digital currencies

The aim of the book is to provide general understanding and guidance to the world of digital currencies, as well as cover legislative issues.

Mastercard CEO Explained Why Cryptocurrency Is Junk
July 26th, 2018

Ajay Banga, the leader of the multinational financial services corporation, made a number of critical statements on the cryptocurrency. But the logical reasoning backed with striking examples provokes thoughts on the main concepts of the crypto sphere.

How to Manage Your Cryptocurrencies Before They Lose Value
July 26th, 2018

Expert finance explorer Sam Hoffman shares his insights into the main principles of successful management of your crypto portfolio.

Citadel CEO Advises Younger Generation ‘Do Something More Productive than Invest in Digital Currencies’
July 19th, 2018

The CEO and founder of the Citadel hedge fund still hasn’t changed his position and insists that Bitcoin has many in common with the “tulip bulb mania”.

Google Missed Its Chance to be at the Forefront of Blockchain Technology, Says Sergey Brin
July 10th, 2018

Google co-founder Sergey Brin revealed he is mining Ethereum. Speaking at the Blockchain Summit, he stated that the concept of zero-knowledge proofs is “really mind-boggling”.

No Plans for Central Bank Digital Currency, Says Hong Kong Official
June 1st, 2018

The country’s central bank – The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) – sees no sense in having its own digital currency given that already existing infrastructure is quite robust and efficient.

National Assembly of South Korea Pushes a Proposal to Lift ICO Ban
May 29th, 2018

The National Assembly of South Korea has put forward an official recommendation to allow the domestic ICOs in the country.

Simplex Launches Following $7M Fundraising Round
February 6th, 2016

Bitcoin payment company Simplex has raised an overall investment of $8.4 million aimed at facilitating bitcoin purchases.

People’s Bank of China Plans to Launch Its Own Digital Currencies
January 20th, 2016

China’s central bank on Wednesday announced that it will try to issue digital currencies ‘as soon as possible’ to cut the costs of circulating traditional paper money and boost policymakers’ control of money supply.

The US CFPB Warns Consumers About Bitcoin Markets Risks
August 11th, 2014

The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau urged consumers to be more cautious when dealing with digital currency.

Potential Advantages of Bitcoin Usage by World’s Unbanked
August 3rd, 2014

Bitcoin benefits for inpoverishe and unbanked people in developing countries are analyzed.