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December 27, 2019

Developers Are the Real Backbone of Bitcoin, Not Miners

In a decentralized network, power isn’t supposed to reside in abundance with a faction or a party of people. Some are of the opinion that miners […]
December 27, 2019

Studying the Larger Implications of Central Bank Digital Currencies

Central Bank Digitial Currencies (CBDCs) were a widely discussed theme in the latter half of 2019. It is important for us to understand what sovereign-run digital […]
December 27, 2019

Bitcoin Price: Santa Takes a Vacation; BTC May Bottom Out in 2020

A couple of weeks ago, we predicted that the holiday season might have a part to play in getting Bitcoin up and running going into the […]
December 26, 2019

Tokenizing Real-World Assets: Vision and Obstacles

We often hear influencers like Anthony Pompliano speak about how tokenization of assets on a blockchain is inevitable. Although real-world assets have some complicated trade-offs involved, […]
December 26, 2019

Industries That Will Greatly Benefit From Blockchain

It is often said that blockchains are only useful when they help coordinate economic activity in a completely decentralized and permissionless manner. For the most part, […]
December 26, 2019

Bitcoin Price: Sub-$7,000 or Explosive Rally to $10,000?

BTC seems to be at a crossroads as analysis seems to point at 2 ways the Bitcoin price could go in the coming sessions. One of […]
December 25, 2019

Staking Services Could Be the Real Money Baggers of 2020

Bitcoin started with Proof of Work (PoW), and almost every other cryptocurrency followed. Now, the paradigm is shifting toward Proof of Stake (PoS) as concerns regarding […]
December 25, 2019

Synthetic Assets As the Key to Financial Inclusion

Crypto enthusiasts often speak of “banking the unbanked”. However, this hasn’t really played out all that much, as Bitcoin and others have remained as an asset […]
December 25, 2019

Iran Proposes Creation of New Cryptocurrency to End US Dollar Dominance

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has proposed that Islamic countries should create a cryptocurrency in order to end the US dollar’s dominance in the world. At a recent […]
December 24, 2019

Bitcoin Price: Could BTC Keep Plugging Ahead After a Bearish Couple of Days?

Since hitting a high of $13,924 in June, Bitcoin has been falling steadily for 6 months, reaching its nadir last week when it went as low […]
December 3, 2019

German Parliament Passes Bill to Allow Banks to Buy, Sell and Store Digital Assets

In a pioneering attempt to allow its banks to buy, hold and sell Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, German lawmakers have passed a bill which amends a […]
December 3, 2019

US Lawmakers to Classify Stablecoins As Securities; Libra on a Sticky Wicket

It seems the controversy and opposition surrounding Libra are far from over. The latest issue on the table is a bill called the “Managed Stablecoins Are […]
November 30, 2019

China’s Digital Currency, Not Libra, Can Pose a Threat to the Hegemony of the US Dollar: Rogoff

Kenneth S. Rogoff, the former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and professor of Economics and Public Policy at Harvard University, has warned the […]
November 30, 2019

How to Get the Best Out of Your Cryptocurrency Investments

It’s almost 2 years since Bitcoin’s meteoric rise to $20,000 in December 2017. The historic rally grabbed eyeballs all around the world as Bitcoin announced itself […]
November 29, 2019

South Korea Adopts Bill to Classify Virtual Currencies As Digital Assets

In a move that will take cryptocurrencies one step closer to becoming legitimate in the country, the National Policy Committee of South Korea’s National Assembly has […]
November 28, 2019

Voyager Digital Partners With Avant-Garde to Offer Crypto Trading With Zero Commission

As part of its commitment to transforming access to the cryptocurrency market and to connect investors to the best crypto-asset platform of the day, Canada-based cryptocurrency […]
November 27, 2019

London-based Cryptocurrency Exchange Luno Becomes Operational in Malaysia

London-based cryptocurrency exchange Luno, which had recently received approval from the Malaysian Securities Commission (SC) to operate as a recognized market operator (digital asset exchange), has become operational […]
November 27, 2019

Grayscale Bitcoin Trust to Attain Status of an SEC-reporting Company

In an initiative that would open up the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) to a large number of Bitcoin investors who would otherwise not be allowed to […]
November 26, 2019

Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Trading Volume Goes Through the Roof

Even as the Bitcoin price hit a six-month low of $6,785 on November 22, in stark contrast, Bakkt’s physically-settled Bitcoin futures platform has burst through the roof […]