Tag: op-ed

Jul 11 2021

ETH 2.0 Isn’t The Upgrade We Have Been Waiting For

Jul 11 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  eth eth 2.0 ethereum op-ed vitalik buterin

ETH 2.0 is being heralded as Ethereum's blockchain Messiah. Here's the thing: it isn't. The long-awaited modifications are unlikely to address the network's basic problems, which are preventing wider adoption. ETH 2.0 Isn't All That To address long-standing concerns with Ethereum, Ethereum's administrators announced the launch of Eth 2.0 as a set of improvements to its current model, including a switch to...

Jun 30 2021

Will The Environmental Issues Surrounding Crypto Stop?

Bitcoin plunged to a record low of $28,000 last week from a record high of $65,000 in April. The cryptocurrency took a beating after China pulled the plug on miners, significantly reducing the BTC hash rate. Many crypto sceptics have since pointed to the ever-raging questions: how much energy does it take to produce Bitcoin? What are the environmental implications? Crypto mining seems...

May 27 2021

China’s Ban: Crypto and Crypto Mining May Be In A New Era

May 27 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc china crypto crypto mining

Last week, a State Council committee led by China's Vice Premier Liu He announced that, for the first time, China is placing an elaborate ban on cryptocurrency mining, a big business in China that accounts for as much as 70% of the world’s crypto supply. According to...

May 13 2021

Op-Ed: 3 Reasons Why Elon Musk’s Dogecoin Pumping is Bad For Crypto

There is little denying that one man has single-handedly been responsible for Dogecoin’s rise from obscurity to become the fifth-largest digital asset on the planet. However, that is not necessarily a good thing for the wider industry. Since the beginning of April, DOGE has been pumped over 1,150% for no reason other than the words and tweets of Elon Musk. From surreptitious Shiba...

Mar 24 2021

Regulatory Compliance in Full Focus as Digital Assets Reach Mainstream Adoption Globally

Mar 24 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  huobi op-ed

By Elaine Sun, Compliance Director of Huobi Technology The traditional financial infrastructure and the very idea of money are changing before our eyes. The concept of “store of value” has largely been tied to the physical, like gold, or faith-based systems backed by governments, like fiat currencies. But like many outdated beliefs of eras past, this narrow definition no...

Dec 09 2020

Would the STABLE Act Make Running an Ethereum Node Illegal?

The STABLE Act regulating the burgeoning stablecoin industry is misplaced and overly broad, says our columnist.

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