Cryptocurrencies don’t meet the requirements of money, according to the South African Reserve Bank which has decided to call them by a different name. It’s one that does not imply either currency or cryptography. “We prefer to use the word ‘cyber-token’,” said a high-ranking official of the central bank in Pretoria, adding another entry into…
One of the largest energy suppliers in the Czech Republic has recently announced plans to start accepting cryptocurrency from its customers. The bitcoin payment option should be available as early as next month, its management said. The company is about to join a growing number of Czech businesses processing crypto payments by introducing them to…
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By deferring questions of trust to a decentralized algorithm, blockchains promise to boost transparency and allow more fluid, dynamic supply chains.
A recently completed MIT test showcases how bitcoin might not just scale, but do so in a way where it’s transactions are more expressive than today.
While women in the blockchain industry want to focus on the technology, a lack of women is hurting the industry.
Jesse Powell and Erik Voorhees delivered red-meat rhetoric but also made subtler points about New York’s cryptocurrency regulations at Consensus 2018.
It’s the combination of internal and external rules that ultimately dictates how blockchain-based platforms will operate, says Primavera De Filippi.