With Bitcoin’s 10-year anniversary today (Happy Halloween! by the way), there are varying opinions on the progress that Bitcoin has made in the marketplace and what it will continue to do going forward. While still [...]
Chinese companies Ant Financial and Tencent, who own AliPay and WeChat, respectively, have taken measures to monitor cryptocurrency transactions on their popular mobile wallet platforms in light of the Chinese government’s recent crackdown on cryptocurrency-related fundraising and trading activities, one of them being a cryptocurrency gambling ring for the 2018 World Cup.
It is only recently that cryptocurrency has entered into mainstream thought. One major recent development in bringing cryptocurrency to the mainstream is Starbucks’ new deal with Microsoft and the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) to launch a [...]
The deletion of $17 billion from cryptocurrency exchanges, in addition to the hacks at Bithumb and Coincheck, is indicative of how lax cryptocurrency exchanges are. Even if crypto exchanges are able to recover and reimburse investors, the solution is but a flash in the pan against long-lasting damage.
Cryptocurrencies represent a new frontier for currency and payments. From 2008, when Satoshi Nakamoto published Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System, introducing the world to Bitcoin, to 2017, where it nearly reached $20,000 in value, [...]
Earlier this year, the U.S. House of Representatives issued its annual Joint Economic Report, which included an entire section dedicated to blockchain and cryptocurrency. According to the report, the potential for digital currency theft “remains [...]