Category: ETH

Iranian Energy Grid Blames 7% Consumption Increase on Bitcoin Miners

Mostafa Rajabi Mashhad, the spokesperson for Tavanir, an Iranian state-operated grid entity, has explained that electrical consumption has spiked by 7% in comparison to the previous year. Rajabi blames illegal cryptocurrency mining operations for the country’s increased electrical consumption and has warned that illicit mining facilities will be cut off from the grid. Also Read: […]

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PR: Monarch Launches IEO on LAToken Exchange

Monarch Launches IEO on LAToken ExchangeMonarch is changing the world of Crypto. With a Universal Decentralized Crypto Wallet, The MonarchPay payment solution allowing businesses and individuals the ability to receive BTC & ETH payments and get paid in Fiat, along with the Monarch Marketplace & Motor, Monarch is on track to become the One Platform to Rule Them All.

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John McAfee’s New Trading Platform Aims to Give Traders a Magical Experience

On June 11, following his latest tirade on social media, John McAfee announced the launch of his new cryptocurrency trading platform called McAfee Magic. The project allows for manual and automated crypto trading across a variety of digital asset exchanges all displayed in one user interface. According to the website, the service is the second […]

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Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-Yen Markets and Margin Trading

Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-to-Yen Markets and Margin TradingBack in April 2018, it was revealed that Yahoo Japan was planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchange licensed by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA). Now, a year later, Yahoo Japan’s trading platform Taotao is open offering BTC and ETH trading while also providing users with margin trading available in litecoin (LTC), ripple (XRP) and bitcoin […]

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PR: Monarch Wallet Updates Bring SLP Support

Monarch Wallet Updates Bring SLP SupportMonarch Blockchain Corporation has updated the Monarch Wallet for Android & iOS with a new user interface, full transaction history support for all tokens, SLP token support, SLP Faucet where users can receive free SLP tokens and their Universal KYC Has Also Been Launched!

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Samsung Galaxy S10 – What’s Up With the Crypto Wallet?

Samsung Galaxy S10 – What’s Up With the Crypto Wallet?Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10, had one of the most anticipated premieres this year. The launch of the high-end lineup, comprising three models, marked the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy S series, considered a benchmark in the Android world. A slew of new features were introduced for the latest model. However, the one […]

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Testing the Noncustodial Button Wallet With BCH Over Telegram Messenger

Testing the Noncustodial Button Wallet With BCH Over Telegram MessengerUsers of the Telegram-infused cryptocurrency Button Wallet can now purchase digital assets through its partnership with the payment processor Wyre. Button Wallet allows users to store, send, and receive cryptocurrencies like BCH, ETH, BTC, LTC, and ETC through the Telegram messaging app. The following is an in-depth review of my experience using Button Wallet after […]

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Elipay Celebrates the First of 100s of Crypto-Accepting Merchants in Croatia

Elipay Celebrates the First of Hundreds of Crypto Accepting Merchants in CroatiaOn May 20, Eligma showed off its Elipay service, a crypto payment processing system that allows people to pay for products and services with cryptocurrencies at over 300 retailers in the region. The grand opening of Elipay’s Croatian launch started with the first transaction made by Bitcoin.com’s CEO, Roger Ver, at the five-star Navis Design […]

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Bitcoin.com’s Market Cap Aggregator Adds More Informative Crypto Data

Bitcoin.com's Market Cap Aggregator Adds More Informative Crypto DataA little over a year ago, our web portal launched a new market cap aggregator, Markets.Bitcoin.com, which showcases the top 500 cryptocurrency market valuations. More recently we’ve added some great data to Markets.Bitcoin.com so people can get information on not only the price of their favorite coins, but also real-time charts featuring transactions per day, […]

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Whole Foods and Major Retailers Now Accept Cryptocurrency via the Spedn App

Whole Foods and Major Retailers Accept a Variety of Cryptos Through the 'Spedn' AppOn May 13, cryptocurrency enthusiasts were pleased to hear that major retailers including Whole Foods, Lowes, Petco, Regal Cinemas, and Gamestop will accept payments in crypto. The payments will be processed by Flexa using its custodial wallet called ‘Spedn’ which gives people the ability to spend with bitcoin core, ethereum, bitcoin cash, and GUSD. Also […]

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Markets Update: Crypto Bulls Lose Footing After Stablecoin Controversy

Markets Update: Crypto Bulls Lose Footing After Stablecoin ControversyCryptocurrencies dropped in value yesterday after the New York Attorney General’s court filings against Bitfinex and Tether were published. Currently, the entire market capitalization is roughly $170 billion and most cryptocurrencies have lost 2-10% of their value since the announcement. Also read: Researchers Find Hundreds of Ethereum Wallets at Risk Due to Weak Key Pairs […]

