NEM (XEM): Decentralized Governance Gone Wrong, NEM Foundation Bankrupts Itself After Burning Through 80 Million XEM In a Year, Asks Community for Another 160 Million XEM

February 7, 2019  /  by Zachary Mashiach
The War On Shitcoins Episode 10: NEM (XEM). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to their being scams, having serious design flaws, being centralized, or in general just being worthless copies of other cryptocurrencies. There are thousands of shitcoins… Read more

How Do We Decentralize KYC Data? Hacker Sells User Data from Major Exchanges

January 23, 2019  /  by Angel Reyes
When users enter the crypto space, they may experience the troublesome process required by exchanges and ICOs — know-your-customer (KYC). KYC is the backbone of government oversight on modern financial institutions, aiming to keep tabs on investors and prevent money laundering. KYC, however, can result in identity theft security risks and violations a user’s right… Read more

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Giveaway Odyssey at North American Bitcoin Conference

January 18, 2019  /  by Steven Lubka
The North American Bitcoin Conference had a number of great guests this year in Miami. As with most Bitcoin conferences, there was a strong Bitcoin.com presence, the main supporter of Bitcoin Cash. A representative for Bitcoin.com took the stage to tell us all about the benefits of Bitcoin Cash and then informed us that they… Read more

Ethereum’s (ETH) Difficulty Bomb Is a Form Of Centralization, Gives Developers Power Over Miners

January 17, 2019  /  by Zachary Mashiach
The Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople hard fork has been delayed until further notice due to a critical security bug. At this point it would be best for developers to take their time and ensure that the fork has zero problems before scheduling to deploy it again, but instead the Constantinople hard fork will have to be… Read more

Bitcoin as a Portal to Decentralized Living

January 17, 2019  /  by Cathy Zollo
Invictus By William Ernest Henley Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance  My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond… Read more

TenX (PAY): The Crypto Debit Card That Never Happened; President Leaves, Dumps His Coins

January 15, 2019  /  by Zachary Mashiach
The War On Shitcoins Episode 9: TenX (PAY). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to their being scams, having serious design flaws, being centralized, or in general just being worthless copies of other cryptocurrencies. There are thousands of shitcoins… Read more

Ethereum (ETH) Failing to Deliver on Promises, Leading Crypto Pundit Says

December 28, 2018  /  by Angel Reyes
Technological advancements in the crypto space are often under scrutiny as many projects make claims of scalability, decentralization, and security. Tuur Demeester, a monetary economist and early Bitcoin adopter, has been speaking out against Ethereum’s validity and credibility for some time now. He says “Ethereum is at best a science experiment” and has failed to… Read more

Bitcoin Cash Block Sizes Average Less Than 100 KB, Defeating The Point Of Its Creation

December 28, 2018  /  by Zachary Mashiach
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) forked from the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain in August 2017, amid a heated block size debate. At the time the Bitcoin network was undergoing congestion due to increased transaction frequency and transaction fees began to exceed $1, going as high as $3 in June 2017. The Bitcoin Cash community thought that increasing Bitcoin’s… Read more

Crypto Companies Killed by Bear Market Might Not Be All Bad

December 27, 2018  /  by Angel Reyes
The crypto market is no stranger to pump and dump schemes for various tokens and coins. This year has also seen a large rise and fall in crypto and blockchain companies and associated jobs as well. Sky News has analyzed recent data from Companies House and OpenCorporates to find that at least 340 UK companies… Read more

Bitcoin Private (BTCP) Is Easy to 51 Percent Attack and Has a Hidden 2.04 Million Coin Premine

December 26, 2018  /  by Zachary Mashiach
The War On Shitcoins Episode 8: Bitcoin Private (BTCP). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to their being scams, having serious design flaws, being centralized, or in general just being worthless copies of other cryptocurrencies. There are thousands of… Read more