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Market Update: BTC, EOS And XLM On Top Of Their Games As LTC Sinks

As the good news continues and as the markets continue to rack up value, we are seeing new two-monthly highs topping the markets. This slight surge is bringing cryptocurrencies up to a far healthier position in time for a new month - August, a month that looks to be the most positive yet for cryptocurrencies in 2018. With a potential bull run on the horizon, investors are starting to get excited, rightly so too. Please however do remember that the markets are still volatile. Yes, things look great and the markets look to be up, but overall volatility still rules...

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New Coinbase Announcement Means Europeans Can Now Pay For Uber Rides With Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency adoption means that one day, we’ll be able to buy apples with Bitcoin, take taxis with Ethereum and take out mortgages with XRP. Whilst some of the above might already be possible in some niche environments, from a commercial perspective, cryptocurrency adoption isn’t feasible just yet. This is where cryptocurrency gift cards come in. Cryptocurrency gift cards allow investors and traders to use their crypto to purchase gift cards that have an inherent store value. So, whilst you can’t always directly buy apples with Bitcoin, you could end up purchasing a gift card using Bitcoin, for a store that...

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Blockchain Television Coming to Fox Business Network

Blockchain and cryptocurrency are officially disrupting television. Blockchain television is coming to small screens everywhere. In May, CBS announced a partnership with popular YouTube personality ‘Crypto Crow.’ The national television network promised 13 episodes of crypto-based coverage, delivered to more than 40 million homes. Crypto Crow is not alone, though. Post-cable network Cheddar announced in the spring of 2018 that it would broadcast a thirty-minute crypto show every Thursday morning, appropriately titled ‘Crypto Craze.’ Blockchain Television Coming to Fox Business Network FOX Business Network will join CBS and Cheddar in hopes of capitalizing on the growing interest in cryptocurrency and...

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Hacking Blockchain Explorers Might Be The New Way To Manipulate The Market

Recent reports highlight how a renowned blockchain explorer, Etherscan.io was hacked on Monday, calling into question the potential that this style of hack could have in manipulating the markets in the future. Etherscan.io is a website used to explore the Ethereum blockchain. Blockchain explorers are the premise of transparency and act as a location through which anybody can view transactions on the network, in this instance, the Ethereum network. Now of course, within Etherscan and other similar sites, no crypto is held or directly traded, instead is is a window, yes the blockchain is visible but it can’t be altered...

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The Future Of The Cloud Is In Blockchain, According To New Google Partnership

As expected, Google have entered a bit of a blockchain rampage, forcing themselves into the blockchain industry with as much impact as possible. As a tech giant and a world leader, Google have no choice but to get involved within this sort of work, otherwise eventually, customers would fall out of love with them. Oh and also the blockchain offers some very inherent advantages, so I guess that exists as a justification too. According to reports out yesterday, Google have partnered with a firm called Digital Asset, a company that uses Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) to build blockchain based apps....

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