Tag: altcoin

John McAfee to feature altcoins, weeding through the worthless and scams

John McAfee has the ears of the cryptocurrency community. When it seems that new bets on Bitcoin’s future or opponents have won an argument with the eccentric businessman, he strikes again. McAfee has just announced that he will talk about unique altcoins every day. Are you counting on a lot of pump & dump or think he’ll point out interesting projects? Many people may be surprised to see the elderly man’s involvement in the world of cryptocurrencies. For a large group of internet users, McAfee is mainly associated with anti-virus software of disputable quality. However, this does not change...

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Dash gains 60% within 12 hours

Over the weekend, Bitcoin and altcoin capital flowed to Bitcoin Cash. When coinmarketcap was full of red lights, only BCH and Dash experienced spectacular growth. Less than 24 hours ago, Dash was around $320, reaching $520 in about 12 hours. At the time of writing, the price has stabilized at around $420. SegWit2x influence? Last week, the SegWit2x team announced its cancellation, and the desire to resolve Bitcoin’s scalability problem by increasing the block size to 2MB, through SegWit2x’s implementation, has plummeted.. The future of the virtual gold lies in the Lightning Network technology. Meanwhile, Dash is preparing to implement a 2MB...

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Lisk – smart money or a nail to the coffin?

Keen interest Surely, many people got interested in the project due to the upcoming rebranding, which was supposed to take place in September. Rebranding usually means changing the logo and the homepage of the project. In the past, when other cryptocurrencies were rebranding, their value would rise even by a few hundred percent in a very short period of time. This is one of the reasons why there was a significant inflow of new capital into Lisk, which made its price shoot up by over 300%. The awaited rebranding and huge price gains tempted more investors, which resulted in...

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What will France’s approach to the ICO be?

According to the national regulator of the financial markets, France is seeking to draw up rules covering fund collections through the ICO. It is time to take the stand! Speaking last week in Challenges‘ business magazine, Robert Ophele, President of AMF (Autorite des marches financiers), said that his agency was seeking to formalize the Blockchain technology regulations, citing the growing interest in this technology in France. He said in a publication: We want to get a quick position on the issue. It is not entirely clear when the rules will be published. The explanation given by France may dispel...

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Russia is considering introduction of its own cryptocurrency

The Russian Central Bank has noticed many advantages that the creation of a national cryptocurrency could bring. First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov approved the creation of “kryptorubel”. Although the Russian Central Bank supports the idea of creating its own digital currency, it is very sceptical about other cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin. Central Bank supporting national cryptocurrency Olga Skorobogatova, Vice President of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, claims that the bank sees many advantages of issuing domestic cryptocurrency. At a press conference for the Forum of Innovative Financial Technologies in Finopolis, Olga said that the creation of a...

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