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Mining Bitcoin: How to Mine Bitcoin

Introduction to Bitcoin Mining Mid-19th century California gold miners were called “forty-niners” after the year 1849, but this rush actually spanned from 1848-1853; it took five years for a quarter-million people to flood the state in search of “free wealth”. Satoshi Nakamoto first published the white paper on cryptocurrency back in 2008, and Bitcoin was … Continued

iCashRewards Leaving Ethereum To Explore the Use of DigitalBits Blockchain

Huobi-powered Exchange to Migrate Token on the DigitalBits Network Vancouver, BC and Singapore – September 25, 2019 – iBank Digital Asset L.P. (“iBank Digital”, “iBank Exchange”) and iCashRewards (“iCash”) announced today that it is exploring the use of the DigitalBits blockchain to tokenize iCashRewards loyalty points. Brands are increasingly taking an interest in blockchain technology … Continued

Sanctions Law Implications For Virtual and Digital Currencies in North America

With the increased use of sanctions as a foreign policy tool by western states, individuals and entities transacting with virtual and digital currency,1 but especially virtual and digital currency service providers, should be aware of their sanctions obligations. Sanctioned individuals, entities and countries have warmed to the idea that such currencies may be used to bypass … Continued

Welcome to the New Era of Blockchain and Digital Assets

Futurist Conference, Canada’s flagship blockchain event, returned to the Rebel Entertainment Complex in Toronto this August.  For the second year in a row, the team at Untraceable gathered some of the industry’s greatest minds to share their vision of a decentralized world.  From startups and their respective protocols to Bitcoin maximalism, Futurist once again created … Continued


Experience HERC Technology Live at Blockchain Futurist Conference by Tracking the Produce, Artwork, Insurance and Collectables Onsite

One of the emerging strengths of the blockchain platform is how it enables agricultural companies to track the produce supply chain from farm to table. This is key in an era when frequent reports about tainted food and E. coli outbreaks have heightened concerns over food sourcing. Blockbuster marketing and strategy firm Untraceable recognizes this … Continued

Coinberry To Provide Bitcoin Payment Solution To A Second Municipality In Canada

Leading the way for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency adoption in Canada, as the country’s most innovative and trustworthy digital currency platform RICHMOND HILL, Canada — Today Coinberry, Canada’s most innovative and trustworthy digital currency platform, has begun negotiations with the City of Richmond Hill to provide a robust cryptocurrency payment processing solution. This takes place after … Continued

Untraceable Brings Back The Futurist Conference 2019 To Toronto

Toronto, ON – Blockchain evangelist, Tracy Leparulo of Untraceable, brings back the largest and most talked about Blockchain Futurist Conference in Canada for its second year on August 12 to 14, 2019, Toronto, Canada.  It will be held at Rebel Entertainment Complex at 11 Polson Street, Toronto, Ontario. Last year’s conference was attended by over 2,300 attendees from around … Continued

Romania Blockchain Summit, One of Europe’s Biggest Blockchain Events In Bucharest Is Approaching

Romania Blockchain Summit promises to be one of the most important conferences dedicated to innovative technologies in the South-Eastern European region, bringing together the public sector, political decision-makers, developers, researchers, global entrepreneurs, leaders and innovators. The event is organized under the high patronage of the Romanian Ministry of Communications and Information Society, together with the … Continued

The Biggest Problems Being Addressed By Blockchain Oracles

Simply put, an oracle is a bridge that connects information obtained in the real, physical world with a blockchain. Blockchains have a host of advantages including transparency, security, and immutability. However, without a way to reliably bring data on-chain, blockchains can only leverage these benefits with the information that occurs within its network, not information … Continued

Decred in 18 minutes

Max Bronstein has written the most elegant and approachable overview of Decred. He exemplifies the virtuous nature of the contractor system. This post was inspired by a similar piece written by Derek Hsue. In his post, Derek provides a thorough analysis of Grin’s governance system — highlighting its power structures, decision making processes, supporting infrastructure, and the tradeoffs accounted for … Continued

The First Cryptocurrency-to-Tax Payment Partnership Can Be The Start To Widespread Government Adoption

Government operations aren’t a sexy thing. Most people don’t pay attention to what governments are doing because the day-to-day operations of a bureaucracy aren’t nearly as interesting as the overwhelming amount of news, fake news, social posts, exciting developments and the 24/7 barrage of modern media. As a result, much of the progress being made … Continued


Building A Stronger Cryptocurrency Portfolio

With the cryptocurrency market still in its infancy, there are many windows of opportunity for the right investors. Crypto investors, both individual and institutional, want to succeed in this volatile marketplace by maximizing their profits with the lowest possible risk. However, with a plethora of assets to choose from, it’s not as simple as trusting … Continued

Stellar Lumens (XLM) : A Simple Guide on How to Buy and Sell XLM

What is Stellar? Stellar is a blockchain based platform released in 2014. The Stellar network facilitates global cross-asset transfers and boasts very fast transactions. The native currency on the Stellar network is called Lumens (XLM). Lumens are a part of the new wave of cryptocurrency deviated from the Ripple code. Although, Lumens have become its … Continued

Collision 2019, Cloning Tech Would Have Been Handy!

