Bitcoin-Bashing Democrat Calls for Blanket Ban on Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin-Bashing Democrat Calls for Blanket Ban on Cryptocurrencies

TweetShare By CCN: Bitcoin-bashing Democrat Congressman Brad Sherman is urging his colleagues to pass a law that would ban cryptocurrencies in the United States.“I look for colleagues to join with me in introducing a bill to outlaw cryptocurrency purchases by Americans, so that we nip this in the bud.”Congressman Sherman, who’s from California, made the remarks…

62% of Analysts Believe Brexit Will Boost Value of Cryptocurrencies

62% of Analysts Believe Brexit Will Boost Value of Cryptocurrencies

TweetShareAccording to data collected by Cindicator, a market intelligence firm that ran an ICO in 2017, at least 62% of analysts polled believe that the upcoming Brexit will have a positive impact on the market for digital assets and cryptocurrencies. 74% of all surveyed parties are considering cryptocurrencies as an addition to their portfolio.Most analysts…

Opinion: How To Cherry-Pick Cryptocurrencies?

Opinion: How To Cherry-Pick Cryptocurrencies?

TweetShare Some metrics are used time and time again to help technologists claim some sort of supremacy for their protocol. There are two that stand out: transactions per second and market capitalization; however, are these two metrics what matters when picking what cryptocurrencies to invest in? The ability of cryptocurrencies to scale is constantly in…

Pornhub Subscribers Soft On Paying with Cryptocurrencies

Pornhub Subscribers Soft On Paying with Cryptocurrencies

Advertisement Pornhub disclosed that “less than 1 percent of purchases [are] made” on the adult website with supported cryptocurrencies. The site started with the option to pay with Verge (XVG) in April 2018, as CCN reported. Pornhub then opened support for Tron and ZenCash (which has since been renamed to Horizen) in June. No other…

Hard Forks Hinder Mass Adoption of Cryptocurrencies: Study

Hard Forks Hinder Mass Adoption of Cryptocurrencies: Study

Advertisement A new study has concluded that hard forks are a threat to the adoption of cryptocurrencies. This is because splits in the blockchain of a particular cryptocurrency tend to lead to the erosion of trust. Additionally, such splits reduce user’s confidence in the capacity of the affected cryptocurrency to continue thriving as a medium…