Blockchain Today

Coinbase Faces Disruption Amid Bitcoin Growth

October 28th, 2020|

On the night of October 28, Coinbase stopped its trading operations due to order books loading problems. During the fixing, the order books were switched to “cancel only” mode and then to “limit only” mode. The exchange also faced the [...]

Bank of Switzerland and BIS to Begin CBDC Testing

October 26th, 2020|

The Swiss Central Bank and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) will begin testing the national digital currency (CBDC) before the end of this year. The plans were announced by the BIS head of the innovation hub Benoit Coeure, reports [...]

PayPal Will Add the Ability to Buy and Sell Bitcoin

October 21st, 2020|

PayPal will provide the ability to buy, sell, and store bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Its mobile payment service Venmo will add this capability in 2021, reports Reuters. PayPal expects the new feature to spur global use of cryptocurrencies and prepare [...]

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Association News

Blockchain Association Announces Gallant Exchange as Latest Approved Member

July 7th, 2020|

July 7th 2020, The Blockchain Association today announces Gallant Exchange as its latest approved member. The company joins a growing list of digital asset exchanges, which are committed to upholding the highest standards of commercial honor and best business practices [...]

Expert Committee Member Simon Grunfeld Launches New Digital Asset Exchange

June 25th, 2020|

June 25, 2020, The Blockchain Association today announces that Blockchain Expert Committee (BEC) member Simon Grunfeld has launched the Gallant Exchange, a NYC based Sports and Crypto start-up focusing on retail trading and sports fan engagement. With the new role [...]

Expert Opinion

How to Avoid Common Fraud Involving Cryptocurrency

August 22nd, 2019|

The nature of limited supply for many digital assets and other commodity-like qualities coupled with network effects and market inefficiencies helps create extreme volatility in many cases and as can be seen historically. In addition to market risk, crypto-assets can [...]

What’s the Story with Ethereum?

June 28th, 2019|

This article was originally published in Medium. It is reposted here with permission from the author. Ethereum is an open-source and public platform for creating decentralised online services that work on the basis of smart contracts. The platform is decentralised, based [...]

What’s the Story with Ripple?

June 28th, 2019|

This article was originally published in Medium. It is reposted here with permission from the author. Ripple Overview Ripple is a cryptocurrency platform for payment systems, which focusses on transactions without chargebacks to proceed payments directly, secure and very fast. [...]