Tag: Dollar

Bitcoin Primely Positioned as U.S. Foreign Policy Pushes Rivals to Ditch Dollar

Bitcoin Primely Positioned as U.S. Foreign Policy Pushes Rivals to Ditch Dollar As President Donald Trump presides over geopolitical shape-shifting as the poster boy of separatist politics, the most significant clapback yet may be loss of confidence in the U.S. dollar. The dollar has been politically weaponized in the service […]

Etoro Will Give Dollar Equivalent of BSV to Pre-Fork Bitcoin Cash Holders

Etoro Will Give Dollar Equivalent of BSV to Pre-Fork Bitcoin Cash Holders Holders of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) at social trading and multi-asset brokerage platform Etoro will now be compensated with a fiat cash amount of BSV corresponding to their pre-fork holdings. The decision comes six weeks after the contentious hard […]

US Dollar Losing Dominance as a Means for Settling Transactions in Africa

US Dollar Losing Dominance as a Means for Settling Transactions in Africa The dominance of the United States dollar as a settlement currency in Africa is being challenged by emerging payment methods in financial technology and by native African fiat currencies. In the four years to 2017, fewer people in […]

Security Specialist Wizsec Gives Insight on the Billion Dollar BTC Wallet

Security Specialist Wizsec Gives Insight on the Billion Dollar BTC Wallet The bitcoin security specialists Wizsec has recently explained to the public that the wallet that held more than 111,000 BTC did not derive from the Silk Road marketplace, and it’s also not one of the Mt Gox wallets. Further […]

Gemini Dollar Code Review Reveals the Stablecoin’s Accounts Can Be Frozen

Gemini Dollar Code Review Reveals the Stablecoin’s Accounts Can Be Frozen This week a blockchain researcher named Alex Lebed published a code review on the new stablecoin, the gemini dollar, created by the Gemini Trust cryptocurrency firm. According to Lebed’s study, gemini dollar accounts can be frozen by the exchange, and […]

Carbon Launches CarbonUSD: US Dollar Backed Stablecoin

Carbon Launches CarbonUSD: US Dollar Backed Stablecoin Crypto project Carbon is launching its own stablecoin called CarbonUSD. According to its website: “Carbon is a price-stable cryptocurrency that is creating a more efficient and inclusive global economy.” The coin will be based on the Ethereum network and is said to be backed one-for-one by […]