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opinion

Tax Havens Are Hungry For A Piece Of The Crypto Action

Dec 2nd, 2017
Media Team
Some popular tax havens, including certain Caribbean island nations, may be seeking “crypto haven” status as well.
opinion

After Tether: Designing Central Bank Digital Currencies

Nov 24th, 2017
Matthew De Silva
We’ve got a problem on our hands: private companies are creating digital equivalents of national currencies. Here’s why central banks must get a handle on this burgeoning issuance mechanism.
opinion

The Decentralized Union: A Blockchain Use Case, Part 2

Nov 25th, 2017
Adam Reese
In part one of this article, I proposed a new blockchain use case, the DAO union, and speculated as to who might benefit from such an organization. In the piece that follows, I examine some of the shortcomings that may be inherent in this system.
opinion

The Six Relatives You’ll Encounter During A Cryptocurrency Thanksgiving

Nov 23rd, 2017
Matthew De Silva
This November, we can all be grateful for gobbling up cryptocurrency gains. As you gather with family and friends for a Thanksgiving meal, here are the six relatives you are bound to sit down with.
opinion

The Decentralized Union: A Blockchain Use Case

Nov 5th, 2017
Adam Reese
In this article, I propose a new blockchain use case, the DAO union and speculate as to who might benefit from belonging to such an organization. I also explore some of the potential features and functionalities that decentralized unions could eventually offer.
opinion

Filtering Out The Advertisements

Oct 30th, 2017
Jeffrey Berns
The blockchain ecosystem has very few free and uncompromised media sites through which information flows. Due to a sharp increase in ICOs and the desire of many ICO issuers to generate publicity for their offerings, many blockchain “news” organizations have been increasingly willing to abandon their journalistic integrity by publishing paid promotional content, without disclosing the source of the content. ETHNews has never taken a cent for any content that it publishes, and we are hopeful that all other media sites in the blockchain community will do the same going forward.
opinion

Cryptocurrency: Fraud, Fear, and Hypocrisy

Oct 30th, 2017
Jordan Daniell
Banking moguls, princes, and power-brokers alike have recently been using a specific word to refer to cryptocurrencies like bitcoin – FRAUD. Considering the sources, this is a strong criticism for something currently worth more than gold.
opinion

Building The Infrastructures Of Tomorrow In The Places Overlooked Today

Oct 21st, 2017
Jeremy Nation
Today's underdeveloped corners of the world may become the most promising proving grounds for building advanced societies.
opinion

Central Banks On Cryptocurrency

Oct 8th, 2017
Jordan Daniell
More and more central banks are commenting on the cryptocurrency phenomenon. If the cryptocurrency revolution is based on decentralized technology, just how central are central banks when it comes to cryptocurrency?
opinion

How Ethereum Could Deliver Universal Basic Income

Oct 7th, 2017
Jeremy Nation
The potential coupling of the Ethereum blockchain and artificial intelligence to create a modern method of disbursing what could become a cryptocurrency-backed universal basic income.
opinion

Catalonia And The Blockchain

Oct 3rd, 2017
Jordan Daniell
The eyes of the world are watching an autonomous region of Spain called Catalonia fight for its right to be a sovereign nation. Could the technology behind the cryptocurrency revolution play a role in helping to keep voters safe?
NEWS
opinion

Putting the 'Currency' In Cryptocurrency

Sep 26th, 2017
Matthew De Silva
Volatility has a real effect on the use of virtual currency. Will bitcoin become a medium of exchange or a “store of value?”
NEWS
opinion

Former SEC Chair Arthur Levitt: Cryptocurrency Is Here To Stay

Sep 14th, 2017
Matthew De Silva
On Thursday, the longest-tenured chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission was said to express his belief in the staying power of cryptocurrency. Arthur Levitt, who served during the Bill Clinton and George W. Bush administrations, pointed to global economic imbalances as the reason for the persistence of alternative currency.
NEWS
opinion

JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon Decries Bitcoin To Banker Buddies

Sep 13th, 2017
Jordan Daniell
The CEO of JP Morgan just called one of the best-performing currencies of the past decade “a fraud” and said he’d fire employees for trading it.
opinion

Cryptocurrency Terminology Revisited

Aug 12th, 2017
Matthew De Silva
To ETHNews “smart contracts” are better described as EDCCs and, in many cases, an “initial coin offering,” or ICO, should be called a “token offering.” Why do we take this approach?
opinion

Cryptocurrency in Unstable Economic and Political Situations

Jul 28th, 2017
Matthew De Silva
While cryptocurrency has been hailed for its potential in the financial sector of the developed world, one of its greatest applications has been virtually overlooked. In nations that lack dependable economic systems or governance, digital currency may offer hope. Access to finances, security and privacy of funds, and faith in a common medium of exchange can aid many across the globe.