Proof-of-Stake Could Lead to Crypto Banking. Let’s Avoid That

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“Staking as a service” is taking off. We need to think hard about what this means for crypto’s evolution, warns Michael J. Casey.

Exchange News: Huobi Trials EOS Exchange, Sharespost Enables Security Token Trade

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In recent cryptocurrency exchange news, Huobi’s EOS exchange has entered trial operations, Sharespost has facilitated a secondary trade of the BCAP security token, and Bithumb has obtained South Korean Information Security Management System certification. Also Read: Bisq DEX Launches DAO on Testnet as Developers Seek to Decentralize Governance  Huobi Launches Trial of EOS Exchange In the…

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Continue to Suffer From Deep Losses

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It’s been a tough week for cryptocurrency holders, as the top 10 virtual currencies by market capitalization have lost 30% to 60% of their value over the past seven days. Prices this low have not been seen since the spring of 2017 and at the moment the entire economy of all 2000+ coins has a…

China Updates Crypto Ranking, Downgrades BTC Further

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China’s Center for Information Industry Development has updated its ranking of 33 crypto projects, evaluated in three separate categories as well as overall. BTC has been downgraded further since the center’s previous update while EOS and Ethereum still top the overall ranking. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space New Ranking The China…

When Blockchains Go Down: Why Crypto Outages Are on the Rise

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It used to be that downtime was unheard of on blockchain networks. As new protocols and new trade-offs emerge, that’s no longer the case.

BitTorrent Courted EOS, Filecoin Crypto Creators Prior to Tron Sale

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Tron and Neo weren’t the only crypto projects interested in acquiring BitTorrent; in fact, CoinDesk has learned, five others were tempted to buy too.

EOS Reduces Account Creation Costs by 25 Percent

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EOS’ market-based RAM distribution approach has caused new account creation costs to rise beyond affordability. To combat this issue, EOS block producers approved an update to decrease account creation costs by 25 percent. New EOS Accounts Now Require Less RAM Fifteen EOS block producers voted to decrease the minimum amount of RAM required to purchase…

21,000 New Locations Across Canada, Europe, Australia to Purchase Bitcoin Cash

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Netcoins, an over-the-counter (OTC) brokerage and virtual ATM software company, announced this week it was enabling bitcoin cash (BCH) for immediate access purchase. For BCH enthusiasts, that’s 21,000 locations, covering Canada, Europe, and Australia where the decentralized currency is now available. Also read: Square’s Big Week: Crypto Patent, Shares Leap, and Lightning Plug 21,000 New…

Markets Update: Bloody Crypto-Markets Suffer More Losses

Markets Update: Bloody Crypto-Markets Suffer More Losses

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Leading up until this Tuesday a great majority of cryptocurrency markets have lost considerable value over the past few days. Since our last markets update this past Saturday, the overall cryptocurrency capitalization as a whole has dropped significantly by losing $20 billion USD. All eyes will surely be fixed on digital asset charts this week…