01-20-2018: Shell Gas Buys Into Blockchain

Visa’s CEO made a statement in a recent interview that the company will not be processing transactions based on cryptocurrencies. In a CNBC interview, Visa CEO Alfred Kelly said that his company won’t process transactions that are cryptocurrency-based, and will only process fiat currency-based transactions. Kelly explained that due to …

01-19-2018: KuCoin Integrates 6 Pairs for Bitcoin Cash

Blockchain security company Ledger announced yesterday that it has secured $75 million in investments to facilitate upscaling its operations to cope with higher demand. In a press release, the company stated that investments were led by London-based capital markets company Draper Esprit. Ledger supplies the world’s most popular hardware wallet …

01-14-2018: 80% of Bitcoins Have Been Mined

16.8 million bitcoins (BTC), or 80 percent of the entire Bitcoin supply have now been mined. Only 4.2 million bitcoins, or 20 percent, are left to mine until Bitcoin’s 21 million supply cap is reached. The 21 mln bitcoin cap was built into its protocol by Satoshi Nakamoto, first mentioned …

01-11-2018: South Korea Crackdown on Crypto Exchanges

A South Korean minister announced plans of a bill intended to ban cryptocurrency trading in the country. According to Reuters, South Korean officials are working on documentation that will make it illegal to trade virtual currencies on local exchanges. The country’s Justice Minister Park Sang-ki said the decision comes in …