Republicans & Democrats Show Differing Sentiment Towards Cryptocurrency

It seems “a few of the people in charge” have a lot of negative things to say about cryptocurrency and its technology. Democratic Senator of Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren recently took a swipe at virtual assets during a Thursday Congressional hearing, saying that they’re “easy to steal” and that a lot of people are being “scammed […]

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UK Finance Minister Suggests Blockchain Solution for Borders: Controversy Ensues

What could have been an off-the-cuff remark from the UK current financial minister has caused quite a stir. Philip Hammond told the Conservative Party conference that blockchain could be the solution to the border issues surrounding Brexit and Ireland. Mr. Hammond was quoted as saying, “There is technology becoming available (…) I don’t claim to […]

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Blythe Masters: Commodity Supply Chains Are All About Blockchain

Blockchain is finding a home in supply chain management. According to ex-JP Morgan exec Blythe Masters, hundreds of new blockchain supply chain projects could be coming to the global commodity markets. Ms. Masters told a private London Metals Exchange (LME) conference in London that “Supply chains are notoriously complex and inefficient.” There has been little […]

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Roger Ver Is Planning to Open His Own Cryptocurrency Exchange

Bitcoin cash evangelist Roger Ver – often playfully referred to as the “Bitcoin Jesus” – is considering opening his own cryptocurrency exchange. Ver is the chief executive officer at Bitcoin.com. He earned his nickname after becoming one of the first individuals to invest in bitcoin, now dubbed the world’s “most popular virtual asset.” A longtime […]

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Ethereum Price Predictions: From Zero to $100k – What do the Experts Think?

Ethereum is the number 2 cryptocurrency in the world by market capitalization, and it offers a hefty contrast to front-runner Bitcoin. Unlike the original – and still top – cryptocurrency, Ethereum offers more than just a secure means of payment or a store of value. Some of the Ethereum’s more rabid backers present it as […]

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UAE Securities Regulator Moves to Introduce ICOs into its Capital Markets

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is set to adopt initial coin offerings (ICOs) for capital markets in 2019, according to reports from Reuters. This comes on the heels of a proposed plan by the government of Dubai to launch a digital currency for citizens. Regulating ICOs The CEO of the UAE’s securities watchdog, Obaid Saif […]

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