• Feds Miss out on $600 Million Payday in Silk Road Bitcoin Auction

    Feds Miss out on $600 Million Payday in Silk Road Bitcoin Auction

    The U.S. Department of Justice recently claimed the proceeds from the sale of 144,336 bitcoins found in Ross Ulbricht’s laptop, gained from Silk Road’s seizure in 2013. Claiming the proceeds took a couple of years, and netted the government little over $48 million. The government’s release reads:

  • Will the Disinflation of Bitcoin Lead to Long-Term Price Surge?

    Will the Disinflation of Bitcoin Lead to Long-Term Price Surge?

    Chris Burniske, a parter at cryptocurrency-focused venture capital firm Placeholder and former cryptocurrency investment lead at ARKInvestment, revealed that 80 percent of the total supply of bitcoin is now outstanding and that its hyperinflationary period is behind it.

  • IOTA Price Surges 100% in a Week

    IOTA Price Surges 100% in a Week

    The IOTA Foundation’s unique protocol, the Tangle, has been making waves in the blockchain space as the team seeks to build a distributed ledger free from the challenges faced by traditional blockchain applications. Amidst entering into several high-profile research and development partnerships, the IOTA Foundation’s coin, MIOTA, saw incredible growth this past week, firmly cementing its place in the top five cryptocurrencies by market cap.  

  • Eros.Vision ICO Goes Full Scam?

    Eros.Vision ICO Goes Full Scam?

    This writer warned investors of the Eros.Vision scam in the pages of Hacked.com not long ago. Now the project has come full circle, blaming another company, Eros.com, for its woes. Accordingly, there is actually a trademark complaint regarding Eros.Vision, and Eros.Vision is likely to lose to the trademark owner. The author has personal experience in this, having once registered SkunkWorks.space and had it seized by Lockheed Martin.

Vitalik Buterin is Against Open-Source Ethereum Scaling Projects Conducting ICOs

Vitalik Buterin is Against Open-Source Ethereum Scaling Projects Conducting ICOs

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, recently announced that he will not be conducting an initial coin offering (ICO) for Plasma, an open-source scaling solution he has developed in collaboration with Bitcoin’s Lightning Network co-author Joseph Poon.