Because cryptocurrency exchange platforms act more like banks, they should be subject to increased oversight to protect clients’ assets.
Central banks worldwide are racing to implement national digital currencies, yet democratic considerations are hardly discussed in public. This has to change.
To live up to their promise, both on the African continent and elsewhere, digital currencies must be globally coordinated.
The craze for crypto-currencies continues to grow. However, the environment is risky for investors, not only in terms of volatility, but also because of fraud.
To assess the prospects of cryptocurrencies, it’s useful to consider how money was invented and became centralised in the first place.
Are we witnessing the beginning of the end for crypto or is this just another crash in a volatile market?
From initial coin offerings that are totally fake to fraudsters demanding payments in crypto, scams involving cryptocurrencies are on the rise. Two experts explain why – and how to protect yourself.
Who makes money from the metaverse, and how, comes down to what it becomes. And shaping the metaverse is, to a large degree, a matter of definitions.
Australia is in the middle of a much-needed process of regulating cryptocurrency and related digital assets, but there’s plenty still to be done.
Scams in both the crypto gaming and blockchain space more broadly are increasing.
Bitcoin has lost over half of its value since November 2021.
Cryptocurrencies may be down, but they’re not out.
Uncertainty is affecting what used to be the safer end of the market.
Online dating scams are costing site users millions of dollars. Regulation needs to hold companies accountable for fraud committed on their platforms.
Some foreign officials promoting central bank digital currencies want to be able to track and limit transactions in real time.
NFTs are hailed as the foundation of the metaverse economy because they allow you to purchase unique digital assets, from art to real estate. But legally, you might not own what you think you do.
Stablecoins are less volatile, and considered a safer bet than many cryptocurrencies.
Narcissism and belief in conspiracy theories may be among the factors that motivate people to buy cryptocurrencies.
Cryptocurrency allows Ukraine to get quick financial support, and Russia, to bypass international sanctions and protect some of its economic interests.
Proof of Work mining is inherently wasteful, but don’t expect a switch any time soon.