A group of government and industry experts reportedly sees regulating Bitcoin as a way of combating ransomware.
Regulated decentralized finance that combines permissioned layer-two protocols and a public blockchain network could be the future of fintech.
Public education is expensive. One university is experimenting with crypto for funding.
The $69 million sale of Beeple’s digital artwork Everdays at Christie’s in March propelled non-fungible tokens, or “NFTs”, into the mainstream of the financial and cultural spheres, despite their almost total obscurity prior to this event. The bang of the auction house gavel signalled a fundamental shift in people’s preconceptions of both cryptocurrencies and of art.
As the world spends more time than ever before online, many of us are becoming increasingly aware of just how little control we actually have over our data and the content we release on the internet.
The Visa CEO Al Kelly has outlined five different opportunities his company sees for payments firms in the “crypto and bitcoin (BTC)” space – as well as the world of stablecoins and central bank-issued tokens.
Computer processor producer AMD claims cryptocurrencies’ impact on its bottom line has been “negligible.”
Cryptocurrency investing has made life changing money for many people, but the lines between investing and gambling are becoming increasingly blurred.
Retail central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are more advanced in emerging economies, according to the Global CBDC Index 2021 from global consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
In a statement on Wednesday, April 28, JPMorgan said that the new company aims at reducing friction and latency “for cross-border payments, trade and currency settlements,” reported Bloomberg. Partior will develop wholesale payment rails using digitized commercial bank money.
JPMorgan points out the difference between ether and bitcoin as it pertains to this study. Bitcoin is much more a commodity than a currency at this juncture, competing with gold as a store of value. On the flipside, ethereum is “the backbone of the cryptocurrency economy and serves as an exchange medium.”
Al Kelly, Chairman, and CEO at Visa talked about the “opportunities” the company is and would like to explore with BTC and digital assets. Kelly said he views this cryptocurrency as a “digital gold” due to the fact that people “hold” on to it.
"Black Swan" author doubles down on his criticism of Bitcoin after hearing the Twitter community's arguments.
Specifically, there are three key reasons Facebook should be considering an allocation to bitcoin: it may help them with their reputation issues around user data and privacy, integrating bitcoin into Facebook makes more sense than their Diem project, and they’re bound to earn a return by purchasing bitcoin and then giving the asset their own stamp of approval by publicly disclosing the purchase.
As the South Korean government keeps strengthening the harsh rhetoric against cryptocurrencies, citizens have become increasingly angry due to the recent words from regulatory authorities. Over the weekend, petitions started to appear on the web, seeking the removal of the head of the country’s Financial Services Commission (FSC).
JPMorgan and DBS’ new blockchain interbank platform is designed to complement central bank digital currency projects.
As Arcane Research’s chart shows, Bitcoin’s percentage of the total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies is at 51.8%. That’s the lowest level in two years.
For some people, digital currencies are an alternative asset that they were either introduced to by a family member or close friend.
Cardano developer IOHK has announced a strategic partnership with the Ethiopian government to use Cardano-based technology to revolutionize the nation’s education system.
Goldman Sachs has released a study headed up by analyst Ben Snider on stocks connected to crypto and blockchain. Specifically, stocks that could see a sharp spike if bitcoin prices take off again.