Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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Banks Are Quickly Warming to Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Services

For several years banks have eyed the crypto movement with fear and distrust. Crypto’s ability to undermine much of their business model should no...

Blockchain Adoption Soaring Even As Prices Decline

The past two weeks have been stressful for crypto investors, as most platforms have experienced significant declines in fiat value. With no clear sign...

Wallet Development At the Forefront of Cryptocurrency Innovation

Wallet development is one of the most significant aspects of the cryptocurrency revolution, yet it remains largely on the sidelines in terms of the...

US Department of Justice To Investigate Price Manipulation

The United States Department of Justice has opened an investigation into potential illegal activity in cryptocurrency markets. Working with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission...

Concerns Growing Over Crypto Energy Usage

A recent report in the scientific journal Joule has concluded that Bitcoin mining currently consumes as much electricity as Ireland, and is on track...

States Increase Action To Combat Crypto Money Laundering

Since the earliest days of the blockchain movement, governments have recognized the potential for cryptocurrencies to be used for illegal activities. In fact, whereas...

Legacy Financial Firms Continue Their Move Into Cryptocurrencies

Earlier this month Goldman Sachs announced that it would begin Bitcoin trading, thus adding one more name to the ever growing list of traditional...

Beyond Money: The Most Promising Blockchain Platforms Are Not Currencies

As crypto values begin to pull out of the slump that began in February, once again great interest is emerging over altcoins and which,...

The ASIC Debate Heats Up As Mining Becomes More Centralized

In 2013 the first Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) entered the marketplace for Bitcoin mining. These chips, which are vastly more powerful than the...

Airdrops Emerging As Top Marketing Tool For New Platforms

One undeniable fact of the crypto revolution is that the vast growth in platforms is certain to continue unabated. There are currently more than...