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3% of Middle-Class Chinese Have Invested in Cryptocurrency

Sep 25, 2018


Around 3 per cent of the populace from the new middle class in China have included bitcoin-like cryptocurrencies in their investment portfolio, according to a recent survey conducted by researchers in the team of Wu Xiaobo, a famed financial writer and blogger on Chinese business and economics....

Bitcoin Upgrade Thwarts Irregular Double-Spending Bug

Sep 23, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

The importance of upgrading Bitcoin Core nodes to the latest version 0.16.3 has been emphasised following new information that the bug fixed in the update is more serious than it had been previously made to seem. [caption id="attachment_28250" align="aligncenter" width="1150"] Nodes that have...

SEC’s ETF Notice Strengthens Bitcoin Market Position

Sep 21, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

Most recent notifications by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) about crypto-based ETFs had negative effects on the market. However, its latest notice in which the SEC turned the table to ask the public for comments on a pending Bitcoin ETF application, seems to have...

Bitmain’s Antpool Sponsors the NBA Houston Rockets with BCH

Sep 20, 2018


AntPool, one of the world’s largest bitcoin mining pools, has been an official sponsor of the NBA Houston Rockets for the upcoming 2018-2019 season which kicks off in October, according to sources at Bitmain. Antpool employees and members of the Houston Rockets The sponsorship is...

How Crypto Dream Broke in 4 Months

Sep 18, 2018


As a jargon popular among Chinese crypto enthusiasts, “one day in the crypto sphere is one year in the earthly world”, used to vividly explain that the fluctuation of a cryptocurrency in a single day might be greater than the one-year volatility of other assets in value. A tech-savvy who use...

How Valid are Big Numbers for Bitcoin in Coming Years?

Sep 16, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

It's not clear where the numbers are coming from but venture capitalist, Tim Draper, seems to have a lot of them. Last month, he made a prediction that the price of Bitcoin will rise to $250,000 in the next four years. Now, in yet another forecast, DealStreetAsia reports that Draper bel...

Top 16 Public Blockchain and 10 Blockchain Influencers in China

Sep 14, 2018


As blockchain becomes a buzz of today, some choose to invest directly cryptocurrencies underpinned by this innovative technology, or start up blockchain firms, and some of the largest companies are also dabbing in the tech. Big names like Baidu (China’s Google), Alibaba (e-commerce conglomera...