In an era where many startups are taking more complex transactions to other blockchains, Hodl Hodl is focused on making them work on the bitcoin.
As grin inches toward launch, the team is incorporating three bold scalability and privacy technologies originally created for bitcoin.
An established Japanese corporation has begun offering loans secured by cryptocurrency. The company says this is the first service in Japan where loans in Japanese yen can be obtained with cryptocurrency as collateral. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space New Loan Program Abic Corporation announced Friday the launch of its bitcoin loan … Read more
The latest case study in fighting ASIC hash rate centralization with a Proof-of-Work (PoW) algorithm change is here, as the AeonCoin (AEON) community is celebrating their fresh fork to a new CryptoNight-based algorithm. The security of the project has acutely plummeted, though, and now there’s the specter of GPU hash rate centralization to contend with. … Read more
Today, June 3rd, The Independent published an article on Google’s crypto ad ban, featuring remarks from Phillip Nunn, the CEO of investment firm Blackmore Group. Nunn posited that Google’s ad ban might be related to Google’s desire to launch its own crypto. It’s an interesting line of thought, to say the least. On the flip side, … Read more
Two Australian tourist towns are embracing cryptocurrencies to attract the nouveau riche — young crypto holders — in a bid to boost the local economy. Will targeting the idiosyncratic audience bring real, lasting business to the beach towns? Also read: Google’s Own Crypto? Separating Fact from Fiction Join the Bitsonline Telegram channel to get the latest Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, … Read more
Estonia has ditched plans to establish a national cryptocurrency, the Estcoin. Under pressure from the European Central Bank (ECB) and local monetary authorities, the progressive Baltic nation has ruled out the widespread use of a state-issued cryptocurrency pegged to the euro, restricting the proposed Estcoin to use by its e-residents. Also read: To Counter Bug, Lisk … Read more
“It’s about being demand driven instead of supply driven.”
CoinDesk gives our best guess of how the distributed launch of the much-anticipated EOS software can be expected to unfold.
Auction shows strength of investor demand for cryptocurrencies