A hacker stole $31M of Ether — how it happened, and what it means for Ethereum

Yesterday, a hacker pulled off the second biggest heist in the history of digital currencies.Around 12:00 PST, an unknown attacker exploited a critical flaw in the Parity multi-signature wallet on the Ethereum network, draining three massive wallets of over $31,000,000 worth of Ether in a matter of minutes. Given a couple more hours, the hacker […]

Crypto Discussions at Highest Level: The OECD’s Love of Blockchain Obscures Its Fear of Bitcoin

For several years now, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has been cautiously enthusiastic about blockchain technology. Beginning with a 2014 working paper titled, “The Bitcoin Question” the intergovernmental organization has been considering the economic possibilities opened up by distributed ledgers and cryptocurrencies — and, on the whole, it has found these possibilities […]

Bitcoin’s Theoretical Price Ceiling Is Now $100k Per Coin – Bitcoin USD (Cryptocurrency:BTC-USD)

Introduction The question of if a floor exists in the price of Bitcoin ()()(OTCQX:GBTC), and if so, what is that figure, has become a hot topic recently. I would argue that the floor is determined by the probability of finding a gap between the fundamentals and the price. In other words, how many standard deviations […]

Now You Can Buy Mariah Carey and G-Eazy Albums With Monero

A group of well-known musicians including Mariah Carey, Marilyn Manson and more has begun accepting the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency monero. The list of more than 40 top recording artists – Slayer, Weezer, G-Eazy, Sia and Fallout Boy are among those also included – comes as part of “Project Coral Reef,” which was put together by entrepreneur Naveen […]

Thailand Emerges as Leading Blockchain Economy

Thailand is setting itself apart from other nations when it comes to blockchain and cryptocurrency. The South Asian nation is on track to have one of the world’s first Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC), and has already legalized the use of major cryptos within Thai borders. Many nations are supporting blockchain development, but Thailand is a […]

Announcing instant bitcoin, ethereum and litecoin purchases on Coinbase

We are excited to announce the ability for customers to instantly purchase digital currency using a US bank account. Previously, customers who purchased using a bank account had to wait several days before receiving their digital currency. Customers can now buy up to $25,000* and receive access to their digital currency immediately.Our mission is to […]

Litecoin Foundation and Tokenpay Acquire Stake in German Bank

Tokenpay Swiss AG has officially confirmed that it has acquired a 9.9 percent stake in WEG Bank AG in partnership with the Litecoin Foundation. The terms of the agreement will also include options to purchase approximately 90% overall of the bank, pending the customary regulatory approval. Litecoin Foundation and Tokenpay Acquire 10% of German Bank Tokenpay […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, ETC: Price Analysis, August 17

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. The cryptocurrency market capitalization has risen above the […]

Coinbase And Visa Are Making Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, And Litecoin Payments A Reality

Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies, including ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, and litecoin, have long struggled against accusations they are harder to spend and use in the real world than their traditional fiat counterparts. The bitcoin price, which leaped higher last week to trade around $5,000 per bitcoin , has been called too unstable and volatile to […]