Report: United States Beating China in Core Blockchain Tech Patents
U.S. filers have been awarded more blockchain patents focusing on core tech, like mining and proof-of-work, than filers from any other country.
- Feb 6th 9:00 pm
NIRP, NIRP: The Negative Interest Rate Meme Just Won’t Go Away
After some silence, policymakers are again raising the issue of negative interest rates. The concept, officially called NIRP, would discourage saving.
- Feb 6th 5:00 pm
First Techstars Blockchain Accelerator Program Participants Announced
Startup accelerator Techstars has announced the participants of its inaugural blockchain acceleration program, which is based in New York City.
- Feb 6th 10:00 am
On the Zcash Counterfeit Flaw Fix: Questions to Ponder
The Zcash team fixed a flaw last year that could've allowed for the unchecked creation of counterfeit ZEC. The episode raises questions worth considering.
- Feb 5th 9:00 pm
Blockchain? No Such Thing–Timechains Are the Future
BABB CTO Gaurav Rana argues that blockchain is a poor descriptor for the technology known as blockchain, preferring “timechain” as a more appropriate term.
- Feb 5th 5:00 pm
Ripple Rival in the Middle East? Saudi Arabia, UAE Pilot Aber Currency
Two of the largest economies in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, are piloting a shared digital currency (CBDC) dubbed Aber.
- Feb 5th 10:00 am
Crypto Futures Are the Future at Kraken, Beyond: Some Takeaways
Kraken has purchased cryptocurrency derivatives platform Crypto Facilities in a whopping "nine-figure deal" that will bring crypto futures to the exchange.
- Feb 4th 9:00 pm
Bitcoin Price Still Heading for a Tumble as Bears Hold Dominance
With another week of sideways activity in the markets, it looks like we're still headed for another bitcoin price drop with continued downward pressure.
- Feb 4th 5:00 pm
A Dead CEO, Lost Keys, and the Ire of Thousands of Canadians: Ernst & Young Has its Hands Full
Ernst & Young will be appointed by the Canadian Apex Court on February 5th to investigate the intrigue surrounding Canada’s QuadrigaCX crypto exchange.
- Feb 4th 10:00 am
Jack Dorsey Sees Crypto as the Money of the Internet. But Will It Be Bitcoin?
With his CashApp growing quickly behind Square, Jack Dorsey believes crypto will become the money of the internet. But will it be bitcoin? ...
- Feb 3rd 5:00 pm
‘Inevitably the Future of Money’ – 7 Reasons For Cryptoptimism
For Nigel Green, founder and chief executive of the deVere Group, cryptocurrency is “inevitably the future of money”. And the future is now.
- Feb 3rd 10:00 am
Bitcoin Legal ‘Money’ in U.S.? One Federal Court Says Aye
This week, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan asserted its position that bitcoin is "money" per U.S. federal law.
- Feb 2nd 9:00 pm
Stellar-Backed SatoshiPay Makes Deal With Axel Springer
German publishing giant Axel Springer SE is working with cryptocurrency payment firm SatoshiPay to implement a micropayment system for online content.
- Feb 2nd 5:00 pm
South Korean Financial Regulator Stands Firm on ICO Ban
South Korean financial regulator, the Financial Services Commission (FSC), has upheld its ICO ban owing to the questionable practices among crypto startups.
- Feb 2nd 10:00 am
Grizzled: Welcome the Longest Bitcoin Bear Market Yet
It's now been 411 days since bitcoin peaked in price, a stretch that beats out the cryptocurrency's previously reigning bear market record of 410 days.
- Feb 1st 9:00 pm
Self-Serving World Gold Council Report Lambasts Crypto in Missing the Point Fallacy
The World Gold Council has presented a scathing criticism of cryptocurrencies. But they’re missing the point: cryptos weren't created as a gold substitute.
- Feb 1st 5:00 pm
The 8 Most Important Cryptocurrency Metrics to Look For
Determining good cryptocurrency metrics means searching beyond market cap or yearly profit stats. Let's see what to look for in a solid working currency.
- Feb 1st 10:00 am
Future’s Now, Ethereum: Unto Faith and Flame Toward Serenity
Advancing toward its Serenity "ETH 2.0" upgrade, Ethereum and its ecosystem are evolving. Certainties and uncertanties abound accordingly.
- Jan 31st 9:00 pm
Russian Startup Develops Blockchain Solution for the Diamond Industry
A Russian startup backed by the education and science ministry has come up with a blockchain-based technology for tracing diamond production.
- Jan 31st 5:00 pm
On the SWIFT and R3 Blockchain Team-Up: What’s the Deal?
Payments powerhouse SWIFT has announced it will be linking R3's Corda blockchain to its Global Payments Innovation (GPI) framework.
- Jan 31st 10:00 am
Is India Close to Taking a Stand on Cryptocurrency?
After years of uncertainty and ambiguity, government leaders in India may at last formalize domestic cryptocurrency laws.
- Jan 30th 9:00 pm
Nikki Fried by Wells Fargo Over Pro-Cannabis Campaign, Wins Election Anyway
Nikki Fried is a high profile victim of legacy banking system failure in underserved markets. Many cite crypto as a solution to these banking system flaws.
- Jan 30th 5:00 pm
Decred Realized Disputes in Blockchain Projects Were Inevitable: Joshua Buirski
It's inevitable that disputes will arise over a cryptocurrency project's direction, says Decred's APAC outreach director Joshua Buirski.
- Jan 30th 2:00 pm
Know When to Fold Them DApps–Ethereum Cedes Ground to EOS, TRON Due to Gambler Migration
Decentralized apps, or DApps, have witnessed a shift in usage patterns away from Ethereum toward the TRON and EOS platforms. But are the figures misleading? ...
- Jan 30th 10:00 am
Gemini Exchange Touts Major Audit with ‘Big Four’ Auditor Deloitte
Gemini exchange has completed a SOC 2® security and privacy examination held by one of the world's "Big Four" auditing firms, Deloitte & Touche.
- Jan 29th 9:00 pm
Could Blockchain Be the Solution for SME Funding Woes?
Could blockchain technology help solve the SME exclusion problem in the trade finance space? Some banks are thinking it's worth a shot.
- Jan 29th 5:00 pm
Can Deploying Blockchain in the Greater Bay Area Help Ease Friction Points?
China’s Greater Bay Area initiative has the potential to create one of the world’s most economically powerful regions. Could blockchain be part of that? ...
- Jan 29th 10:00 am
Italy Crypto: ‘The Bomber’ Bankrupted, Senate Moves to Define Blockchain
News of fresh crypto developments in Italy are starting to make the rounds in the West: The Bomber's down, and Italy's senate is talking blockchain.
- Jan 28th 9:00 pm
Use Humans for Code Audits, Don’t Rely on Machines: Hartej Sawhney of Hosho
It's important for humans to audit complex smart contract code, says Hartej Sawhney of security firm Hosho. Ethereum's postponed upgrade is one example.
- Jan 28th 7:00 pm
Crypto Exchanges Turning to Reverse Mergers: Will They Succeed?
A few Chinese crypto exchanges are aggressively pursuing reverse mergers, an alternative and unconventional way to become a publicly-listed company.
- Jan 28th 5:00 pm