Could China “Destroy Bitcoin?” (The Week in Blockchain News)

Welcome to the weekend, folks. Grab a coffee and let’s recap the biggest news stories of the week in cryptocurrency and blockchain. China Has “Capability” and “Motive” to Destroy Bitcoin, According to Report A new report this week claims China could destroy Bitcoin. The report, authored by researchers at Princeton University and Florida International University …

PwC China Survey Finds That Most Companies Prefer to Investigate Blockchain Internally

A joint survey by PwC and VeChain has found that most enterprises prefer to setup their own in-house research and development (R&D) teams to investigate the blockchain. The survey, 2018 Market Survey Report for (Non-Financial) Application of Blockchain in Chain, was conducted between November and December 2017, taking the form of online questionnaires and focus …

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware, The Woz, China Ranks Ethereum #1, Bitcoin Savings Accounts, Coinbase Prime: Thursday, May 17th News Bytes

Use our news to inform cryptocurrency trading decisions, stay up-to-date on happenings in the industry, and more! The SEC Launches Phony ICO Site to Promote Scam Awareness In a bid to raise awareness of potential investment scams in the cryptocurrency space, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of Investor Education and Advocacy have …

Money20/20 China Brings Blockchain to the World’s Largest FinTech Market

Money20/20 China brings the world’s premier FinTech event series the world’s largest financial market, and blockchain technology will feature prominently on the agenda. The conference, which is scheduled for November 14 to 16 at the Hangzhou International Expo Center, will see more than 400 industry leaders from across the payments and financial services ecosystem convene with …

Cryptocurrency Mining in 2019: Is It Profitable and Should You Start?

Bitcoin mining took a big hit in 2018.  For most of the year, mining activity operated below the threshold for profitability. The biggest name in crypto mining, Bitmain, ended the year by cutting 50% of staff and shelving plans for a stock market launch. But what will 2019 bring? Will cryptocurrency mining become profitable again? …

Best Cryptocurrency Exchanges (The Most Comprehensive Guide)

Edit: This list of cryptocurrency exchanges was updated on January 16, 2019 to include new developments. — Welcome to the most comprehensive and detailed guide to the best cryptocurrency exchanges in 2019. Choosing the best cryptocurrency exchange is an important part of your crypto journey. It might be the first place you ever buy bitcoin. …

Crypto Layoffs Continue. Here’s What We Know So Far (ShapeShift, ConsenSys, Bitmain)

Edit: This list of crypto layoffs was updated on January 14th to include the latest restructures. — Crypto Winter has hit hard. The sharp downturn in cryptocurrency prices has forced blockchain companies to take drastic measures to ensure their sustainability. Late in 2018, crypto startups began to announce layoffs and restructures, including some of the …

10 Best Performing Cryptocurrencies in 2018

Undoubtedly, the cryptocurrency market has not been kind to traders in 2018. All but a few cryptos have gone down in market cap. Still, some have fared better than others. In this article, we’ll look at the strongest cryptocurrencies in 2018.  Best-Performing Cryptocurrencies, Criteria:  This list only includes coins in top 100 by market capitalization, …