Author: Thomas_Prendergast

This is Why Ripple Removed xRapid xVia and xCurrent from their Site

This is Why Ripple Removed xRapid, xVia and xCurrent from their Site                               The Cryptoverse was abuzz recently when it was discovered that Ripple made some noticeable changes to their website. We asked the company what happened. Recently, the company has removed mentions of their products xRapid, a source of on demand liquidity, […]

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Binance Makes Major Move into P2P Trading 9 More Crypto News

Binance Makes Major Move into P2P Trading + 9 More Crypto News                                     Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Cryptocurrency exchange news Major exchange Binance has launched peer-to-peer (P2P) trading functionality with BTC, ETH and USDT available […]

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Why Should You Invest In Cryptocurrencies

Why Should You Invest In Cryptocurrencies                                  A cryptocurrency is a digital medium of exchange for goods and services created to ease the transaction and also aid the cashless transaction. These currencies use decentralized devices against the popular central banking system and centralized digital currency. Transactions through cryptocurrencies are highly secured through cryptography which controls, […]

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iCoin Takes Diamond Mining to Blockchain Launches IEO

iCoin Takes Diamond Mining to Blockchain, Launches IEO                                 A Bitcoin Press Release: Blockchain-based platform iCoin International is aiming to disrupt the diamond mining industry using decentralized technology fused with artificial intelligence announces the launch of its initial exchange offering for early backers.   6th of August 2019, Sierra Leone:iCoin International is owned by Millennium […]

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Twitter isn’t tired of Bitcoin even though hashtags are at an all-time low

Twitter isn’t tired of Bitcoin even though hashtags are at an all-time low                                  Bitcoin mentions on Twitter hit an all-time low, dropping to around 8,300. At its peak, Bitcoin was seeing 155,000 mentions at the beginning of December 2017. Nonetheless, the change doesn’t mean the world’s attention toward BTC is getting any lower. #Bitcoin […]

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You can’t fix 51 attacks on Bitcoin without adding centralization argues core developer

You can’t fix 51% attacks on Bitcoin without adding centralization, argues core developer                                        The ability to 51% attack Bitcoin indicates that it’s decentralized. It’s impossible to fix this vulnerability without adding centralization, argued Litecoin founder Charlie Lee and Bitcoin Core developer Gregory Maxwell. Characteristic of decentralization Decentralization is one of […]

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Ethereum ETH’s Next Big Move Is Just Around The Corner

Ethereum (ETH)’s Next Big Move Is Just Around The Corner                                Ethereum (ETH) is finally close to its next big move that we have been waiting to come to fruition for weeks. The symmetrical triangle on the 4H chart will now either see a sharp breakout to the upside or to the downside. Considering that […]

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See How Apple Are Utilising The Blockchain

See How Apple Are Utilising The Blockchain                                           Apple Inc are best known for their flagship iMac and iPhone products, though historically, of course, it all really started (in the mainstream at least) with the launch of the iPod. Apple Inc is a US-based multinational company that specialises in the design and development of various […]

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Malware Costing Just 160 Attempts Crypto Theft from 72000 Devices

Malware Costing Just $160 Attempts Crypto Theft from 72,000 Devices                                 Researchers believe a malware botnet that costs just $160 has interacted with potentially 2,000 machines per week in attempts at stealing crypto wallets and personal information. Prevailion, the U.S.-based cybersecurity management provider, posted an article on its blog detailing how MasterMana Botnet […]

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Hacker Who Grabbed Top-Level Ethereum Domains Voluntarily Returns Them

Hacker Who Grabbed Top-Level Ethereum Domains Voluntarily Returns Them                                  The hacker who managed to exploit an auction by the Ethereum Naming Service (ENS) to grab top-level domains has voluntarily returned the domains he took. Since September 1 digital collectibles marketplace OpenSea has been having an Ethereum domain auction, where “.eth” domains are […]

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