Bitcoin vs Ethereum

The phenomenal rise in the value of Ethereum a few weeks ago had people speculating about Ethereum turning out to be a Bitcoin killer. The increasing value of Ether and a surge in trading volumes has led to a comparison between both digital currencies. Now, is the comparison between both platforms exaggerated? Bitcoin and Ethereum Bitcoin is … Подробнее

Brussels Terror Attacks Revive Terrorism-Crypto Connection, Fueling European Push To Control Bitcoin

This week’s terror attacks in Brussels has caused French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve to cite the darknet as a terrorist tool and call for measures to improve intelligence expertise in technologies terrorists use, according to a French ministry website. Because cryptocurrency is used for darknet transactions, efforts to control the darknet could fuel government efforts to control cryptocurrencies in … Подробнее

Ethereum and Litecoin

In the past few months, Ethereum has climbed up the ranks to become the second largest cryptocurrency. Ethereum efficiently displaced Litecoin which has been holding that position for a very long time to take its place on the list. Litecoin is an altcoin created by Charles Lee. It was released on October 7, 2011. The … Подробнее

Rootstock Raises $1M to Develop Smart Contracts to Bitcoin Blockchain

By raising $1 million in seed funding, blockchain startup RSK Labs will develop Rootstock, a smart contracts platform that will be deployed as a sidechain on the bitcoin blockchain. In a funding round led by bitcoin mining hardware company Bitmain Technology, RSK Labs has raised $1 million in a successful initial seeding round to develop … Подробнее

Dutch Central Bank to Create Prototype Blockchain-Based Currency

The Dutch central bank has committed to developing an internal blockchain prototype dubbed “DNBCoin”, according to a recent publication. Buried in the latest annual report from the De Nederlandsche Bank, published on 16th March, is a tiny item detailing the experiment. Elsewhere in the report, DNB posits that blockchain tech could improve its business – a … Подробнее