‘We Blew It.’ Douglas Rushkoff’s Take on the Future of the Web

Douglas Rushkoff is a futurist and early cypherpunk. His early writings on the internet paved the way for thinking about the web in revolutionary terms. What’s changed?

Uquid Launch the Defi Shopping Stake (DSS) and Defito Finance (DTO)

The trouble with many current DeFi projects is that while they eliminate traditional institutions from the mix, they instead transfer ultimate control over to a select group of insiders who have their financial motives and agendas. It’s an arrangement that’s ripe for abuse, and something that should be anathema...

Bitcoin and Ether in Biggest Slump Since Sept. 3 as Stock Markets Sink

Prices for both Bitcoin and Ether fell sharply in the past 24 hours, after a drop in global equities.

Cointelegraph Consulting releases DeFi Guide to increase wider adoption

Many new users have been attracted to the explosive expansion of the DeFi sector in 2020, seeking to explore the growing selection of finance tools and applications. Not surprisingly, large barriers exist due to complexity, high transactional fees, not to mention the inherent risk of using these relatively new...

Chamath Palihapitiya’s Social Capital Holds Bitcoin From 2013 Amid Talk of Public Listing

Social Capital, the Silicon Valley venture capital and private equity investment office started by an early Facebook vice president, has held bitcoin since 2013.

How Activist Investors Can Help the Digital Assets Industry Mature

Often demonized for acting self-interestedly, activist investors can bring much needed focus to struggling organizations. In crypto, too.

5 Major Banks Exposed for Moving Trillions for Mobsters, Onecoin, and Drug Cartels

According to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), five major global banks have been exposed funneling trillions of dollars in criminal funds in the recently leaked FinCEN Files. The massive leak is 2,100 documents spanning from 2000 to 2017 which shows fraudulent funds flowed almost effortlessly through JPMorgan,...

Bitcoin price failure at $11K moves focus back to sub-$10K CME gap

Bitcoin’s (BTC) price has been showing some slight strength in the previous week as BTC rallied from $10,000 to $11,200. However, the crypto market’s overall consensus has been showing weakness with double-digit selloffs for many of the smaller-cap cryptocurrencies. This selloff appears to have taken hold as Bitcoin price...

Unchained Capital Unveils New Ways For Businesses To Custody BTC

Unchained Capital, an Austin-based financial services firm, has announced its new enterprise-grade self-custody offering, aptly named “Business Accounts for Bitcoin.” The underlying principle of this new offering is “collaborative custody,” for which Unchained’s goal is to focus on simple workflows for funds, businesses and B2B2C providers to manage private...

The MicroStrategy Effect? This Firm Is Helping Businesses Save in Bitcoin

Bitcoin financial services firm Unchained Capital has released an “advanced business account” specifically targeting firms that want to hold BTC.