RippleNet: One Frictionless Experience to Send Money Globally

July 31, 2017 Asheesh Birla Ripple’s Product Suite is Growing Just a few years ago, Ripple opened its doors with a grand vision: to enable the Internet of Value (IoV) to move money like information moves today. We put the pedal to the metal and built a robust enterprise solution to make cross-border payments truly efficient for banks, payment providers…
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Bitcoin Price Picks up Steam Toward US$2,800 and Beyond

JP Buntinx July 31, 2017 Crypto, News It would appear our prediction for an all-cryptocurrency bull run had not come to fruition just yet. Even though the week has only just started, things are already shaping up in an interesting manner. Bitcoin is the only currency in the top 10 to gain any value over the past 24 hours, whereas…
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Ethereum Mining Difficulty Exploded Over the Past Three Months

JP Buntinx July 31, 2017 Crypto, News The Ethereum mining difficulty has increased by leaps and bounds over the past few months. With more and more people looking to mine cryptocurrency — and Ether specifically — it is normal to see this trend emerging. Unfortunately, this does not bode well for Ethereum miners, as it will require more powerful hardware to…
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Top 10 Cryptos Show Signs of Bullish Run Next Week

JP Buntinx July 30, 2017 Crypto, News  Not much has changed for most cryptocurrencies over the last few hours. Bitcoin is, together with Monero, the only currency in the top 10 noting a small loss, whereas most other coins have stabilized or regained a portion of their losses. Considering how the weekend is often a dreadful period for cryptocurrency trading, this overall…
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Blockchain CEOs Respond to SEC ICO Verdict

 JP Buntinx  July 29, 2017  Crypto, News When the SEC announced that cryptocurrency ICOs may be considered securities, many people were confused. The announcement left a lot of room for speculation. Various blockchain experts have issued statements on this topic, and it will be interesting to see how things evolve over the coming months. Cryptocurrency ICOs will be scrutinized even further for the time being.…
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Bitcoin Price Drops Again During Traditional Weekend Drop

 JP Buntinx  July 29, 2017  Crypto, News Weekends are traditionally a boring time to trade cryptocurrency.  Either there is no market movement whatsoever or all major currencies see significant price declines. This weekend seems one with small declines for all top currencies, which is not something to worry about anytime soon. However, it goes to show the Bitcoin price may not reach US$3,000…
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Are Exchanges Safe Places to Keep Bitcoins?

 James Woods  July 29, 2017  Crypto, News When most people start to get excited about Bitcoin there tends to be a list of frequently asked questions that they go through immediately. How do I buy it? Who accepts it? What can I buy with it? Is gambling with bitcoin legal? Where can I store it? How do I protect it? Security is always one of…
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South Korea Legalizes Bitcoin International Transfers, Challenging Traditional Banks

Kevin Helms  July 12, 2017 Starting next week, Bitcoin will be on the approved list of technologies that can move payments across the South Korean border. Fintech companies in the country will be able to obtain a permit allowing them to legally offer Bitcoin international transfer services. Also read: South Korea Sets Up Task Force to Determine if Bitcoin Needs Regulations…
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Is Ethereum Still Correcting?

Dariusz July 29, 2017 Crypto, News Ever since Ethereum’s all-time high of about US$400, it has seen a steady decline in value. At the time of writing, ETH’s price is around US$183 per token. It is currently the weekend, and the price is probably a little deflated due to that. For Ethereum’s investors and holders alike, however, this feels like the price…
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