$25 Trillion Spent in US Pursuing Trust, Can Blockchain Eliminate it Completely?

With the immense tribalism surrounding the cryptocurrency space and semantic arguments over abstract concepts like “decentralisation” often dominating crypto discourse, it is easy to lose sight of the bigger picture and what all this building and experimentation is progressing towards. Andreas Antonopoulos often argues that cryptocurrency is just the first application of the nascent technology […]

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While Regulators Focus on Bitcoin, Russia’s Largest Private Bank Laundered $9 Billion

A group of investigative journalists uncovered a $9 billion money laundering scam rooted from Russia’s largest private bank and unsurprisingly, it doesn’t involve Bitcoin. The scheme, which enabled perpetrators to funnel billions from shell companies to the global banking system, was exposed by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) with assistance from the Guardian […]

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Kraken’s $1 Billion Futures Trading Volume Prove Crypto Demand is Very High

Kraken’s acquisition of the UK-based cryptocurrency futures provider Crypto Facilities led the platform on a high trading volume spree, according to their latest statements. Sui Chung, the head of indices and price products at Crypto Facilities, confirmed that the trading volume on their futures platform increased by 565% following Kraken’s $100 million acquisition. In total, […]

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