Crypto News

6 Questions for Paul Veradittakit of Pantera Capital

7 August, 2020 | 16:21

“I would love to invest into a consumer-facing application that could get blockchain-usage into the mainstream. Initially consumers wouldn’t know that blockchain is actually powering the application, thus removing the friction and education necessary.”

Iran One-Ups the United States? Tehran Seeks Crypto Mining Dominance

7 August, 2020 | 16:15

Iran’s government OKs power plants mining crypto as the country moves forward with a national strategy for cryptocurrency mining.

Bitcoin Price Continues Rally, Positive Sentiment Is Off the Charts

7 August, 2020 | 13:20

Since late July, positive tweets about Bitcoin have increased substantially, signifying growing interest in its price.

Journeys in Blockchain: Alex Wearn of IDEX

6 August, 2020 | 15:56

“If you’d asked people in the late 1800’s what they wanted, they’d have wanted a faster horse and buggy. They didn’t know they wanted a car.”

Reviving Tourism and User Privacy Via Blockchain-Based ID Systems

6 August, 2020 | 14:40

Blockchain could be key for ensuring user privacy in COVID-19 contact-tracing apps.

State of Play: India’s Cryptocurrency Industry Prepares For A Billion Users

5 August, 2020 | 18:28

Although regulatory uncertainty continues to create hurdles, the prevailing narrative is that India is gradually developing into a crypto-economic powerhouse.

Ethereum 2.0 and EOS Crossing Swords Over Scalability Supremacy

5 August, 2020 | 13:26

EOS has long been the most legitimate competitor to Ethereum, so what does the upcoming ETH 2.0 implementation hold?

Unite to Succeed: Swiss Stablecoin Association Hopes to Break the Ice

3 August, 2020 | 19:00

The new World Stablecoin Association hopes to create a united front for the sector to tackle regulatory concerns and drive collaboration.

Crypto Traders Talk Bitcoin Price Direction After BTC’s Swift 13% Drop

3 August, 2020 | 16:59

The price of Bitcoin dropped 13% in 15 minutes on Sunday, and traders are seeing various scenarios playing out for BTC.

Crypto, Meet Fiat. You Two Should Get A Coffee Sometime

3 August, 2020 | 16:33

“Crypto is making strides in mainstream adoption, but if it’s truly going to work for everyday people, it needs to fit into the customary channels they already know and understand.”

Blood on the Blockchain: Tokenizing Can Make Donations More Effective

2 August, 2020 | 13:00

Tokenizing blood may help with supply chain efficiencies, creating a way to trace blood from the donor to the hospital.

Various Crypto Mining Strategies Underline Industry’s Growth Potential

2 August, 2020 | 09:32

PoS mining platforms are gaining traction globally but could use more polishing and real-life testing, according to experts.

On Solid Ground: Stablecoins Thriving Amid Financial Uncertainty

2 August, 2020 | 05:00

The state of stablecoins: Demand for stablecoins continues to grow amid financial uncertainty.

Five Years Since Launch, Is Ethereum Creating a New Boom?

2 August, 2020 | 01:30

A look into DeFi versus ICOs as another year passes for Ethereum.

Bitcoin Futures Traders Bet on Bullish Price Action, but Not Too Fast

1 August, 2020 | 14:30

Bitcoin futures open interest is currently at an all-time high as traders expect more upside for BTC’s spot price.

July

1 August, 2020 | 13:41

Twitter hacked, Coinbase prepares for an IPO, Bitcoin boomed, and Ethereum exploded on the back of DeFi growth and expectations for ETH 2.0

Five Years of Ethereum: From a Teenage Dream to a $38B Blockchain

31 July, 2020 | 19:26

How far has the Ethereum blockchain come in the five years since its inception? We explore key developments, changes and challenges.

Mastercard and Visa Are Making Bold Moves Toward Mass Crypto Adoption

31 July, 2020 | 17:30

Global payment processors Mastercard and Visa are laying the foundations for crypto support that may drive adoption on a global scale.

US Banks Get Crypto Custody Nod, but Instant Demand Surge Is Unlikely

30 July, 2020 | 17:04

Announcement by U.S. OCC to fuel business opportunities for crypto exchanges, custodians and traditionals banks.

Raising the Security Bar? Dash Claims a 51% Attack Is Not Enough

30 July, 2020 | 13:15

While a 51% attack on Bitcoin will cost a billion dollars, Dash developers say an attacker needs more than money to attack the Dash network.

Cleaning Up Crypto Exchange Wash Trading Will Take Global Regulation

29 July, 2020 | 14:00

Wash trading hurts investors and taints the crypto industry, but extinguishing it will be difficult absent global regulation.

Calling for a Joint Effort: Standardizing Tokenized Carbon Emissions

29 July, 2020 | 13:00

Creating global standards for tokenized carbon markets will provide more clarity, but data challenges need to be addressed.

The Becoming of Bitcoin: A Narrative Untainted by Illusions of Truth

28 July, 2020 | 14:37

“We’re like frogs in boiling water; we were lured into the pot by the promise of riches and now we’re trapped in a reductionist narrative that fails to tell the world the whole story of Bitcoin.”

Open the Floodgates: US Customers to See More Crypto Accessibility

28 July, 2020 | 13:30

Digital payment platforms add more cryptocurrency features for U.S. customers, but will big banks take the lead?