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Japanese Internet Giant GMO to Launch Yen-Pegged Cryptocurrency

Japanese Internet Giant GMO to Launch Yen-Pegged Cryptocurrency

Japan’s GMO Internet Group has announced plans to issue a yen-pegged stablecoin called GMO Japanese Yen. Already in the crypto exchange and mining hardware...
Mischief-Maker Promises to Livestream a 51% Altcoin Attack

Mischief-Maker Promises to Livestream a 51% Altcoin Attack

“On Oct 13, 3:00 CDT I will be doing a 51% attack against the cryptocurrency Einsteinium,” began the call-to-arms. As promises go, this one...
New Stablecoins: From Cryptopound and Metal-Backed Swiss Coin to Mongolian ‘Candy’

New Stablecoins: From Cryptopound and Metal-Backed Swiss Coin to Mongolian ‘Candy’

Following some notable premiers in the genre recently, the next batch of stablecoins is on the way. A British startup is partnering with a...
Bad Cryptocurrency Projects Have Squandered Millions of Dollars

Bad Cryptocurrency Projects Have Squandered Millions of Dollars

Cryptocurrency scams take many forms. But one thing they all share is the goal of enriching their founders at the expense of investors. If...
A Snapshot of Cryptocurrency Forks Shows the Biggest Winners and Losers

A Snapshot of Cryptocurrency Forks Shows the Biggest Winners and Losers

Forking cryptocurrencies, usually Bitcoin or one of its offshoots, was all the rage 12 months ago. Today, the spate of new forks has dwindled...
Crypto-Flashbacks: How the Media Pumped the ICO Known as Paycoin

Crypto-Flashbacks: How the Media Pumped the ICO Known as Paycoin

Just recently Josh Garza was sentenced to 21 months of prison and six months of home confinement for his role in the many Ponzi...
Bitpay CCO Holds Pessimistic Outlook for Altcoins

Bitpay CCO Holds Pessimistic Outlook for Altcoins

In a recent interview, Sonny Singh, the chief commercial officer (CCO) of Bitpay, Inc, shared his outlook for the cryptocurrencies, emphasizing his optimism for...
Chinese Report Finds 9 in 10 Altcoins to Have Stolen 80% of Their Code

Chinese Report Finds 9 in 10 Altcoins to Have Stolen 80% of Their Code

A report published by Chinese media has alleged that more than 80% of alternative cryptocurrencies are comprised of “plagiarizing code.” The report analyzed 488...
Reuters: Venezuela’s Petro Has No Users, No Investors and No Oil to Back It Up

Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency Petro Has No Users, No Investors and No Oil to Back It...

The petro has stirred up a lot of debate among the cryptocurrency community. Some believe it is a successful example of using the technology...
A Complete A-Z of Stablecoins

A Complete A-Z of Stablecoins

Stablecoins have proliferated this year, so much so that it’s been hard to keep track of them all. In a bid to remedy that,...