Blockchain Is a New Frontier According to Top Executives, Investment Levels Plummet

Although blockchain investments appear to be decreasing, adoption and sentiment are on the rise, according to various research papers. There are mixed indicators regarding the current progress or stalling of blockchain adoption throughout the enterprise world. Research has indicated that investments have dropped by over half over the last year, contrary to other research showing […]

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Africa Using Blockchain to Drive Change: Nigeria and Kenya, Part One

Blockchain technology is finding real-world utility across Africa via public-private partnership agreements in solving some of the continent’s burning issues. Blockchain adoption in Africa is on the rise. From transportation to the gaming and lottery industries, reports of companies utilizing decentralized ledger technology (DLT) across the continent are emerging. Several stakeholders in the African blockchain […]

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Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Sept. 8–14 in Review

Cointelegraph en Español presents a weekly digest of selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from the Spanish-speaking world. The Spanish-speaking world sees major cryptocurrency and blockchain developments with Uruguay approving a new bill that could be applied positively to ICOs, Cuba using crypto to access the global economy and Venezuela finally installing its first Bitcoin (BTC) […]

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3 Key Takeaways From Switzerland’s New Stablecoin Guidelines

Switzerland’s financial watchdog has published stablecoin guidelines as well as an overview of its approach to Facebook’s proposed Libra payments network. Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has published a stablecoin-focused supplement to its existing guidelines for initial coin offerings (ICOs). In a news release published on Sept. 11, FINMA takes note of the steadily […]

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Crypto Advertisement Still Unwelcome, How Is the Industry Coping?

Countries and internet companies hold on to hard stances on cryptocurrency advertising, as the industry seeks to survive the challenges. The United Kingdom’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) recently resolved a complaint regarding advertising of Bitcoin (BTC) from the BitMEX crypto derivatives exchange. According to the ASA, the website showed Bitcoin graphs with misleading price dynamics […]

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