Central banks are now taking digital currencies seriously, and the EU is exploring the idea. While an “e-euro” could increase monetary security and stability, the venture is not without risks.
Creators of NFT art are organizing themselves into new art scenes, but they are still searching for cultural legitimacy while museums remain skittish.
Even though some traditional financial firms parked millions in the bankrupt company – once valued at $30 billion – the impact of FTX’s spectacular crash is limited to crypto investors
Ethereum, one of the world’s largest blockchains and host of decentralized finance, NFTs and billions of dollars’ worth of cryptocurrency, is poised to dramatically reduce its energy consumption.
Crypto’s second-largest currency is shifting to a new environmentally friendly system.
Cryptocurrency has a substantial carbon footprint. Ethereum have taken steps to address this, but will others follow suit?
The landmark change places Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies under immense pressure to follow suit.
Proof of Work mining is inherently wasteful, but don’t expect a switch any time soon.
Bitcoin’s annual electricity consumption is more than three times New Zealand’s – those hidden environmental costs must be part of any future regulation.
What bitcoin giveth, it also takes away.
The premise of ‘eco-friendly’ non-fungible tokens is shaky at best.
Blockchain technology can be made greener if we change the way transactions happen.
As decentralized autonomous organizations with philanthropic aims begin to form, it’s unclear whether they can operate without breaking IRS rules.
Although it’s estimated illicit activity amounts to less than 1% of all cryptocurrency transactions, figures of losses are still staggering – and on the rise.
For the metaverse to work, people need to own their virtual bodies and possessions and be able to spend money. The same cryptographic technology behind bitcoin will make that possible.
The market for cryptocurrencies has expanded dramatically in the last year. With this uptick of activity, what’s next in 2022 for cryptocurrencies?
While cryptocurrencies have exploded in value, so has this sub-genre that mimicks real-world assets like the US dollar.
Like fiat currencies, cryptocurrencies have no fundamental value. So what is the value of Bitcoin?
Ethereum’s Altair upgrade is about to go live, in a big step towards a faster, greener ethereum 2.0.
If you haven’t heard of Axies yet, it’s probably about time.