on the NASDAQ & NYSE?

Cryptocurrency has exploded over the past year in why that defies all traditional rules of investment. There are countless theories and approaches to stock market investment and valuation, but a common rule of thumb is that a company’s market cap represents a lifetime of earnings. The basic mathematics underpinning this rule is that a company’s […]

IOTA & RaiBlocks: 6 Things the Rapid Rise of DAG Coins Tells Us About the Cryptocurrency Marketplace

At the end of a wilder year than even the most confident holders would’ve predicted 12 months ago, the unpredictable cryptocurrency market threw up a final surprise with the rapid rise of DAG coins. DAG stands for Direct Acyclic Graph, the technical term for a form of ledger-settlement that occurs instantaneously and peer-to-peer, without the […]

NEO: ‘The Chinese Ethereum’ Passes $50 As It Aims for Global Domination in 2018

When Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin appeared on stage at the BeyondBlock event in Taipei on November 25, he took a thinly-veiled shot at a rival platform. While outlining his vision for Ethereum’s future growth and development, Buterin declared: “The Ethereum Killer is Ethereum, the Ethereum of China is Ethereum, the Ethereum of Taiwan is Ethereum… […]

RaiBlocks (XRB) Value Increases 15x in One Month Amidst Speculation It Could Be the Next IOTA-style Breakout

The value of RaiBlocks (XRB) has increased exponentially over the past month, going from under $0.10 at the start on November to a current all-time high of $1.42. This is despite RaiBlocks still only being available on the minor exchanges BitGrail, Mercatox, and BitFlip. What is RaiBlocks? And why has its value shot up so […]

Litecoin’s Value Leaps 60% in 24 Hours

Litecoin is one of the oldest cryptocurrencies in existence, being created by former Google employee Charlie Lee in October 2011. Litecoin’s name is a reference to the decreased block size compared to Bitcoin. A new Litecoin block is mined every 2.5 minutes, while Bitcoin’s blocks take 10 minutes. This allows for far faster transaction confirmation […]

What’s Going on With Bitcoin, Tether and Bitfinex?

As Bitcoin’s price has set staggering new all-time highs over the past couple of weeks, many cryptocurrency enthusiasts have become convinced there’s something nefarious beneath the sudden growth. As major financial groups prepare to launch Bitcoin futures trading, many think the price could be being inflated by big-money investors hoping to make a killing by […]