Technology giants' power to be probed in US
The US Justice Department has announced an investigation into leading online platforms, examining whether they are unfairly restricting competition.
Veteran Investor Interested in Purchasing Bitcoin against Gloomy Economy
A veteran investor who once called bitcoin a “real fraud” flipped his critical views amidst a gloomy macroeconomic outlook.
Bitcoin and ECB: how cryptocurrencies affect the global economy
Regulators around the world are trying to figure out what bitcoin is. But the European Central Bank is considering another problem: how the prime cryptocurrency affects monetary policy and the economy in general.
Erik Voorhees: Fiat should disappear
Fiat currencies have nothing to do with free-market economy and therefore must disappear. That’s what Eric Voorhees, the head of ShapeShift, said in his Twitter.
Blockchain can help improve Iran’s economy
Blockchain technology can help improve the national economy, the head of management development department of the vice presidency for science and technology, Alireza Daliri, IRNA reported on Saturday.
Iran: Science and Tech Department Official Says Blockchain Can Improve National Economy
An official at the Iranian government’s vice presidency for science and technology has said blockchain can help improve the country’s national economy. His statements were reported by English-language daily newspaper The Tehran Times on Dec. 16.
Blockchain Could ‘Jeopardize the Safety’ of Current Financial Marketplace, DTCC Exec
Fintech is believed to be a “systemic risk” to the broader economy, according to a survey conducted by the United States Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), Dec. 11.
Venezuela to Adopt Controversial Petro Token in Global Trade
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is doubling down on his belief that the state-created petro token will help solve the country's chronic inflation and act to stabilize the economy.
IMF Advises Against Crypto as Legal Tender in Marshall Islands Report
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised against the Republic of the Marshall Islands' plan to introduce a digital currency as a second legal tender alongside the U.S. dollar.
China to Lead International Standardization Research Group for IoT, Blockchain Tech
China will lead an international research group on the standardization of the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain technology, local news outlet Science and Technology Daily reports July 18.
Bank of Korea: Central Bank Cryptocurrencies Pose 'Moral Hazard'
South Korea's central bank has announced that it does not plan to launch its own digital currency over fears it could destabilize the economy.
Economists Explore Bitcoin's 'Equilibrium Price' in New Paper
Two economists have developed a model for pricing bitcoin and other assets in decentralized financial networks.