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No one knows for sure where Bitcoin is going, but we do know where it's been. Ten years ago today – on Halloween 2008 – Satoshi Nakamoto submitted an email on a cypherpunk email chain. The email starts: "I've been working on a new electronic cash system that's fully peer-to-peer,...
The Riksbank is researching ways to create a secure and efficient payment platform for an e-krona. Sweden's central bank, the Riksbank, is moving closer to issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC). In September 2017, the bank published the first report of the E-krona Project, in which it looked at the...
Sapling is here. The Zcash blockchain is set to hard fork on October 29, 2018, upgrading the network to make shielded transactions less computationally heavy, thereby making its currency easier to use. The Zcash blockchain and coin (ZEC) went live in October 2016 with a focus on privacy by using zero-knowledge...
Somewhat obscured in the hubbub over Tether trading below its peg was the fact that four newer stablecoins traded above theirs. Huobi and Coinbase have since listed new stablecoins on their exchanges, injecting further uncertainty into the market. This month, there has been plenty of movement on the stablecoin front....
Good luck asking the hermit kingdom for your money back. Cybersecurity solutions provider Group-IB is about to release a report that implicates a North Korean hacking group in $571 million worth of cryptocurrency exchange hacks. This is according to reporting by The Next Web, which says it has obtained a summary...
Undeterred by its failed token sale, Civil is maintaining its efforts to create a new economy for ethical journalism using cryptoeconomics and blockchain technology. But will its incentive structure promote that? On Monday, October 15, Civil's token sale came to an end without having reached its soft cap of $8...
Despite significant industry support, Civil was unable to reach its fundraising goals. What’s next for the blockchain company? Yesterday, on October 15, Civil's token sale came to an end without reaching its soft cap of $8 million. By the end of the sale, Civil had raised less than $1.5 million....
There is no shortage of rumors surrounding the reasons for Tether’s sudden decline in price. Today, the price of Tether's stablecoin (USDT) dipped lower than it has been in over a year, threatening to drop to an all-time low. According to CoinMarketCap, the digital currency, which is supposedly backed 1-to-1...
The North American Securities Administrators Association has released its annual report, which shows most enforcement actions are being taken against unregistered entities. The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), the 67-member association of state-level regulators in Canada, Mexico, and the US, today released its annual enforcement report. The report indicates that...
Don’t worry. If you made it through the title, then the rest of this article is safe for work. The token, however, isn’t. Nothing fuels technological innovation quite like sex. As Forbes editor Frederick E. Allen wrote in American Heritage 18 years ago, "Repeatedly, porn has helped establish a market...