Watch Ripple’s CEO Rant about JPMorgan’s Crypto

In a Brad Garlinghouse vs. Jamie Dimon crypto showdown, the Ripple chief is not the least bit intimidated by his Wall Street rival. Ripple CEO Unloads on JPMorgan Cryptocurrency at DC Blockchain Summit Garlinghouse was featured as the keynote speaker at DC Blockchain Summit 2019, where he gave a fireside chat with Nasdaq’s Jill Malandrino. …

Ethereum Creator Suffers Blowback for Proposing New Crypto Wallet Fees

Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has proposed a “sustainable” way to fund cryptocurrency wallet development: a tiny per-transaction fee that goes to the wallet’s developers. Ethereum Creator: Crypto Wallets Should Charge Transaction Fees In his view, the fee should be the smallest unit of Ethereum and should be a flat fee, rather than a percentage, so …

Usual Suspects, or New Crypto on the Blockchain?

Whenever a new blockchain platform launched between 2017 and 2018, it was inevitably heralded as a future replacement for the largest, most successful cryptocurrency platform of all. In short, it came bearing the name of Ethereum Killer. Those prophecies turned out to be premature, and by 2019 the hit that’s been put out on Ethereum …

Craig Wright Bitcoin SV Group Controversially Rebrands as ‘Bitcoin Association’

nChain CEO Jimmy Nguyen’s bComm Association, an organization which actively promotes Bitcoin SV for merchants, has rebranded itself to the “Bitcoin Association.” While the organization has no members from the wider Bitcoin community but instead lists people like Craig Wright, Calvin Ayre, and David Li, the step signals the belief that “Bitcoin SV is the …

MIT Profs Make Bold Claim about New Crypto

Researchers at Standford and MIT have developed a new cryptocurrency that they tout as superior to bitcoin, crypto’s gold standard. | Source: Shutterstock Researchers from seven colleges across the United States are working together on a supposedly groundbreaking cryptocurrency project which they say will offer scalability beyond anything that bitcoin can offer. Will a Cryptocurrency …

Tron (TRX) Price Rises Up to 53% in Five Days

The Tron price (TRX) on Wednesday maintained its bullish momentum despite a watchful sentiment across other cryptocurrencies. The TRX/USD rate today peaked towards 0.0306, up 53% for the week after posting five consecutive daily buying sessions. On a 24-hour adjusted timeframe, the pair has posted a whopping 13.56% gain against the US dollar. The strong …

Single Mining Pool Gains 50% of Bitcoin Cash Hashrate

Bitcoin Cash mining centralization has reached a level where just one pool is controlling half of its hashrate, according to Coin Dance. The crypto statistics service found that BTC.TOP mining pool, a China-based private entity, took over as high as 50.2% of the entire Bitcoin Cash network at some point today. It contributed the hashrate …

Over 900 Retailers Now Accepting Bitcoin Cash

According to a recent Reddit post crunching the numbers for the latest merchant accepters of Bitcoin Cash, the number of online stores accepting BCH could be over 945 and the number of brick-and-mortar retailers around 670. One Reddit user, likely connected with the Bitcoin Cash Association, listed the latest statistics for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) adoption …

Huobi to Launch EOS Exchange and Add EOS to Huobi DM

Huobi Pool will launch a dedicated EOS exchange early in 2019 allowing users to trade EOS against “a number” of yet to be revealed cryptocurrencies. The cryptocurrency mining arm of Huobi Group, Huobi Pool, is already an EOS supernode and works closely with EOS. Other collaborative projects include the Crypto Kylin Testnet, an EOS test …