As the idea of issuing the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is gaining traction worldwide, China makes practical steps to make their digital yuan release closer. Now, the country is going to expand its trials to test the CBDC potential on a larger scale.
The COVID-19 pandemic and global economic crisis triggered the increase in illegal activity related to cryptocurrency. However, law enforcers also keep themselves busy to fight the growth and put as many criminals behind bars as possible.
Despite Bitcoin offering unprecedented decentralization and security, its network has one significant flow, namely, the transaction speed. A single transaction processing can take up to 10 minutes. But why is this happening?
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been showing hostility to the cryptocurrency businesses. While pressing hard on some projects including Telegram’s TON network and Bitcoin ETF proposals, the regulator fails to establish regulatory clarity within the industry.
Blockchain has been a buzzword for a while now. However, only techies are able to actually understand what it means and realize all the potential of this technology. For common folks, it is just another “scary” word they hear every now and then without the slightest idea of its meaning. But what does it actually mean?
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has filed a patent for cross-chain technology that improves the connection between blockchains through domain names. The ‘unified domain name scheme’ has been approved by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).