Crypto Specialist: How Governments can kill Bitcoin

Popular economist and author of the Bitcoin Standard, Saifedean Ammous; appeared on the most recent episode of Stephen Livera’s crypto-economics podcast. Ammous unpacked various subjects on crypto which thrilled a lot of listeners. The show’s host Stephen Livera spoke to…

Goldman Sachs will await Government backing before Looking into Crypto-Currencies

According to the American banker, Goldman Sachs is waiting for the U.S government to co-sign crypto-currencies before it can make its foray into the much-publicized space. The DTCC conference held this week saw Martin Chavez- a global co-head of the…

SEC wants Funds to Remove the word ‘Blockchain’ from their ETFs

The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission is cracking down on products that could mislead investors that are eager to understand and gain exposure to Bitcoin- or its underlying technology. So serious is the securities watchdog that it is now pressurizing…

SWIFT and MonetaGO partnership for blockchain in India

SWIFT, the global provider of secure financial messaging service has partnered with MonetaGO, which provides private blockchain solutions for the financial services industry. Together, they will push blockchain in India by increasing its’ adoption in the Indian banking sector. They…

Police in India arrests four accused in a $ 14 million crypto scam

olice in Mumbai, the western Indian city that’s also known as the financial capital of the country have arrested four accused in a crypto scam. The accused had cheated investors promising them unrealistic returns. India doesn’t allow cryptocurrencies.

JPMorgan Chase Set to Launch its Own Crypto-currency

A United States banking first is upon us with one of the country’s top banking giants, JPMorgan Chase (JPM) launching its own crypto-currency, as reported by CNBC on February 14. The US banking giant is set to popularize its own…

Saudi Arabia and UAE launch Joint State-backed Crypto-currency

Two middle-east neighbors; Saudi Arabia and The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have a launched a government backed crypto-currency which will facilitate cross-border payments. This state-backed crypto was one of the agenda’s in the 7 point co-operation plan unveiled on the…

The Japanese Yen Soars above the Dollar in BTC Trading

Data from Coinhills shows that the Japanese yen has officially overtaken the US dollar in terms of Bitcoin trading all over the world. Data shows that 490,925.45 BTC were traded against the JPY over the last 24 hours. Data also…

Iran Could Soon Unveil her very Own State Backed Crypto-currency

According to local English language news outlet Aljazeera, Iran could unveil its state-backed crypto-currency at the Electronic banking and payment systems conference in Tehran this week. The country which has been marred by sanctions, including fresh ones from the United…

Cargill Invests in Digital Engineering Resources Inorder to Develop Hyperledger Grid

United States based agricultural conglomerate Cargill has let it be known that it will be investing in digital engineering resources that will help develop the Hyperledger Grid. This is according to an announcement made on Jan 25. What is the…