White House Considers Ripple as a Foil to China’s Bitcoin Dominance

Ripple is certainly divisive, seeming to catalyze an equal number of naysayers as it maintains influential fans. According to Chief Market Strategist, Cory Johnson, those fans may also include the highest office in US government. Media Professional Johnson, who joined

Term Sheet — Monday, October 15

Good morning, Term Sheet readers. My colleague Shawn Tully confirmed that Coinbase veteran Adam White is joining the newly-launched cryptocurrency venture Bakkt as its chief operating officer. White was part of the so-called “Coinbase Mafia” — he joined the startup

Term Sheet — Monday, October 15

Good morning, Term Sheet readers. My colleague Shawn Tully confirmed that Coinbase veteran Adam White is joining the newly-launched cryptocurrency venture Bakkt as its chief operating officer. White was part of the so-called “Coinbase Mafia” — he joined the startup

Bitmain Adds 5 New Billionaires to China’s Wealthiest List

China’s latest rich list for 2018 sees five billionaires joining China’s wealthiest for the first time thanks to Bitmain’s market lead on cryptocurrency mining. The Hurun Research Institute 2018 Hurun Rich List now includes Bitmain’s founders, CEO and Vice President.

Despite Setbacks Crypto Wages Still an Option for Russians, Poll Finds

Economy & Regulation Crypto markets have passed through hard times this year but cryptocurrency remains a viable remuneration option for businesses in the industry and their employees in Russia, new numbers and estimates suggest. The observation is valid for many

Micropayments: Bringing Cryptocurrencies Into Everyday Life

Op-Ed The following post about micropayments was written by Dmytro Spilka. He is the CEO at Solvid and founder of Pridicto, a web analytics startup that uses AI and Machine Learning to forecast web traffic, monitor vital metrics, and set visual