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Zimbabwe Hyperinflation Deja Vu As New Fiat Introduced Earlier This Year Already Failing And Being Replaced, Highlights Need For Bitcoin (BTC)

Zimbabwe’s fiat currency is collapsing, again, highlighting the need for Bitcoin (BTC) in the country. Unfortunately for Zimbabweans, the government there has banned foreign currencies and has made it extremely difficult to obtain cryptocurrencies as well.  For years the Zimbabwean Dollar (ZWL) inflated and then hyperinflated, and was re-denominated, i.e. zeros had to be chopped… Read more

Coinmine Offering 6.5% Interest for Users Who Keep Funds in Their Wallet, but There Is a Catch

Coinmine is a company that produces easy to use mining rigs that are essentially plug and play, making it foolproof for people to mine who do not know how to mine and do not have the time to learn. However, Coinmine has caught flak because it would take decades to break even, assuming that technology… Read more

Blockchain Publicly Unveils Lending Desk, Already In The Top 5 Crypto Lenders With $1.6 Billion Of Transactions

Blockchain, a Luxembourg-based company most well known for being the top choice for mobile lite Bitcoin (BTC) wallets, has publicly announced their entry into the crypto lending industry. Apparently their lending desk originally opened up for a select group of clients in August, and has already performed $1.6 billion of transactions putting it among the… Read more

Coinbase to Offer Insured Investor Retirement Accounts (IRAs)

Coinbase has teamed up with qualified crypto custodian Kingdom Trust and alternative investments company Regal Assets to offer customers the ability to create insured cryptocurrency-based investor retirement accounts (IRAs).  The main benefit of Coinbase IRAs is that the crypto cannot be lost or hacked, making them a stress-free way of holding crypto for a long… Read more

EOS Network Slowed to a Crawl by Ingenious EIDOS Spam Attack Airdrop, Resource System Needs a Complete Overhaul or the Network Will Remain in Shenanigans Mode Long Term

This Halloween, the EOS network got a real and severe trick and no treat. The EIDOS token launched that day, and since then, the EOS network has been slowed to a crawl due to the massive spam attack the airdrop has induced, as will be explored in this article. Unfortunately, the airdrop will continue for… Read more

CFTC Chairman Calls for the United States to Nurture the Crypto Space Instead of Impeding It

The Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Heath Tarbert, has publicly stated that the crypto space could result in a fundamental transformational change to the global finance industry and that the United States should lead in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology rather than impeding it.  This statement comes hot on the heels of Chinese… Read more

The Future of the Crypto Space May Be Similar to the Tech Industry Following the Dot-com Bubble Collapse

CoinShares recently released its 2019 Crypto Trends Report which presents a treasure trove of information about the crypto space and its relation to the global economy. One profound insight is that they expect Bitcoin (BTC) and the crypto space to follow the trend of tech stocks after the dot-com bubble collapse.  Indeed, the dot-com bubble… Read more

The Crypto Space Has Shockingly Low Total Liquidity of $500 Million or Less, and Numerous ‘top’ Exchanges Caught Faking Their Volume

CoinMarketCap has launched a new liquidity feature, and the results are shocking. Out of the 54 cryptocurrency exchanges listed on CoinMarketCap’s liquidity page, which includes most major exchanges, there is only approximately $350 million of liquidity. Possibly, if all of the other exchanges that are not listed were measured and added, the crypto space would… Read more
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Bitcoin $8,647.93 +0.99%
Ethereum $186.83 +1.70%
Monero $62.81 +0.49%
Litecoin $60.25 +2.97%


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EOS Network Slowed to a Crawl by Ingenious EIDOS Spam Attack Airdrop, Resource System Needs a Complete Overhaul or the Network Will Remain in Shenanigans Mode Long Term

This Halloween, the EOS network got a real and severe trick and no treat. The EIDOS token launched that day, and since then, the EOS network has been slowed to a crawl due to the massive spam attack the airdrop…

The Crypto Space Has Shockingly Low Total Liquidity of $500 Million or Less, and Numerous ‘top’ Exchanges Caught Faking Their Volume

CoinMarketCap has launched a new liquidity feature, and the results are shocking. Out of the 54 cryptocurrency exchanges listed on CoinMarketCap’s liquidity page, which includes most major exchanges, there is only approximately $350 million of liquidity. Possibly, if all of…
The Stellar Foundation Throws $3.85 Billion of Tokens Into the Trash Instead of Giving Them to Charity: the Dark Side of Crypto Capitalism
The Stellar Foundation conducted what is possibly the biggest coin burn in the history of crypto space by sending 55 billion Stellar Lumens (XLM), worth $3.85 billion, to an address…
CME Bitcoin Futures ‘Filling the Gap’ Is a Useful Tool for Predicting Future Market Movements
On Nov. 5, CME Bitcoin Futures flash crashed from $9,400 to $8,360 in mere seconds only to recover to $9,200 just as fast. The entire event lasted less than 10…

