Tag: Raiblocks

Three Cryptocurrencies Whose 2017 Gains Beat XRP

When media outlets report on the massive gains seen by cryptocurrencies in the monumental year of 2017, they often reference Ripple (XRP) as the biggest winner, which gained 36,000% in value from start to end. While Ripple did see the greatest price increase throughout the year among large and well-known coins, there are a number of other coins which far outperformed even Ripple. Pepecash On January 1, 2017, an infant Counterparty (XCP) based artwork registry …
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$150 Million Worth of Nano Allegedly Stolen From Cryptocurrency Exchange BitGrail

$150 million worth of Nano, formerly known as RaiBlocks, were stolen from BitGrail, a cryptocurrency exchange based in Italy, merely two weeks after Coincheck experienced the largest cryptocurrency hacking attack in history. In an official statement, the Nano core team stated that Francesco “The Bomber” Firano, the owner and operator of BitGrail, notified the Nano team about the unauthorized movement of funds from the wallets of BitGrail to external wallets. …
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BitGrail Forces Extra-EU Users to Close Their Accounts

Things are not looking all that great for the BitGrail service right now. As the company is being forced to verify users’ identities, they have a lot on their plate. Moreover, it seems they will only verify the identities of their European users. It is a bit unclear what this means for the company as a whole, though. Some users expect BitGrail to leave non-European customers in the cold, but …
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RaiBlocks May Rebrand to Nano in the Next Few Weeks

It does not happen all that often that we see cryptocurrencies undergo a rebranding. In most cases, there is no reason to do so, especially not when a team has built up a solid reputation. RaiBlocks, a project which has recently started to gain major traction, will apparently rebrand itself in the next few weeks. The currency will reportedly move forward under the name Nano, which makes a lot more sense from …
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