Hard Fork Decentralized’s pitch battle has its first victor18.6
    Combatants of Hard Fork Decentralized’s inaugural pitch battle took to the stage last night to share their plans and visions for our blockchain future. Each had only a few minutes to wax poetic about their startup’s use of blockchain. And of course, only one could come out on top. There were 11 participants in all, these included the likes of: Mobs, Blockdata, DEIP, Netherstorm, AlpRockz, Rincoin ...
    What Is the Darknet?-1.57
    Even though our society lives in the Internet Age, there is still some confusion as to what the darknet really is. This hidden part of the internet often comes up in media stories, primarily because of the illegal activity taking place. Even so, it is important to properly understand what this non-public part of the Internet entails exactly.
    Denmark’s tax agency is targeting 2,700 bitcoin traders for tax payments-7.34
    Skattestyrelsen, Denmark’s tax agency, confirmed that it is identifying 2,700 Danish individuals that it says owes the government taxes on bitcoin gains. According to Skattestyrelsen, these Danish citizens bought and sold ~$8m worth of bitcoins via a Finnish exchange, but did not declare profits or losses on tax documents. “Right now we are identifying the individual citizens and keeping the new i...
    80% of wallets holding Bitcoin contain less than $10034.68
    This ball-busting bear market has lasted almost a full year. No better time to check on how the circulating supply of Bitcoin is currently distributed. Recent analysis run by digital asset investment firm Delphi found 22.9 million Bitcoin addresses currently hold some Bitcoin (as in, more than none). Uncomfortably, nearly half contain less than 0.001 BTC ($3.40), and almost 90 percent hold less th...
    Stablecoins are now officially in vogue again-3.26
    With seemingly one new project unveiling multi-million-dollar funding every other week, no one will blame you for questioning there being too many stablecoins out there. Much have already been written about the various approaches which projects use to maintain stability — in this regard we would like to give a special shout-out to the research team at blockchain.com for their tour de force piece t...
    Decentralized censorship-resistant video will transform our society.-3.36
    Imagine two very different technology futures. In one, we continue on the same path of centralized video delivery platforms — a world where video is stored, transcoded, and distributed from mammoth data centers owned by Facebook, Amazon, and Google. Or another, where video is distributed across a network of decentralized nodes — a world where video (information) is not under the mercy of some sing...
    Binance launches a new platform to teach you about blockchain and cryptocurrency66.75
    Exchange desk Binance wants to introduce you to the basics of cryptocurrency and blockchain with its latest offering. The company has launched its own education platform to help users get more familiar with the technology. The new undertaking, called Binance Academy, features a wide array of explainer pieces. It is also available in 15 different languages, including French, German, Spanish, Russia...
    What is Litecoin?0.72
    In the world of cryptocurrency, numerous projects are competing with one another. Some are worth paying more attention to than others. It is not all that easy to build a proven track record, yet Litecoin has seemingly done so without too many problems. As such, now is a good time to recap what makes this altcoin so special.
    Samsung is reportedly developing a cryptocurrency wallet app66.29
    Samsung is developing a cryptocurrency wallet app that may launch with its, currently unreleased, Galaxy S10 device, according to news site SamMobile. Samsung’s app will have two parts: 1) a cold wallet for storing cryptocurrency and private keys and 2) a hot wallet for crypto transactions. Names for the app have not been finalized. Furthermore, SamMobile reports that Samsung’s app will enable use...
    Surviving the crypto price-plunge: the ICO projects weathering the storm-7.71
    Media coverage of the crypto market over the last month has been dominated by headlines from the downright apocalyptic (“Crypto is dead”) to the self-congratulatory (“We told you so”). The bear market and investors’ resulting woes have even captured the attention of the major broadsheets. Unsurprisingly, reports that the likes of Steemit and Spankchain have been forced to cut their teams by more t...