Vertcoin Clocks Record High Ahead of Reward Reduction

Bitcoin isn’t the only cryptocurrency trading at all-time highs today. At press time, the vertcoin-U.S. dollar (VTC/USD) exchange rate is $5.55, its highest level ever. Week-on-week, VTC has witnessed a 69 percent appreciation in value, while on a monthly basis,

These International Bitcoin Communities Are Rejecting SegWit2x

The hard fork part of the New York Agreement is scheduled to take place within about two weeks. This incompatible protocol rule change is set to increase Bitcoin’s block weight limit, to allow for more transactions on the network —

Winklevoss Twins Bitcoin Fortune Calculated

The Winklevoss twins could be the world’s richest celebrity Bitcoin holders, with their 1% BTC share now worth over 1 Billion USD.  The Winklevoss twins, infamous for their legal feud with Mark Zuckerberg over his alleged stealing of their original

Only Buy Bitcoin If You’re Ready to Lose It

If you’ve been tempted to get in on the blockchain currency racket, first read tech writer Mark Frauenfelder’s story of losing access to $30,000 in bitcoin. Ask yourself if you could handle the stress of trying to guess a seven-digit

Smart Contracts, Explained

5. Smart contracts can apply to different fields. Voting results will be put in the Blockchain and distributed among the nodes of the network. All the data is encrypted and anonymous. This method eliminates any possibility of manipulation with the

World’s Largest Options Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures

CME Group, the US-based financial market company operating the world’s largest options and futures exchange, has officially announced its plans to launch bitcoin futures by the end of 2017. In a corporate statement, CME revealed that its bitcoin futures trading

Vietnam’s Central Bank Announces Ban on Bitcoin Payments

Vietnam’s central bank is prohibiting the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in payments. According to an Oct. 30 statement, the State Bank of Vietnam said that cryptocurrencies are not a “lawful means of payment” in the country, and the “issuance,

SimplyVital Health Push Back Token Offering to Meet AML/KYC Requirements

SimplyVital Health, the company behind the blockchain-based healthcare protocol Health Nexus, has announced a delay to its token offering to give further time for AML and KYC analysis. SimplyVital Health is dedicated to creating the best possible foundation for its

Bitcoin Hits New All-Time High as CME Group Announces Futures Trading

Bitcoin has hit new all-time price highs on its ninth birthday today as CME Group announces futures trading. Investors still celebrating the weekend’s record-breaking $6,300 have little to fear this Halloween as renewed momentum coming from CME takes Bitcoin within