Category: Review

SEC Wants Second Look at Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Proposal

SEC Wants Second Look at Bitwise Bitcoin ETF ProposalThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reviewing its order issued last week pertaining to a rejected proposal for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The proposal was filed by NYSE Arca for the Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Trust. Meanwhile, the SEC is also evaluating a proposed rule change for a different type of bitcoin ETF. […]

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How to Create and Airdrop Your Own Token to Your Friends

How to Create and Airdrop Your Own Token to Your FriendsRoughly a year ago, the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) debuted on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network, giving anyone the ability to mint, store, receive, and send SLP tokens. Since then there’s been a ton of tokens created on the BCH network as the simplicity of the system outpaces tokens built on alternative chains like ERC20s […]

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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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Learn How to Use Bitcoin.com’s New Point-of-Sale Solution — Bitcoin Cash Merchant

Learn How to Use Bitcoin.com's New Point-of-Sale Solution — Bitcoin Cash MerchantDuring the third week of April, Bitcoin.com released a new point-of-sale (PoS) service called Bitcoin Cash Merchant for Android operating systems. The free platform allows any retail location to accept bitcoin cash (BCH) without registering an account. With the Bitcoin Cash Merchant platform, store owners can open their businesses to a new form of payment […]

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How to Create Your Own SLP Token Using the Bitcoin Cash Blockchain

How to Create Your Own SLP Token Using the Bitcoin Cash BlockchainSince the latest Electron Cash SLP version release and the newly published Badger Wallet extension, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters have been creating an abundance of tokens. Because the tokens are so simple to develop, BCH enthusiasts have created tokens for fun, giving them names like ‘XRP Cash,’ ‘Doge Cash,’ and even ‘BSV Cash.’ The following […]

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A Look at Openbazaar’s Multi-Currency Wallet and Vendor Listings

A Look at Openbazaar's Multi-Currency Wallet and Vendor ListingsOn Jan. 17, the blockchain and cryptocurrency company OB1 released Openbazaar version 2.3 which provides users with the ability to use a multi-currency wallet within the marketplace. Since then, there’s been a large number of added listings and an increased amount of people trading cryptocurrencies in a peer-to-peer fashion. Also read: Inspired by Unwriter’s Apps, BCH […]

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An In-Depth Look at the Trezor Model T Hardware Wallet

An In-Depth Look at the Trezor Model T Hardware WalletCryptocurrency hardware wallets have become a mainstay within the digital asset economy and over the years these devices have evolved. After designing the first bitcoin hardware wallet on the market, the Prague-based firm Satoshilabs has released a new Trezor product line called the Model T. The following hands-on review details how to get started with […]

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Review: The Ledger Nano X Adds Bluetooth and a Fussy Mobile App

Review: The Ledger Nano X Adds Bluetooth and a Fussy Mobile AppThere’s a lot to love about Ledger’s hardware wallets. There’s also a lot to loathe. From a design, manufacture, and presentation perspective, they’re a dream. From a software perspective, they’re capricious, prone to connecting and disconnecting on a whim. The new Ledger Nano X continues that tradition. Also read: Ledger Unveils Bluetooth-Enabled Hardware Wallet Nano X: […]

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The Cashaccount.info Platform Tethers Names to Bitcoin Cash Addresses

The Cashaccount.info Platform Tethers Names to Bitcoin Cash AddressesLast October, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponent and developer, Jonathan Silverblood, told the BCH community about a new identification system he developed that ties a custom human-readable alias to a bitcoin cash address. Silverblood has launched a beta version of the platform Cashaccount.info so visitors can test out the platform’s functionality and give the developer feedback. […]

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Report: Lightning Network Still Way off Being Ready for Commercial Use

The Lightning Network (LN) is a second-layer protocol that was long promised as a solution to BTC’s scalability problem. However, the off-chain system is still very far from being able to support actual commence according to a new review by business management technology company Scipio ERP. Also Read: The Daily: CEX.io Enforces KYC, Okex Updates […]

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A Look at the Multi-Currency Encrypted Messaging App ‘Chat.Chat’

A Look at the Multi-Currency Encrypted Messaging App 'Chat.Chat'Over the past few weeks, cryptocurrency proponents have been discussing a new messaging and collaboration platform called Chat.Chat. The application offers an all-in-one system with secure messaging, a multi-currency wallet and native communication with decentralized apps like Memo. Also read: Sirin Labs Launches Blockchain-Centric ‘Finney’ Smartphone The Chat.Chat Messaging Platform There have been a lot of […]

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ICOs Use Sponsored Reviews to Attract Investors

ICOs Use Sponsored Reviews to Attract InvestorsAlthough the 2018 cryptocurrency bull trend has humbled many self-proclaimed crypto “experts,” the business of sponsored cryptocurrency reviews has continued to boom, influencing many market participants in the process. Also Read: Estonia to Tighten Rules for Licensed Crypto Companies  ICOs Sponsor Social Media Influencers Hacken, a Ukrainian startup, partnered with social media influencers to promote its […]

