Diar Report Reveals 30% of Bitcoin Supply is Lost or Yet to be Mined

A recent report by cryptocurrency research publication Diar has revealed some interesting statistics about Bitcoin wallets and the nature of their owners. The findings show that the majority of Bitcoin is held in a small number of wallets and many of these have had no outgoing transactions even despite the 2018 bear market. Resolve Amongst

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Artists Celebrate Cultural Impact of Bitcoin with Digital Currency-Inspired Exhibition

To honour its 10th birthday, a group of artists from around the world are putting on an art exhibition exploring the cultural impact of Bitcoin. The “Art (r)Evolution” event will take place during the last week of September and first week of October in Paris, France. Art (r)Evolution Exhibition to Explore Crypto Use Cases The

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WEF: Blockchain Could Help Address the Planet’s Environmental Issues

According to a World Economic Forum (WEF) report, blockchain could be used to help tackle the “most pressing” environmental concerns faced by the planet. The document states that the distribute ledger system could help address climate change, biodiversity issues, and scarcity of water. Could Blockchain Save the World? The World Economic Forum (WEF) has produced

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Zimbabwe’s New Finance Minister Advocates Government Cryptocurrency Unit

The newly appointed Finance Minister of Zimbabwe is pushing for the formation of a cryptocurrency unit to help guide government policy relating to the technological and financial innovation. Mthuli Ncube also believes that the nation should pursue investments in the space. Will Zimbabwe Start Buying Cryptocurrency? According to a report in local news publication ItWebAfrica, the

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Bitcoin Hit $20k in 2017 Without Institutions, What’s Next in 2019?

Despite an overwhelming sense of bearishness in both the sentiment surrounding bitcoin and the price itself, there are many developments set to occur in the next 18 months that could kick off another bull run. Improvements to the bitcoin infrastructure seem to be happening at a pace never before seen in the space. However, the

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Hackers Steal $200,000 Worth of EOS, dApp Had Smart Contract Flaw

A gambling application that is based on the EOS blockchain has had a flaw in its smart contract system exploited. Hackers were able to make off with $200,000 worth of EOS due to the vulnerability. EOSBet Taken Offline Following Security Breach Those behind today’s attack exploited a weakness in one of the EOSBet platform’s smart

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Ripple’s New MoneyTap App Could Dominate Japanese Bank Transfers

The payments network Ripple could be about to pick up a large share of the Japanese currency transfer market. The firm is looking to launch the MoneyTap application with support from the SBI Ripple Asia Japanese Bank Consortium later this year. MoneyTap App Looks to Reduce Fees Associated with Traditional Money Transfer Services Although the

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BitPay Exec: Bitcoin Will Bounce Back, Not So Sure About ICO Market

An executive at cryptocurrency payment service BitPay has stated that he believes Bitcoin is far from dead. Sonny Singh is much less optimistic about the future of the altcoin and ICO markets, however. Lots of Potential Catalysts for Another Bull Run for Bitcoin Every time the cryptocurrency market takes a nosedive, those who do not

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Would Coordinated Efforts of Governance Strengthen or Weaken Bitcoin?

Recent research suggests that there needs to be coordination between leading providers of cryptocurrency infrastructure products to protect against disruption caused by hard and soft forks. However, previous incidents of network upgrades have only strengthened bitcoin and efforts to govern the protocol raise questions over potential centralization. Do Leading Industry Participants Need to Attempt to

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Bittrex, KuCoin, and HitBTC Announce New Crypto Trading Pairs

Some of the digital currency industry’s best known exchanges are offering additional support for several different coins. Bittrex, KuCoin, and HitBTC announced the extra trading pairs via Twitter earlier today. Major Exchanges Launch Extra Non-BTC Trading Pairs Three of the planet’s leading digital asset exchanges have announced a range of different trading pairs for popular

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