Category: Ethereum

Newsflash: UK Govt. Halts Royal Mint’s Plans for Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency

The UK government has blocked a Royal Mint plan to create a “digital gold” token that would trade on a cryptocurrency exchange. According to sources cited in Reuters, the British finance ministry refused to approve the 1,100-year old Mint’s plans to issue as …

Democratizing Media In The Era Of Blockchain

So much of our society is shaped by the content we read, the videos we watch and the music we listen to, yet wherever we look, there is information bias. Two blockchain startups are creating media applications that are democratizing our online information and…

Blockchain Reveals New ‘Lockbox’ Hardware Wallet Made By Ledger

Cryptocurrency data and wallet provider Blockchain (formerly Blockchain.info) has announced it will offer users a dedicated hardware wallet in a new partnership with Ledger. A Blockchain-Only Hardware Wallet In a press release October 25, Blockchain said it w…

MobileGO (MGO) Is Now Available on Leading Gaming Market Xsolla

This is a sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Now gamers and game developers receive royalty payouts in cryptocurrencies, as MobileGO (MGO) is…

Cryptoassets Explained: Ravencoin

Ravencoin is a fork of Bitcoin that was launched in 2018. It is a minable (Proof of Work) coin based on the UTXO model. Unlike Digibyte, Ravencoin pays homage t

What can blockchain actually do for journalism?

The technology that powers cryptocurrency, called blockchain, has captured the attention of newsrooms in dire need of better business models, even as societies debate the value of currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Last week, a group of technologists, j…

Decentralized[?] Ethereum Exchange IDEX Waves Goodbye to New York Traders

IDEX, a self-described decentralized cryptocurrency exchange (DEX) that allows traders to trustlessly exchange Ethereum tokens, has announced that it will no longer provide trading services to customers with IP addresses originating from New York. Ethereum DE…