Archiv für Dezember 2019
Is Bitcoin Resilient Enough to Take on Cyber Threats in 2020?
Experts predict that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will gain momentum in 2020 and therefore will become increasingly pervasive in all industry sectors. There will also be an explosion of cybersecurity threats targeting all verticals worldwide next year, they say. Bitcoin Transactions and Data on the Blockchain Are Safe Just like other industries, the crypto industry…Weiterlesen
Europol: Monero Payments Cannot be Traced
When Monero (XMR) users choose to veil their transactions, they cannot be traced between the sender and receiver. This finding by an Europol official contradicts previous discoveries that XMR transactions can reveal some of the identities of users. Blockchain Analysis Impossible for Monero Network At least when it comes to the authorities, transactions on the…Weiterlesen
Bitcoin ATM Numbers Increase, But Who is Actually Using Them?
The number of Bitcoin ATMs has risen by around 50% in 2019 to hit a total of 6384 according to CoinATMRadar. But have you ever met a person who actually uses one, and if so, who, and why? Who Is Using All These Bitcoin ATMs? December 2019 was a momentous month for many reasons, perhaps…Weiterlesen
IMF Discusses Potential Role in CBDC Issuance
With the ongoing conversation surrounding central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is examining its potential role in future sovereign digital currency issuances. IMF Weighs Pros and Cons of CBDC In an analysis posted on the IMFBlog earlier in December, the IMF discussed its potential role within the emerging CBDC discussion as…Weiterlesen
Where do Crypto Markets Stand Against Traditional Assets?
The size, liquidity, and growth of crypto markets are still in its infancy. Even all crypto-related activity is still minimal in comparison to traditional assets. Global Stock Markets Add More Than 3 Times the Total Value of Crypto Assets in a Week Global stock markets continued to rally in 2019, despite some fears of a…Weiterlesen
BTC ROI Positive for 64% Days Since 2017
Bitcoin (BTC) took off with its mainstream appeal since around mid-2017. Since that time, the market price of BTC has seen ups and downs, with at least a dozen dramatic days of appreciation or crashes. Altcoins at Risk of Being Wiped Out in Value Looking back, betting on BTC prices brought an upward daily move…Weiterlesen
Kleiner Perkins‘ Investor Shares Her Blockchain Predictions for 2020
Monica Desai Weiss, an investor at the venture capital company, Kleiner Perkins, recently had an interview in which she shared her predictions regarding fintech and blockchain in 2020. The year 2020 is almost here, and with it, an entirely new decade is about to kick off. Many expect it to be the age of technological…Weiterlesen
Why 2020 Will Bring Record Highs For Cryptocurrencies
This year will be one to forget for the majority of cryptocurrencies which are ending it lower than they began. 2020 could be fundamentally different though and here’s why. A Brighter Future For Cryptocurrencies Total crypto market capitalization is currently 50% higher than it was this time last year, however that is largely bitcoin’s doing.…Weiterlesen
Why Bitcoin Average Price Paints a Bullish Picture
Bitcoin (BTC) has been rising relentlessly in the first decade since its Genesis block. But now, the price may be entering a stage where new price moves are uncertain. Bitcoin Average Price Move in Bullish Direction Looking at average prices paints a bullish picture over the years-long frame. Bitcoin prices have moved through several waves,…Weiterlesen