ShapeShift’s Voorhees: Bitcoin Won’t Become Trillion-Dollar Asset Without More Bubbles

The instant convertor’s CEO told Bloomberg that current volatility is an essential part of crypto’s metamorphosis. The CEO of instant cryptocurrency exchange platform ShapeShift told Bloomberg TV on May 15 that bubbles are an essential part of the industry’s growth. Speaking in an interview, Erik Voorhees argued that the volatility seen in bitcoin (BTC) and […]

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UK Gov’t-Led Jurisdiction Team to Define Status of Crypto Under English Private Law

The United Kingdom Jurisdiction Taskforce started a public consultation to develop a basis for the mainstream use of crypto. A British government-led jurisdiction team has launched a public consultation to determine the status of crypto assets under English private law, according to an official statement on May 9. In the document, the United Kingdom Jurisdiction […]

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Blockchain Capital Partner Spencer Bogart: Facebook Could Double or Triple Crypto Users

Bogart claimed that the crypto endeavors of social media giant Facebook could result in the cryptocurrency user base doubling or tripling. Blockchain Capital partner Spencer Bogart claimed that the crypto endeavors of social media giant Facebook could result in the cryptocurrency user base doubling or tripling. Bogart made his remarks during an interview with Bloomberg […]

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Coinbase Bans Personal Account of British Right-Wing Pundit Milo Yiannopoulos

U.S. major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has barred British right-wing pundit Milo Yiannopoulos from its platform. American major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has barred British right-wing pundit Milo Yiannopoulos from its platform, Yiannopoulos stated in a Gab post on May 3. Yiannopoulos is a well-known political commentator and public speaker, espousing controversial far-right views and describing himself […]

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Emi̇n Gün Si̇rer on Rethinking Blockchain, Promoting Good Crypto Use and Leaving Stagnation Behind

Professor Emi̇n Gün Si̇rer talks with CT about blockchain evolution and stagnation. This interview has been edited and condensed. The co-director of the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts (known as IC3), Emin Gün Sirer, is an associate professor at Cornell University, whose research focuses on peer-to-peer systems, operating systems, distributed systems and computer networking. […]

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