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Grayscale Joins Coinbase Custody

Coinbase announced today via a press release that Grayscale, the world’s largest digital asset fund manager, is to move billions of dollars worth of digital asset holdings to the U.S. crypto wallet provider and trading platform's Coinbase Custody service in what could be one of the...

How To Buy NEM (XEM) In South Africa

XEM, the native currency of the NEM public blockchain, can be purchased by anyone who wants to diversify their portfolio or who is looking to earn some passive income through staking XEM tokens. NEM is short for New Economic Movement. Some of the...

What Is NEM (XEM) | Beginner’s Guide

The NEM Foundation The NEM Foundation is an international network of professionals with the business’ ethos to provide NEM’s blockchain technology platform to enhance enterprise. The NEM Foundation has built a blockchain for all industries, that is run by the people, for...

What Are Atomic Swaps?

Overview Due to the popularity of cryptocurrencies, the number of cryptocurrencies and blockchains are steadily increasing. Blockchain and cryptocurrency have huge potential and are evolving on a daily basis. With the progression of blockchain and cryptocurrency, many new challenges present themselves.

Grayscale Investments Launch Stellar Lumens Trust

Grayscale Investments, the company behind the Bitcoin Investment Trust, announced the launch their Stellar Lumens Trust on January 17th, 2019. The newly-launched Stellar Lumens Trust is Grayscale’s ninth-single asset. Grayscale Stellar Lumens Trust is a traditional investment vehicle where the shares are titled...

Binance’s Jersey Exchange Receives Overwhelming Response

Binance Jersey, an independent entity from its parent company, Binance, has received an overwhelming response after it’s launch on January 16th 2019, on the island of Jersey. After just 24 hours after it launched, Binance CEO, Changpeng Zhao, has told customers that Binance...

Ethereum Constantinople Fork Delayed After Vulnerabilities Detected

The release date of Ethereum’s Constantinople upgrade, which is set to enhance the Ethereum network, has been postponed several times. This upgrade was scheduled to go into effect this month. Zurich-based blockchain security firm ChainSecurity—a smart contract auditing and security firm—detected a critical bug in Ethereum's code...

Binance Completes 6th Coin Burn

Binance has successfuly completed their 6th coin burn, burning 1,623,818 BNB which is valued around $9.4 million (R128 million) on January 16th 2019. This burn corresponds to the period between October 1 and December 31, 2018 where 1,643,986 BNB was burned in their fifth BNB burn.

What Is Bitcoin?

Overview Bitcoin is an innovative payment network and a new kind of money. Bitcoin can be described as a digital currency that is not backed by anything physical. Bitcoin is a currency, and should not be mistaken for a stock. It is like an...

What Is Cryptocurrency? A Beginners Guide

Overview What is cryptocurrency, and why is it taking the world by storm? We can define cryptocurrency as a digital currency in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of units of currency and verify the transfer of funds,...