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Journalist at CryptoSlate
Liam is an enthusiastic writer whose primary focus is to deliver skillfully written analysis of emerging technologies, digital weirdness, and the decentralized web. He is also skilled at seeking out Internet-based subcultures, communicating between niche communities, and unearthing incoming trends in technology, culture, and politics. He is based in Berlin, Germany and enjoys playing soccer, making reading lists, and playing solitaire in his local Kneipe.
Is BLOCKTV’s upcoming IEO a cash grab or the future of crypto media?
At the end of October 2019, the blockchain-focused media company BLOCKTV announced the November 21, 2019, launch of its native cryptocurrency on Bittrex Global.
Agoric and Cosmos hash out an interoperable future for 2020 [INTERVIEW]
On October 21, 2019, representatives from Agoric, Tendermint, FOAM, and oscoin gathered at Full Node in Berlin, Germany, to discuss the blockchain space’s current need for interoperability protocols.
How some cryptocurrency exchanges incentivize wash trading
Exchanges are eager to increase their trading volume.
Central banks looking to cryptocurrency to replace cash
A central bank digital currency (CBDC) would see central banks distribute digital money which could be redeemed for their respective domestic fiat currencies.
Starbucks Wants Customers to Buy Coffee with Bitcoin, Taxes Disagree
Former vice president of payments at Starbucks, Maria Smith, promised that Starbucks would play a “pivotal role in developing practical, trusted and regulated applications for consumers” to pay for coffee with Bitcoin.
An Era of Centralized Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains: Binance’s DEX and JPM Coin
The launch of Binance’s decentralized exchange and JP Morgan’s proprietary cryptocurrency, JPM Coin, have raised fundamental questions about where the crypto industry is headed.
Decred Founder Proposes Building DEX as Alternative to Binance [Interview]
Decred founder Jacob Yocom-Piatt recently proposed a decentralized exchange (DEX) to the Politeia community.
Without Regulation ICOs Unlikely to Disrupt Venture Capital According to OECD
In its January report, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) explained some of the intricacies of ICOs in modern finance.