Op-ed: Cryptocurrency Is Emerging as a Mainstream Asset Class

By Jack Mathis As is often the case with disruptive tech, the early stages are filled with criticism and disdain. Entrenched industry players hold firm to old ways (remember Kodak and the digital camera revolution?). That has been a huge part of cryptocurrency’s history and still is, though to a much lesser degree. Cryptocurrency has more »

Japanese I.T. Giant Fujitsu Unveils Blockchain Platform for Retailers

By Shaurya Malwa Japan’s I.T and computing equipment giant Fujitsu announced the launch of the cloud-based Fujitsu Intelligent Society Solution Blockchain Asset Service on June 6, 2018. Fujitsu’s Blockchain Push Via an official announcement, the company revealed its plans for the use of blockchain technology in retail sectors – such as digital points, stamps, and more »

TransferWise CEO Claims Bitcoin Isn’t Flexible Enough For Widespread Adoption

By Lester Coleman Kristo Kaarmann, co-founder and CEO of TransferWise, a global money transfer service, has stated that cryptocurrencies are not sufficiently flexible for widespread adoption. Kaarmann shared his views on cryptocurrency with Arjun Kharpal of CNBC during the Money 2020 conference in Amsterdam, adding that it would be exciting if people eventually use cryptocurrencies more »

Slovenia Plays Host to the World’s First “Bitcoin City”

By Nick Marinoff One of the smallest countries in the EU may also have some of the biggest ambitions. Slovenia has announced that its largest shopping center — coincidentally known as BTC City — will transform into a complete bitcoin city, in which every store and venture will accept cryptocurrency and operate via blockchain technology. more »