Free from Tron: Steemit’s Blockchain Fork Hive Outperforms Steem Token Value

Free from Tron: Steemit’s Blockchain Fork Hive Outperforms Steem Token ValueFor weeks now, the cryptocurrency community has been fervently discussing the recent acquisition of the Steemit blockchain. Skeptics believe that the Tron takeover has shown significant vulnerabilities with delegated-proof-of-stake (DPoS) projects. Following the takeover, the community still managed to fork the protocol and the new hard-forked blockchain dubbed ‘Hive’ has seen its token price outperform […]

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‘Bull Run May Not Come Immediately After Bitcoin Halving,’ Says Bitmain’s Jihan Wu

'Bull Run May Not Come Immediately After Bitcoin Halving,' Says Bitmain's Jihan WuBitmain cofounder Jihan Wu’s recent interview discusses some of his predictions concerning the future of bitcoin, mining, the bitcoin halving, and the cryptoconomy. Despite the coronavirus outbreak and its effect on the global economy, Wu is optimistic and he believes the modern central banks’ loose monetary policy infecting the world will bolster the value of […]

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Bitcoin Hashrate Down 45% – Miners Witness Second-Largest Difficulty Drop in History

Bitcoin’s hashrate has plummeted 45% since the record-breaking levels it saw on Feb. 29. The hashrate touched an all-time high of 136 exahash per second (EH/s) but has since dropped to 75 EH/s. Moreover, the crypto network has seen the second-largest difficulty drop since October 2011. Also read: While You’re Under Quarantine, Check These Sites […]

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World’s Largest Banks Losing Stock Value During Weeks Marked by Pandemic

World’s Largest Banks Losing Stock Value During Weeks Marked by PandemicThe spreading coronavirus infection is taking a toll on the global economy and traditional financial institutions are already hurting. The world’s largest banks have seen their stocks losing value over the past weeks and months while facing cash withdrawal pressure and preparing to deal with a shrinking asset base. Also read: US Cash Crisis: Withdrawal […]

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Market Update: Bulls Return, 120 Million Tethers Minted, Bitcoin Halving Looms

Market Update: Bulls Return, 120 Million Tethers Minted, Bitcoin Halving LoomsOn March 20, cryptocurrencies jumped in value erasing some of the losses that took place over the course of the market carnage last week. The entire cryptoconomy gained a quick $39 billion during Thursday and Friday’s trading sessions and global trade volume has spiked significantly as well. As the coronavirus outbreak has been pushing investors […]

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Traders Flock to Tether, USDC, PAX – Stablecoins See Great Demand After Crypto Market Havoc

Traders Flock to Tether, USDC, PAX - Stablecoins See Great Demand After Market HavocStablecoins have seen massive volume and growth this month especially after the market carnage on March 12. Per usual, tether has been the king of stablecoins following the market downturn, but the 4.6 billion USDT wasn’t enough for all the liquidity needed to shield the storm. Other tokens pegged to the U.S. dollar like USDC, […]

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ETH Price Strains Defi Collateral Loans as ‘Black Swan’ Event Strikes Makerdao

ETH Price Strains Defi Collateral Loans as 'Black Swan' Event Strikes MakerdaoThe price of ethereum dropping double digits on March 12 sent shockwaves through the decentralized finance (defi) community. Makerdao’s single collateral DAI has been struggling and the low price of ETH has left millions worth of DAI undercollateralized. The defi project’s undercollateralizition was also blamed on price oracle discrepancies. Also read: The 35 Most Influential […]

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Edward Snowden ‘Felt Like Buying Bitcoin’ While Traders Hunt for the Market Bottom

Edward Snowden 'Felt Like Buying Bitcoin' While Traders Hunt for the Market BottomFollowing three consecutive days of losses shedding $50 billion off the cryptoconomy, digital currency markets lost another $44 billion in a matter of hours on March 12. Not only did ‘Black Thursday’ wreck traditional markets, but gold and bitcoin felt the brunt as well. Amidst the sell-off, the whistleblower Edward Snowden said that he “felt […]

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Market Update: Coronavirus Fears, Stock Market Crash, and Bitcoin Price Predictions

Market Update: Coronavirus Fears, Stock Market Crash, and Bitcoin Price PredictionsDigital currency markets have been consolidating since the initial price drop on February 26 that saw $25 billion shaved off the entire cryptocurrency market. At the time of publication, the cryptoconomy is hovering just above the $245 billion zone and a few coins today are making slight gains. Also read: MTV Airs Only the Negative […]

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Market Update: Bitcoin Halving Hype, Golden Cross Signals, and GBTC’s 41% Premium

Market Update: Bitcoin Halving Hype, Golden Cross Signals, and GBTC's 41% PremiumCryptocurrency markets have seen fresh gains on Wednesday after the slight pullback that started two days prior. Most of the top 10 digital currencies by market cap have gained between 4-8% and the entire market valuation of all cryptos has hovered between $295-300 billion. Also Read: Voluntary Financing: Bitcoin Cash Devs Reveal Noncustodial Funding App […]

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