Coinbase Opens New Office in Portland, Bids GDAX Goodbye

Coinbase has announced that it is opening an office in Portland, Oregon. According to a blog post on the company’s website, a variety of cities in the United States had been explored before settling on Portland. The West Coast city

Over 1000 Crypto Projects Are Considered ‘Dead’ Now

More than a thousand of crypto projects are “already dead” as of June 30, 2018, according to a recent TechCrunch report. The news outlet has based its claim on data from two websites: Coinopsy and DeadCoins. Coinopsy provides daily reviews

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South Africa’s Central Bank Sees Ethereum Blockchain Only as ‘Backup’

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB), South Africa’s Central Bank, has concluded a multi-bank project to test bank-to-bank payment transfers using the Ethereum based platform, Quorum. Project Khokha is a collaboration of eight South African banks including SARB, Absa, Capitec,

DeadCoins Brings Attention to 800 Lifeless Cryptos

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) were the talk of the town last year, drawing the eyes and ears of worldwide investors. However, DeadCoins has reported that over 800 cryptocurrencies now lay lifeless, with many of these projects enlisting business practices reminiscent

Delays Be Damned: Tezos Blockchain Tech Enters Beta Testing

After months of painful wrangling, the Tezos network is up and running – more or less. The Tezos Foundation announced on Saturday that the blockchain’s “betanet is live.” As the group explained prior to the launch, this means that a fully

Expedia Drops Bitcoin Payments, Official Confirms

News Travel booking platform Expedia has stopped accepting bitcoin (BTC). A company representative confirmed the policy change, while stating that various payment options are being continuously evaluated without elaborating on the details. Expedia has been supporting bitcoin payments since 2014.

VeChain Thor Blockchain Launches, Token Swap to Take Place Mid-July

VeChain has officially launched its main network and the first block has been mined successfully. VeChain Mainnet Launches VeChain Thor is a blockchain platform aimed at driving enterprise businesses to use blockchain solutions. The main network launch was preceded by

Is Bitcoin Feasible as an Institutional Investment?

Cryptocurrency analysts, community members, and personalities all portray institutional investment as the ‘holy grail’ of the industry, but is it really feasible? Slow Institutional Adoption The release of the Bitcoin codebase and whitepaper were far from publicized. Satoshi Nakamoto mined

Abnormal Tether Price Moves on Kraken Leave Analysts Puzzled

Massive trade orders on Kraken fail to sway the price of Tether any further than modest ones, leaving researchers and analysts puzzled. Unlikely Coincidences “USD-backed” Tether (USDT) is making headlines yet again for the dubious activity surrounding the token. A