Tor Is Easier Than Ever. Time to Give It a Try

Been curious about Tor but worried it’s too complicated to use? Good news: The anonymity service is more accessible than...

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The Cashaccount.info Platform Tethers Names to Bitcoin Cash Addresses
Jan02

The Cashaccount.info Platform Tethers Names to Bitcoin Cash Addresses

Last October, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponent and developer, Jonathan Silverblood, told the BCH community about a new identification system he developed that ties a custom human-readable alias to a bitcoin cash address. Silverblood has launched a beta version of the platform Cashaccount.info so visitors can test out the platform’s functionality and give the developer feedback. On the 10-year anniversary of the Bitcoin Genesis...

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Japan’s DMM Exiting Crypto Mining Business
Jan02

Japan’s DMM Exiting Crypto Mining Business

Japanese e-commerce giant DMM.com is reportedly exiting the cryptocurrency mining business due to “deteriorating profitability,” local media reported. This news follows an announcement by another major Japanese company, GMO Internet, that it will no longer manufacture and sell mining machines, citing similar reasons. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Out of...

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Pump and Dumps Are the Final Indignity for Dying Coins
Jan02

Pump and Dumps Are the Final Indignity for Dying Coins

You can tell an altcoin is close to death when its price soars. That may sound like a contradiction in terms, but that’s what can happen to crypto assets when they’re in the throes of death. With low liquidity and thin volume, exchange-listed altcoins are prey to manipulators who will send them skyward one final time for a quick profit. Also read: Bitcoin History Part 7: The First Major Hack Pump and Dumps Are the...

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How Institutional Investors Are Changing the Cryptocurrency Market
Jan02

How Institutional Investors Are Changing the Cryptocurrency Market

Institutional investors trading cryptocurrency gained ground in 2018, with a number of high profile players edging in and taking a seat at the table. Increased interest from larger investors may have played a part in supporting digital assets as well as distorting the market.  Also Read: KPMG: Institutional Investment Key to Cryptoassets Growth Will Crypto Markets Turn Bullish Again in 2019? Last year, reports emerged that...

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