Bitcoin

Sweden’s Central Bank Finally Embraces DLT – But Only in Simulation Mode

Sweden’s central bank will soon trial a blockchain-based digital currency – but it’s still in its very early stages, at best. Announced Thursday, Sveriges Riksbank’s e-krona pilot is the latest attempt at a central bank digital currency (CBDC) from an institution that for years fretted over basing any such project on distributed ledger technology (DLT). […]

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MIT Wasn’t Only One Auditing Voatz – Homeland Security Did Too, With Fewer Concerns

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) found a number of security vulnerabilities in Voatz’s tech infrastructure during a cybersecurity audit of the mobile voting app vendor’s Boston headquarters, according to a newly declassified report obtained by CoinDesk.  However, the DHS report, conducted by a Hunt and Incident Response Team with the department’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure […]

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Yang in the Oval Office Is Bitcoin’s Only Chance of Reaching Critical Mass

Yang: cryptocurrencies need “one national framework.” The U.S. is falling behind in crypto innovation. Yang may be bitcoin’s only chance at mass adoption. For bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to unlock their full “potential,” there needs to be a holistic approach to crypto regulation. This is according to the 2020 U.S. presidential hopeful Andrew Yang, who has […]