Ernst & Young Report: One Year on, ICOs’ Fate Is ‘Worse Than We Thought’

A new report published Oct. 19 by Big Four auditor Ernst and Young has found that initial coin offerings (ICOs) that raised capital in 2017 have done “little to inspire confidence” one year on. The report, which is dedicated to what EY dubs the “The Class of 2017,” revisits the same projects the firm first analyzed back in… Read More »

Ethereum’s Next Hard Fork Constantinople gets Delayed as Developers Find Bugs in the Code

Ethereum’s next hard fork, dubbed Constantinople which was on track for November release has been delayed for early 2019. The same was confirmed by developers in a meeting as they found several bugs that were released on a test network. Constantinople plans delay other proposed changes as well The Constantinople hard fork, upon successful implementation, was expected to… Read More »

What China’s Cashless Revolution Can Teach the West About Crypto

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. Cash appears to be disappearing from China’s teeming cities. Foreign tourists talk of struggling to buy things because… Read More »

Bitcoin’s White Paper Gave Us Liberty – Let’s Not Give It Back

One of bitcoin’s earliest entrepreneurs, Charlie Shrem is the former founder of BitInstant and co-founder of cryptocurrency intelligence service CryptoIQ. This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk’s “Bitcoin at 10: The Satoshi White Paper” opinion series. Ten years after Satoshi published the white paper that gave us bitcoin – and the explosion of innovation it launched –… Read More »

New York City Mansion Hits the Market for Either Cash or Bitcoin

A 10,720-foot mansion next to Manhattan’s Riverside Park is on the market for $15.9 million dollars. The buyer is open to accepting cash or Bitcoin from a buyer. After a five-year renovation project, Roy Niederhoffer is now reluctantly placing his 10,720-foot mansion on the market for $15.9 million dollars, according to Fortune. Nestled close to Riverside Park in… Read More »

Blockchain Project Vulcano Announces Successful Relaunch

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Exosis Announces Forthcoming ICO Launch to Facilitate Creation of a Multi Utility Platform

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Litecoin Fees to be Reduced 10x to “Half a Cent” with the LTC Core 0.17 Release

Litecoin fees are about to get reduced 10 times with the new Litecoin Core launch due to a surge in its fees after Litecoin hit its all-time high (ATH) at $320. Litecoin to Lower Fees to “half a cent” with the Next Litecoin Core Release The upcoming launch of Litecoin Core 0.17 will reduce the network fees about… Read More »

Wozniacki Becomes First Female Athlete to Launch Personalised Crypto Token

Advertisement Caroline Wozniacki, 28-year-old, Danish, No 2 ranked professional tennis star has entered a partnership with Singaporean firm, Global Crypto Offering Exchange (GCOX) to found her own cryptocurrency token. Earlier in the week, CCN reported that Filippino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao could launch his own cryptocurrency before the end of the year. Other celebrity personalities with plans to… Read More »

Bitcoin Congestion Reaches 95%; Fees Remain Relatively Low

Bitcoin blocks experienced up to 95 percent congestion this month, but it didn’t impact its transaction fees, which remain at around $0.1 Cryptocurrency analyst Willy Woo published a graph to demonstrate a stark comparison between BTC transaction fees in two separate congestion episodes. The first case was from 2017, the year that witnessed Bitcoin congestion topping up to… Read More »