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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 24, 2019

What Is the True Purpose of Litecoin?

As things stand today, Litecoin is seen as an earlier version of Bitcoin Cash that essentially forked from the Bitcoin code, albeit non-contentiously, in order to […]
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 […]
November 24, 2019

Is Now the Perfect Time to Buy Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is currently trading around $7,000. But many are predicting that it is the perfect time to buy the crypto asset for various reasons. The Bitcoin […]
November 23, 2019

Will Facebook’s Libra Eat Into Bitcoin’s Market Share?

The introduction of Libra is one of the hottest topics right now in the digital currency sphere. But its implications reach far wider. Libra will not […]
November 23, 2019

Chinese Giant Alibaba to Reward Customers in Bitcoin

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has recently stated that it will reward its customers in Bitcoin. Alibaba has partnered with Bitcoin rewards company Lolli in order to […]
November 22, 2019

Will We See HyperBitcoinization in 2020?

Hyperbitcoinization is a term used to denote the widespread use of Bitcoin as a means of payment. It means that Bitcoin would be used and accepted […]
November 21, 2019

Bitwise Gets Another Chance to Argue for Its Bitcoin ETF

There appears to be no end to the controversy regarding approval for the Bitcoin ETF (Exchange-Traded Fund) as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has […]
November 20, 2019

Number of Bitcoin ATM Kiosks to Cross 10,000 by 2021

In what can be an indication of the growing popularity of the Bitcoin industry in the world, especially in the United States, the number of Bitcoin […]
November 15, 2019

Bitcoin and Ethereum Monetary Policy Can Change Global Economics

The traditional manner of money issuance revolves around commercial banks and central banks. Both of these institutions are solely in charge of expanding or contracting the […]