Bitcoin, Ethereum prices fall on January 17 as sell-off continues

Markets Insider Bitcoin falls below $10,000, down 12%, and Ethereum breaks $1,000 to trade 15% lower. Russian President Vladimir Putin is proposing tighter regulation of the cryptocurrency space. LONDON — Bitcoin fell to a six-week low on Wednesday as global cryptocurrency markets entered the second day of a sell-off. Major coins are registering double-digit percentage […]

Using Bitcoin or Ethereum to pay for a new Proton? Cryptocurrency not accepted, dealer suspended

Home » Cars » Using Bitcoin or Ethereum to pay for a new Proton? Cryptocurrency not accepted, dealer suspended Preferring to drive cars rather than desks, Hafriz Shah ditched his suit and tie to join the ranks of Malaysia’s motoring hacks. A car’s technical brilliance is completely lost on him, appreciating character-making quirks more. When […]

Ethereum is jamming up because of a game for buying virtual cats

Cryptokitties “CryptoKitties,” a blockchain-based game that let’s users buy and sell virtual cats, is exploding in popularity. It’s putting pressure on Ethereum, the blockchain fueled by ether. Just when you thought the world of cryptocurrencies couldn’t get zanier, along comes “CryptoKitties.” The online cat breeding game, which has been likened to both Beanie Babies and […]

Ripple overtakes Ethereum as the second largest cryptocurrency

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. After a period of tremendous growth, the banking-oriented cryptocurrency Ripple has overtaken Ethereum and is currently the second largest coin in terms of market cap behind Bitcoin.  Ripple’s price rose […]

Coinbase Launches a PayPal Like Plugging For Ethereum, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin

Coinbase, the biggest crypto broker and one of the biggest exchange, has launched a new service for merchants, allowing them to seamlessly integrate crypto payments by adding a Coinbase Commerce button, not much different than the PayPal button. Unlike previously where their merchants service was directly integrated with Coinbase, requiring a Coinbase account, all you […]

A major vulnerability has frozen hundreds of millions of dollars of Ethereum

Today is not a good news day for Ethereum. A  vulnerability found within a popular wallet has frozen potentially hundreds of millions of dollars of the crypto currency in a second setback in recent months. Parity Technologies, the company behind widely used wallet service Parity, today disclosed an issue that could enable the contents of a […]

Bitcoin and Ethereum Have a Hidden Power Structure, and It’s Just Been Revealed

In cryptocurrency circles, calling something “centralized” is an insult. The epithet stems from Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto’s revelation: a monetary system doesn’t need a central authority, like a government, to work. That’s such a potent idea that it’s morphed into a battle among crypto-enthusiasts between good—that is, “decentralized”— currencies and evil ones, or anything with […]