Viabtc CEO Proposes BCH Organization to Establish Standards

News On August 31 the CEO of the firm Viabtc, Haipo Yang, published a blog post proposing the establishment of a standardization organization like the World Wide Web’s W3C consortium. Haipo Yang wants to start a similar group called the

Ethereum Price and Usage Disappoint Despite ETH Futures Rumors

CBOE could launch Ethereum (ETH) futures by the end of 2018 if US regulators approve its product, anonymous sources told Business Insider August 30. ‘Getting Comfortable’ CBOE, which launched pioneering Bitcoin futures in December last year, is currently waiting while

The 12th-Largest Cryptocurrency Continues to Range Trade

On Friday Aug 31, Tron (TRX) crept higher than the day before, but the momentum was already fading out by noon. The crypto is now trading at $0.0247, which is lower than early this week, says Dmitriy Gurkovskiy, chief analyst

Firefox to Block Cryptojacking Malware in New Browser Releases

Firefox will block cryptojacking malware in future versions of its web browser, according to an announcement August 30. The move comes as part of an anti-tracking initiative expected to be implemented over the next few months. In the announcement, Firefox

Kiev’s Bessarabsky Market Accepts Cryptocurrencies for Groceries

News Bessarabsky market, a landmark of Ukraine’s capital, is introducing crypto payments. Fruits and vegetables are already sold for a number of cryptocurrencies including bitcoin cash (BCH). The initiative to offer the alternative payment option aims to show how simple

Bitfi Closes Wallet Bounty Program, Removes ‘Unhackable’ From Branding

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer Bitfi has officially closed its bounty program, according to an August 30 tweet, in addition to removing the “unhackable” claim from the wallet’s marketing materials. In its statement, the company admitted “vulnerabilities,” and yet avoided speaking

Average Cryptojacking Website Makes Only $5.80 per Day

The amount of money that the average cryptojacker makes in a day places them squarely below the developed world’s poverty line. This came to the fore after a study conducted by researchers at Germany’s Braunschweig University of Technology revealed that

Artwork Fit for the Rich and Famous Sold for Cryptocurrency

An artist who has sold pieces to Hollywood A-listers, rock stars, and professional athletes recently sold an entire collection of his work for cryptocurrency. Lincoln Townley is is disrupting the world of art sales with his unorthodox methods of exhibition,

ETC and DASH Top Ten

Markets and Prices During August, the monthly volume posted by the majority of leading cryptocurrency markets continued to decline. Despite such, the ETC and Dash markets again defied the trend to post an increase in trade volume, with XRP also

Former Ripple CTO’s Blockchain Project Coil Enters Closed Beta

“Coil, a new company founded by Ripple’s former chief technology officer Stefan Thomas, has launched a closed beta. The project – which aims to allow web content creators to better monetize their work – was announced in May, when Thomas

CBOE Close to Launching Ethereum Futures: Report

CBOE, the Chicago exchange that pioneered the listing of bitcoin futures in the U.S., has quietly begun telling market makers that it is close to launching a new cryptocurrency product: ethereum futures. Citing an unnamed source with knowledge of the