Treasury Official: Department Working With IRS to Police Crypto Exchanges

Treasury Official: Department Working With IRS to Police Crypto Exchanges

The U.S. Department of Treasury is ramping up its enforcement against the potential for money laundering and criminal financing through cryptocurrencies. Improving "anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT)” rules is one part of regulating the "evolving threat" of cryptocurrencies, according to Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Sigal Mandelker, who testified before the […]

Cboe's First Bitcoin Futures Contract Expired Today

Cboe’s First Bitcoin Futures Contract Expired Today

The first bitcoin futures contract listed by Cboe has expired, a move that came amid a turbulent day of trading that saw the cryptocurrency’s price drop below $10,000. First listed in mid-December, the futures had a rocky start but ultimately those platform issues were resolved. The opening day for the contract saw the price climbing […]

A Beginner’s Guide to TRON (TRX) Cryptocurrency

A Beginner’s Guide to TRON (TRX) Cryptocurrency

Since the inception of the very first bitcoin in 2008 and right after the rapid increase in bitcoin’s price , numerous other cryptocurrencies including Ethereum, Litecoin, Monero, Ripple, etc have been launched and introduced to the gargantuan market of cryptocurrency trading. Among the thousands of cryptocurrencies available at the moment, TRON has gained considerable popularity […]

Blockchain Will Be Worth More Than Cryptocurrency

Blockchain Will Be Worth More Than Cryptocurrency

Boiled Down 2017 was the start of the digital gold rush with over 1,384 cryptocurrencies available. The blockchain technology behind cryptocurrencies is believed to be more valuable as it evolves from a digital currency infrastructure into a platform for digital transformation. It will revolutionise our lives. It records every digital transaction as it occurs, encrypts […]

5 Blockchain Developments Coming in 2018

5 Blockchain Developments Coming in 2018

Peter Loop is associate vice president and senior principal technology architect at Infosys , where he focuses on delivering enterprise cryptocurrency and blockchain ledger technologies, API management and cloud migration of enterprise systems. This article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review opinion series. During the course of 2017, we saw big technology […]