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Developers Launch Bitcoin Cash Social Media App ‘Hivr’

Developers Launch a New Bitcoin Cash All-in-One Social Media App Called HivrOn Monday, Oct. 22, a new Bitcoin Cash-powered social media application called Hivr launched in beta form. The platform, available for Android devices, features a wallet, native tipping, posting to a social news feed, instant messaging and more. Also Read: Samsung Begins 7nm Chip Production Hivr: A Bitcoin Cash Social Media Wallet Over the past few […]

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An In-Depth Look at the Keepkey Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet

Keeping cryptocurrencies safe is a fundamental part of participating in the digital economy, and hardware wallets have become popular security solutions. These days there is a slew of devices on the market, each with its own options and features. One of these is the Keepkey wallet, a product that’s been well received by digital currency […]

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A Review of the New Stellarx Decentralized Exchange

A Review of the New Stellarx Decentralized ExchangeThis week, Stellar launched its long-awaited decentralized exchange. Stellarx offers trading of a range of assets including cryptocurrencies from multiple blockchains, using stellar lumens (XLM) as the base currency. The exchange differs significantly from existing decentralized offerings, which are limited to tokens pertaining to a single blockchain – usually Ethereum. With Stellarx, however, users can […]

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Japanese Regulator Unveils Crypto Regulation Updates

Japanese Regulator Unveils Crypto Regulation UpdatesJapan’s financial regulator has recently unveiled the current state of the crypto regulations in the country. Three crypto operators are currently being reviewed. With 160 companies wanting to enter the space, the regulator plans to add more personnel to help review new applicants. In addition, a self-regulatory plan for crypto exchanges has also been submitted […]

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Test Driving the Money Button — Simple Enough for a 9-Year Old

Test Driving the Money Button — Simple Enough for a 9-Year OldOn September 13 the Money Button launched, allowing people the ability to integrate a Bitcoin Cash-powered payment button into any website or application. This week we tested the Money Button’s user interface with a website to see how easy it is to add a digital currency payment button.      Also read: Ledger Nano S Review: Can […]

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SEC Wants Second Look at Nine Bitcoin ETFs

SEC Wants Second Look at Nine Bitcoin ETFsOne day after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected proposed rule changes for nine bitcoin ETFs, the Commission initiated a review of all related decisions. Three rejection orders made on August 22 are now stayed pending the review by the SEC Chairman and the Commissioners. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto […]

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Simple Ledger Token Creation Platform Launches on the BCH Network

Simple Ledger Token Creation Platform Launches on the BCH NetworkDuring the second week of July news.Bitcoin.com reported on a Bitcoin Cash-powered token creation proof-of-concept called the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP). Since the initial announcement, a variety of other BCH token projects have been launched, and all of them are a touch different. Now, this week the SLP creators have released the project’s beta version […]

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Korean Government: 11 out of 21 Crypto Exchanges Complete Security Measures

Korean Government: 11 out of 21 Crypto Exchanges Complete Security MeasuresThe South Korean government has announced the outcome of its inspection of 21 cryptocurrency exchanges. While a number of exchanges have completed implementing both short-term and wallet management measures, many security vulnerabilities remain at most exchanges. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space 21 Exchanges Inspected South Korea’s government has announced the result […]

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One Guy Controls the Lightning Network’s Biggest Node

One Guy Controls the Lightning Network's Biggest NodeBTC supporters were elated to discover recently that the Lightning Network’s (LN) capacity had spiked by 216 percent in just one day. Some individuals suspected the Build on Bitcoin conference had sparked more LN interest. However, onlookers have found the spike was due to a single node created by the owner of Shitcoin.com. According to […]

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Only 12 out of 23 Korean Crypto Exchanges Pass Probe – Inspector Under Fire

Only 12 out of 23 Korean Crypto Exchanges Pass Probe – Inspector Under FireThe self-regulatory inspection of South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges is complete. Fourteen out of 23 exchanges agreed to be inspected. Twelve met the self-regulatory standards despite security flaws, raising questions of how effective the inspection is. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space 12 Exchanges Pass Security Checks The Korea Blockchain Association (KBA) held […]

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Exchanges Round-Up: Coinbundle Approved for Licensing in PH, MAS to Review Regulations, Okex Suspends Withdrawals

Exchanges Round-Up: Coinbundle Approved for Licensing in PH, MAS to Review Regulations, Okex Suspends WithdrawalsIn recent news relating to cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinbundle has received approval for licensing in The Philippines, the Monetary Authority of Singapore has issued a consultation paper regarding its intention to update its regulatory apparatus for cryptocurrency exchanges, and Okex has announced that it has remedied the error that caused it abruptly to suspend withdrawals and […]

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