Blockchain Can Provide the Right to Privacy That Everyone Deserves

Contrary to popular belief, privacy is not for those with something to hide but with everything to lose. Authoritarian governments across the globe are increasingly using surveillance to control their citizens at the expense of personal freedoms and civil liberties. The privacy of one’s financial transactions is intricately linked to one’s personal liberty. Without privacy […]

Yield Farming on DeFi: Beginner’s Guide to Earning Interest on Your Crypto

Key Takeaways Yield farming is the process of earning a return on capital by putting it to productive use Money markets offer the simplest way to earn reliable yields on your crypto Liquidity pools have better yields than money markets, but there is additional market risk Incentive schemes can sweeten the deal, giving yield farmers […]

Tezos Likely Avoiding SEC Action With $25M Class-Action Lawsuit Settlement

The Tezos (XTZ) class-action lawsuit from law firm Block & Leviton will likely conclude in a $25-million settlement on August 27. Tezos, like many initial coin offerings (ICO) from 2017, has come under scrutiny from both investors and regulators alike alleging that its token sale constituted an illegal offering of securities. Indeed, the U.S. Securities […]

Crypto Derivatives Might Drive a New Cycle of Mass Adoption

Like every maturing industry, the cryptocurrency market is experiencing extensive developments on many fronts. The potential continues growing every year — from the emergence of initial coin offerings, the first blockchain-based projects and speculation on Bitcoin’s (BTC) price to decentralized finance and central bank digital currencies. Crypto has never run out of hot topics. Now, […]

Blockchain Gaming, DAOs, Guilds, and Ragequitting – Cointelegraph Magazine

Many of the builders and investors in the blockchain space believe that the most compelling route to attracting users to the burgeoning crypto-economy is not upending the global financial order but something with significantly lesser stakes: gaming. And this reasoning makes sense. Both video games and cryptocurrencies feature virtual economies running on a shared set […]

What Recent Developments in the Fintech Space Mean for Our Future

The fintech industry has been changing rapidly. Digital assets, distributed ledger technology and central bank digital currencies are gaining momentum. Multi-trillion-dollar United States Federal Reserve System money creation has increased demand for digital assets, particularly Bitcoin (BTC). Banks, brokers, commercial lenders, investment advisors, private investment funds, family offices, mutual funds, fintech entrepreneurs, lawmakers and private […]

UK FCA’s Stance on Crypto Seen as Harsh but Fair

Recently, the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority released a detailed statement urging all local crypto business operators to register with the government watchdog by June 30. As part of the document, the regulator has made it absolutely clear that applications will need to have been processed, at the latest, by the end of the official […]

Who Are They and What Do They Offer

Source: Adobe/BillionPhotos.com On-chain data analysis providers are not new. Firms like Chainalysis have been around for over five years. However, more recently, there has been an influx of new blockchain data analytics firms that aim to provide deep insight into blockchain network activity. In this article, we will explore leading companies in the on-chain data […]

What Is Bitcoin Exchange Traded Crypto and What Impact Could It Have?

Source: Adobe/scharfsinn86 On June 18, ETC Group and HANetf announced the listing of a new exchange-traded bitcoin investment vehicle – named Bitcoin Exchange Traded Crypto (BTCE) – on the Germany-based Xetra exchange. But what exactly is BTCE? And what potential impact could this new exchange-traded product have on the wider crypto market? What Is BTCE? […]