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NCC Group Launches a Collaborative Project to Analyze Vulnerabilities of the Smart Contracts

NCC Group developed an evaluation system for the smart contracts technology. The project is called Decentralized Application Security Project (DASP) and it will allow the group to perform an online analysis of at least 10 aspects that could present vulnerabilities in a particular blockchain network. The DASP project is described as open and collaborative whose […]

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The Town of Lafayette in the United States of America Could Launch its Own Cryptocurrency

Joel Robideaux, the mayor-president of the town of Lafayette in the US state of Louisiana, announced the plans to create and launch a local cryptocurrency, a tool that would boost the technological development of the governmental platforms and the third-party investments in the town. According to local media sources, Robideaux presented the proposal during the […]

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Pigzbe is a Blockchain Project That Allows Children to Play and Learn About the Cryptocurrencies

The blockchain technology and the cryptocurrencies are here to stay and more and more users decide to join this growing sector of financial innovations. Even the little ones are starting to familiarize themselves with the cryptocurrency world, which led to the appearance of initiatives whose goal is to explain to the kids what the blockchain […]

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Coinbase Acquires Cipher Browser, a Mobile Wallet for Ethereum

Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, acquired Cipher Browser, a mobile wallet for Ethereum. According to the official announcement, the purchase occurred on April 12th, 2018. The team behind Cipher Browser announced they were joining Coinbase on its official Twitter account: “Exciting news! @CipherBrowser is joining @Coinbase!@petejkim will become head of […]

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Monero Bifurcates its Network to Prevent Centralization With ASIC Miners

The development team of Monero integrated a bifurcation in the Monero blockchain network with the goal of preventing the use of specialized ASIC mining hardware to mine the cryptocurrency. The network was slowed down significantly. This was caused by the drop of the hashrate, but the development team says everything will return to normal after […]

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14% of the Young Japanese Workers Invest in Cryptocurrencies

The Japanese cryptocurrency market is beginning to show some interesting results after young workers in the country were surveyed. R25 is a Japanese research institute that organized the survey about the possession of digital money among young workers in the country. The company surveyed 4,374 Japanese office workers between 25 and 30 years old. According […]

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Bitmain Launches Antminer E3, the First Miner For Ethereum

Bitmain, a Chinese manufacturer of cryptocurrency mining equipment, launched the first miner based on the Ethash algorithm for the mining of Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Expanse and other cryptocurrencies. The announcement of this miner attracted a lot of attention at the beginning of this year. According to Bitmain’s website, Antminer E3 is designed for the Ethash/Dagger-Hashimoto […]

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Cryptocurrency Exchange GMO Coin Announced Measures to Fulfill the Security Requirements of the Financial Authority of Japan

GMO Coin, a cryptocurrency exchange from Japan and part of the GMO Internet group from Japan announced a plan to improve the security levels of the company and thus conform to the regulations imposed by the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan. The company also celebrated the opening of a new office dedicated to the […]

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Chinese Investors are Using an Instant Messaging App to Participate in the ICOs

After the ban of the initial coin offerings (ICOs) imposed by the Chinese government, the investors from this country are participating in ICOs outside of China by using agents from abroad, who they contact using WeChat, an instant messaging application. This information was reported yesterday by The South China Morning Post, a local news outlet. […]