The question is not whether Bitcoin will be the future of money; the question is how, where and when it will be the future of money.
When we discuss blockchain technology, we are often talking about a collection of disciplines including cryptography, distributed systems design, economics, game theory and many others.
Blockchain technology, in practice, is not a singular thing, as it intersects with all manner of industries and technologies. This is what makes it a compelling technological movement.
While cryptocurrencies are the most widely acknowledged and discussed use case of blockchain, there are other non-financial use cases such as supply-chain provenance and digital identity that make it a compelling solution in all manner of fields.
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- Powers On... El Salvador is the unlikely leader for sovereign adoption of Bitcoin as national currency2454
The German Football Association will create player NFT cards that can be used in Sorare’s Global Fantasy Football game.1352
With SushiSwap growing in adoption through multi-chain strategy, data reveals signs of a fundamental shift for its major network.1463
Polkadot’s canary network, Kusama, is set to see decentralized finance hub Karura become the first parachain.1407
The U.N. will keep exploring the uses of blockchain technology to improve the reliability of data on harmful greenhouse gas emissions.2337
Deutsche Telekom’s T-Systems MMS is now a public validator on Celo via its Open Telekom Cloud infrastructure.1537
With the right tokenomic models, the liquidity war raging between AMMs on underlying chains will move to a new battleground.7699
Maker hopes to reignite demand for its DAI stablecoin through the fee reduction.3079
“What the hell is the point of Bitcoin?” asks Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson.19249
The Salvadoran experiment is the shot heard round the world for the mainstream adoption of decentralized digital currencies as money.12783
The Bank of France has completed a central bank digital currency pilot for securities transactions in collaboration with Swiss crypto bank SEBA.4448
The use of blockchain could discourage bad behavior because people would be tied to their posts forever, Frank McCourt said.3487
Unlike private companies, the ECB has “no commercial interest” in monetizing users’ data, the ECB executive board member argued.4472
Regulatory bodies must evolve with the markets they regulate, and when it comes to the crypto market, it becomes especially important.3114