For many crypto investors and rookie traders, 2019 was a year of much despair and uncertainty. The year started with a sharp drop in Bitcoin’s price, followed by a lengthy period of stagnation. The ICO fever, the once sacred cow of crypto, has all but died down. Several new blockchain projects popped up but ultimately […]
Blockchain and crypto startups have raised $822 million in 279 separate venture capital deals in H1 2019, writes Cointelegraph citing a report by Outlier Ventures released on July 2.
ForkLog Consulting published an English translation of the report “Stablecoins: from electronic money on blockchain to a cryptocurrency basket.” The author of the report, Dmitry Bondar, told ForkLog about what has occurred on the stablecoin market since the publication of the Russian version of the text in question.
Weiss Crypto Ratings Identifies Cryptos with Winning Combination of Adoption and Technology Weiss Crypto Ratings, a division of Weiss Ratings, LLC, today launched a comprehensive report on emerging trends in the cryptocurrency market, assigning top letter grades to coins with the best combination of adoption and technology, indicating a high likelihood of long-term success.
A recently released report on developer activity around cryptocurrency projects reveals interesting patterns about crypto networks’ environments.
According to the latest report by research firm Diar, four major stablecoins – USDC, True USD (TUSD), Paxos (PAX) and the Gemini dollar (GUSD) – have breached the $5Bn mark in on-chain transactions within the three-month period.
Financial conglomerate Credit Suisse has published a report on possible impact of blockchain once it’s implemented across diverse economy sectors. The report was prepared by thirty-one expert from different countries.
Last week, the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribean (ECLAC) released a
According to a recent report by Europol, the EU top law enforcement agency, there is no evidence to back allegations concerning possible usage of bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies by the Islamic State terrorists to fund their activities. “There is no evidence however of IS-financing networks in existence. Despite third party reporting suggesting the use of […]
The International Monetary Fund issued a report praising the benefits of virtual currencies, and stating they are here to stay. The statement comes in contrast with the scandalous statements by Mike Hearn, which earlier claimed bitcoin failed. In a statement accompanying the report, the Managing Director of IMF Christine Lagarde said: “Virtual currencies and their […]
A non-profit think tank RAND Corporation funded by the Pentagon and U.S. Homeland Security released a report titled “National Security Implications of Virtual Currency”, which analyzes possible scenarios of using virtual currencies (referred to in the text as just VC) by terrorists, insurgentes, organized criminals, and malevolent individuals, collectively referred to as non-state actors. The […]
According to a newly issued report by the International Data Corporation, overall spending on the IoT-related products is expected to nearly double by the year 2019 to comprise almost $1.3 trillion, as compared to current $700 billion. Leading the trend is the Asia-Pacific region, which hosts more than forty percent of overall spending related to […]