Last week, I wrote on whether the advance of ERC20 bitcoin token projects was good for both Bitcoin and Ethereum or mainly just Ethereum. That’s an open question for now. What’s clear, though, is that Ethereum’s rising tokenized bitcoin sector is already joining the ranks of stablecoins, DeFi, DAOs..
The Iranian parliament recently met to review its currency smuggling laws to properly define the concept of currency smuggling and punish offenders. However, the proposal does not cover currency smuggling, but also extends to crypto exchanges. While most exchanges operate outside of Iran, the propo..
For decades, due to the power that the U.S. wields in finance and in war, the U.S. dollar has been the reserve currency for the world. A majority (if not all) central banks hold the currency, a majority of global commerce involves the transaction of greenbacks, and the U.S. dollar has performed extr..
Ethereum-based ERC20 tokens can be used to tokenize just about anything, including bitcoin (BTC). To that end, Ethereum’s rising tokenized bitcoin sector has been experiencing an explosion of activity in recent weeks. One of the most promising newcomers to the scene is Keep Network’s tBTC token, wh..
Earlier this year, mainstream firms like Microsoft, AMD, and EY joined forces with cryptoeconomy stalwarts like ConsenSys and Chainlink to create OASIS, a non-profit standards body for contributing enterprise-friendly Ethereum code to the public domain. At the time, the collaborators unveiled their..
Bitcoin and the equities market may have both mounted rapid comebacks from their March lows, but there remain economic storm clouds brewing on the horizon. As Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve, explained in a recent speech, the ongoing recession caused by the COVID-19 outbreak is one “w..
Planet 7 Casino was started back in 2009 and it is under the ownership of BTK Ltd. Casinos (previously the Crystal Palace Group), that also owns the Silver Oak Casino. The company is currently based in Cyprus, where many leading online casinos also have their main operations. It has experienced som..
Recent war game scenarios suggest the U.S. is ill-prepared to contend with the combined military might of China and Russia. Now, a new report suggests the U.S. is also increasingly lagging behind its biggest geopolitical rivals when it comes to militarizing blockchain technology. That report, title..
Just over 24 hours, investors were expecting Bitcoin to push past $10,000 for the first time in weeks. Now, the cryptocurrency is plunging lower, recently reaching a low of $8,930 — the lowest price since May 13th, just two days after the block reward halving. Bitcoin price chart from TradingView.c..
Last fall, MakerDAO, the leading DeFi lending project to date, rolled out the Multi-Collateral Dai (MCD) system, which opened up new collateral types to underpin automated Dai stablecoin loans beyond just ether (ETH). However, MakerDAO’s pivot toward embracing more centralized assets like USDC and ..