Analysis: Why Crypto Derivatives Are Considered Dangerous

Finance There is a new generation of cryptocurrency-based derivatives being launched in 2019 which could significantly increase overall trading flow and attract a new breed of investors. Derivatives are not without their controversies however. Over the years, they have acquired a negative

Organized Crime Goes Digital With the Blockchain-Based ‘Mafia Wars’ Game

Games Over the last couple of years, blockchain-based gaming has become more popular with collectible games like “Spells of Genesis.” One peer-to-peer game, “Mafia Wars,” is a blockchain-themed tournament based on well-known organized crime families from the 1920s. Also read: Intel

An Alternative Client Has Mined Bitcoin Cash Block 558847

Technology & Security On Saturday, Dec. 1, the Copernicus project announced the launch of its full node implementation pre-release written in the programming language Golang (Go). Following the release, the client was used to generate the first Golang version of

Hodl Hodl Launches First Non-Custodial OTC Bitcoin Trading Desk

The world’s first non-custodial OTC trading desk for Bitcoin has been launched by P2P cryptocurrency exchange Hodl Hodl. First Non-Custodian OTC Bitcoin Trading Desk Hodl Hodl, the peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange that doesn’t hold users’ funds, has launched an OTC (over-the-counter) trading platform

What can help Americans regain the trust of Wall Street? Blockchain

Ronald Reagan, when addressing disarmament in the 1980s, made famous the term “trust but verify.” Today, we find ourselves in a financial disarmament with the U.S. national debt exceeding $21 trillion — the result of decades of financially engineered debt

Crypto lending business tops $500 million, says Genesis Capital

Interest from institutional investors to lend and borrow cryptocurrencies is on the rise, according to Genesis Global Capital. According to a third-quarter report, the company facilitated more than half a billion dollars in loans, of which more than $300 million

A Review of the New Stellarx Decentralized Exchange

Exchanges This week, Stellar launched its long-awaited decentralized exchange. Stellarx offers trading of a range of assets including cryptocurrencies from multiple blockchains, using stellar lumens (XLM) as the base currency. The exchange differs significantly from existing decentralized offerings, which are