Embracing Volatility: A New Option for Cryptotraders

If you’ve ever had any interest in cryptocurrency trading, the volatility should not surprise you in the slightest. In this market, mere moments separate dazzling successes from abject failures. While many view this a serious problem, it is not enough to discourage massive investments at this juncture. Some, however, decide…

I think the internet is going to be one of the major forces for reducing the role of government. The one thing that’s missing but that will soon be developed, is a reliable e-cash.
Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize Laureat

India: Supreme Court Rules to Check Bitcoin Transactions

According to the country’s Ministry of Finance, the biggest cryptocurrency will not be legitimized. This means that bitcoin trading of all sorts is forbidden for the financial institutions regulated by said ministry. Any international proceeds will be viewed as illegal and highly suspect by the government, which puts a lot…

Bitcoin-Friendly Swiss City Announces Digital Battle

Zug, a Swiss city known in crypto space for welcoming quite a few startups, has plans for its residents to test out an Ethereum-based identity service. A mobile app, developed by uPort, will allow the residents of the city to connect their identities to a cryptographic address on the Ethereum…

States to Adopt Blockchain Technology

Despite the almost libertarian premise and a noble goal of complete decentralization, realistically, blockchain technology will not be able to avoid at least some level of government regulation. And while some of them seek complete control over the technology, others embrace it. Here are the countries that do more than…

Interchangeable Tangle and Block-Based Chains

The easiest way to wrap your head around the concept of the blockchain is to view it as a ledger. That’s what it essentially is – a giant ledger that holds the records of all the operations in the system. This database is also completely public and accessible to anyone…

Cryptomarket to Lose Billions

While cryptocurrencies might look like an incredibly tempting investment opportunity at the moment, not everyone is on board. While the absurd volatility of the most valued currency on the market – Bitcoin – does not exactly make it a risk yet, it is a legitimate cause for concern for those…