Category Archives: Crypto News

Crypto Incubators: An Ultimate Solution or Just a Tool for Startups?

How successful are crypto launchpads and do they guarantee that the projects they back will end up being successful? After crypto prices went through the roof in 2017, an eruption of new tokens, companies and products occured. With such a high level of consumer and corporate interest, many promising projects were inevitably lost in the crowd. Fortunately enough, some of cryptocurrency’s biggest names offer their services to a select few projects that are they have deemed promising. Companies that pick and nurture these future projects are known […]

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Cardano’s Shelley Testnet Starts Off With More Than 5 Billion Staked ADA

Within less than 24 hours since Cardano’s testnet went live, ADA holders staked more than 5 billion ADA coins, worth around $195 million. Within 24 hours of Cardano’s testnet going live, Cardano (ADA) holders have staked more than 5 billion ADA coins, worth around $195 million. On Dec. 15, IOHK took to Twitter to report that more than 240 staking pools have gone online since Shelley went live, with about 120 staking pools during the first day of operation alone. According to Shelley’s roadmap, IOHK is well […]

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Chinese Courts Increasingly Use Blockchain Technology To Settle Cases

China’s smart internet courts have reportedly applied blockchain and artificial intelligence to decide on millions of legal actions. China’s smart courts are reportedly applying a variety of innovative technologies including blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) to decide on millions of legal cases. On Dec. 5, China’s official Xinhua news agency reported that more than 3.1 million Chinese litigation activities from March to October of this year were settled through the blockchain and AI-powered smart internet courts. Headed towards a future with AI-powered judges In these “courts of […]

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Behind the Scenes of TON: Lessons Learned on Deploying Smart Contracts

An inside look at the Telegram Open Network competition with an analysis of the contest’s task. Amid news of its recent spat with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, relatively few people have likely heard about Telegram’s Open Network competition that occurred some weeks ago. It was a milestone event that transformed the once-miniscule TON developer community writing in Fift (TON’s general-purpose programming language), which differs greatly from common languages due to its low-level approach. The contest attracted new developers, further built a community around the […]

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‘Strange’ Litecoin Network Activity Could Be Related To August Dust Attack

A product developer witnesses Litecoin network activity that reminds him of the Aug. 10 dust attack on the network. Product developer Franklyn Richards has witnessed Litecoin (LTC) network activity that reminds him of the Aug. 10 dust attack on Litecoin. In a Dec. 14 blog post, Franklyn Richards, a product developer who has worked on Bitcoin (BTC) and Litecoin since 2013, describes a pattern emerging among active Litecoin network addresses. According to the product developer an unknown entity is taking “large periodic automated actions” on the Litecoin […]

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Is Crypto Ready for the New Space Age?

Quantum computing services seem to be our future soon enough, but will cryptocurrencies be ready for it when the time comes? Quantum supremacy is officially here, whether we’re ready for it or not. This fall, a research paper from Google was prematurely leaked, claiming just that — quantum supremacy — including the results of a test where its 54-qubit processor performed in 200 seconds a computation that it says would have previously taken 10,000 years, kicking off this century’s version of the space race. With Amazon also […]

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Bitcoin Set to Enter Disbelief Phase — Should Hodlers Prep for $2.8K?

Bitcoin price is not showing any bullish signs and appears still set to tumble by as much as 60% before a trend reversal takes place. Bitcoin price (BTC) performed as expected over the past week as 8% was shaved off its price of $7,571.80 between Dec. 8 and Dec. 14. Does this mean the digital asset is due for a reversal? As much as Bitcoin holders and I want this, one has to look at the facts.  Currently, Bitcoin has a distinct lack of bullish indicators that […]

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Darknet ICO, Bitmain Infighting, Calls for Cotten to Be Exhumed: Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 9–15

A darknet marketplace is planning a $146 million ICO, QuadrigaCX victims want Gerald Cotten’s body exhumed, and Libra has quietly updated its white paper. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week VeChain loses $6.6 million in VET tokens to hacker in attack on buyback wallet An unknown hacker has […]

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The Modern Great Game — Facebook’s Libra Project

The world is inevitably becoming more and more digital, and Facebook’s digital currency dubbed Libra is a step toward this future. Since Facebook’s digital currency project, Libra, was announced in June, there has been a growing chorus of central bankers and policy makers pushing back against its ambitions. Germany’s Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz and France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire have both, separately, made it clear that they are not impressed with Libra and that the issuance of currency is the exclusive duty of the state and […]

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