Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hacked for Third Time in Two Years; Says Assets Are Safe

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hacked for Third Time in Two Years; Says Assets Are Safe

Hacks and thefts have long been one of the biggest concerns for cryptocurrency investors and stakeholders. Many well-known cryptocurrencies and exchanges have fallen victim to individuals or groups attacking their reserves. The methods of these attacks have been getting more and more sophisticated. Unfortunately, many cryptocurrency companies and exchanges have been failing to stop these attacks. This failure is hurting consumer and investor confidence in the crypto space as a whole. The latest cryptocurrency exchange…

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Ethereum Keeps Losing Market Share to its Crypto Rivals EOS and Stellar

Ethereum Keeps Losing Market Share to its Crypto Rivals EOS and Stellar

Once considered as Bitcoin successor (and by some, still does), Ethereum brought the new concepts of smart contracts and dApps that made it quite popular among developers and programmers as it allowed them to create the applications that could execute transactions automatically. Bitcoin was definitely a revolutionary concept of digital means of exchange value but Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin went a step ahead with additional functionalities and capabilities that helped startups and many established businesses…

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Weiss Crypto Ratings Report: XRP, EOS and Bitcoin at the Top of the Class

Weiss Crypto Ratings Report: XRP, EOS and Bitcoin at the Top of the Class

While the current bear market seems to drag on forever, the crypto industry has been moving steadily towards wider adoption, transaction volume, network capacity, and security. The Weiss Crypto Ratings report confirms as much and reveals much more regarding the future of cryptocurrencies for the coming year. The report grades the leading cryptocurrencies in two categories: the tech/adoption category and the risk/reward category for investors. Weiss Ratings founder, Martin D. Weiss, said regarding the report:…

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Data Shows EOS Made Very Little Technical Progress Over the Past 3 Months

Data Shows EOS Made Very Little Technical Progress Over the Past 3 Months

EOS and Ethereum are two of the most popular cryptocurrencies out there. There are hundreds of applications being built on these blockchain-powered platforms. Applications ranging from education, healthcare, finance, and games are constantly being launched for the users of these cryptocurrencies. All of these games and applications rely heavily on the underlying platform’s stability and development. Any updates in the underlying platform have the potential to directly affect those apps, which is why every commit…

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Forum App Tapatalk Launches Digital Rewards System Based on EOS Crypto Technology

Forum App Tapatalk Launches Digital Rewards System Based on EOS Crypto Technology

Tapatalk is all set to revolutionize micro-communities for the forum ecosystem by introducing a blockchain-based loyalty program that offers rewards in form of Gold Points, which would be integrated in a blockchain wallet to exchange the values between the users. The leading mobile-first forum app Tapatalk has recently announced that their Gold Point reward system will leverage blockchain technology to embrace content monetization and improve the engagement incentives. The company has also introduced the blockchain…

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Weekly Crypto Market Analysis February 12th-19th: EOS, Ethereum Top Performers

Weekly Crypto Market Analysis February 12th-19th: EOS, Ethereum Top Performers

It’s great news for every crypto investor out there that the crypto market has been trading towards the green end for the past two weeks. It looks like the market is gearing up for another massive bull run very soon. Almost every single cryptocurrency amongst the top 100 ranked cryptocurrencies has been trading in green throughout the past week. With a surge of demand for these virtual currencies, this trend in the crypto market is…

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Crypto Market Analysis January 2019: BTC & ETH Go Down, EOS & Tron Go up

Crypto Market Analysis January 2019: BTC & ETH Go Down, EOS & Tron Go up

There is no denying that the crypto bear market is upon us for quite some time now. In the whole of 2018, we saw Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies test several support levels and failing to maintain this level for a long time. The first month of 2019 has not been any different. Major losers: Bitcoin markets had seen immense support at the $3,500 mark on the chart. However, after repeatedly testing this support level, Bitcoin…

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Blockchain Companies Awarded $900,000 in Bug Bounties in 2018

Blockchain Companies Awarded $900,000 in Bug Bounties in 2018

HackerOne, the bug bounty solutions company, has released statistics detailing how close to $900,000 was handed out in 2018 to hackers discovering crypto bugs. HackerOne allows white hat hackers to report on bugs and vulnerabilities they have found in exchange for monetary rewards, dubbed “bug bounties.” The statistics released by HackerOne revealed that $878,504 was awarded by blockchain companies to white hat hackers in 2018. Blockchain company EOS accounts for more than 60% of the…

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China’s CCID 8th Crypto Ranking: EOS and Ethereum Stays on Top, Bitcoin Still Falters

China’s CCID 8th Crypto Ranking: EOS and Ethereum Stays on Top, Bitcoin Still Falters

In their customary monthly wont, China’s Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID) – a division of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology – released an update of its existing Global Public Blockchain Technology Assessment Index (GPBTAI) on Dec. 20. The CCID’s recent update, which happens to be its 8th update so far, depicts the state of most public blockchains in the global crypto ecosystem. The CCID assessed various digital assets based on some…

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China’s Top Crypto Rankings for August: Bitcoin Finally Enters the Top 10

China’s Top Crypto Rankings for August: Bitcoin Finally Enters the Top 10

The Chinese Center for Information Industry Development (CCID) has issued its monthly top cryptocurrency rankings for August. While there are three clear criteria for the rankings (technology, applicability and creativity), it is important to remember that it’s also probably at least somewhat politicized based on China’s interests. There are no changes among the top two cryptocurrencies: EOS (EOS)trade is still first with a significantly improved score (158.7 compared to 145.6 in the previous rankings) and…

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