The digital economy is taking off. So are the greenhouse gas emissions, electronic waste and pollution associated with it.
With Wall Street slowly taking charge of crypto, the days of radical outsiders launching successful altcoins may be numbered.
A recent leakware attack targeting Johannesburg was the second of its kind ever recorded. Hackers demanded A$52,663 worth of bitcoins, in return for not releasing senstivie civilian information.
The stage is set for central banks seeking to pull the rug from under Libra by issuing their own digital currencies.
Libra has lost seven of its 28 founding members – but don't expect that to hold it back.
A lot of banks started experimenting with blockchain in 2015 but they've made little progress.
Recent revelations about the lack of privacy protections in place at the companies on Libra’s foundation raise concerns about how much trust users can place in Facebook's new cryptocurrency.
More than ten years since blockchains were developed, their usefulness is only just being discovered.
Iran has long recognised the benefits of using cryptocurrencies to counter US sanctions.
Bitcoin trading is difficult to predict, but artificial neural networks may be able to discern patterns.
We go back to the basics and look at what Libra is, how it compares to other cryptocurrencies and whether you should be concerned about using it when it eventually arrives.
Why the coming generation of cryptocurrencies could force us to rethink the entire monetary system.
Get it right and libra could be the world's first truly global currency. Get it wrong, on the other hand ...
Facebook claims its new cryptocurrency will bring financial inclusion and opportunity to billions, pushing cash further to the fringes. Is that a good thing?
Blockchains and cryptocurrencies are being co-opted by the very system they were designed to overthrow.
Cryptocurrency fraudsters have swindled their victims out of hundreds of millions – even billions – of dollars. What do they do to earn people's trust and then take their money?
There are good reasons to be sceptical of the Facecoin project.
A third generation of web technology could return the web to its original ideals – but do we really want it?
The blockchain is creating new opportunities for the electricity sector. The December 2018 Energy Market Barometers looks at where experts think the technology is heading.
The CEO of a Canadian cryptocurrency company died recently, and took his passwords with him, leaving his clients high and dry. The debacle illustrates again that cryptocurrencies should be regulated.