What’s Going on With Bitcoin, Tether and Bitfinex?

As Bitcoin’s price has set staggering new all-time highs over the past couple of weeks, many cryptocurrency enthusiasts have become convinced there’s something nefarious beneath the sudden growth. As major financial groups prepare to launch Bitcoin futures trading, many think the price could be being inflated by big-money investors hoping to make a killing by […]

Canada’s Central Bank Issues White Paper on Government-Backed Digital Currency

The current boom in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is bringing an emerging technology ever close to the financial mainstream. Governments around the world are looking closely at how cryptocurrency and blockchain technology could be incorporated into existing financial infrastructure. A recent Canadian Central Bank white paper explores the feasibility and potential consequences of introducing Central […]

QUOINE & QASH: making cryptocurrency truly borderless

As Bitcoin edges ever closer to the financial mainstream, it moves further away from the original vision of a frictionless global currency. The surge in demand for Bitcoin has led to ever-increasing transaction costs, while the ballooning size of the blockchain leads to ever-slower transaction times. The meteoric rise in Bitcoin’s value means people now […]

Ethereum vs Bitcoin: Could Ethereum Overtake Bitcoin Once Cryptocurrency Hits Wall Street?

Bitcoin has exploded in value over the last year, making gains of around 1000%. While Bitcoin has dominated the headlines, Ethereum has posted even crazier returns, with a rise in value of almost 5000 percent. Both Bitcoin and Ethereum futures will be available on Wall Street in 2018,likely bringing an even greater surge in value. […]