Analysts See Institutional Investors Wading into Crypto

The bitcoin price got hammered in 2018 amid the prolonged Crypto Winter, but many investment experts expect the volatility to subside in 2019, as institutional investors start entering the market. Some analysts believe bitcoin will re-emerge — like the proverbial Phoenix rising from the ashes — on back of momentum created by institutional investors, the Australian Financial […]

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Bitcoin’s role in strong-arming & blackmailing businesses

Cryptocurrencies, if not funneled through an exchange with KYC and AML, are pseudo-anonymous. Still, converting to fiat is tricky, as actions on their public ledgers can easily be tracked. In fact, there are numerous addresses that are “blacklisted” and even some that have found themselves on official US blacklists (alongside with the individuals that control […]

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Chinese Media Reports Jihan Wu, Jenke Group to Soon Resign as Bitmain CEOs

Jihan Wu and the Jenke Group will be reportedly soon retire as CEOs of leading mining ASIC producer Bitmain. Rumors about their departure were reported by Chinese local media Odaily on Dec. 28. Odaily quotes an unnamed source familiar with the situation that Bitmain is currently in a transition period. Furthermore, the article also reports […]

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2018: A Record-Breaking Year for Crypto Exchange Hacks

Eric Larcheveque is the CEO of Ledger, a leader in security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications since 2014. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review.  2018 was a record-breaking year. From the number of cryptocurrency exchange hacks, to the amount of assets that were stolen, to the largest […]

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Competition Is Heating Up Over Confirmation Speed, May Determine Long-Term Success

Next year is all but certain to see blockchain technology assume a much greater role across many business and technical sectors, and institutions across the globe are evaluating platforms for potential adoption. Anticipating this move, competition is emerging, usually pushed by development teams, promoting the technical merits of platforms for a range of applications. Of […]

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Fomo2Moon, a Blockchain Lottery for Everyone to Win

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