Op-Ed: A Beginner’s Guide to the Economics behind Security Token Offerings

The problem is not with the vehicle, the problem lies in the gold-rush mentality. When everybody starts mining for gold, the percentage of people who strike gold falls naturally....

Op Ed: Is Green Crypto (Necessarily) an Oxymoron?

Cryptocurrencies are not exactly bathed in the light of righteousness right now when it comes to the environment. Despite not having a physical form, they are ultimately responsible for...

Major Swiss Online Bank Posts Soaring Profits After Offering Clients Crypto Investing

Online banking service provider Swissquote has seen a 44 percent surge in profits in the first half of 2018, an uplift attributed to the “crypto boom” earlier this year,...

A Blueprint for Reforming the Crypto Token Market

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly,...

Secret Plots, Google Bans, and Augur Assassination Markets: This Week in Crypto

Make sure you check out our previous edition here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week. Also, make sure you subscribe for this week’s edition of The CCN Podcast on iTunes or wherever you...

Major Chinese Social Network Tianya to Launch Native Cryptocurrency Token

One of China’s top twenty-five websites, social network Tianya Club, announced it was releasing an internal blockchain-based token July 25. In a blog post, Tianya said its 90 bln...

Bitcoin Holds Recent Gains Amid a Checkered Market Outlook

July 25: Bitcoin (BTC) is holding its newly won gains, having led the week’s impressive uptick to stay above $8,000. Other leading cryptocurrencies are seeing mixed fortunes, according to...

Encrypted Email Provider ProtonMail Could be Planning an ICO

Cryptocurrency-friendly encrypted email provider ProtonMail appears to be planning an initial coin offering (ICO), a job posting has revealed. The Swiss firm, founded in 2014 by CERN researchers, has long...

Hodler’s Digest, July 16-22: Coinbase Backpedals on Regulatory Approval and Switzerland Becomes Even More...

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights,...

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