• Bison Trails' Aaron Henshaw and Joe Lallouz (Photo: Bison Trails).
    Ethereum,  Politics,  Technology

    Joe Lallouz sees proof of stake becoming dominant

    Bison Trails and Coinbase Custody join the Proof of Stake Alliance, seeking to educate regulators on how staking is superior to mining

    Blockchain infrastructure firm Bison Trails and cryptocurrency storage provider Coinbase Custody announced on Jan. 30 that they have joined the Proof of Stake Alliance to support what one CEO called “the next wave of blockchain technology.

  • go mainstream while market manipulation is rampant
    Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  Ripple

    Coinbase, Ripple executives fight market manipulation to woo general public

    The Blockchain Association says strong, fair federal regulation is needed to attract mainstream investors to cryptocurrency and support innovation

    Coinbase and Ripple executives are leading an effort to fight the fraud that's chasing off cryptocurrency investors and the uncertainty strangling innovation. To do this, the Blockchain Association has formed a Market Integrity Working Group with the goal of pushing for clear, fair, and transparent federal regulation of the cryptocurrency trading markets.

  • Brad Garlinghouse Ripple XRP Davos
    Ripple,  XRP

    Garlinghouse hints hard Ripple will go public

    Speaking at the WEF in Davos, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse strongly suggested that the payments and settlement firm will go public with a stock offering this year

    Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse more or less said outright that Ripple wants to go public with a traditional stock market initial public offering this year.

  • Tether launches gold-backed cryptocurrency
    Cryptocurrencies,  Tether

    Tether launches gold-backed cryptocurrency

    The new Tether Gold tokens will be backed by one fine troy ounce of gold stored in a secure Swiss vault, the company said

    Tether launched a gold-backed cryptocurrency, tether gold (XAUT), that can be redeemed for one fine troy ounce of gold stored in a secure Swiss vault—assuming you can redeem 430 tokens currently worth about $670,000 at once.