A senior official from the Bank of England revealed today that a forthcoming version of its real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system – which settles around £500bn daily – will be compatible with distr... Read More
During the past year, a number of blockchain projects have focused on trading bullion, but what about gold that's still in the ground?
That seemingly unlikely business model is precisely the aim of... Read More
The European Union’s central bank recent commented on how the economic bloc could move to encourage the spread of new technologies like blockchain.
The commentary was featured in a recent statement... Read More
A group of Japanese financial institutions has successfully tested a prototype that uses distributed ledger technology (DLT) to streamline international transaction agreements.
Announced earlier th... Read More
Researchers for the UK's central bank have argued in a new paper that, if left unregulated, securities settlement services built on distributed ledger tech (DLT) could turn into monopolies.
In a ne... Read More
Analysis: What 2019 Could Bring for Bitcoin
Trading in altcoins was a big part of what made Bitcoin price spike towards the end of 2017. A section of the crypto space argues that while altcoins helped Bitcoin’s market cap swell, they also bro
Bitcoin Cash Going Down as Stellar Warms up
Bitcoin Cash’s market cap has been cut in half since the Nov. 15 hardfork which birthed the Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin SV chains. Now at a mere $3.5 bln and a unit price of ~$201 as at the time of writ
300k User Data from Chinese Auto Finance Platform Sold For One Bitcoin on Dark Web
It is revealed that 300,000 pieces of user data from a Chinese auto finance platform Jiurong were compromised and priced at one bitcoin on the dark web.
According to the leaked data posted, persona
Heyday of Bitcoin Mining Rigs Business at China’s Huaqiangbei is Over Amid Crypto Market Carnage
Bitcoin price slumped to a 13-month low of about $4,300 on Wednesday, making mining the world’s leading digital currency an unprofitable business. A lot of mall miners, mining rigs dealers and minin