What Will Microsoft's GitHub Buy Mean For Controversial Code?

The tech giant will officially acquire the legendary developer platform. The question now is what happens to some of the code it...

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IMF Says Bitcoin Could Create Less Demand for Regular Debt-based Fiat Money
Jun06

IMF Says Bitcoin Could Create Less Demand for Regular Debt-based Fiat Money

This month the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a report on global monetary policy in the digital age which explains that “crypto assets may one day reduce demand for central bank money.” The IMF study was written after an IMF staff discussion that details that cryptocurrencies could someday lower the demand for fiat currencies by creating a shift from “credit money to commodity money.” Also...

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Japan Set to Finally Reject a Cryptocurrency Exchange
Jun06

Japan Set to Finally Reject a Cryptocurrency Exchange

After approving 16 cryptocurrency exchanges, the Japanese financial regulator is reportedly set to reject a crypto exchange application for the first time. The applicant is an exchange which has been suspended twice from carrying out any crypto activities and received two business improvement orders. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space The First Rejection The Japanese Financial Services Agency...

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Cryptocurrency Baskets Are Growing in Popularity
Jun06

Cryptocurrency Baskets Are Growing in Popularity

For investors who lack the time, knowledge, or patience to sift through hundreds of cryptocurrencies, there’s an easier way. Crypto baskets allow traders to snap up a horde of digital assets in one go, without the need to independently manage them. The number of platforms offering token baskets has grown significantly this year. But are they a smart investment for the savvy trader or a niche product best left to newbs? Also...

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Vietnam Proposes Import Ban on Bitcoin Mining Equipment
Jun06

Vietnam Proposes Import Ban on Bitcoin Mining Equipment

Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance has officially proposed that the country bans the import of cryptocurrency mining equipment. Bitcoin mining rigs are currently easily imported into Vietnam. This proposal follows the largest crypto fraud case in the country involving over $656 million and more than 32,000 victims. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Ministry of Finance’s Proposal In the...

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