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NEWS
opinion

Staying The Ethereum Course

Mar 16th, 2018
Jordan Daniell
A recent surge of negative blockchain publicity has coincided with a plunge in cryptocurrency’s total market capitalization, after having surpassed $800 billion in the first week of 2018. Is blockchain technology truly overhyped or is Ethereum on the path to busting the decentralized floodgates of mass adoption wide open?
NEWS
opinion

Bill Gates Offers Sobering Perspective On Cryptocurrencies, ICOs

Feb 28th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
On Tuesday, Bill Gates provided his opinion on cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings. Despite his previous excitement about bitcoin, it seems that the billionaire tech titan is not buying the present hype. In indicting cryptocurrencies for being complicit in drug-related deaths, Gates may be missing the bigger picture.
NEWS
opinion

What Was Missing From The Senate Banking Committee’s Hearing On Cryptocurrency?

Feb 10th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
On Tuesday, the SEC and CFTC chairmen testified before the Senate Banking Committee. The regulators answered many important questions and showcased their cryptocurrency enforcement efforts, but there are vital topics that did not come up during the two-hour session.
NEWS
opinion

CoinMarketCap And Turning The Mirror Of Cryptocurrency Centralization Back On Ourselves

Jan 26th, 2018
Matthew De Silva
Many of the services that offer entry into the cryptocurrency world remain centralized themselves.
opinion

Blockchain Breadcrumbs Along The Path To Secure, Verifiable Voting

Jan 7th, 2018
Jordan Daniell
The United States government has reclassified the national election system as “critical infrastructure.” Although the word “blockchain” has never been more hyped, this is one use case that needs to happen, and it needs to happen fast.
NEWS
opinion

Cryptocurrency Mention Buried In US National Security Strategy

Dec 28th, 2017
Jordan Daniell
For the first time since 2015, the United States has a new National Security Strategy. The document is heavy on national security, light on strategy, and weightless in its comprehension of emerging technologies and social trends.
opinion

The Initial Christmas Offering

Dec 21st, 2017
Matthew De Silva
Can’t spare the fiat for gifts this holiday season? Try an Initial Christmas Offering.
opinion

Cryptocurrency Taxes: A Tipping Point To Social Change?

Dec 17th, 2017
Jordan Daniell
2017 has been the break out year for cryptocurrencies. As mass adoption continues to increase, the time honored tradition of paying taxes might ironically be the catalyst needed to reconcile our fiat past with our crypto future.
NEWS
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?”