Pornhub starts accepting cryptocurrency

Pornhub has started accepting cryptocurrency as a payment option, the company announced today. The site now accepts Verge cryptocurrency (no relation to The Verge), a rebranded version of Dogecoindark, which split off from the original meme coin, Dogecoin, in 2014. Now, users can pay for any Pornhub features, including a Premium subscription, using Verge cryptocurrency. Pornhub’s adult sister […]

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Circle acquires cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex

Circle just announced that it is acquiring U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex. According to Fortune, Circle is paying $400 million for the acquisition. Poloniex has been around for years and used to be one of the biggest exchanges out there — there are now many exchanges competing with Poloniex. Circle is an interesting startup because it’s hard to keep track of what it […]

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Five reasons 2018 could be the best year yet for cryptocurrencies

So I want to highlight five reasons why 2018 might be the best ever year for cryptocurrencies and why I’m heavily invested in them. 1. The work on scaling issues Bitcoin (BTC) is the most important cryptocurrency. Most government-backed money that goes in and out of crypto goes through bitcoin, so what happens to the original […]

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Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Warns That Cryptocurrencies Could Drop to ‘Near-Zero’

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of the Ethereum blockchain and its associated cryptocurrency, does not want people throwing their life savings into virtual coins just yet. “Reminder: cryptocurrencies are still a new and hyper-volatile asset class, and could drop to near-zero at any time,” he tweeted this weekend. “Don’t put in more money than you can afford to […]

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Mastering LiteCoin: A Beginner’s Guide To Start Making Money With LiteCoin

Litecoin was founded to act as a Bitcoin alternative to make up for its perceived shortcomings—it was developed to be “lightweight” and be more plentiful than Bitcoin. Litecoin also has almost zero payment cost and facilitates payments approximately four times faster than Bitcoin. Table of Contents Litecoin Introduction 1.Cryptocurrency Wallet Guide 2.How to Buy Litecoin […]

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Mastering Ethereum And Blockchain : A Beginner’s Guide To Start Making Money With Ethereum And Blockchain

According to some, the idea of Ethereum was born in 2009, when Bitcoin became the first practical solution of decentralization. Undoubtedly, the success of Blockchain greatly influenced Vitalik Buterin, the man behind Ethereum. However, 2012 would be a more particular date. That is when Vitalik left the University of Waterloo to travel the world while […]

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Investment Fund Moves to Capitalize on Ethereum Ecosystem

One of Canada’s largest investment funds is hoping to leverage the ethereum ecosystem through a new venture. Ethereum Capital, a recently incorporated entity formed primarily by Canadian investment group OMERS, is raising $50 million and preparing for a reverse-takeover procedure. When the funding round is completed on Feb. 16, the company will invest the funds […]

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Criminals Drop Bitcoin for Other Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin is the world’s most popular digital currency but, in the crypto community, complaints are growing: Bitcoin takes too long to process transactions, the fees are too high, it’s expensive, and too volatile. One sign of this discontent is reports that online criminals—who are among bitcoin’s oldest and most dedicated users—are ditching it in favor of […]

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Bitcoin and Ethereum plummet as South Korea decides on total crypto shutdown

The value of ethereum slid by around $60 starting its decline at 10.00pm UTC to start Tuesday in free fall. While Bitcoin’s fortunes mirrored its competitor losing $380 in a single day. South Korea has announced a curb on crypto futures and vowed the come down hard on any criminal activities involving illegal currencies. The […]

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China to block centralized trading of cryptocurrency

Chinese authorities plan to block domestic access to Chinese and offshore cryptocurrency platforms that allow centralized trading, Bloomberg reported Monday citing sources.   Chinese authorities will also target individuals and companies that provide market-making, settlement and clearing services for centralized trading, Bloomberg reported. Last year, Chinese regulators banned initial coin offerings, shut down local cryptocurrency […]

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