Ontology introduced its VBFT consensus algorithm last year and the project has continued to build momentum over the past several months. This is big news in the world of blockchain as the PoW and BFT consensus algorithms are what most mainstream public chains are using today. Ontology hopes that the VBFT algorithm will replace those commonly used, as they believe they have solved some of the major problems that lie within them. VBFT improves on the performance and scalability of public chains all while guaranteeing the randomness and fairness of a consensus network. Other algorithms have been known to cause
The index which measures Bitcoin’s relative strength in the overall market capitalization, BTC Dominance, has been increasing steadily throughout the past few days. Currently standing at 54.7 percent, BTC is regaining control while altcoins are bleeding out. Bitcoin Takes Control 2019 has been a good year for Bitcoin so far. The price increased by around […]
By CCN: Tesla stock endured another major blow on Wednesday after US auto giant Ford piled $500 million into electric truck manufacturer Rivian, which had already secured a major investment from Amazon. TSLA shares fell 1 percent on the day to $261 and flirted dangerously with a key technical support level at $260. Ford stock (F), meanwhile, rose 0.21 percent to outperform the overall stock market. Ford Bets on Rivian as Tesla Rival Plots to Pummel Model Y Why is this investment from Ford concerning for Tesla investors? Elon Musk plans to roll out an electric pick-up truck, and Rivian
As the markets drop across the board, YouTube’s biggest crypto analyst says a short-term Bitcoin dip to $4,200 may be in the cards. According to Nicholas Merten (aka DataDash), a key metric points to a heavy case of crypto whale FOMO in the month of April. Merten says a strong fear of missing out has […]
By CCN: The bigger they are, the harder they fall. This has certainly been the case for cannabis stock Tilray, which was all the rage in 2018 but has had the wind knocked out of it lately. Tilray’s stock has shed approximately one-fifth of its value in April alone. The longer-term performance is worse, with the stock suffering declines of 28% year-to-date. A new cannabis ETF with the trading symbol YOLO – You Only Live Once – could change the Tilray stock’s plight sooner than later. When it’s hot, it’s hot and when it’s not, it’s not. The Tilray stock
Bitcoin prices stretched, down 2.1 percent John McAfee, a BTC supporter, in direct contact with Satoshi Satoshi has spoken to John McAfee, and he is unhappy that the talented technologist is after uncovering him, ten years after mining the first Bitcoins. With this revelation, Bitcoin (BTC) prices are stable but down 2.1 percent in the...
Charlie Lee, the creator of Litecoin [LTC], spoke about the reason why he sold all his coins during the all-time high, in an interview with Laura Shin for Unchained Podcast. He also reasoned why the sell-off should not matter to the cryptocurrency space. Towards the end of 2017, Charlie Lee announced that he sold/donated all […]
The price is what usually comes to mind first when people talk about Bitcoin. But what was the first ever recorded price of a single bitcoin? And how much it has appreciated since? Bitcoin Leapfrogs Evolution of Money The evolution of money has historically gone through four key stages. From collectible to a store of value and then to a medium of exchange, and finally a unit of account (such as the US dollar today).
Ripple (XRP) slide 7.3 percent, retesting primary support Start-up innovating and funding firms building XRP use cases Prices and accompanying fundamentals are not in sync as Ripple (XRP) accumulate within a 4 cents range with support at 30 cents. All the same, we are bullish, and any trigger lifting prices above 34 cents or forcing...
Bitcoin tracker Chainalysis, which uses data from public blockchains to unveil the identity of cryptocurrency users, has added four digital assets to its roster for real-time transaction monitoring services: Binance Coin (BNB), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), Tether (USDT) and USD Coin (USDC). In addition to the four cryptocurrencies, the company tracks Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ether, Litecoin, […]
By CCN: Alexei Navalny, who attempted to run for president against Vladimir Putin and continues to be a viable Putin opponent, has raised over $3 million since he began taking Bitcoin donations in 2016. Just yesterday he received close to $10,000. The cryptocurrency funds leave the wallet soon after they enter it, presumably converted to fiat. Bitcoin Keeps Pouring in After Failed Presidential Bid Navalny was disbarred from last year’s election due to a suspended sentence for embezzlement – the irony of which cannot be overstated. Navalny runs on an anti-corruption platform but cannot run for president because he has a
In a recent episode of Unchained Podcast, Charlie Lee, the creator of one of the market’s leading altcoins, Litecoin, discussed his vision behind Litecoin and where it was heading in the future. Lee revealed that he bought Bitcoin [BTC] when its valuation was $30 per coin. After he made his first investment, the coin plummeted […]
Crypto News – 24 April – More trouble for Bitcoin fork coins, good news for BTC and more Do follow us for our daily [email protected] @TheBitfi @BITCOlNCASH @TheRealBlockFi #bitcoin #cryptocurrency #CryptoNews #cryptocurrencies #BitcoinCash pic.twitter.com/nNwgMvnARu — AMBCrypto (@CryptoAmb) April 24, 2019 Crypto News – 24 April Bitcoin falls; market bleeds: The world’s top cryptocurrency fell below the […]
By CCN: Consumer Reports delivered a sharp rebuke to Tesla, saying its auto-pilot technology might not be as safe as the company claims. With Tesla reporting earnings later today, and the stock nearly at a 52-week low, the last thing Elon Musk needed was more criticism. He got it in the form of a Consumer Reports statement inferring that Tesla’s auto-pilot technology is not safe. Consumer Reports Delivers Alarming Rebuke to Elon Musk Specifically, the Vice President of Advocacy for Consumer Reports, David Friedman, said: “We’ve heard promises of self-driving vehicles being just around the corner from Tesla before. Claims
The business case for corporate investment in bitcoin’s underlying technology, the blockchain, is inevitable, according to a report. Titled ‘Key Drivers, Emerging Trends, and Development in Corporate Banking,’ the study discussed how new competitors in the financial technology sector are overtaking corporate banks. It posed two key trends, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain, the combination of which...
Bitcoin’s [BTC] bullish signs continue to mount, further suggesting the coming of the next bull run. With the coin’s price moving up, the king coin’s confirmed transactions per day have reached its December 2017 levels. A recent study by Longhash confirmed the rise in the number of Bitcoin’s transactions, despite the touted “crypto-winter.” The importance […]
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