Mischief-Maker Promises to Livestream a 51% Altcoin Attack

“On Oct 13, 3:00 CDT I will be doing a 51% attack against the cryptocurrency Einsteinium,” began the call-to-arms. As promises go, this one was as bold as it...

September Volume Report: Altcoins See Increase in Trade Activity

September saw all but three of the top twenty cryptocurrency markets post an increase in monthly trade volume. XRP pairings saw the strongest month-over-month volume gain, with 30-day volume...

New Stablecoins: From Cryptopound and Metal-Backed Swiss Coin to Mongolian ‘Candy’

Following some notable premiers in the genre recently, the next batch of stablecoins is on the way. A British startup is partnering with a bank to launch a GBP-pegged...

Bad Cryptocurrency Projects Have Squandered Millions of Dollars

Cryptocurrency scams take many forms. But one thing they all share is the goal of enriching their founders at the expense of investors. If a crypto project is “investing”...

A Snapshot of Cryptocurrency Forks Shows the Biggest Winners and Losers

Forking cryptocurrencies, usually Bitcoin or one of its offshoots, was all the rage 12 months ago. Today, the spate of new forks has dwindled to a trickle. With the...

Bitpay CCO Holds Pessimistic Outlook for Altcoins

In a recent interview, Sonny Singh, the chief commercial officer (CCO) of Bitpay, Inc, shared his outlook for the cryptocurrencies, emphasizing his optimism for the bitcoin markets, whilst also...

Chinese Report Finds 9 in 10 Altcoins to Have Stolen 80% of Their Code

A report published by Chinese media has alleged that more than 80% of alternative cryptocurrencies are comprised of “plagiarizing code.” The report analyzed 488 different cryptocurrencies, finding that the...

The Altcoin Correction Index Gives an Alternative View of Crypto Assets

Analysts are always seeking new ways to assess cryptocurrencies. Different metrics provide insights that can be used to gauge various trends, such as estimating when a particular asset has...

Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency Petro Has No Users, No Investors and No Oil to Back It...

The petro has stirred up a lot of debate among the cryptocurrency community. Some believe it is a successful example of using the technology to create resource-backed assets and...

A Complete A-Z of Stablecoins

Stablecoins have proliferated this year, so much so that it’s been hard to keep track of them all. In a bid to remedy that, news.Bitcoin.com has compiled a list...

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