Author: Chayanika Deka

Research reveals Bitcoin’s multidisciplinary influence

A comprehensive research dubbed “Mapping Bitcoin’s Influence on Academic Research” was conducted by authors Mark Holub and Jackie Johnson; they looked into literature samples of 1,206 that had Bitcoin citation between 2011 and 2016 and revealed Bitcoin’s multi-disciplinary influence. In order to demonstrate Bitcoin’s “multidisciplinary influence”, the samples were categorized and mapped […]

EOS rises by over 6%; Ripple’s XRP and Ethereum follow suit prompted by Bitcoin’s rally

Bitcoin quite rightly has shrugged off the sideways swamp which saw the king coin struggle first to break past the $8,000 mark and then the $8,200 mark. However, once the two levels were surpassed, as many analysts pointed out, the BTC price would quickly buoy to $8,700 and so it […]

Ethereum 2.0 migration is similar to a hard fork says, Blockstream’s Samson Mow

The Tron token might not have managed to make its way back in the top 10 cryptocurrency list of CoinMarketCap, but has managed to keep up, in terms of performance and development. The Tron foundation has been informing the community about everything happening in its ecosystem along with its latest […]

Cryptocurrency regulation necessary for money laundering, not ban in India; tweets WazirX CEO

The ‘draft bill’ in India for banning digital assets that circulated through social media stunned the entire crypto community as the regulatory bodies are yet to clarify its stance on the matter. Under the proposed Banning Cryptocurrencies and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill 2019, mining, trading or owning cryptocurrency […]

Facebook’s stablecoin might bring ‘whole different way that doesn’t rely on social network in China’

For too long Bitcoin, the undoubted king coin in the cryptocurrency market, was playing second-fiddle to its altcoin competitors in terms of price action, or inaction rather. Despite holding more than the collective altcoin market cap, a sluggish performance for the poster-boy of the virtual currency market, Bitcoin, fell below […]

Binance Coin declines by 9.8% following news of geo-blocking US residents from its platform

Cryptocurrency exchanges have been the well and true focus of the collective industry in 2019. With several reports spelling out how exchanges overwhelmingly fake volume data via wash trading and other antics, the industry is on high alert. The premier report detailing the same was written by Bitwise Asset Management, […]

Bitcoin Cash is ‘stupid’ and Roger Ver is a ‘scammer,’ claims Blockstream’s Samson Mow

In the latest edition of Magical Crypto Friends, Blockstream’s Samson Mow, CSO of Blockstream, criticized Bitcoin’s fork coins and their influential proponents. Whale Panda, one of the most popular influencers in the crypto-ecosystem, addressed a myriad of subjects on the episode. One such subject was Bitcoin Cash [BCH] reversing a malicious […]

Google tags Bitcoin Core software as ‘malware;’ developer fires back at Internet giant

Google, the Internet media giant, has come under a lot of flak from the crypto-community after its June 3 Google Core Update prompted the brief shutdown of a prominent crypto-news outlet. The Core Update saw the revenues and traffic of several crypto-news websites fall significantly. The latest criticism however, stems […]

Binance to launch fiat-to-crypto platform for US market as it moves to block US residents from Binance Global

Binance, the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has been posting several updates which can be directed to its revamp and scaling plan. The Malta-based exchange recently announced a partnership with the FinCEN registered-BAM Trading Services Inc., in a bid to launch trading services for users in the United States dubbed Binance.US. […]