The digital yuan could make transactions faster, cheaper and more transparent, but there are dangers for the global economy.
Bitcoin has been widely criticised for its enormous energy footprint. A new cryptocurrency may solve that problem, but might bring some unintended consequences.
An increasing number of individuals and companies are now investing in Bitcoin, the world's largest and first fully-functioning cryptocurrency. But why? And which way is the market headed?
There's no indication that handling cash increases your chance of catching COVID-19. But that hasn't stopped countries around the world from looking at digital currencies.
Stand by for cryptocurrencies 2.0.
Tokens, the next stage in the development of blockchain technologies, can help expand blockchains' uses beyond simply exchanging money.
Evidence of past price manipulation of bitcoin and the just-launched Justice Department investigation highlight the need to take steps against cryptocurrency fraud.
The recent crackdown on cryptocurrencies in China is a prelude to the assertion of control over this area by the Chinese authorities.
It may cost more to make a penny than a penny’s worth, but a penny saved may be more than a penny earned.
The new Internet of Things has the potential to compensate for Africa's legacies of underdevelopment.
The technology behind Silk Road is still sound, but with the potential for a life sentence it would take faith to deploy them.
Regulating bitcoin and digital currencies is hard, but tackling currency exchanges may be the answer.
With the Bank of England mooting the idea it might get involved with digital currencies, you might think it was good news for Bitcoin.
In terms of a life-cycle of technology, it is easy to see Bitcoin as being at the same developmental stage as babies going through the “terrible twos”. All of its technological possibility lies ahead…