The famous Collision conference came to Toronto, the host city for the first year of a three-year stint. The conference name bodes the kind of experience it was for the CoinChange team- valuable and fortuitous “collisions” happened everywhere! This includes connection collisions with talented founders and startup gurus, and amazing insight collisions thanks to keynote and speaker … Continued

VirgoCX Celebrates Global Launch of Fiat-Crypto Exchange During Toronto Blockchain Week

VirgoCX offers an easy yet secured way to buy, sell, and trade Bitcoin, Ethereum, Stablecoins and more.     As a featured event during the 2019 Toronto Blockchain Week, VirgoCX attracted over 200 blockchain and cryptocurrency industry professionals and enthusiasts worldwide to share insights and discuss the future of the cryptocurrency industry. Supporters such as … Continued

Decred wants you: Be one of the first to test the DCR Lightning Network

The Lightning Network peer-to-peer payment protocol promises to deliver the scalability, privacy and speed needed to spur crypto’s mass adoption. At the end of 2017, Decred activated the on-chain consensus rules required to develop DCR Lightning Network. The approval of this change was nearly unanimous at 99.50%, and developers began working on building the foundation … Continued

21 Events CryptoCanucks Will Attend During Toronto Blockchain Week

CryptoCanucks is proud to be an official media partner for Toronto Blockchain Week in Toronto, Canada. TBW will be filled with events related to Blockchain Technology on topics such as enterprise applications, accounting, cybersecurity, legal issues, investments and more. There is so much excitement surrounding TBW that Mayor John Tory proclaimed the week of April … Continued

10 Key Takeaways From Crypto Invest Summit L.A.

Crypto Invest Summit (CIS) is the leading conference & expo focused on blockchain technologies, entrepreneurs, investors, and developers. If you attended CIS this year, one thing was clear: This was far from a typical Crypto event. The CryptoCanucks team along with BitCanuck had the privilege to be CIS’s media partner and attend the conference in … Continued

Presearch Launches Browser Extension for Private Search on Chrome, Firefox, and Brave Browsers

With 1 million+ users, Presearch launches browser extension to meet growing consumer demand for easy-to-use private browsing   Presearch (www.presearch.io), the open, decentralized search engine that rewards community members for their usage, contribution to, and promotion of the platform, yesterday released the Presearch Browser Extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Brave browsers. The Presearch Browser Extension … Continued

Terrorists Prefer Cash Over Bitcoin, Even Privacy Coins: Report

An exhaustive report by the RAND Corporation concludes that cryptocurrency is less than ideal for terrorist organizations. Cash is still king for terrorists, for a variety of reasons, including the liquidity barriers that regulation and legalization of cryptocurrencies are presenting. Cash Is Still King For Terrorism The 99-page report focuses on three areas of terrorist financing: receipt, management, and … Continued

Regulation Gets Sharper in the U.S., the EU, and Malta

As part of our weekly international roundup, Coinsquare News covered the week’s significant cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. In this edition, we look at the SEC’s recent letter vowing not to take action against TurnKey Jets’s unregulated ICO, the launch of a blockchain-focused association in the EU, and more.   The SEC’s “No Action Letter” Could … Continued

An Imperative Guide to Digital Currency Security

One of the most important things about investing in and owning any digital currency is security. As a rule, we advocate to never invest in anything more than you could afford to lose. By taking security seriously, that day is much less likely to arrive. In past posts, the security advantages of blockchain and decentralized … Continued

TBW Hosting World-Class Blockchain Events To Showcase Toronto As Leaders In Cutting-Edge Technology

Toronto is a global blockchain industry hub. Between, April 22 and 28th, hundreds of developers, companies, researchers, professional advisors, and investors will converge to participate in the first Toronto Blockchain Week (TBW). TBW celebrates Toronto’s global importance in the blockchain industry and is an opportunity to profile projects, demonstrate cutting-edge technology and the enormous depth … Continued