Shibe Social, Blackcoin Boom and the Twin Easter Egg

Things in the alternative digital currency ecosystem got a little more interesting this week. Let’s take a look at some of the noteworthy news items from the last seven days...

A new milestone for Bitcoin, COVID hits conference, Buterin’s DOGE payday

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions...

Advanced Algorithms, Maxcoin Reborn and a Second Lap for Dogecoin

UPDATE: Josh Wise has won the online NASCAR vote thanks to the dogecoin community’s efforts. According to NASCAR, Wise was quoted as saying: “That’s unreal. I can’t believe that. That’s amazing. Thank...

Bitcoin a Threat to Debit and Credit Card Issuers

A recent report published by Citi suggests that bitcoin could challenge or even supplant some traditional payment services if adoption widens in future years. According to Citi GPS, a corporate publication...

We’ve passed peak corporation already — Michael Anderson, Framework Ventures – Cointelegraph Magazine

The pandemic has changed society forever — and in many cases, not for the better. But when historians look back in a few decades, will they see this period as...

Cai-Capital Opens Up UK Property to Foreign Cryptocurrency Investors

Since the bitcoin price rose sharply last year, the sale of properties for the digital currency has become, if not commonplace, definitely a growing trend – albeit for more luxury...

Expresscoin Expands Into Canada, Offers Debit Card Payments

Digital currency retailer expresscoin has launched a Canadian branch of its business, in the first phase of its expansion beyond the US market. Expresscoin, which is based in Santa Monica, California, offers customers the opportunity to buy...

HolyTransaction Bets Big on Universal Cryptocurrency Wallet

Even with bitcoin prices surging in recent days, not everyone in the cryptocurrency industry is focusing solely on the success of its most popular digital currency. HolyTransaction is a new cryptocurrency...

Poloniex Claims All Customers Repaid Following March Bitcoin Hack

US digital currency exchange Poloniex has released a new update on the customer repayment plan it implemented following the loss of 12.3% of its total bitcoins in a March attack. In a...

Expresscoin Raises $150k in Funding from Bitcoin Shop

Digital currency-only online retail outlet Bitcoin Shop has announced a $150,000 investment in cryptocurrency-buying service expresscoin. The announcement marks expresscoin’s first investment since its formal launch in June. Previously operating under...

GAW Miners and the Disappearing $20 Paycoin Floor

GAW Miners’ controversial plan to provide market support for the value of its bitcoin competitor has recently come under fire from customers, critics and community members. At issue is that, in...

Another Central Bank in Africa is Warning About Onecoin

Uganda’s central bank is warning local residents about Onecoin, a digital currency scheme widely accused of being a scam. The Bank of Uganda published an advisory earlier today which called for consumers...

Rogue states dodge economic sanctions, but is crypto in the wrong? – Cointelegraph Magazine

When the United States first began going after crypto companies for violating its economic sanctions rules, it didn’t exactly start with a bang.In December, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign...

Hodler’s Digest, May 30–June 5

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions...

We tracked down the original Bitcoin Lambo guy – Cointelegraph Magazine

Jay is the Bitcoin OG who created a meme by buying a Lamborghini with the cryptocurrency. He went from a poverty-level existence to enjoying a well-off lifestyle in a gated...

What is Chia? The ‘green’ bitcoin alternative accused of eating up hard drives

Chia is the new kid on the cryptocurrency block, billing itself as an eco-friendly answer to bitcoin that seeks “to make digital currency easier to use than cash” and has...

More Americans have heard of Dogecoin than Ethereum: Survey

In just over five years since it launched, Ethereum introduced the world to smart contracts, decentralized finance, yield farming and non-fungible tokens, and has long stood just behind Bitcoin as the second-largest...

Mobile crypto ‘mining’ app possibly connected to personal data leak

Pi Network, a cryptocurrency mining app for mobile users, may have been connected to 17GB worth of personal data leaks, a Vietnamese news outlet reported on Monday.The treasure trove of...

ETH smashes records, Bitcoin’s brilliant quarter, PayPal’s big move

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions...

The good, the bad and the shoddy – Cointelegraph Magazine

Like most crypto journalists, Will Foxley has a horror story about a bad encounter he had with a dodgy PR person. The former tech reporter at CoinDesk recalls being embarrassed...