Overwinter Ahead: What Should Happen When Zcash’s First Hard Fork Hits

Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency zcash is about to undergo its first-ever hard fork. Called “Overwinter,” the update requires all users of the nearly $800 million blockchain to switch to a new software.

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Ethereum Accelerator to Offer Crypto Coders Resources and ‘Reality Check’

ConsenSys is launching Tachyon, the first ethereum-focused accelerator program in San Francisco, the firm announced Thursday. Starting in September, up to 15 projects will receive between $75,000 to $100,000 in

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$3 Billion Blockchain Tron Kicks Off Token Migration

The 10th most valuable cryptocurrency in the world is set to commence its token migration process on Thursday. Created by former Ripple representative Justin Sun, Tron aims to build infrastructure

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$6K Next? Bitcoin Bear Market Back After 10% Drop

The bitcoin market has come alive in the last 36 hours, with the bears gaining the upper hand and now aiming for fresh 2018 lows below $6,000. The cryptocurrency dropped

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CFTC Demands Crypto Exchange Data In Market Investigation

The U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has reportedly subpoenaed four cryptocurrency exchanges in a bid to obtain their trading data as part of an investigation into market manipulation.

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Coinrail Exchange Hacked, Loses Possibly $40 Million in Cryptos

Coinrail, a cryptocurrency exchange based in South Korea, said on Sunday its platform has been hacked, with other sources suggesting it lost cryptocurrencies totaling as much as $40 million in

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The EOS Blockchain Launch: What Should Happen (And What Could Go Wrong)

The world’s fifth most valuable cryptocurrency is set to formally release its software this weekend. First announced in 2017, the EOS project has been fundraising for nearly a year, raising

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Huobi Is Launching a Cryptocurrency Exchange-Traded Fund

Cryptocurrency trading platform Huobi is launching a crypto-based exchange-traded fund (ETF), an investment option that will allow retail investors to gain exposure to a basket of assets instead of just

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Indian Telecoms Watchdog to Combat Nuisance Calls with Blockchain

India’s telecoms watchdog is planning to leverage blockchain technology to combat nuisance calls and SMS messages. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issued draft regulation on Tuesday, marking its intent

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China’s Xi Endorses Blockchain As ‘Breakthrough’ in Economic Reform

Chinese President Xi Jinping has acknowledged the potential of blockchain in a speech this week, endorsing the nascent technology for the first time in public. Speaking at an annual academic

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