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Major UK Charity Fund Executive Believes Crypto Market Crash Is ‘Just a Bump in the Road’

A major United Kingdom charity fund executive said at the Bloomberg Crypto Summit in London this Friday that the recent crypto market crash is just a “bump in the road,” Bloomberg reports Dec. 7. Continue reading Major UK Charity Fund Executive Believes Crypto Market Crash Is ‘Just a Bump in the Road’

Over-the-Counter Trading as the Latest Battleground to Secure Institutional Investment

With the increasing trend for major financial institutions to invest in Bitcoin, United States crypto exchange and wallet provider Coinbase announced the launch of over-the-counter (OTC) trading for institutional customers on Nov. 27. Continue reading Over-the-Counter Trading as the Latest Battleground to Secure Institutional Investment

Blockchain’s Killer App? The Most Successful Distributed Computing Projects so Far

Blockchain technology has taken a lot of flak over its time. Mainly, since Bitcoin took off at the end of last year, and everyone suddenly wanted in on the action. Amidst a whirlwind of ICOs with the most tenuous of use cases, there’s been much discussion of whether blockchain is a “solution looking for a problem.” However, distributed computing itself is at the very heart of how blockchain operates, making distributed computing networks one of the blockchain’s indisputable killer apps. Continue reading Blockchain’s Killer App? The Most Successful Distributed Computing Projects so Far

Former Ernst & Young Analyst Disillusioned by the Blockchain

A recent article in Barron’s describes Angus Champion de Crespigny, who spent ten years at professional services firm Ernst and Young and led the blockchain financial services division for years and was the subject of the article entitled “This Blockchain Believer Turned Heretic Is Still Bullish On Bitcoin,” as a “major skeptic.” Champion de Crespigny describes himself as an “experienced executive with 11 years in financial services, evangelist for bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, and a pragmatist for distributed and decentralized systems.” Continue reading Former Ernst & Young Analyst Disillusioned by the Blockchain