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17 October 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
On-chain data shows Ethereum miners saw a 39% surge in revenue as fees soared during the DeFi craze. Ether (ETH) miner revenue skyrocketed during the month of September according to data from glassnode, an onchain analytics resource. While the price of Ether did not rise significantly during this time, miners on the Ethereum network saw their revenue increase due to high fees. ... Read more

11 October 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Three blockchain analytics firms reportedly have Monero-tracking abilities, which could affect XMR price — but can anyone actually track it? Recently, the United States Internal Revenue Service caused a stir in the crypto community when it put a bounty on the head of anonymity-focused crypto-asset Monero (XMR), offering $625,000 to anyone who could effectively track the purportedly untraceable asset. ... Read more

21 September 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Despite Ethereum’s proposal to fix its high fees, some feel that more needs to be done to improve the network. The crypto market has been on the receiving end of a market downturn during the past week, with many cryptocurrencies facing drops in valuation almost overnight, raising concerns that a bear market has commenced. ... Read more

26 July 2020 By Dominic Robinson
The price of Binance Coin has gained almost 20% on Bitcoin in July and this spells bullish for the price of the exchange’s IEO tokens. As the price of Bitcoin (BTC) has been slowly consolidating over the past few months, altcoins have been taking the spotlight. Recently, massive moves were made by Chainlink (LINK), Zilliqa (ZIL) and Elrond (ERD) and that’s just naming a few of the more popular altcoins. ... Read more

17 July 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
On-chain and trading data signal that traders have abandoned Litecoin, but for some reason long-term investors are hoarding LTC. Price wise, Litecoin (LTC) has had a pretty rough year and currently the altcoin is down 51% over the past twelve months. ... Read more

10 July 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Industry stakeholders say the crypto and blockchain space is becoming more racially diverse as the technology spreads across the world. Financial inclusion is often cited as a reason for the pursuit of crypto and blockchain innovation. With gatekeepers monopolizing the global financial scene, several disenfranchised demographics have seen themselves cut off from viable channels of economic prosperity. ... Read more

5 July 2020 By Lilly Harvey
As interoperable blockchain solutions gain traction, many believe that the technology is still relatively nascent and needs more polishing. Cross-chain interoperability is a domain that has piqued the interest of many financial institutions over the years, as it stands to produce a technology that can potentially mitigate a whole host of their recurring operational issues ... Read more

3 July 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Ever since Charles Hoskinson issued an update on “Shelley,” Cardano’s price and community have adopted a bullish mood. Cardano (ADA) has seen its value increase by around 50% since May 25. This recent value hike comes in the wake of project co-founder Charles Hoskinson revealing the roadmap for Cardano’s much-hyped “Shelley” upgrade via a YouTube podcast hosted by crypto pundit Lark Davis, also known as Cryptolark. ... Read more

20 June 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Blockchain can play its part in the education sector — record-keeping in 2–3 years and then adoption by the labor market? In the post-pandemic world, individuals will need to seize ownership and control of their educational credentials — documents like degrees and transcripts — from schools, universities and governments ... Read more

1 June 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Alongside the internet, cryptocurrencies have made the world a global village. Here is a list of countries that are ideal for crypto enthusiasts to live in. For crypto enthusiasts, choosing a location to live in that supports an ideal lifestyle extends beyond searching for a city with a high number of shops and retail outlets that accept crypto. ... Read more

30 May 2020 By Lilly Harvey
How secure is blockchain technology? Experts weigh in on the complex differences between public and permissioned blockchains. Blockchain technology has become synonymous with privacy and security, but those very characteristics have been put to the test over the past decade ... Read more

5 May 2020 By Lilly Harvey
One analyst suggests staking may trigger a bull run for ETH, but how likely is ETH 2.0 to generate this amount of demand? Ethereum 2.0 has dragged its feet. But when it does finally ship, it could provide the “largest economic shift in society” — or so it’s believed ... Read more

1 May 2020 By Lilly Harvey
The Ethereum team has been trying to solve the blockchain scalability problem since 2014. During that time, solutions such as Raiden, Plasma, zk-SNARKs, sharding and rollups appeared in the developers’ tool kit. However, the implementation of some of them was constantly delayed, while others proved to be of limited efficacy. ... Read more

23 April 2020 By Dominic Robinson
A new fast and scalable blockchain platform is making waves with high-profile partnerships and backing from big investors. Another day, another mainnet launch. Or at least, that’s sometimes how it can feel in the blockchain space, as every project seems to be scrambling to be the latest and greatest in balancing the trade-offs between speed, scalability and security. Unfortunately, many of them end up languishing with little development activity and precious few users. ... Read more

2 April 2020 By Lilly Harvey
As we enter the start of a new decade, the number of internet users has reached a truly astonishing level: Almost 4.5 billion people were active users as of January, encompassing 59% of the global population. With its growing influence on individual consumers and large economies alike, the internet has become a crucial part of our day-to-day lives. Moreover, acceptance of the World Wide Web is growing faster than ever with the rise of mobile technology. ... Read more

1 April 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
The world’s largest technology companies have made concerted efforts to investigate and integrate blockchain technologies over the past few years. Partly driven by a massive boom in interest caused by Bitcoin’s stellar bull run in 2017, blockchain technology quickly became the new catchword in tech. A swathe of startups entered the fray during that period as entrepreneurs looked to cash in on the hype in the space. ... Read more