Power Grid Hacking Attacks in the US and Russia are Bound to Escalate

TheMerkle_Furtim Malware Power GridOur society lives in an era where hacking attacks are almost a part of daily life. It seems even the world’s biggest governments don’t shy away from exploring options in this regard. Power grids in both the US and Russia are being targeted once again. A very worrisome incident, albeit the two attacks are quite different from one another. The US Power Grid Malware Surge It would appear a renowned hacker collective is in the process of targeting different power grids throughout the United States. The report by Dragos claims “Xenotime” has been in the process of triggering operational outages

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Judge Orders Craig Wright to Physically Appear in Florida Lawsuit

Craig Wright, the notorious Satoshi Nakamoto claimant, must appear in court on Monday or be held in contempt. The Florida court granted a motion to compel on June 14, mandating Wright to provide a list of all the bitcoin addresses he’s owned prior to December 2013. Also Read: The Blind Trust Described in the Kleiman […]

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3 Major Indicators the Altcoin Season Might Skip a Year

TheMerkle_US Dollar BullishIt has been a very interesting week for Bitcoin in the price department. The same can’t always be said about the altcoins, as they need a bullish Bitcoin to note any real gains of their own. This week, it became apparent that some of the bigger exchanges will introduce drastic changes. An interesting turn of events, albeit one that won’t harm the industry all that much. Binance Exits the US It was a matter of time until a big crypto trading platform decided to leave the United States behind. Despite being a country where there is plenty of Bitcoin and

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The Strange Case of CCN and the Google June 2019 Core Update

Did Google just kill one of the crypto industry’s oldest news outlets? Cointelegraph attempted to find out

Coinbase Custody Holds $1.3B in Assets Under Custody, Expects to Hit $2B ‘Soon’

About $1.3 billion worth of crypto assets under custody is held by Coinbase Custody and the firm expects to hit $2 billion soon

Bitcoin Surpasses 1 Million Daily Active Addresses

The last time Bitcoin shot past 1 million daily active addresses was in November, 2017.

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Surge After Last Week’s Pullback

Digital currency markets have regained some of the losses they endured last week, with the entire cryptoconomy now valued at $275 billion this Saturday. Most cryptocurrencies are up in value between 2-8% today but global trade volumes have tapered off with only $63 billion swapped in the last 24 hours. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin […]

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Facebook to Unveil ‘Libra Association’ and Launch Testnet Next Week: Report

On June 18, social media giant Facebook will reportedly unveil the Libra Association governing its cryptocurrency project

3 Reasons why BitMesh’s Removal of XRP Won’t Matter Much

TheMerkle XRP Price $1.5There are dozens of cryptocurrency exchanges and trading platforms around the world. Some companies have a better reputation and reach than others, which is only normal in this nascent industry. BitMesh, while not the most popular exchange, will delist various trading pairs. One of them is XRP, which raises a fair few questions. The Surprising Removal of XRP from BitMesh In an email sent out to its customers, the BitMesh team explains how several altcoins, tokens, and assets will be removed from the platform over the next few days. While most of these offerings will not cause anyone to lose

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It’s FATF’s Way or the Highway for Crypto Exchanges. That’s a Big Mistake

The crypto industry can fight money launderers effectively, but not the way FATF wants it to, a CEX.IO compliance officer writes.

Piixpay Lets You Pay Bills and Invoices With Cryptocurrency

Piixpay Lets You Pay Bills and Invoices With CryptocurrencyIf you need to regularly cover fiat payments but prefer to use your digital assets, a platform like Piixpay can be very helpful. The payment provider allows you to use cryptocurrencies to pay invoices, bills and make other recurring payments to recipients that still accept only traditional money. Also read: Bounty.Cash Pairs Projects With Developers […]

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I Was Reddit’s First (And Only) Cryptocurrency Engineer

Before his move to supporting Craig Wright's bitcoin SV, Ryan X Charles describes his short-lived tenure at reddit and the trolls who made his life hell.