These two constitute the banking system, but there is a serious problem with this hardware. It was built during the time when a central bank could not reach a customer directly. So the lending, as wel... Read More
While for Western economies it’s easy to think of Bitcoin as a fundamentally new form of consumer finance, in the developing world Bitcoin-style finance is already here. And everywhere it’s be... Read More
The Lightning Network failure scenario described by Todd, takes place when a large number of people on the Bitcoin network need to settle their Lightning Network disputes on the blockchain in a relati... Read More
In 2013, ePaisa was awarded TechCrunch’s “Most Disruptive Company” and made it to the 2014 Global Red Herring Top 100 as well as Asia’s Top 100 awards.
The ePaisa app comes with a credit-c... Read More
Eyal, however, believes these concerns are overstated.
Lind, Eyal, Pietzuch and Sirer propose a different solution.
As such, the channel state is 0.9-1.1. Alice has effectively paid Bob 0.1 bitc... Read More
Brazil Moves to Probe Banks After Crypto Exchanges Denied Services
Brazil's antitrust watchdog is investigating whether the major banks in the country worked together to close off access to cryptocurrency services.
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Japan Lost $540 Million to Crypto Hacks in First Half of 2018
After news broke yesterday of yet another hack of a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan, the country's police authority has released figures revealing the rise in such attacks this year.
Coinbase Refutes Claims in New York Attorney General's Exchange Report
A recent report published by the New York Office of the Attorney General (OAG), which claimed several cryptocurrency exchanges it investigated are vulnerable to market manipulation, has drawn backlash
Singapore Central Banker: No Tokens We've Reviewed Need Securities Rules
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state's de-facto central bank, believes that no tokens it has seen need to be regulated under its securities laws.
During a fireside chat at Coi