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Author: Eduardo Gómez

Eduardo Gómez is a freelance content writer based in Venezuela, a country with a loyalist group of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency adopter. Eduardo discovered Bitcoin in 2012 and he has been actively reporting the news in the Blockchain industry for the past year.

Ethereum Receives New Wallet Release: Integration With Coinbase Buy Widget No Comments

The foundation, led by Vitalik Buterin –the inventor of the decentralised protocol– has been working non-stop to advance forward with the project's ambitious roadmap. Coinbase Buy Widget Makes Its Way into Ethereum The main new feature of this Ethereum Wallet release is the inclusion of the Coinbase Buy Widget (a quick FIAT gateway that allows the instant purchasing of up to $5 worth in ...


Stratis Blockchain Solutions to Officially Launch On August 9 No Comments

The new Blockchain-as-a-service platform, Stratis, will launch tomorrow 14 days after of the Initial Coin Offering period. The project gathered 915 Bitcoin (around $60k worth at the end of the ICO period) in exchange for 84 million STRAT tokens (85.7% of the 98 million total supply) making each token worth 1089 Satoshi or $0.01. These tokens will allow corporations to create their own custom blo...


DECENT Blockchain Content Distribution Taking Off in China No Comments

DECENT, a blockchain-based content distribution platform, announced the date of the DECENT token (DCT) sale: on September 10, investors will be able to purchase a stake in the novel blockchain-based platform. According to the official website, DCT will be used in the publishing and buying process on DECENT Platform. [this] allows individuals or organizations to buy, sell & share genuin...


Colombia’s First Bitcoin Exchange Colbitex Forced to Close Up Shop No Comments

Colbitex, Colombia’s first Bitcoin exchange launched its platform in testnet mode on June 3, 2016. The service was working without any incidents for the past month, and on July 25 the exchange entered a beta phase, where real transactions took place. Colbitex's Run Lasted 8 Days The service operated normally for the space of 8 days, with an average daily volume of 1.44 BTC. However, on A...


Chamber of Digital Commerce Forms A Smart Contract Alliance 1 Comment

The Chamber of Digital commerce, a trade association comprised of industry leading companies representing the digital assets and blockchain sector, unveiled a new initiative called Smart Contract Alliance (SCA).  The project aims to promote real world applications of this new "vital technology", as the press release says: Smart contracts have the potential to deliver greater efficiency, tr...


Hardware Bitcoin Wallets: A Comparison No Comments

Trezor Trezor was one of the first hardware wallets and is also one of the most secure. The wallet was designed for storing large amounts of bitcoin securely, and therefore it is not meant for daily usage. Keeping that in mind, let's take a look at the Trezor. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="748"] Trezor Hardware Wallet[/caption] The wallet features a strongly-built exterior, about ...


Bitcoin Volatility Compared to Pound Sterling No Comments

The much anticipated Halving (Reduction in half of the reward given to bitcoin miners) and the Brexit (the exit of the UK from the European Union) are two important events that happened in the middle of this year. Both events brought a lot of speculations, and if we take a look at the behavior of both currencies after these two events, we will note that after the Halving and the Brexit Bitcoin re...


Nothing Happened After The Bitcoin Block Reward Halving No Comments

The Halving just happened, We’re all still alive, and so is Bitcoin! The first 12.5 BTC block was mined by F2Pool (the largest mining operation in the world) at 17:46 (GMT). Bitcoin price and hashrate seem to be stable after a 5% price drop just half an hour before the Halving. The speculation is over and any dramatic changes regarding the value of Bitcoin will probably happen within the comi...


Major NXT Exchanges Agree to Distribute Ardor Tokens No Comments

Three weeks ago, NXT announced Ardor, a child chain platform built for anyone. This Blockchain-as-a-service platform will allow users to create their own sidechain’s, while still being able to communicate with the main NXT blockchain. This will allow regular users to benefit from lower storage requirements while still being able to interact with other sidechains and the main NXT 2.0 blockchain,...


Litecoin Association and Development Team Unveils Latest Roadmap No Comments

Te team behind the development of Litecoin, the first alternative cryptocurrency announced the latest roadmap concerning the improvement of the blockchain solution created by Charles Lee. Litecoin is well known for its similarity with Bitcoin. Litecoin was first created in 2011, since then the market capitalization has grown –totalling more than $200 million–. Litecoin is a 'fork' of the Bitc...


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