Overwriting Satoshi: Kraken Exec Says Bitcoin Wasn’t Built for Payments, Isn’t Peer-to-Peer

As Director of Business Development for popular crypto exchange Kraken, when Dan Held speaks, people listen. As such, his recent 46-tweet diatribe on why...

Singapore Introduces Licensing for Crypto Platforms, New Payment Services Now Act in Force

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced the commencement of the city-state’s new Payment Services Act. The law mandates the implementation of a...

Deutsche Bank Says Digital Currencies Could Be Mainstream in 2 Years

A digital currency could see widespread adoption within the next few years, a new report by Deutsche Bank suggests.

Bitcoin Payments: Bakkt Reveals More App Details & Square Bags Patent

Bitcoin, when it was first launched, was marketed (or proposed, rather) as a “peer-to-peer electronic cash” for the world. While many other cryptocurrencies have followed...

Dante Disparte: Libra Trumps Bitcoin as a Payment System

Libra Association vice-chair, Dante Disparte says the proposed project and bitcoin (BTC) aren’t in direct competition. The Libra Association executive maintains that Libra can...

User Reports Reveal Visa and Mastercard Outages During the Holidays

Having problems with payments around Christmas can be frustrating, especially for those who leave gift buying till the last minute. With calmer markets this...

Hanukkah Reflections on My Year of Toying With Bitcoin

‘Tis the season for introspection. And this year, my thoughts are on bitcoin.

Netherlands Plans to Punish Crypto Scammers With Up to 6 Years in Jail

The Dutch government is about to get tougher with fraudulent schemes involving banking apps and cryptocurrencies.

Ripple’s Revamped Xpring Platform Looks to Boost XRP Development

Developers using the platform now have a place to manage and monitor transactions.

New Ukrainian Law Says ‘Virtual Assets’ Can Be Used for Payments

The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s legislature, has approved amendments that introduce legal terms and definitions pertaining to the crypto space. The new legislation, which aims...

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