With the third Bitcoin halving due in just a few months, many point to historical precedent as an argument for why prices will surge in 2020. But given how different the crypto climate is compared to past years, a number of nuanced and varied opinions have emerged. Here’s what you need to know in order to prepare for this anticipated event.
One of the hottest topics in the rapidly evolving world of crypto continues to be regulation. How can it protect participants without violating the principles of decentralization, et al. that have been core values of the industry? How can the global nature of the community be contained alongside consistent policies? Who should be making the…
It’s been a turbulent year for crypto in 2019, but with ever-evolving technological developments, shifting global events, and an emerging buyer market, everything can change as we move into 2020. Find out which events and trends experts are advising to keep an eye on.
For years, many in the crypto community feared regulation would flatten development and innovation. But with the SEC’s new plans, investors have good reason to love crypto’s potential future. Here’s more on Chairman Jay Clayton’s approach to foster innovation in the crypto sector.
The crypto community speaks at length about making it easier for people to access and use their money, no matter where they are in the world. ChangeNOW, with its limitless exchanges, makes this a reality. We spoke with their Chief Communications Officer, Pauline Shangett, to learn more about ChangeNOW’s mission. BitIRA: I know you…
For years, many crypto enthusiasts have argued that the Congress’ lack of familiarity and knowledge within the crypto sector has stagnated its mainstream adoption. But with a fresh face with intimate knowledge of the industry joining the Senate, everything may be about to change. Here’s how the former Bakkt CEO could help to increase acceptance.
One of the world’s premier blockchain lawyers, Céline Moille’s Yellaw Avocats firm is based out of France but passionate about international law. Céline is on a mission to build connections and community amongst blockchain lawyers in order to pave the way for smooth regulation that serves the industry and promotes growth; she’s been traveling around the…
Despite a recent dip in price, Bitcoin has continued to receive ample support from a dedicated crypto community. With a recent update, developers have strengthened the coin’s vulnerabilities, thus bolstering its long-term prospects. See why experts are saying this update could mean big things for the future.
After being capriciously dumped by Bank of America, Roelof Botha took to Twitter to express outrage with his bank of 20 years. Yet in an ironic twist of fate, onlookers pointed out that he highlighted an issue inherent to the legacy banking system – which includes his former employer, PayPal – that crypto solves. See what that is here.
As current payment methods fall behind technological advancements, this new report outlines the argument for why central banks will soon adopt their own, official digital currencies. Is this a practical inevitability, and if so, what current economic issues might it solve? Find out here.