Tag Archives: Ethereum

NBA’s Dallas Mavericks Will Accept Bitcoin For Tickets, Mark Cuban Promises

NBA’s Dallas Mavericks Will Accept Bitcoin For Tickets, Mark Cuban Promises

Mark Cuban, billionaire tech investor and owner of the NBA team The Dallas Mavericks tweetedon Tuesday, Jan. 16 that starting next season, it will be possible to buy tickets to the team’s games with Bitcoin. The Dallas Mavericks won’t be the first basketball team to start accepting Bitcoin as payment for tickets. The Sacramento Kings officially started […]

Is the Crypto Market Booming or Maturing?

Is the Crypto Market Booming or Maturing?

2017 was a breakthrough year for the crypto market for major coins such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple, increasing awareness by the mainstream market, and innovative new applications of Blockchain technology drove impressive returns. More importantly, this blistering pace for the entire ecosystem is being driven by increasing appetite on the side of investors, with no sign of abating. The […]

Ether Hits New Record Price High Over $900 Following Month of Strong Growth

Ether Hits New Record Price High Over $900 Following Month of Strong Growth

Ether (ETH), the native currency of the Ethereum platform and the third largest cryptocurrency by market cap, reached a new all-time high today, trading at $914 earlier this morning. At press time Ether was trading at an average of $889 and boasting a 16.26 percent increase in price in the past 24 hours. In the past month, the price has seen […]

2017 Market Performance: Crypto vs. Stocks

2017 Market Performance: Crypto vs. Stocks

When looking across the globe, there were plenty of strong performing equity markets in 2017. Nevertheless, none compare to the massive appreciation seen within the cryptocurrency sector. Warning: If you are primarily an equity investor, you may soon be compelled to enter the world of cryptocurrencies as the relative outperformance of the top cryptocurrencies in 2017, when […]

What DAO? Charting Ether’s Epic 2017 Price Climb

What DAO? Charting Ether’s Epic 2017 Price Climb

For ether, the cryptocurrency that powers the ethereum network, 2016 was defined in part by the creation and subsequent collapse of The DAO, the blockchain-based investment vehicle that raised more than $150 million at then-current prices. Yet as 2017 comes to a close, the cryptocurrency is closing the books on a banner year for its value, having […]

Coinbase CEO Backs Crypto Derivatives Exchange DydX

Coinbase CEO Backs Crypto Derivatives Exchange DydX

DYdX, an in-development decentralized exchange for cryptocurrency derivatives, has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed funding round. In a Medium post, the startup said that the funding is a notable step in its vision to create the “first ever” decentralized derivatives exchange. Led by Chris Dixon at Andreessen Horowitz (A16z) and Olaf Carlson-Wee at Polychain Capital, the […]

Ethereum, Ripple And Litecoin Have Arrived on Bloomberg Terminals

Financial data firm Bloomberg has added three new cryptocurrencies – ethereum (ether), Ripple (XRP) and litecoin – alongside bitcoin on its Terminal service. According to a Fortune report, sources said the addition of the new price data is aimed at forex traders seeking to explore the new instruments. They also suggested that Bloomberg terminal data for the […]

Forget Token Sales? The Father of the ICO Is All About Identity Now

Forget Token Sales? The Father of the ICO Is All About Identity Now

The developer who created core technology that has helped launch thousands of initial coin offerings (ICOs) isn’t all that impressed with the fruits of his creation. Looking ahead to 2018, Fabian Vogelsteller is interested in taking the model he pioneered with ethereum’s ERC-20 token standard, effectively a drop-dead simple way of creating your own cryptocurrency, and […]

Nasdaq and Cantor Fitzgerald have bitcoin plans in place for 2018

Nasdaq and Cantor Fitzgerald have bitcoin plans in place for 2018

Nasdaq Inc. and broker Cantor Fitzgerald are both eyeing cryptocurrency as a key part of their respective businesses, come 2018. As the price of bitcoin surged past $11,000 on Wednesday, details emerged about how each company looked to cash in on the crypto craze. Nasdaq (NASDAQ: NDAQ) aims to launch bitcoin futures, according to The Wall Street […]

Kik Might Just Move Its ICO Tokens to a New Blockchain

Kik Might Just Move Its ICO Tokens to a New Blockchain

Kik, the first mainstream company to complete an initial coin offering (ICO) on ethereum, is reportedly considering whether it might migrate its token network to a new blockchain. The social messaging platform, which raised $98 million in its token sale earlier this year, first broached the subject late last month on the Kin Foundation’s Telegram tech channel. There, […]