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Police In New Delhi Arrest Gang Robbing Bitcoin Buyers
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Police In New Delhi Arrest Gang Robbing Bitcoin Buyers

A group of six individuals in New Delhi, India, have been arrested by the police for robbing people that they had convinced were buying Bitcoin with actual cash. Just when you think it’s safe to buy Bitcoin and other digital currencies, you hear horror ...
HelloGold: A look into asset-backed crypto
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HelloGold: A look into asset-backed crypto

The amount of money in a person’s wallet should not be a barrier to his ability to access financial products that the rich enjoy. HelloGold wants to remove affordability and accessibility from the equation through the democratisation and digitisation of gold-b...
Crypto in countries without currencies – Ecuador
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Crypto in countries without currencies – Ecuador

Today, there are approximately 50 countries across the world which do not have or do not use their own currencies like Ecuador. In several cases, this has created a push by the governments to try and create a digital currency or a cryptocurrency of their own. ...
Malta To Publish Academic Credentials On The Blockchain With Learning Machine Technologies
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Malta To Publish Academic Credentials On The Blockchain With Learning Machine Technologies

Malta government has signed an agreement with Learning Machine Technologies to issue blockchain-based copies of academic certificates. In September, permanent secretary of Malta’s Ministry for Education and Employment Dr. Frank Fabri signed a memorandum of un...
Various Attack Vectors That May Threaten Cryptocurrency Systems
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Various Attack Vectors That May Threaten Cryptocurrency Systems

While the promise of cryptocurrencies to revolutionize the monetary system stands clearly on the horizon, skeptics of cryptocurrency are quick to point out the attack vectors that malicious actors exploit. While some of these attacks are orchestrated through ...
Cryptocurrency Derivatives Are Here
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Cryptocurrency Derivatives Are Here

Cryptocurrency adoption is currently outpacing regulation. First movers are already building financial products on top of the new asset class. Can we really understand the future of crypto through the historical lens of fiat? Regardless of how you feel about ...
Bitcoin may be Considered Virtual Property Under new Chinese Regulation
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Bitcoin may be Considered Virtual Property Under new Chinese Regulation

It looks as if we may finally see official cryptocurrency regulation in China. Although this discussion has gone on for some time, the conclusion may arrive in a day from now.Chinese sources claim the new guidelines will go into effect on October 1st of 2017. ...
This US Dollar-Backed Token Issued on Ethereum is a Ticking Time Bomb
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This US Dollar-Backed Token Issued on Ethereum is a Ticking Time Bomb

2017 has been the year of issuing tokens on top of Ethereum, and one of the more intriguing tokens recently announced is Tether, which is backed by US dollars in a bank account. However, there is an issue with this token that makes it unlikely to stand the tes...
Finding Humanity in Cryptocurrency
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Finding Humanity in Cryptocurrency

We are just under a decade removed from Satoshi Nakamoto introducing Bitcoin to the world. Since then, there have been a flurry of disruptive technologies and numerous communities around cryptocurrencies of all stripes. Fortunes have been made and lost in whir...
Fidelity Cryptocurrency Mining Operation Is Now Profitable
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Fidelity Cryptocurrency Mining Operation Is Now Profitable

Most financial industry enthusiasts will have come across the name Fidelity Investments. It is one of the largest investment firms to date, managing US$2.3 trillion worth of assets as of today. Unlike most other firms, however, Fidelity has taken a keen intere...