Is decentralizing the XRP Ledger a smart move?

Decentralizing the XRP ledger has been an idea on some of the minds at XRP Labs for quite some time. Now they’ve spoken. XRP might just have to see a hard fork taking away some of its identity with it due to the internal conflicts that the coin is facing. Ripple founders have been dumping […]

Twitter CEO: Bitcoin’s Longevity and Resilience Makes it Prime “Currency for the Internet” Candidate

Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey says he has not even considered creating a Libra-like native currency for his own social media platform. Instead, the entrepreneur believes Bitcoin to be much more suited for use as a “currency for the internet” than anything else available or in the works to date. Dorsey claims that Bitcoin’s […]

Malta Gaming Authority Advances Efforts to Bring Crypto to Licensed Casinos

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has just launched the second phase of its Sandbox Framework initiative. The effort aims to explore how crypto assets might be used at licensed online casinos. The leading iGaming licensing authority will now accept applications to start using blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies within their platforms. It follows the successful completion […]

Was The Bitcoin Rally to $14,000 Catalyzed by Institutions?

The Bitcoin price has been on an absolute tear of the past year. Despite the cryptocurrency currently trading some 20% lower than its $14,000 year-to-date high, BTC is still up some 200-odd% since January 1st. With this move, many have been left wondering, “who the hell is behind the crypto market’s resurgence?” Related Reading: Major […]

BitMEX’ Arthur Hayes Blames Binance For Plagiarism, CZ Admits

Just recently Binance acquired a crypto-asset derivatives trading platform and announced that it intends to foray into the field of cryptocurrency futures, options, and other derivative products. Hence, one of the things that it had to settle was the auto-deleveraging section which governs counterparty liquidation. Looking at Binance’s official page, however, we can see that […]