How Civil Aims To Transform Journalism Through Blockchain

“The kind of play between advertisers and publishers; there’s a tension there,” says Kirk Ritchey, chief technology officer at Luminary Media. “That tension can influence editorial decisions.” And, so it was that the Hudson Valley-based outfit was decided to minimize reliance on advertising as a source of revenue for its soon-to-be launched local news publication, The River. The team at Luminary Media opted to host … Continue reading How Civil Aims To Transform Journalism Through Blockchain

How Long Will The Slide In Bitcoin Price Last?

A slew of recent good news about bitcoin has failed to bring cheer to cryptocurrency markets. Bitcoin price, which rallied to surpass $8,000 last week, is back under $7,000. Even the news about Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) decision to launch a startup for bitcoin futures trading resulted in only a brief bump to the cryptocurrency’s prices. The SEC’s announcement to postpone a decision regarding VanEck-SolidX’s proposal … Continue reading How Long Will The Slide In Bitcoin Price Last?

Are Gold ETFs a Blueprint For Bitcoin ETFs?

The introduction of bitcoin ETFs is important to advance the Bitcoin ecosystem. Financial experts often point to gold, whose ecosystem exploded after capital made its way into the industry. Bitcoin has aspirations to become a similar store of value, a digital gold so to speak. But the precious metal has had a head start on its digital counterpart. It has been traded for several centuries … Continue reading Are Gold ETFs a Blueprint For Bitcoin ETFs?

Three Benefits Of ICE’s Entry Into Crypto Trading

Big names have been missing from the cryptocurrencies even as the industry has gained rapid mainstream traction. The bitcoin ecosystem is littered with names that are mostly unknown and new. That wouldn’t be such a problem if its credibility had not been further eroded by scandals and hacks. Entire cryptocurrency exchanges have closed operations due to hacks. Institutional investors, who provide capital to keep markets … Continue reading Three Benefits Of ICE’s Entry Into Crypto Trading