Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Libra – or how Facebook plans to empower billions of people

Faceboook Libra
Libra is in the spotlight. Everyone is talking and speculating about it. Do we even know what it entails? Are we ready for such financial and societal change? Ca-Libra Financial exclusion is still significantly high worldwide. The World Bank highlights in Financial Inclusion on the...

Getting Familiar With Libra

Libra, let’s get started: Technology has improved the world around us, it is easy to send text, pictures and documents but why not money?What if we make the money truly global, stable, and secure. What if everyone was invited to the Global economy with access to the same financial opportunities.This thought laid a pavement for...

The Hidden Value In Crypto

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtqs2-kRVQ8 The Hidden Value In Crypto (with Ari Paul) Ari Paul, CIO and managing partner of BlockTower Capital, joins Real Vision's Ash Bennington for a wide-ranging conversation about the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency. Paul unpacks his views on the risks and opportunities in crypto-assets now, and discusses...

Beam : a formal approach for privacy coins

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The above references an opinion and is for information purposes only.  It is not intended to be investment advice.  Seek a duly licensed professional for investment advice. Summary Market Capitalization: USD 56'970 Mio.                 Coin Market Cap Ranking: #116

Bitcoin: Beyond The Bubble – Full Documentary

Bitcoin: Beyond the Bubble If the notion of bitcoin intrigues you, yet you find yourself intimidated by the complicated techno-jargon surrounding it, then the documentary "Bitcoin: Beyond the Bubble" is for you. This incisive overview explains the intricacies of the cryptocurrency in an engrossing and easily digestible manner. Still not sure...

Binance hacked in a coordinated attack: $40 million stolen

Binance Hack
Binance has been hacked in a coordinated attack. It resulted in $40 million worth of Bitcoin stolen. The famous crypto-exchange suffered a major security breach for the first time making a lot of noise and lifting quite an important controversy. It recently confirmed that it suffered a large scale hack in which 7,000 BTC (  ̴...

Getting Familiar With Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency has always been one of the most controversial technologies we have today. To some, the controversy is primarily fueled by the inability of governments to control the supply and demand of digital assets. Meanwhile, others believe that the skepticism associated with cryptocurrency is as a result of ignorance.

The implications of Samsung’s Crypto phone

Crypto Infos
Leaked screenshots of the flagship S10 smartphone showing a multicurrency cold wallet reveal that apart from Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin, Korean technology giant Samsungs new ‘crypto phone’ supports ERC20 and ERC721 tokens.  Some in the altcoin community hailed this as a possible indication of imminent mass adoption for various platforms in the Ethereum ecosystem, although from...

United States: 80% decrease in criminal activity via Bitcoin

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The United States Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) says criminal activity via cryptocurrencies has fallen sharply in the last five years. While bitcoin transactions are rising sharply, the currency of Nakamoto used by some criminals now only accounts for one-tenth of these transactions. Volume going up and ratio going down We remember the statement of a former US federal prosecutor. This...

South Korea: end of tax benefits for exchanges

South Korea Crypto
Eventually, after a series of events and an urgent call from the Financial Services Commission, the South Korean government announces the introduction of new changes for the exchanges of the region. “Laissez-faire” period Park Yong-jin, South Korean labor activist and politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of...