Blockchain

You need to take Bitcoin security seriously

December 15th, 2020

TL;DR: If you don’t secure your bitcoin it could get stolen. Would-be thieves have become experts at tricking people into giving them access to their Bitcoin wallet. That means they are gone forever. Read on to learn why securing your Bitcoin is essential. Bitcoin is different. More Control. More Risk. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are unlike any electronic…

After the All Time High: Bitcoin’s record price brings renewed public attention.

December 9th, 2020

After the All Time High: Bitcoin’s record price brings renewed public attention, and public attention begets policymaker attention December Market Outlook Success attracts eyeballs. Sometimes that attention is desirable. Other times…well, it’s complicated. As bitcoin and the cryptoasset space enjoyed arguably its best month ever in November, with media and Wall Street investors trumpeting bitcoin climbing…

A Step-by-Step Guide to Splitting ABC Fork Tokens from Bitcoin Cash

November 27th, 2020

On November 15, the Bitcoin Cash blockchain underwent a scheduled upgrade but also the chain saw a consensus split, and the network bisected into two. After the split, numerous users have been looking for methods in order to split their coins in order to store them separately or sell the unwanted tokens on an exchange….

Wrapped- DGLD brings Swiss vault held Gold to Ethereum

November 26th, 2020

Last year we partnered with Coinshares to launch DGLD, a digital asset representing allocated physical gold stored in a Swiss vault. A common request from avid investors was more ways to get access and use DGLD, and to give users the option to store DGLD wherever they store their other crypto. Today we’re excited to grow…

BTC.com Wallet offers Replay Protection and BCHA Extraction Tool

November 26th, 2020

On November 15th, BCH(Bitcoin Cash) network successfully upgraded and adopted new consensus rules. This upgrade fork BCH out of two chains and a new token: BCHA(Bitcoin Cash ABC. Follow the steps below, and you will be able to claim your BCHA. A Successful Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Network Upgrade On November 15th, BCH network upgrade resulted in two…

Earn interest on BCH and XLM

November 24th, 2020

Today we’re excited to announce the addition of Stellar (XLM) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to our interest accounts. These two tokens take their place alongside BTC, ETH, USDT, and PAX with rates up to 12% and no maximum transfer. As long as you transfer more than the minimum, you’ll be accruing interest daily and earning…

Report: Blockchain Price Oracle Manipulation Produces Millions in Losses, Shows No Signs of Slowing

November 12th, 2020

On November 9, a writer from the website samczsun.com published a report that shows a number of issues with price oracle manipulation stemming from a few blockchain applications. The researcher notes that price oracle manipulation has resulted in “over $30 [million] in losses so far.” According to the researcher from samczsun.com there’s been a substantial…

Blockchain-Backed Election Art Sells for $66K, Animation Changes After Electoral College Decision

November 11th, 2020

While Americans wait for the official outcome of the electoral college, a blockchain-backed non-fungible token (NFT) called “Crossroad” will change to one of two animations featuring the 45th U.S. President Donald Trump. The animated election-based “Crossroad” NFT recently sold for a whopping $66,666 to a user named “Pablo.” Non-fungible tokens have been very popular in…

Crypto and the US Election: The electoral voting system upgrade we desperately need

November 6th, 2020

November Market Outlook There is perhaps no better illustration than the 2020 US presidential election of the value of blockchain technology. As we write we are now 3-days out from the completion of voting in an election that remains undeclared and contested. Slow, opaque voting systems have created openings for accusations of fraud and malfeasance. As…

DeFi: Just Too Good to Be True? Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You

October 19th, 2020

Can you really borrow money at negative rates, earn double-digit annual yields on savings deposits, and see 1000x token returns? As excitement over DeFi continues it is useful to remember just how small a percentage of the population is currently participating in not just DeFi, but crypto as a whole. Today, even as we approach this month…