Monthly Archives: April 2019

AltDex Launches Cryptocurrency Index of Gaming-Related Tokens

AltDex has launched a benchmark index designed to track tokens of blockchain-based projects related to video games. Cryptocurrency indices provider AltDex has launched a cryptocurrency index of gaming-related tokens. The company announced the development in a blog post on April 4. AltDex has developed a benchmark index for the blockchain gaming category  dubbed AltDex Gaming Index. The index is designed to track cryptocurrencies and tokens of blockchain-based projects related to video games, esports, and other analogous decentralized applications. Per the post, AltDex’ index is applied in respect […]

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Installing a Subdermal Bitcoin Wallet Is Only for the Brave

In 2014, Dutch entrepreneur Martijn Wismeijer made headlines by having a pair of bitcoin wallets embedded under his skin. Since then, various cypherpunks and tech journalists have had microchips embedded into their hands. Anyone interested in getting ‘chipped,’ for the purposes of boasting a bio-implanted bio-implanted bitcoin wallet, should be cautious however, as the procedure is not for the faint-hearted. Also read: Bitcoin’s Relationship With ‘Mark of the Beast’ Theories Bitcoin Wallets Under the Skin The idea of getting an integrated circuit device or radio-frequency identification (RFID) […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Sideways Consolidation Paves the Way for Macro Uptrend

Summary: Buying pressure continues as the bitcoin market holds above the macro, bearish trendline and the monthly resistance level. There was a small amount of selling pressure but it was absorbed by eager bulls. The selling pressure seems to be profit taking as we continue to establish a low time frame uptrend of higher lows and higher highs. On a macro scale, we are sitting in between support and resistance levels and it seems very likely we will continue upward until we encounter the $5,500 toto $5,800 […]

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Blockchain Insurance Initiative B3i Expands Its Group of Investors

Zurich-based blockchain insurance startup B3i has expanded its group of investors in its current funding round. Swiss blockchain-based insurance transaction platform B3i has expanded its group of investors in its ongoing funding round, according to a press release published on April 3. Per the release, B3i has added three new insurer and reinsurers to participate in the company’s current funding round. B3i notes in the announcement that the first phase of the product scheduled to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2019 is being evaluated, while […]

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Binance’s Trust Wallet to Launch Staking Service With Tezos

Binance’s official digital currency wallet app Trust Wallet has added a staking feature for cryptocurrencies Binance’s official digital currency wallet app Trust Wallet has added staking for cryptocurrencies. The development was announced by Binance in a blog post published on April 3. The staking feature — which is scheduled to be launched by Binance by the end of the second quarter of 2019 — enables users to earn dividends or interest on their investment for validating transactions and allows them to vote on changes in the blockchain. […]

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis April 05

Technical analysis on top 10 cryptocurrencies. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Google searches for Bitcoin tripled as its price skyrocketed on Apr. 02. This shows that interest in cryptocurrencies is still high. If prices recover, a large number of traders sitting on the sidelines will […]

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Russian Social Media Giant VK Launches ‘Mineable’ VK Coin

Russian social media giant VK.com launched a “mineable” coin, but it’s not clear if it’s based on blockchain. Russian social media giant Vkontakte (VK) has launched an internal currency, VK Coin, that can be “mined,” local state-owned media outlet Tass reported on April 1. The move follows recent reports this week that VK was launching a bespoke cryptocurrency. The official information provided on VK Coin, however, does not indicate that the coin is based on blockchain technology. It does, however, encourage users to “mine” the coin via […]

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CryptoDredge 0.18.0 Nvidia Miner With Argon2d Support and New Features

It has been a while since the last release CryptoDredge 0.17.0 was made available to Nvidia GPU miners, but here comes the new CryptoDredge 0.18.0 and it brings some new and useful features on the table. The new version brings support for the Argon2d algorithm (argon2d-dyn only) as well as the much anticipated support for MTP and Cuckaroo29 on NiceHash. Prior to that the only MTP miner with NiceHash support was TT-Miner and currently MTP is among the most profitable algorithms for Nvidia GPUs on the service. […]

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GrinPurse and GrinPlusPlus Open Source GRIN GUI Wallets for Windows

One of the major issues with the GRIN project has been resolved – the lack of an easy to use GUI wallet for Windows users… and there is more than one option available. The design of the Grin project does not rely on using addresses like we are used to with most other crypto currencies as a means to send and receive coins and that makes transfers a bit more complex. The GrinPurse project is not an official wallet, but a third party project that has been […]

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Canadian Drug Dealer Ordered to Forfeit $1.4 Million in Bitcoin

As part of an ongoing criminal case, a judge in Canada has ordered that a local online drug dealer must forfeit about 281.41 bitcoin (worth about $1.4 million) after it was found that he used the cryptocurrency to fund his illegal activities. It’s been reported as Canada’s largest-ever bitcoin forfeiture. In 2015, local authorities seized the dealer’s laptop and the BTC tokens (worth about $65,885 at the time) were found, according to a report by the Toronto Star. The dealer, Matthew Phan, pleaded guilty to the charges […]

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