Bitcoin’s plunge, Twitter hack revelation, Pornhub accepts crypto: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 31–Sept. 6

The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — one week on Cointelegraph in one link! Coming every Sunday, Hodlers Digest tracks every important crypto news story from the previous week. Essential reading for all Hodlers!   Top Stories This Week   Three reasons why Bitcoin suddenly dipped […]

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Here’s why the Head of the Chechen Republic has such a strong disdain for cryptocurrencies

Kadyrov does not seem to understand cryptocurrencies very well. The Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov shared some harsh comments about cryptocurrencies amid growing interest in the technology amongst Chechnya’s citizens. According to Pravda, Kadyrov claimed that the media is presenting crypto “as the new gold,” provoking what he calls a kind of Bitcoin (BTC) “fever”: “People […]

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Central Bank Digital Currencies and Their Role in the Financial System

What are CBDCs and the risks they possess, and how might they reshape our economies? Central bank digital currencies are a digital representation of a country’s fiat currency. They are effectively a government-issued cryptocurrency designed to replace the traditional, physical form of fiat currencies. The term CBDC is broad because its implementation involves several critical […]

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Hunan’s Government Has Chosen a Company to Build New Blockchain Infrastructure for the Region

Local government in China endorsed a public Blockchain infrastructure project. Conflux Network, a permissionless blockchain project, announced that it has been endorsed by government officials from the Chinese province of Hunan on August 19. The company was previously endorsed by the Shanghai Municipal Government for similar reasons. Hunan province, located in south central China, is […]

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