The Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork: What it is and What to Expect

Speculation surrounds Ethereum as it nears the long awaited system-wide upgrade, Constantinople. The upgrade, expected to activate Wednesday, Jan. 16, is what’s known as a hard fork — all nodes need to be updated at once to continue working together.

Court ruling could mean good news for ICOs

Many are left wondering where the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will strike next, after last week’s crackdown on two big-name celebrities. But could another monumental ruling give crypto initial coin offerings (ICO) a better chance against the SEC in the courtroom? Right now, there’s a rush of enforcement by the SEC spurred by its recent settlement with famed boxer Floyd Mayweather and music producer DJ Khaled. TheRead more

Wondering what to do with those unwanted gift cards?

Panic is sweeping through corners of the crypto world as Bitcoin continues to plunge below $5,000. But that’s not stopping peer-to-peer (P2P) Bitcoin marketplace Paxful from gearing up for its busiest time of year.

A Tale of Two Blockchains

The hash war rages on in the crypto community – several hours after Bitcoin Cash broke off into two distinct blockchains.

What’s the future of Bitcoin Cash?

As the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork draws near, the crypto community is buzzing. The update is scheduled for Nov. 15, and could lead to a code split of Bitcoin Cash. That means there would be two independent BCH blockchains and two different BCH coins.

Bank of America Awarded Blockchain-based Crypto Storage Patent

Bank of America is adding another crypto-related patent to the pile. On Tuesday the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded BoA the patent allowing them to offer a blockchain-based “hardened storage device” customers could use to store private keys.