29 September 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Crypto adoption in traditional legacy systems is moving fast, but a lack of technological infrastructure limits compliance and safe storage. he adoption of digital assets in traditional legacy systems is moving fast. In the middle of the year, the digital asset custody industry saw welcome developments when the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency officially announced that all nationally chartered banks in the United States can provide custody services for cryptocurrencies. ... Read more

6 September 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Institutional adoption of blockchain can offer great benefits, as truly decentralized control often comes from the roots of centralization. The power of blockchain technology to decentralize control of our financial economy is well documented ... Read more

22 August 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
A unified language for digital assets would provide the foundation for our decentralized economic and social infrastructure. Simplicity is directly proportional to efficiency; when there are fewer things to break, we expect that on average, even fewer things will do so ... Read more

17 August 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Strategies from the world of traditional finance could offer promise for miners who want to lower the risk associated with holding inventory. To a newcomer, crypto mining may sound deceptively easy — essentially, a way to switch on a machine, walk away and watch the lucrative crypto rewards roll in. But the reality is a little more complicated. ... Read more

15 July 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Blockchain tech has not yet reached its full potential for use in the marketing and advertising industries, but it definitely will in the near future. In modern business, there are no areas left where blockchain enthusiasts will not try to use the technology ... Read more

6 July 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
The former CFTC chair’s analysis stating that Ripple’s XRP is not a security might be wrong. In recent months, a number of class-action lawsuits have been filed against Ripple for selling its XRP token in an unregistered securities offering. So far, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission has not published any official statement on this, which has kept everyone guessing. ... Read more

30 June 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
After seeing an abject failure of traditional financial models, people might turn to decentralized peer-to-peer technology with crypto as the future. Plenty of injustice plagues our communities. ... Read more

29 June 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Distributed ledger technology has the potential to solve a lot of economic and social problems, but there are some that we have to solve ourselves. The crypto community was rightly aghast at the “Bitcoin Will Save Us” poster donned by a protester against racial injustice in Dallas last week. ... Read more

27 June 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
The emerging distributed ledger technology industry has been threatened by various illicit activities. Here are some strategies you should know about to protect yourself. In August 2010, a bug in the Bitcoin network that allowed large transactions to be added to the ledger without proper verification was identified by a hacker ... Read more

24 June 2020 By Dominic Robinson
To become truly decentralized, blockchain projects should remove dependency on the centralized cloud providers used as their data storage. Across Europe, a privacy row has been brewing over various efforts to use coronavirus contact tracing technology ... Read more

18 June 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Blockchain’s evolution path is similar to the invention of the internet, and we are already in its second phase. The internet started its life over 30 years ago, and since then, it has penetrated almost every aspect of our lives ... Read more

25 May 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Miners need traditional financial products in order to hedge against the risk of increasing hash rate and difficulty. Bitcoin (BTC) mining has become a multibillion-dollar industry. Pools, manufacturers and farms contribute to the growth and professionalization of the space. Financial service companies bring institutional-grade products and capital that increases liquidity for the biggest operators. ... Read more

18 May 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Liquidity should be seen as the primary indicator of the overall health of markets and exchanges — and also as a crucial factor for economic trading. In the cryptocurrency industry, liquidity is king. But how we measure and perceive liquidity varies greatly. ... Read more

7 April 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
The United States’ concerns about the rise of cryptocurrency use in illegal activities have only been growing as developments in the space continue to push the envelope. There is a global race to launch stablecoins that could be potentially utilized by more than half the world’s population ... Read more

29 March 2020 By Dominic Robinson
For many, Africa represents the final frontier of untapped economic growth. Across its diverse countries, growth rates continue to outpace those achieved in long-developed economies. Collectively, growth on the continent stabilized at 3.4% in 2019, and is forecast to reach 3.9% in 2020 and 4.1% in 2021. While these numbers remain below historical highs, fundamentals continue to improve as economies shift from local consumption to external investments. ... Read more

15 March 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
It has been nearly seven years since Edward Snowden blew the whistle on highly classified global surveillance programs, inciting a national conversation about privacy in the digital age. One of these revelations was that the NSA had access to the email content of Google users and the ability to map anyone’s cell phone location. ... Read more