Ripple Funds Blockchain’s Disruption of the Legal Industry

Interview A new blockchain course offered by the Australian National University (ANU)’s law school commenced this year with support from Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). Cointelegraph spoke to Lauren Weymouth, the senior manager of the UBRI’s University Partnerships Progr..

Bitcoin’s Correlations With Global Financial Assets Soar Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Opinion This article will analyze the movement of global financial markets and its correlation with Bitcoin during the COVID-19 crisis. We’ll consider the following sources as price measures for the following. Bitcoin’s price from CoinMarketCap.Bond prices from Vanguard Total Bond Market Index.Sto..

Bitcoin has Maintained it’s Value Compared to Gold and Stocks: Analysis

Three weeks ago, as global commodities markets crashed, Bitcoin’s price tumbled more than 40% over the course of a few days. In the face of this collapse, critics derided the flagship cryptocurrency for its apparent inability to hold its value in a crisis. In response, analysts are now presenting da..

Africa Using Blockchain to Drive Change, Part Two: Southern Solutions

Analysis With pundits like Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey predicting that Africa “will define” the future of Bitcoin (BTC), cryptocurrency and blockchain technology continue to attract interest from both public and private establishments across the continent. Many of these adoption cases have been moving..

Top 5 Cryptos Not Named Bitcoin This Week (Mar 29): XMR, BNB, HT, CRO,...

Price Analysis Consumer attitudes are changing towards banknotes and credit cards as reports suggest that the deadly coronavirus can spread by their use. The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has, therefore, urged the central banks to consider developing central bank digital currencies (CBDC..

Former Google Engineer Claims to Hack Zip File Containing $300,000 in BTC

News Michael Stay, a former software engineer with Google and the current CTO of smart contract and decentralized application (Dapp) firm, Pyrofex, claims to have successfully hacked a zip file containing the private keys to over $300,000 in Bitcoin (BTC). In a blog post, Stay says that his journe..

ICO Crackdown: 11 Class-Action Lawsuits Filed Against Cryptocurrency Companies

A number of class-action lawsuits have been filed against various digital asset firms and exchanges on Friday. The U.S.-based “litigation boutique,” Roche Cyrulnik Freedman, filed the lawsuit for three plaintiffs in the Southern District of New York. All three lawsuits claim that organizations like ..

Crypto Mining Companies Promote Freedom of Speech in China

News The first case of COVID-19 was diagnosed by Chinese doctors in November 2019. Rather than being shared with the global community, news of the viral outbreak was censored by the Chinese government. Since that time, more than 66,500 lives have been lost globally. Though the pandemic has brough..

Will Bitcoin Price Hit $70,000 Post Halving?

Many analysts asserted that 2020 would be a strong year for the Bitcoin market long before the current global economic crisis began. Most notably, the flagship cryptocurrency was expected to jump after May’s block reward halving. New data now suggest that these predictions are still on-track. Data A..