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Zimbabwe’s Battle with Hyperinflation Highlights Desperate Need for Bitcoin

In an effort to quell the effects of hyperinflation, Zimbabwe introduced the new generation Zimbabwe dollars. The Zimbabwean government, which plans to distribute one billion Zimbabwean dollars over the next six months, released the new currency on Tuesday. Continue reading Zimbabwe’s Battle with Hyperinflation Highlights Desperate Need for Bitcoin

Cybersecurity Breach at Maryland Agency Spotlights Need for Blockchain

The Maryland Department of Labor announced that a security flaw in its databases may have exposed the sensitive and personal data of around 78,000 people. The agency commented that the breach occurred earlier this year after nine employees fell victim to what cybersecurity experts call a phishing attack. Continue reading Cybersecurity Breach at Maryland Agency Spotlights Need for Blockchain

From Bitcoin to Brexit, Here’s What Investors Need to Watch for in 2019

Is it possible that the US Federal Reserve’s decision to tighten its balance sheet contributed to bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency market losing steam in 2018? If so, what should crypto investors expect from the independently-run central bank in the future? Continue reading From Bitcoin to Brexit, Here’s What Investors Need to Watch for in 2019