So Hard to Say Goodbye: Blockchain.Info Goes Dot Com

So Hard to Say Goodbye: Blockchain.Info Goes Dot Com

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One of the oldest, most respected sites in the cryptosphere, Blockchain.info (Info), is moving domains. For many ecosystem veterans, Info was where it all started. First wallets. First block exploration. First real interaction with cryptocurrency. Recently, the group announced its move and plans for the future. It’s also a change signaling maturation of the space.…

Major Fund: 99% of Blockchain Investors are Interested in Profits, Could Ruin Market

Major Fund: 99% of Blockchain Investors are Interested in Profits, Could Ruin Market

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Joyce Kim, co-founder of $3.5 billion blockchain network Stellar and cryptocurrency hedge fund managing partner at SparkChain Capital, said in an interview with Chosun that 99% of blockchain sector of investors are interested in short-term profits rather than the technology. At a cryptocurrency conference covered by mainstream media and publications like Chosun and JoongAng, Kim…

EOS, Ethereum and NEO Receive Top Ratings by China in Round Two

EOS, Ethereum and NEO Receive Top Ratings by China in Round Two

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China recently revealed its second batch of state-endorsed cryptocurrency ratings and notably, EOS takes the lead this round as it was entirely excluded in the first set of ratings released in May 2018. Ethereum, Steem, and Lisk held the top ratings the first time around. The blockchain projects ratings depend on three different components based on technology,…

Bitcoin Funded Silk Road Performance Earns a Residency at Trafalgar Studios

Bitcoin Funded Silk Road Performance Earns a Residency at Trafalgar Studios

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Last December news.Bitcoin.com reported on the theatrical version of people using the deep web in a play called the “Silk Road: How to Buy Drugs Online.” Since then the play got rave reviews after appearing at the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe and the Vault festival. Now due to the show’s popularity, the performance is hosting the…

Quebec Hikes Electricity Price: Crypto Miners to Pay up to 3 Times Current Rate

Quebec Hikes Electricity Price: Crypto Miners to Pay up to 3 Times Current Rate

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The Canadian province of Quebec has reportedly decided to charge cryptocurrency miners up to roughly three times the current price after they flooded utility Hydro-Quebec with requests for mining operations. In addition, several crypto-related proposals have been submitted including one that requires crypto firms to bid for power. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the…

Bitcoin, Ethereum Slide Back in to Red as Market Reacts to Japanese Regulation, South Korean Tax Confusion

Bitcoin, Ethereum Slide Back in to Red as Market Reacts to Japanese Regulation, South Korean Tax Confusion

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The cryptocurrency market has swung violently back into the red due to a series of regulatory movements from Asia, spooking skittish market participants. Bitcoin and Ethereum plummeted by almost 10% as Japanese regulators crack down on exchange action. Crypto markets are bleeding red subsequent to a Japanese financial watchdog move that saw business improvement orders…

Korean Government Launches Investigation into Crypto Hacks

Korean Government Launches Investigation into Crypto Hacks

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Following the alleged hacks of South Korean crypto exchanges, the government has formally launched an investigation into the cause of the hacks. The authorities will also perform security checks on all crypto exchanges’ systems. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Government’s Response The South Korean government announced on Wednesday, June 20, that it…