Are Challenger Banks and Payment Firms the Gateway to Cryptocurrency Adoption?

Retail banking is undergoing something of a revolution. Taking advantage of the fact that traditional banks haven’t changed much over the years, so-called challenger banks and payment firms are starting to capture market share from the younger generation. Although most big banks offer online portals, these are often based on legacy technologies that make them …

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Hard Fork: Activation of RingCT and Bulletproofs Joins Particl with the Big Guns of Privacy Coins

Update: Enables Completely Untraceable Currency Transactions at Low Cost and Precedes Upcoming Particl Open Marketplace Mainnet Launch On the day of its second anniversary, Particl, the open-source privacy platform and a decentralized marketplace for buyers and sellers for cryptocurrency, has announced its hard fork. With the activation of RingCT and Bulletproofs, Particl’s already rigorous privacy …

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Facebook Talks to US, UK Governments and Visa and Mastercard about Globalcoin

Facebook is talking with U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) about Facebook’s planned Globalcoin. It will be a crypto stablecoin initiative. The Financial Times reports the CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlo said the agency held very early stages of conversations with Facebook. The goal was to better understand if the firm’s crypto stablecoin could potentially …

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CryptoChicks Hack-A-Thon Brings Family and Blockchain Community Together With Vitalik Buterin, Vlad Zamfir, and CasperLabs

TORONTO, Canada, May 31st, 2019 — In honor of International Children’s Day, the cryptocurrency community is joining forces May 31 – June 2, as CryptoChicks and CasperLabs put on the CryptoChicks Hack-A-Thon + Blockchain A.I. Conference, a three-day event taking place at RBC WaterPark Place in Toronto, Canada. CryptoChicks, one of the largest women in …

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ELEV8 Conference in LA on 3-4 April Explores Future of Blockchain Technology

On April 3 and 4, blockchain and cryptocurrency professionals will converge in LA for the premier ELEV8 conference. It will take place at Hudson Loft, 1200 S Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA. The event will explore the blockchain, cryptocurrencies, digital assets, and how nascent technologies create a more interconnected economic global ecosystem, and also eliminate …

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