Nobel Prize Economist Says That Crypto the Latest in a Pattern of Alternative Currencies

In a May 21 article entitled “The Old Allure of New Money,” the 2013 Nobel laureate of Economics Robert Shiller calls crypto the newest iteration of alternative currency ideas. Shiller outlines the various types of alternative currency that have existed throughout history, saying that, “New ideas for money seem to go with the territory of …

Brian Kelly: Now is the Time to Invest in Bitcoin Cash

Osato Avan-Nomayo · May 23, 2018 · 1:00 am According to crypto trader Brian Kelly, now is the right time to invest in Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The founder and CEO of cryptocurrency trading firm, BKCM LLC envisages an increase in the value of the most popular bitcoin fork. Value Creation will Drive Price Increase Speaking …

CFTC Issues New Guidance on Cryptocurrency Derivatives

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The top US markets regulator has issued new guidance to exchanges and other trading platforms that are interested in listing bitcoin futures and other cryptocurrency derivatives products. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) released this new guidance on Monday, providing exchanges …

Crypto Could Pose a Problem for Candidates Seeking Security Clearances

The recognition of Bitcoin as a form of foreign currency could potentially have an impact on decisions in recruiting new employees to the US Department of Defence (DoD), Bloomberg reported May 22. The Pentagon’s chief concern is whether investment in cryptocurrencies indicates criminal intent or constitutes an increased predisposition toward risky personal behavior. This could …

I just bought a Lamborghini with Bitcoin

In 2011 Peter Saddington bought some Bitcoin. He never guessed what it would be worth today. He just became the first person ever to buy a Lamborghini Huracan with Bitcoin! Peter also helped found VINwiki with Ed Bolian. You can contact Peter via https://decentralized.tv. Want to drive the car of your dreams? Visit https://www.thextremexperience.com to …

Mitsubishi, MUFG Conduct Successful Pilot Payment With Major Thai Bank’s Blockchain

Several major global banks have successfully completed a cross-border payment pilot test using Thai bank Krungsri’s (Bank of Ayudhya) Blockchain Interledger, according to a press release May 22. The pilot, conducted in the Bank of Thailand’s (BOT) regulatory sandbox, was executed by Japan’s Mitsubishi Group, their banking unit MUFG Bank, and the Standard Chartered Singapore …

Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day!

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Today, May 22, marks the eighth annual Bitcoin Pizza Day, commemorating an important milestone in the journey to mainstream bitcoin adoption. On this day in 2010, Florida-based programmer and early cryptocurrency enthusiast Laszlo Hanyecz enshrined his name in bitcoin lore by …