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Can Dogecoin Compete with Leading Cryptocurrencies in the Coin Market?

By David Drake Dogecoin, the cryptocurrency that was created as a joke back in 2013, has now passed the $2 billion mark in market capitalization. Unlike other cryptocurrencies that offer benefits like blockchain usefulness, practical application and transaction speeds, dogecoin seems to be an attempt to simply cash on cryptocurrency popularity. According to Shaun Dindial, the Managing Director at LDJ […]

Why Ripple’s Technology Will Boost XRP’s Value in 2018

by David Drake In a world where it’s now possible to hold money in digital ledgers, Ripple’s place is unique. This is because unlike most cryptocurrencies, it does not take the place of banks. Rather, it’s designed to support banks in utilizing the evolving crypto technology, blockchain. During the first half of 2017, the price of Ripple XRP increased by […]

How Ripple will Define the Cryptocurrency Market in 2018

by David Drake Ripple has been attracting attention over the last few months. As of today, Ripple XRP ranks third in the cryptocurrency market after Bitcoin and Ethereum, with a market capitalization of about $67 billion. The currency utilizes blockchain technology, but differs from other currencies in terms of regulation. As a blockchain-backed platform, Ripple is designed to facilitate transfer […]

Ether’s Prices Will Increase in 2018, Here’s Why

Since its invention, Ethereum has positioned itself as a platform with high demand due to its underlying technology that enables developers to create smart contracts. In 2017, Ethereum cryptocurrency, Ether became a popular digital currency largely due to its application of smart contract technology on the Ethereum blockchain platform. This resulted in it getting its hands on a significant portion […]

How Ether’s Price Will Reach and Surpass the $1000 Mark in January 2018

by David Drake Ether is generally considered an attractive digital currency compared to Bitcoin due to its fast transaction speeds and lower cost. After dropping to a low of $547.39 towards the end of last week, Ether is regaining value with indications that it could hit the $900 mark this coming week. Sheldon Corey, the President of Arges Inc./Worlds Financial […]

What is Fueling Ether’s Increasing Value?

by David Drake According to the CoinMarket at the time of writing this article, Ether is now trading at $663 with a market capitalization of $63 billion. Ether, a cryptocurrency that runs on the Ethereum platform, has seen a 37% price increase in under a month. This week, the currency maintained a stable performance in the coin market as the […]

Can Regulation Really Solve Insider Trading in the Cryptocurrency Space?

by David Drake Trading of Bitcoin Cash has already resumed on Coinbase following a halt provoked by a sudden price hike of the cryptocurrency four hours prior to its launch on the GNAX platform this past Tuesday. An estimated 11,591 Bitcoin Cash, valued at $39 million, were traded in the first 15 minutes after trading resumed. This happened amidst an […]

What is the Role of Ethical Standards in Curbing Cryptocurrency Insider Trading?

by David Drake The value of the cryptocurrency has dropped significantly since the launch of an internal probe by Coinbase. When trading resumed on Coinbase, Bitcoin Cash prices dropped by 10%. By Thursday, the cryptocurrency was trading at $3,627, down from a $9,500 price to which it had soared after launching on the GDAX platform on Tuesday. The digital currency […]

What Bitcoin Cash Incident on Coinbase Says about Regulation of Crypto Exchanges

by David Drake Coinbase, the leading US-based digital currency exchange, caught users by surprise when it included Bitcoin Cash in its offering this past Tuesday. However, the offering was not to last for long. Hours prior to the announcement, the price of Bitcoin Cash had surpassed the $8000 mark, more than double its price on other exchanges. Minutes later, Coinbase […]

How V Tokens by BLOCKv.io are facilitating the growth of the global digital economy

by David Drake Imagine how many businesses would be unlocked if every developer gets the building blocks he or she needs to contribute to the growing virtual economy. Developers of digital goods will soon be able to explore new ways of generating revenue by traversing real and virtual worlds and engaging end users fast. This will be possible on BLOCKv, […]