Blockchain Bites: Designing Digital Dollars and Following the Quadriga Trail

Top shelf Digital DollarsOn Thursday the House Financial Services Committee (FSC) Task Force on Financial Technology convened on Capitol Hill to discuss the possible role of a digital dollar is distributing COVID-19 relief payments. The watchdogs discussed FedAccounts, or cryptographic wallets held by the Federal Reserve, for commercial banking services. The National Science Foundation, an […]

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Ripple Sues YouTube, Monero Movie, Draper’s Crypto Plugin

Ripple executives have filed suit against YouTube, Tim Draper wants to enable crypto trading across the web and a documentary about Monero briefly topped the U.S. box office. Ripple Labs and CEO Brad Garlinghouse are accusing the video hosting juggernaut of failing to remove reputationally damaging and fraudulent advertisements for free cryptocurrency giveaways. According to […]

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What the Bitcoin Halving Means for Miners and Prices

Predictions and price models proliferate ahead of Bitcoin’s programmatic halving, expected in less than two weeks. While some are turning to esoteric economic models to make the claim that the occasion will be bullish for the largest cryptocurrency by market cap, others believe it’ll be a non-event. Still, the halving is already showing real-world effects, […]

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