The Top 5 Cryptocurrencies in Japan

The Top 5 Cryptocurrencies in Japan   It is evident for everyone to see Japan is going crazy about cryptocurrency right now. This is made possible thanks to the new regulations going into effect, which removed the 8% sales tax when buying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. It is also interesting to note several cryptocurrencies are…

Dash Teams Up With BlockCypher in Significant Step to Mainstream Adoption

Dash Teams Up With BlockCypher in Significant Step to Mainstream Adoption    Dash has announced its latest partnership with BlockCypher in a move developers describe as one of the “most significant steps to mainstream adoption.” From now, multinational corporations including Deloitte, as well as the US Department of Homeland Security and industry household names Xapo…

Ripple Unveils Strategy to ‘Become More Decentralized than Bitcoin’

Ripple Unveils Strategy to ‘Become More Decentralized than Bitcoin’   Prominent FinTech payments firm Ripple has announced a strategy that it believes will ultimately make its blockchain more decentralized than Bitcoin. Ripple’s technology chief Stefan Thomas has revealed a three-point strategy toward making Ripple’s blockchain, the Ripple Consensus Ledger (RCL), more secure, efficient and decentralized…

Vertcoin Becomes the Second Cryptocurrency to Deploy Lightning Network, Price Spikes

Vertcoin Becomes the Second Cryptocurrency to Deploy Lightning Network, Price Spikes   Vertcoin has become the second cryptocurrency do deploy Lightning Network technology after its SegWit activation this weekend. In a series of tweets on Sunday, developers confirmed both enhancements had successfully begun, Vertcoin’s price spiking over 50 percent as a result. SegWit successfully activated…