The potential of blockchain analysis tools and the technology
The news given a few days ago by the U.S. Department of Justice about the dismantling a large international network of criminals who used bitcoin as a form of payment has brought to light one of the most important aspects of this technology: the extreme transparency that characterizes it and the support that exchanges can… Read More »The potential of blockchain…
NEW LISTING announcement – SEED Venture token
Dear users,  we are pleased to announce that we will list SEED Venture token on our platform!  Seed Venture is a platform based on blockchain technology which provides tools that allow financing new innovative startups from the first phase (so-called “seed stage”), by creating the access to venture capital to everyone in a liquid environment,… Read More »NEW LISTING announcement –…
The potential of blockchain analysis tools and the technology
The news given a few days ago by the U.S. Department of Justice about the dismantling a large international network of criminals who used bitcoin as a form of payment has brought to light one of the most important aspects of this technology: the extreme transparency that characterizes it and the support that exchanges can… Read More »The potential of blockchain…
NEW LISTING announcement – SEED Venture token
Dear users,  we are pleased to announce that we will list SEED Venture token on our platform!  Seed Venture is a platform based on blockchain technology which provides tools that allow financing new innovative startups from the first phase (so-called “seed stage”), by creating the access to venture capital to everyone in a liquid environment,… Read More »NEW LISTING announcement –…
Zero-knowledge
As most of our customers already know, the “rules” that we follow here at The Rock Trading Ltd to list a new currency are simple and straightforward: 1. It should be interesting either from a technical or a financial point of view. 2. Our users are interested in it. 3. Market makers are willing to provide enough liquidity (and this, often, is crucial).
Ethereum hard fork
It’s now clear to all that the infamous ETH fork is a complete mess (and kudos to Bitcoin developer for making their point to not move forward with contentious hard forks). At therocktrading.com we made a clear choice to handle just one ‘Ethereum’ chain: as I explained before, we are small and could not afford to follow, maintain, handle transactions and give support on yet another chain, even if we would have loved to. ETH seemed the dominant chain after the fork and so we stayed with that, even if…
Trust no one
I think all of us involved in the cryptocurrency world now know about Ethereum Classic vs Ethereum Core. Well, almost all. Personally, I do not think I know enough. A few days ago my wife gave birth to a wonderful baby, my second daughter, so I was caught up with so-called “life problems” and probably did not follow the etherea saga properly.
Ethereum Hard Fork and The Rock Trading
In the next days, Ethereum will go through a hard fork, due to theDAO well-known problem. As a crypto lover, I disagree completely with the hard fork for obvious reasons. As an exchange owner, however, I must not enforce my opinion on others and let the market decide.