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Exploring the Impossibility of Full Decentralization

Exploring the Impossibility of Full Decentralization By Vlad Andrei This article first appeared on albaronventures.com In our quest to escape from existing corrupt centralized systems, we may believe that it’s possible to achieve complete decentralization. However, recent academic research shows that this is unfeasible — at least sustainably. For example, Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work (PoW) mechanism relies on many different […]

The Ongoing Evolution of Cryptocurrency Regulation and Litigation

Regulatory agencies’ approaches to cryptocurrencies will have a key impact on how these cutting-edge technologies will evolve, and the litigation that they will inevitably generate. In recent months, regulatory bodies have begun to stake out positions on their jurisdiction over cryptocurrencies. Many of the questions turn on how to define and classify cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency-related […]

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched peer-to-peer (P2P) trading for the Vietnamese dong (VND)

Vietnam-based Binance users can now directly purchase and sell major cryptocurrencies using VND through the latest versions of the Binance P2P mobile app on iOS and Android. The four supported cryptocurrencies include Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), major stablecoin Tether (USDT) as well as Binance’s native cryptocurrency Binance Coin (BNB), the firm said in a press […]

Saga Cryptocurrency ICO (SGA Token): Cash Reserve Stable Coin Uses?

Saga, found online at Saga.org, aims to create a global digital currency. Find out how it works today in our review. What is Saga? Saga is a non-anonymous, reserve-backed cryptocurrency that aims to solve crucial problems in the world’s crypto industry – like who will control digital currencies, how digital currencies will be regulated, and […]

Bitcoin Shows Signs as Safe-Haven Asset During Global Turmoil

The conflict between the U.S. and Iran served as an example of how Bitcoin has evolved as a safe-haven asset in times of global turmoil. Bitcoin is Becoming a Hedging Asset The U.S.-Iran relations reached a critical point after American forces carried out a predawn airstrike at an Iraqi airport in Baghdad on Jan. 2. […]

Blockchain: A Very Short History Of Ethereum Everyone Should Read

Even those who are not familiar with blockchain are likely to have heard about Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency and payment system that uses the technology. Another platform called Ethereum, that also uses blockchain, is predicted by some experts to overtake Bitcoin this year. What is Ethereum? Ethereum is an open-source public service that uses blockchain technology to […]

Japan to Double Leverage on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Trading

The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) has tightened its policy on trading margin assets which can trade large amounts of money with a small amount of capital, up to twice the ratio over Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency transactions. Until now, there were no clear rules set by the state. It aims to reduce the risk […]

What Makes Blockchain or Cryptocurrency “Mainstream”?

‘Mainstream’ is a term used throughout blockchain, cryptocurrency, and indeed for many technologies, but everyone has a hard time pinning down what it means. So at what point could blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies be classified as “mainstream,” or more the “norm,” rather than new or emerging? Blockchain technology seems to be permeating every industry and […]

Soldier, chef & crypto ambassador: Hollywood ace Seagal to front new digital currency

Goateed Hollywood hardman Steven Seagal has joined the cryptocurrency revolution after agreeing to become the face of a new digital coin. Seagal, who famously played special forces soldier-turned chef Casey Ryback in both ‘Under Siege’ and ‘Under Siege 2: Dark Territory’, is to become the worldwide brand ambassador for Bitcoiin2Gen, a new cryptocurrency styling itself […]

The origins of Bitcoin: Ethereum and ICOs

Before cryptocurrency really started to take off, ICOs first saw daylight in 2013 when Mastercoin sought to raise money for its project. Ethereum also held its own ICO the following year, raising around $2.3 million in less than a day. The substantial injection of funds ICOs were receiving led to expanded interest in the activity, as […]

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