Utilizing Blockchain Technology in the Cannabis Industry

This article first appeared on MadebyHemp. Few industries are as misunderstood, or as complimentary, as cannabis and blockchain. Both niches are young and exist in highly speculative markets with foggy regulatory conditions, but have also received an influx of highly talented entrepreneurs and programmers looking to solve some of their respective industry’s largest problems. In […]

Bitcoin Blackjack: One Of The Best Crypto Games

Article was originallu published on MintDice. For a long time, people have sat around tables in casinos, betting on a game of blackjack. Now that sports betting games have made the crossover into cryptocurrency, it is no surprise that popular card game has become one of the most popular Bitcoin games. Currently, Bitcoin blackjack accounts for a large […]

Google Play caught hosting an app that steals users’ cryptocurrency

Enlarge (credit: Yu Chun Christopher Wong/S3studio/Getty Images) Google Play has been caught hosting yet another malicious app, this time one that was designed to steal cryptocurrency from unwitting end users, researchers said Friday. The malware, which masqueraded as a legitimate cryptocurrency app, worked by replacing wallet addresses copied into the Android clipboard with one belonging […]

Will Ripple Xrp Surpass Bitcoin In 2019

Article was originally published on MintDice. Ripple (XRP) is indeed one cryptocurrency that has gained momentum within the space over the past few years. Due to its products, xRapid and xCurrent, the platform is gradually increasing the attention of global banks, exchanges, and financial institutions. Although the idea of mass adoption of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum may […]

Best Cryptocurrency To Mine In 2019

Article was originally published on MintDice. Cryptocurrency mining is a decentralized way to issue and distribute new cryptocurrency while protecting a blockchain network from malicious activity. On systems like Bitcoin that use a Proof-of-Work consensus, mining involves confirming user transactions. In turn, miners are rewarded with a preset amount of digital currency. Mining equipment ranges from central processing units […]

Floyd Mayweather fined $600,000 for undisclosed cryptocurrency plugs

Enlarge / Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2014. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images) One of the strangest episodes in last year’s massive cryptocurrency boom was when boxer Floyd Mayweather posted an Instagram endorsement for a little-known cryptocurrency called Centra. In April, Centra’s founders were indicted for fraud, with the SEC saying that many of their claims were “simply […]

Winklevoss twins claim cryptocurrency guru stole 5,000 bitcoins

The Winkevoss twins are back in the news for their involvement in the cryptocurrency world, but this time they likely wouldn’t want to celebrate. The New York Times has learned that the two sued crypto investor and ex-convict Charlie Shrem for allegedly stealing 5,000 bitcoins in 2012 — no small amount when they’d be worth […]

A new form of cryptocurrency promises to defy financial gravity

TO GET AN idea of just how volatile cryptocurrencies are, compare them with the stockmarket. Bitcoin, the biggest one, moves as much against the dollar in a single day as the S&P 500 does in 23. For speculators, this is a feature. For anyone who wants to use these digital monies for payments, savings or […]

Google will reverse cryptocurrency ad ban in the U.S. and Japan

(Reuters) — Alphabet’s Google said on Tuesday it would allow certain regulated cryptocurrency exchanges to advertise in the United States and Japan, easing an earlier ban on all cryptocurrency ads. The changes will take place in October and advertisers will need to be certified with Google for the country where the ads will appear, the…Read […]