Russian Hackers Are Still Targeting the Olympics

Fancy Bear has attacked 16 anti-doping agencies around the world, indicating that its Olympics grudge is far from...

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China Ranks 35 Crypto Projects as President Xi Pushes Blockchain
Oct29

China Ranks 35 Crypto Projects as President Xi Pushes Blockchain

China has been on a roll with a series of crypto-related announcements. President Xi Jinping’s speech to accelerate the development of blockchain technology in China was followed by the passing of a cryptography bill. Meanwhile, China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has continued to evaluate and rank crypto projects, and the central bank is preparing to launch its own digital currency. Also read: China...

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Why Central Banks Are Not Designed for Democracies
Oct29

Why Central Banks Are Not Designed for Democracies

Through their policies, central banks exert tremendous influence over the socio-economic conditions in a country and its business environment. Their decisions are so powerful that it’s obvious they are part of the government. But most people would be surprised to find out that central banks are almost never part of the due democratic process. Also read: Mario Draghi Leaves European Central Bank Without Ever Raising Interest...

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After Breaking New Records Bakkt Announces Crypto Consumer App
Oct29

After Breaking New Records Bakkt Announces Crypto Consumer App

Following the all-time record of 1,179 contracts on October 25, Mike Blandina, Bakkt’s chief product officer, revealed the firm is launching another strategy after announcing its December options launch. Bakkt is releasing a consumer application so retail investors can “unlock the value of digital assets” via consumer payments. Also read: Cred to Demo Global Merchant Solution at Blockchain Week Kick-Off Bakkt...

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Stealth Miners on the BCH Network Attract Scrutiny
Oct29

Stealth Miners on the BCH Network Attract Scrutiny

In roughly 17 days, the Bitcoin Cash network will upgrade by adding two new features to the protocol. Meanwhile, prior to the forthcoming changes, a large percentage of the BCH hashrate is being processed by unknown miners. Crypto proponents have been very focused on the hashrate and BCH pool distribution as speculators believe a few stealth miners have been gaming the difficulty adjustment algorithm (DAA). Also read: Bakkt Announces...

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