The crypto effect: Trading altcoins at the edge of addiction

by John Stapel

Am I the only person who sees cryptocurrency charts when I shut my eyes, hovering just beyond the limits of my focus like an old TV set that’s been permanently burned in by a paused video game? Am I alone in spotting elements of token names, logos and symbols in food packaging at the supe...

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Bitcoin ledger as a secret weapon in war against ransomware

by John Stapel

Ransomware, malicious software that encrypts computers and keeps them “locked” until a ransom is paid, is the world’s fastest-growing cyber threat, according to Coinfirm. Recent attacks on critical national infrastructure, like the Colonial Pipeline incursion that crippled oil and gas deliveries...

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Why Ethereum needs better compatibility, explained

by Donna Ryder

Nearly all significant real-world use cases of cryptocurrency are DeFi use cases.  Ethereum (ETH) is arguably the real star of the blockchain world, and even as Bitcoin (BTC) continues its extended bull run, ETH has also continued to prosper.  According to a July Consensys report, there are...

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