The sudden increase in the price of Monero, one of the most popular privacy-focused cryptocurrencies, led some to question its legitimacy. Is the recent surge of Monero genuine or a potential pump-and-dump?
The Bank of Canada has released a research paper On the Value of Virtual Currencies. The report specifically emphasises that mainstream usage will stabilise bitcoin’s price. But is it truly a positive sign?
Recently, a number of coin-based content publishing platforms have been accused of running Ponzi-like token distribution schemes. The long-awaited media network Yours offers its own way to solve the issue.
A laconic tweet from an influential Chinese miner may indicate that the year-long confrontation in the community is over. When asked about the issue, HaoBTC’ head Eric Mu declared: “They [developers] won.”
With all that blockchain media hype, to follow the emerging new applications of the distributed ledger becomes a challenge. CoinFox has listed five use cases that look the most promising as of August 2016.