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Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR) Founder Says Quantum Computing Is Not a Threat to Cryptocurrency, Although That Claim Is Debatable
Dr. Leemon Baird, the Founder of Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR) which is a relatively new cryptocurrency that boasts 10,000 transactions per…
ZCash Halo Breakthrough May Benefit All Cryptocurrencies
The Electric Coin Company (ECC), the company behind ZCash (ZEC) and its protocol development, revealed that their engineer Sean Bowe…
Gartner: Blockchain Tech Still in the Trough of Disillusionment
According to a leading research and advisory company, Gartner, Blockchain technology is sliding into the Trough of Disillusionment and is…
Ravencoin to Fork to Combat ASIC’s
Forks are a normal phenomenon in the cryptocurrency industry. One of the latest networks set to undergo a fork is…

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Unknown Miner Gains ~70% of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Hash Rate and Performs Difficulty Adjustment Attack to Mine Up to 21 Blocks in an Hour, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Highly Susceptible to Attacks Due to Hash Rate Being 50X Lower Than Bitcoin (BTC)

An unknown miner has taken over a majority of hashing power on the Cash (BCH) network, with some reports suggesting the miner has had up to 75% of the hashing power at times. This makes the Cash (BCH) susceptible to 51% attacks, which is a scenario where a miner would fork the in order to…
Ransomware Victim Hacks His Hackers
A user got to counter the ransomware attackers that encrypted his files by hacking their server and releasing the decryption keys for all other victims. This incident involved the Muhstik…
Chainalysis Launches Actionable Real-Time Alerts for Suspicious Crypto Transactions
New York-based blockchain analysis company Chainalysis has announced the launch of a new alert service that flags suspicious cryptocurrency transactions. Chainalysis’ Know Your Transaction (KYT) tool is a real-time anti-money…
David Chaum Reveals Next Generation Digital Currency Praxxis
Praxxis is a new blockchain that implements a completely new approach to consensus, based on David Chaum’s previous experience with digital assets, voting, and distributed consensus. With Chaum at the…

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CFTC Chairman Calls for the United States to Nurture the Crypto Space Instead of Impeding It

The Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Heath Tarbert, has publicly stated that the crypto space could result in a fundamental transformational change to the global finance industry and that the United States should lead in cryptocurrency and…

China Not Banning The Crypto Mining Industry, For Now At Least

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of the People’s Republic of China has sway over which industries to encourage, which industries to regulate, and which industries to eliminate. In April the NDRC caused a stir in the crypto space…
Founder Of ATM Coin And Blue Bit Banc Gets 86 Months in Prison and $4.5 Million of Fines for Fraudulent Binary Options Scheme
The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) brought the hammer down on Blake Harisson Kantor, Nathan Mullins and five related corporations including Blue Bit Banc, Blue Bit Analytics, Mercury…
Crypto-Anarchist Movement Paralelní Polis Warned by Central Bank of Czech Republic for Using the Word Coin to Describe Physical Bitcoins (BTC)
The Czech National Bank, which is the Central Bank of the Czech Republic, has sent an official threat to the crypto-anarchist movement Paralelní Polis for using the word coin to…

Opinion

There Is Now Concrete Evidence That the Economy Is Weakening: Two Possible Crypto Market Scenarios That Will Play Out During the Coming Recession

There has been plenty of discussion regarding a possible recession in the near future, especially after the bond yield curve inversion earlier this year, which is generally an accurate indicator that a recession will follow within 1-2 years. It has now been 7 months since the inversion and the stock market continues to be near…
A United States Blockchain-Based ‘Digital Dollar’ Would Be Pointless
There has been sporadic talk about creating an official national cryptocurrency for the United States, dubbed the digital dollar.  “We have not at the Fed decided to pursue or drive…
Mt. Gox Artificially Inflated and Popped the Bitcoin (BTC) Bubble of Late 2013 With the Markus and Willy Bots, Proving How a Big Exchange Can Manipulate the Global Market
Bitfinex and Tether Limited have been sued for allegedly printing billions of dollars of unbacked Tether (USDT), and using this Tether (USDT) to artificially pump the price of Bitcoin (BTC)…
Bitfinex’s LEO Token Has Been Consistently Losing Value Since June and Is Now Below IEO Price, Future Looks Bleak Due to Lawsuits
The War On Shitcoins Episode 18: LEO. The war on is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down that are not worth investing in either due to their being, having…