Blockmodo Lets You Create a Snapshot Cryptocurrency Price Widget

Blockmodo Lets You Create a Snapshot Cryptocurrency Price WidgetCryptocurrency prices never stop moving, as the market exists in a constant state of flux. There are instances, though, when it’s useful to be able to hit the pause button and view the price of a cryptocurrency at a fixed point in time. For such occasions, Blockmodo’s snapshot widgets provide historical prices that are easy […]

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What’s the Deal With the Lightning Network?

What’s the Deal With the Lightning Network?Remember that layer two scaling solution they promised for Bitcoin back in the day? Does anyone know what happened to it? It feels like we’ve been waiting for a finished Lightning Network longer than Mt. Gox victims have been awaiting restitution. For now, Lightning is accessible to users with the skills to navigate its quirks […]

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How to Stay Safe When Using Darknet Markets

How to Stay Safe When Using Darknet MarketsIf you’re planning to visit a darknet market, you’re either keen to window shop or keen to sample the wares. Whatever your reasons for stopping by, that’s your business and no one else’s. Unfortunately, not everyone shares those civilized ideals. To keep those spoilsports at bay, here’s how to browse darknet markets (DNMs) without leaving […]

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Review: The Corazon Trezor by Gray Is Made of Titanium

Hardware wallets don’t have to look beautiful – they just have to work. The Corazon by Gray is a silver titanium device that happens to delivers on both counts. USB hardware has never looked or felt so good in your hand. All that brushed metal and angular chic comes at a price though, which in […]

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Initial Exchange Offerings Are Showing No Sign of Slowing Down

Initial Exchange Offerings Are Showing No Sign of Slowing DownSix months in and initial exchange offerings (IEOs) are refusing to die. Following a year of ICO stagnation in 2018, it appeared that the crypto crowdfunding bubble had popped, sending tokenized projects back to the drawing board. Instead, the medium has been reborn under a different banner. In 2019, IEO token issuance is all the […]

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How to Use Bitcoin to Invest in Gold

Bitcoin and Gold – Bedfellows or Bitter Enemies?Gold and bitcoin enjoy a curious relationship. On the one hand, there is a significant crossover between investors in both, particularly from libertarians who don’t trust the U.S. dollar. But on the other hand, initiatives such as #DropGold have sought to position bitcoin as a more portable, divisible and scarcer form of gold. Can bitcoin […]

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Blockstream Developers Alleged to Earn $850K Per Year

Blockstream Developers Alleged to Earn $850K Per YearThere are perks to working for Blockstream, aside from having to answer to Samson Mow. Developers for the Bitcoin Core software company are alleged to earn up to $850K per year thanks to a “stock option” that sees them paid 20% of their salary in BTC. That BTC is pegged at the price bitcoin was […]

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Why Darknet Drug Sales Are on the Rise

Why Darknet Drug Sales Are on the RiseThe public’s appetite for darknet drugs remains undaunted. A major new survey has shown consistent growth in online drug sales since 2014, with Scotland, Brazil and England leading the demand for narcotics procured off the darknet. Despite numerous darknet markets (DNMs) and supporting infrastructure including clearnet link sites and bitcoin mixers being shut down this […]

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Crypto Beats Fiat in Round the World Payments Race

Four contestants are currently racing their way around the globe in a quest to reach Amsterdam first. The Payments Race runs westwards from London, circling the globe before finishing at the Money 2020 event in the Dutch capital today, June 4. In keeping with its theme, each contestant must use a different payment method throughout […]

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Cryptopia Suits Gather Steam as Another Failed Exchange Is Bound for Court

Cryptopia Suits Gather Steam as Another Failed Exchange Is Bound for CourtWhen cryptocurrency exchanges fail, a seismic shock shudders through the cryptosphere. With thousands of users, from traders to companies, left out of pocket, litigation is inevitable in a bid to claw back some of the losses. Cryptopia is the latest in a long line of exchanges to face a litany of lawsuits from anguished creditors. […]

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