Monero Fork Underway In Bid to Block Big Miners

A hard fork of privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero executed this morning, but the success of the roll-out is still unclear. At block number 1546000 (08.20 UTC...

PSA: electrum.com bought by scammers to distribute alleged “Electrum Pro” coin stealing malware

The official website remains https://electrum.org The scammers seem to have offered quite a chunk of money to buy electrum.com which was previously used by someone in...

Hong Kong Exchange OKEx Rolls Back Futures Transactions

Hong Kong–based cryptocurrency trading platform OKEx announced on March 30 that it was rolling back on all futures transactions due to what executives deemed...

SegWit transaction capacity increase compared to Bitcoin Cash

Abstract: In September 2017, we wrote a piece on the SegWit capacity increase. Here, we provide an update on SegWit adoption with six more months of transaction...

Stellar Gears Up to Implement Lightning Network

Last week, on March 15, 2018, Lightning Labs unveiled their beta for the Lightning Network in a flash of media attention and enthusiasm. The Lightning Network has been...

The 9 Biggest Screwups in Bitcoin History

Do you know where your bitcoins are right now? Hopefully they're still in your wallet where you left them, but the history of bitcoin...

Lightning’s First Implementation Is Now in Beta

Today, March 15, Lightning Labs announced lnd 0.4-beta, the first beta release of the Lightning software implementation spearheaded by the development company. This makes lnd the first...

Binance Claims Hackers Lost Money in Stealing Attempt; ONT Trading to Begin Soon

While hacking rumors at the biggest crypto exchange by trading volume, Binance, led to panic in the community, an official statement claims that all funds are...

Bitcoin price drops 10% as hackers exploit Binance’s API keys

Welcome to another rollercoaster day for the cryptocurrency community. In just a few minutes, bitcoin price crashed from $10,740 to $9,690, which represents a 10.8 percent...

Bitcoin’s Famed Tokyo Whale Sold $400 Million and He’s Not Done Yet

He’s not your typical Bitcoin whale, but Nobuaki Kobayashi has become a force to be reckoned with in the cryptocurrency world. The Tokyo attorney and...