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After Facebook’s Libra, it seems likely that other major brands like Amazon, Delta, and T-Mobile will create their own stablecoins.
The past month or so has been totally overcome with news about Facebook making a play for a slice of the cryptocurrency pie with its Libra project.
In Craig Wright’s latest marketing attempt, Bitcoin SV will increase its block size cap from 128MB to 2GB.
Justin Sun, the 28-year old CEO of TRON, just spent $4.6 million to have lunch with Warren Buffett in an attempt to change the Investor of Omaha’s mind about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency.
Amidst hyperinflation, a leadership crisis, and international interference, Venezuela’s crisis has come to represent the failings of modern finance and highlights how cryptocurrency could reshape it.
The rapid growth of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets in recent years, combined with seemingly unlimited potential applications for blockchain and distributed ledger technologies across a range of industries, has led to an unprecedented period of innovation and the emergence of some of the most disruptive technologies in decades.
We are now entering the sixth month of the seemingly never-ending bearish market that has become the new norm within the crypto world.
I’ll be the first to admit that when I think of blockchain, the last thing that pops into my head is romance.
Over the past two years, crypto has often been referred to as the Wild West, and for good reason.
Blockchains are slow and bottlenecked by limited scalability.
To better understand who invests in crypto and ICOs, why they do it, and how exactly they make trades, in late 2017—at the peak of the crypto mania—I set out to study people behind the billions in investment and speculative trading.
In an industry that’s flooded with money, it’s sad to see some crypto media outlets succumb to the perils of so-called fake news, not to mention misinformed readers falling for scams during the ICO craze.
Following the aftermath of 2018’s price drop—which saw the value of Bitcoin below 80 percent of the value from its all-time high—stablecoins are looking to become a more attractive crypto solution this year, particularly in the Asia-Pacific Region.
If organizations could only augment blockchain’s strengths—its immutability, security, and decentralization—while addressing its latency and scalability issues, it could become the vaunted enterprise tool it was initially intended.
As regulators are now seemingly dividing the markets geographically, are they perhaps even disturbing a possible level playing field of the markets? It, therefore, warrants a closer look at regulators, and—perhaps more importantly—ascertain what sets them apart.
In the same way all economic movements have done throughout history, blockchain finance challenges our traditional conceptions of ‘value,’ and, in turn, our ideas about identity and freedom.
Information about consensus algorithms is hard to find, even though they form the backbone of blockchain technology.
With cryptocurrency’s inherent uncertainty, users are searching for something that could bring back much-needed stability and mitigate price fluctuations.