Tag: #bitcoin

Digital Asset Insights #22

Reading Time: 12 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com MicroStrategy buys 13,005 more Bitcoin, now holds 105,000 BTC CEO Michael Saylor of the business analytics firm MicroStrategy said in a tweet in the beginning of last week that his company has acquired 13,005 more Bitcoin (BTC). The firm now holds over 105,000 Bitcoin in […]

Digital Asset Insights #14

Reading Time: 7 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Mastercard to pair with Central bank digital currencies? Last week marked the end of April and ushered in the new month. The digital asset space for the week seemed to be centered around the price of bitcoin and the interest of several financial […]

Digital Asset Insights #15

Reading Time: 7 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Marathon OFAC Pool Attracts Criticism The new week ushered in a variety of events. One major event is mining a fully regulation-compliant mining pool by Marathon Digital Holdings (MARA). The new mining pool was successfully mining a bitcoin block that is “fully compliant […]

Digital Asset Insights #16

Reading Time: 7 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Digivault Gains FCA Approval This week in the digital currency community, a lot of developments are coming to light. There are new developments in anti-money laundering regulations in the U.K. as Digivault, a custodial arm of Diginex won regulatory approval from the Financial […]

Digital Asset Insights #17

Reading Time: 10 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com CHINA SECURITIES JOURNAL SOUNDS ALARM ON CRYPTOCURRENCY FINANCIAL RISKS On Sunday, May 16th, as per an opinion piece in the China Securities Journal (CS), a broader consensus on strengthening supervision of Bitcoin and crypto transactions is currently being undertaken. This comes through several commissions – The China […]

Digital Asset Insights #18

Reading Time: 9 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Goldman Sachs finally considers Crypto as an asset class – a year after having stated just the opposite The powerful American investment bank, Goldman Sachs, has just now recognized that cryptocurrencies are an emerging new asset class—despite stating otherwise just a year ago. […]

Digital Asset Insights #19

Reading Time: 10 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Reserve bank of India slams banks after they stop services for crypto users The Reserve Bank of India, the country’s central bank, released a new directive early last week after local banks ceased crypto services for users citing a directive from 2018, an official […]

Digital Asset Insights #20

Reading Time: 9 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com El Salvador set to become first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender “Next week, I will send to Congress a bill that will make Bitcoin a legal tender,” said El Salvador’s President, Nayib Bukele, while speaking during a video broadcast at the […]

Digital Asset Insights #21

Reading Time: 10 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Tanzania’s president is now calling for Bitcoin and crypto adoption As per local newspaper The Citizen, Tanzania’s President Samia Sulhulu has asked the country’s Central Bank to start exploring the crypto sector, in what appears to be the latest move by a sovereign country […]

The Digital Asset Landscape February 2021

Reading Time: 12 minutes The month of February began quite like any other, save for a few eventful happenings in the digital currency/asset space. The introduction of blockchain wallet recovery services by Wallet Recovery Services, co-founded by anonymous individuals, one of whom goes by the name “Dave Bitcoin.” The service quickly gained traction with more than 60 requests for…
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The Digital Asset Landscape March 2021

Reading Time: 14 minutes The month began with the adoption of digital currencies for use by institutions and individuals, and its daily purchase experienced an increase. The first indication of digital assets’ adoption was when Google Finance added a dedicated digital currency field as one of its placements, making the digital market one of the five default markets available…
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The Digital Asset Landscape April 2021

Reading Time: 15 minutes MIAMI WHAT? The month of April started on a high note as the Mayor of Miami stated his intention to transform Miami into a “clean energy” bitcoin mining hub. Even though he intends for there to be hydrogen-powered and solar technology to be added in the future, he intends for the city to be a…
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The Digital Asset Landscape May 2021

Reading Time: 20 minutes By the third week of May, the crypto markets saw a bit more volatility coming its way. Did I hear someone shouting, Opportunity? As always in trading asset classes of any kind, patience and a calm-hand are virtues. For those who get emotional, or who are looking to get in and out right quick and…
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President of Liberland keynotes in Vienna and London

Reading Time: 3 minutes As part of his continued international work, President of Liberland, Vit Jedlicka, presented recently in both Vienna and London. Opening his talks he asked the audience “who has thought about founding a country?” In both cases, the audience responded with humour and some awe. And in London about six hands […]

ConsolFreight Enjoys Big 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes ConsolFreight was founded in 2016 as a collaborative platform that uses breakthrough technology such as blockchain and IoT to help improve the logistics and supply chain current processes. In a very busy 2019, ConsolFreight has enhanced and better positioned the role of freight forwarders, helping them to grow their business […]

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Crypto

Reading Time: 2 minutes By David Waslen – CEO of HedgeTrade These aren’t your grandmother’s New Year’s Resolutions. Designed for those enamored with all things blockchain, we’ve compiled a series of possible crypto resolutions to achieve in 2020. So pick one way (at least!) to interact with crypto this year. Then let’s watch the […]

Coin Chat Wednesday: Steve and Yuri talk to Moritz Bierling | Holochain

Reading Time: < 1 minute This week Steve and Yuri talk to Moritz Beirling from Holochain. It’s a funny start to the Vlog where Yuri confesses that he has never slept with a director while working in Broadway. Not that he was ever asked, he adds. Not that he’s judging, he adds. Yeah, the lads are funny but soon they jump in at the deep end as Moritz explains that there is huge confusion over common terms such a  framework, protocol and a platform. And then there is the quetion of white papers, or is that black papers or blue ones… It’s an interesting programme – watch it now

EOS Tuesday – Travis Wright, half of the team behind the Bad Crypto Podcast

Reading Time: < 1 minute Travis Wright, along with Joel Comm, are the two men behind the Bad Crypto Podcast. A very popular podcast (the best according to Travis’s mum) the duo have done a huge amount to explain the cryptocurrency world, poking into the inards and coming up with interesting stories. And did we mention you can mine their BadCoin on your granny’s computer … listen up! 

Mandy Shemuvalula: Youth is Not Wasted on the Young

Reading Time: 8 minutes That old saying about youth being wasted on the young has never had more relevance than it does right now. Mandy Shemuvalula’s hectic race to take on the world’s youth highlights the main impediments to young people getting ahead in business – too many old farts blocking their way. You have been warned. If you are of an ageist bent then this article is not for you. (hint, check out if you are a youth or old fogie in paragraph three).