• Bitcoin Skyrockets past $5,000

    Bitcoin Skyrockets past $5,000

    Bitcoin hit an all-time high on Saturday and reached $4,200 early Sunday before slightly paring those gains to trade near $4,000. The digital currency has now quadrupled since January 2017, and is up about 40% in August alone. Bitcoin’s market value is now sitting at around $64 billion, up about $10 billion in the last week.

  • Bitcoin Keeps Setting New Records after the concerning Hard Fork

    Bitcoin Keeps Setting New Records after the concerning Hard Fork

    Bitcoin has reached another all time high, hitting a little over of $4,400. Do we not care about Segwit anyone? Hardfork, what hardfork? According to CNBC, the bitcoin price has surged to a record high while global stocks have fallen due to worries about the North Korean nuclear threat.

UFC Website Found Secretly Using Visitor’s CPUs to Mine Monero

UFC Website Found Secretly Using Visitor’s CPUs to Mine Monero

Earlier this year, popular torrent index website The Pirate Bay ran a one-day Monero mining script trial to see if it would be a viable alternative to running ads. The script, provided by Coinhive, takes advantage of user’s CPUs to mine the cryptocurrency, and was seemingly so effective The Pirate Bay ran it again later on.

  • ‘I Accidentally Killed It’: Parity Wallet Bug Locks $150 Million in Ether

    ‘I Accidentally Killed It’: Parity Wallet Bug Locks $150 Million in Ether

    The Ethereum ecosystem encountered another black swan event this week with the activation of a bug in the multi-signature wallet software released by Parity Technologies. The bug resulted in multi-sig wallet users permanently losing access to an estimated $150 million in funds. Leading some people to compare the significance of the event to the infamous collapse of bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox.

  • NEO, Ethereum Prices Sink as China’s ICO Ban Spells Trouble for Dapps

    NEO, Ethereum Prices Sink as China’s ICO Ban Spells Trouble for Dapps

    News that the Chinese central bank had decided to ban initial coin offerings (ICOs) reverberated throughout the cryptocurrency markets on Monday. The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) ruling led to widespread investor panic, leading 95 of the top 100 cryptocurrencies to experience daily price declines. The retreat hit decentralized application (Dapp) platforms particularly hard, causing the NEO, ethereum classic, and ethereum prices to post double-digit declines.

  • Ethereum Price Surpasses $340 for the First Time since August

    Ethereum Price Surpasses $340 for the First Time since August

    Earlier today, on October 13, the price of Ether, the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, surpassed the $340 mark for the first time since August 31.