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Unitize Roundup: Top 10 Quotes From the Virtual Blockchain Conference

12 July, 2020 | 17:15

Vitalik Buterin, Heath Tarbert, Brock Pierce and many more — here are 10 memorable quotes to take away from five days of the Unitize virtual blockchain conference.

How the US and Europe Are Regulating Crypto in 2020

12 July, 2020 | 14:30

Crypto regulation in 2020: The U.S. tightens regulation of crypto, while India has finally allowed banks to get involved with firms.

Key Metrics Show Institutional Interest in Crypto Is High and Rising

12 July, 2020 | 13:00

As institutions flock to crypto, here are the fundamental metrics that can be used to track their interest.

Much Anticipated Central Bank Digital Currencies Raise Privacy Concerns

12 July, 2020 | 07:05

CBDCs are one of the hottest topics in the fintech space, but as their inception comes closer, serious privacy concerns come with it.

Comparing Apple to Bitcoin? Crypto Occupies a Class of Its Own

11 July, 2020 | 15:00

Is it even fair to compare Bitcoin to younger versions of tech giants like Apple?

When Disaster Strikes: Decentralized Tech a Safety Mesh From Blackouts

11 July, 2020 | 13:00

Decentralized mesh networks are a technological lifeline in a disaster, allowing one to check in on family and access crypto funds.

The Encrypted Messaging Dilemma: Balancing Censorship and Freedom

11 July, 2020 | 07:00

Experts are of the opinion that governments need to work hand-in-hand with encryption-centric service providers to combat illegal activities on their platforms.

Unitize Conference Covers Ground, Mulls Blockchain Adoption and DeFi

10 July, 2020 | 16:17

Day three and four of the Unitize virtual conference saw speakers focusing on the challenges of, and opportunities for, greater blockchain adoption.

Book Review: Digital Is the Cash

10 July, 2020 | 11:36

"Digital is the Cash" is a short, accessible read, looking at cryptocurrency from a vaguely African perspective, with a strong preference for Dash.

Kazakhstan Sets Eyes on Top-3 Spot for Global Bitcoin Mining

10 July, 2020 | 09:58

The post-Soviet country’s cheap electricity has been attracting Bitcoin miners, but will it manage to elbow out Russia and the United States?

Low Ether Volatility: No Trader Interest or Calm Before the ETH Storm?

9 July, 2020 | 18:33

Although Ether has seen its transaction volumes surge and active addresses skyrocket, its price has failed to spike in the past month.

BTC Rush: High Prospects for Bitcoin Price as Mining Investments Boom

9 July, 2020 | 13:20

Fresh investments into mining equipment by smaller companies signals an optimistic outlook for the future of Bitcoin.

June

9 July, 2020 | 13:08

PayPal took a sideways look at crypto, Bitcoin earned a “boring” label as other markets demonstrated more volatility, DeFi exploded, and William Shatner boldly tokenized his memories…

Bitcoin Price Touted to End Stagnation in Style, Surging to New High

8 July, 2020 | 18:08

While Bitcoin’s value seems to have stagnated over the past few months, some believe that a price surge is just around the corner.

CBDCs and COVID-19 Top Agenda in First Two Days of Unitize Conference

8 July, 2020 | 17:03

An overview of the first two days of the Unitize virtual blockchain conference where top crypto and blockchain experts offered their views on topical issues in the industry.

Waiting for Ethereum 2.0, but Layer-Two Solutions Are Needed Now

8 July, 2020 | 13:32

Ethereum 2.0. is coming, but not soon enough. Could layer-two solutions be the answer?

The Three Most Controversial Bitcoin Price Models and What They Predict

7 July, 2020 | 14:15

Many are highly critical of the three highly popular models used widely by Bitcoin analysts — stock-to-flow, Hyperwaves, and Elliott Waves.

Biggest Corporations Sceptical of Introducing Crypto Payment Option

5 July, 2020 | 13:45

Are traditional business enterprises ready to embrace a blockchain-based payments network? Maybe not, according to two research reports.

UNICEF Crypto Fund to Invest $100K in Humanitarian Blockchain Projects

5 July, 2020 | 06:20

UNICEF’s crypto fund is looking for blockchain startups from emerging countries that tackle COVID-19 and humanitarian challenges.

Are You Independent Yet? Financial Self-Sovereignty and the Decentralized Exchange

4 July, 2020 | 13:16

“You own your money, but you have to be aware of the responsibilities of owning your own money. You have to be careful with that freedom.”

Blockchain Welcomes All, but General Tech Industry Lacks in Diversity

4 July, 2020 | 13:00

Industry stakeholders say the crypto and blockchain space is becoming more racially diverse as the technology spreads across the world.

The Most Malicious Ransomwares Demanding Crypto to Watch Out For

4 July, 2020 | 05:39

As tech advances, so too, do the malware attacks. Amid a pandemic, ransomwares are turning to privacy-centric coins to get away with crime.

Wirecard Folds: A Blow to Crypto Cards, but a Chance for Blockchain

3 July, 2020 | 17:20

A temporary nuisance for crypto debit card holders, the Wirecard debacle reminds the public of the problems blockchain technology was designed to fix.

Interoperable Blockchains May Be the Future of Finance but Have a Ways Yet to Go

3 July, 2020 | 13:24

As interoperable blockchain solutions gain traction, many believe that the technology is still relatively nascent and needs more polishing.