Romper Room to White Linen: Saying Goodbye to Crypto’s Infant Anarchy

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As the crypto markets have matured, they’ve seen increasing acceptance with traditional finance and regulators, but there’s still a way to go.

Bitcoin Shorts Reach ATH, is a Short Squeeze Incoming?

Bitcoin Shorts Reach ATH, is a Short Squeeze Incoming?

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Bitcoin has continued to plunge since January 2018, with no respite in sight. Bitcoin shorts reached all-time highs on BitMex and other exchanges which offer derivatives. That said, a phenomenon called a ‘short-squeeze’ could score a savvy trader a tidy profit. An oft-ignored, yet blaring feature of the cryptocurrency markets is the trading action on…

7 Major Exchanges in Korea Agree on Joint Measures

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Seven major crypto exchanges in South Korea have joined forces to create a sound cryptocurrency ecosystem. They have agreed on joint measures such as information sharing and real-time monitoring of abnormal transactions. Meanwhile, the Korean government is working on institutionalizing crypto exchanges. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Seven…

Binance Chooses NEO’s Delegated Byzantine Fault Tolerance for its BNB Chain

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Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by market cap, will utilize the sophisticated Delegated Byzantine Fault Tolerance (dBFT) for its upcoming Binance Chain product, as seen on a Youtube video released on December 4, 2018. Building a Robust Product First revealed in a tweet last week, Binance Chain is a native blockchain that strives to…

Sentiment Analysis Service Predicoin Launches for Cryptocurrency Traders

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Keeping abreast of cryptocurrencies means frequently browsing and interpreting vast amounts of content from various online sources. As the crypto markets expands and matures, information overload becomes a problem. Astute traders are increasingly seeking crypto-specific tools that can distill the noisy input data into quality insights. Predicoin is one such potential solution. Also read: Meet…

Explained: 51 Percent Attacks on Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

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One of the worst things to happen to a proof-of-work cryptocurrency is a 51 percent attack. Such attacks undermine the immutability—and consequently the trust—in a blockchain. Satoshi Nakamoto summarized proof-of-work as “one-CPU-one-vote.” Since then, the cryptocurrency mining industry has advanced beyond CPU mining, which could compute the Bitcoin algorithm thousands of times per second, to…

$1 Million BTC Options Position Set to Expire on Dec. 28

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Former portfolio manager at the University of Chicago endowment and current CIO of Blocktower Capital, Ari Paul, was reported to have made the largest-ever speculative play using BTC options during December of 2017. The contracts, which will expire on Dec. 28, 2018, are almost guaranteed to close as a total loss. Also Read: Report: Indian Government…

How Blockchain Can Transform Digital Media

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In an era of digital triumphs, trials, and security breaches, 2018 has simultaneously become both the best and worst time to be a content creator in the digital media space. While it’s now easier than ever for writers and artists to share their work with the world, whether it’s through publishing an e-book on Amazon…