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Cryptocurrency Thefts and Scams Raked in 300% More Profit Last Year than 2017

Blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace released a report this morning showing that roughly $1.7 billion in cryptocurrency was stolen or scammed over the course of 2018. The amount stolen by hackers alone is staggering: over $950 million. The figure represents an increase of more than 300% from 2017. Continue reading Cryptocurrency Thefts and Scams Raked in 300% More Profit Last Year than 2017

Ripple (XRP) Market Cap Massively Lower Than Advertised

That’s the bold thesis of a new report from crypto research firm Messari, which alleges that ripple’s circulating market cap — the combined value of all liquid XRP tokens — is “significantly overstated” on the vast majority of crypto data services and exchanges, perhaps by as much as 46 percent. Continue reading Ripple (XRP) Market Cap Massively Lower Than Advertised

Better Than Bitcoin? MIT, Stanford Profs Make Bold Claim about New Cryptocurrency

Researchers from seven colleges across the United States are working together on a supposedly groundbreaking cryptocurrency project which they say will offer scalability beyond anything that bitcoin can offer. Continue reading Better Than Bitcoin? MIT, Stanford Profs Make Bold Claim about New Cryptocurrency

Blockchain Travel Service to Offer Hotels 20 Percent Cheaper Than on Booking.com or AirBnb

The Europe-based company LockTrip wants to put the accommodation industry on the blockchain by creating “the first functional blockchain-based travel service.” The team says it already offers 100,000 hotels and more than 1,500 vacation rentals all over the world, with an average discount of almost 20 percent when compared to other booking sites — and with plans to add an additional 300,000 hotels and 900 airlines to its marketplace by end of January 2019. Continue reading Blockchain Travel Service to Offer Hotels 20 Percent Cheaper Than on Booking.com or AirBnb