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Researchers Find Hundreds of Ethereum Wallets at Risk Due to Weak Key Pairs

Researchers Comb the Ethereum Chain Finding an Abundance of Weak Key PairsOn April 23, the security consulting firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) published a document concerning a number of unsound public and private key pairs tied to the Ethereum blockchain. The probability of chance needed to crack 256-bit encryption would take years for hackers to access random private keys. However, ISE recently queried 49,060 ETH transactions […]

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Paytomat Enables Merchants to Accept 18 Cryptocurrencies In-Store

Paytomat Enables Merchants to Accept 18 Cryptocurrencies In-StoreAccepting cryptocurrency payments in your store doesn’t require specialist hardware or complex integration – Paytomat is proof. The crypto payment gateway enables merchants to accept 18 cryptocurrencies including BCH using their existing equipment. To date, hundreds of brick and mortar stores across four continents have added crypto support using Paytomat. Also read: Crypto-Based Transfers Can […]

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Markets Update: BCH and BNB Outperform Leading Crypto Assets

Markets Update: BCH and BNB Outperform Leading Crypto AssetsDespite the cryptocurrency markets appearing increasingly bullish, the leading crypto assets have posted mixed results in recent weeks. While BCH and LTC have made significant gains over BTC in recent months, ETH and XRP have lost value against BTC for much of 2019. Also Read: The Number of Crypto Exchanges Offering Margin Has Multiplied BTC […]

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Review: BC Vault Is an Unorthodox Hardware Wallet With a Random Key Generator

One of the biggest responsibilities of cryptocurrency owners is safely storing their digital assets. Over the last few years, hardware wallets have become an extremely convenient security solution that has helped in this regard. The BC Vault is a new hardware device with a number of distinctive features. Also read: The Struggle to Buy Bitcoin […]

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Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Leads the Pack With Double Digit Gains

Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Leads the Pack Again as Price Spikes 13%Cryptocurrency markets have seen some slight gains in the last 48-hours, with the overall market capitalization of the entire digital asset economy comprising $174 billion as of April 15. Once again, bitcoin cash (BCH) is leading the pack this Monday with a 13% gain over the last 24 hours, outshining every coin in the top […]

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Maker Community Votes to Raise Stability Fee as Dai Struggles to Hold $1 Peg

For more than two weeks the dai stablecoin has sat below its $1 peg, and has been trading for roughly $0.97 over the last seven days. This has given concern to the Maker Dao community which has decided to raise the dai stability fee to 11.5% per year. Also read: Exchangewar Lets You Compare Crypto […]

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How Traditional Stock Markets Can Help Mainstream Cryptocurrency

How Traditional Stock Markets Can Help Mainstream Cryptocurrency - or NotIt’s not a stampede, but a growing number of traditional stock exchanges have begun to offer cryptocurrency-related products, in a move that’s been viewed in some quarters as key to introducing cryptocurrency to conventional equities investors. But will the involvement of stock exchanges help the cause of cryptocurrency, or is this merely an opportunistic endeavour […]

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Cryptocurrency Adoption Grows Beyond ‘Bitcoin City’ in Slovenia and Croatia

Cryptocurrency Adoption Grows Beyond ‘Bitcoin City’ in Slovenia and CroatiaThe number of stores that accept cryptocurrencies is rising in Slovenia and Croatia. Starting with merchants in one of the largest shopping and entertainment complexes in Europe, Elipay has now integrated with 300 stores in Slovenia and begun expanding into Croatia following approval by the country’s central bank. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto […]

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Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Rockets Forward Leading the Crypto Bull Rally

Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Rockets Forward Leading the Crypto Bull RallyCryptocurrency prices have improved a great deal over the last seven days and many digital assets saw a significant spike in value on April 2. The entire market capitalization of all 2,000-odd coins is steadily approaching $200 billion. The market forerunner so far is bitcoin cash (BCH), which is up well over 45% in the […]

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Bitcoin Cash Markets and Network Gather Strong Momentum in Q1

Bitcoin Cash Markets and Network Statistics Gather Strong Momentum in Q1The first quarter of 2019 has ended and things are starting to look much better for digital assets this year. Bitcoin cash (BCH) prices touched all-time highs for 2019 during the end of Q1 and the network’s overall strength has improved a great deal since the fork last year. Also read: Broken Phone? Don’t Sweat […]

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PR: Montex Market Exchange Tokenizes Startups

Montex Market Exchange Tokenizes StartupsMontex Market is a unique crypto-exchange where users can purchase stocks in startups with virtual currencies (ETH or exchange’s native token MON). Businesses that decide to tokenize their stocks will win from access to global crypto investors, looking for ways to diversify their portfolios.

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