Kirill Bryanov is a PhD researcher at Lousiana State University. His scholarly interests center on political and societal implications of communication technology, with a focus on blockchain-powered decentalized architectures.
A temporary nuisance for crypto debit card holders, the Wirecard debacle reminds the public of the problems blockchain technology was designed to fix.
Wirecard Folds: A Blow to Crypto Cards, but a Chance for Blockchain
Some Russian regulators propose a blanket ban on digital asset trading, but the country is too far along the path of crypto adoption.
One Step Forward and One Step Back: Why Is Russia’s Crypto Regulation Treading Water?
The advent of digital money will threaten the U.S. dollar’s global dominance, but it won’t be easy to dethrone the current global reserve currency.
Ousting the Greenback: USD Still King as BTC and CBDCs Mount Challenge
Despite JPM’s boss being tough on crypto, the bank takes on two regulated exchanges as clients in what some are calling a “game-changer.”
Keeping Enemies Close: JPMorgan Servicing Crypto Firms Opens a New Frontier
While miners took a double hit, the combination of the pandemic and halving could provide an unlikely tailwind to the crypto industry at large.
Coronavirus Takes Toll on Bitcoin Halving, but Pandemic Won’t Steal the Show
Does Binance’s venture into mining threaten the integrity of blockchain systems?
Binance Pooling up Mining Game Amid Centralization Concerns
Insurance protection for online crypto wallets is finally on the market, but at what cost?
Retail Crypto Insurance: Protecting Crypto Holdings Becoming Mainstream