Stablecoins are designed to be less volatile and are centralized as opposed to the decentralized approach taken by bitcoin and most other digital currencies.
From the highs of 2017 to extreme volatility of 2018, from regulatory action around the world to increasing adoption among institutional players, it's been a wild ride.
A growing desire to bring stability to the cryptocurrency market has paved the way for the advent of 'stablecoins'.
Ripple has major institutions and companies — including MoneyGram, Western Union, Mercury FX and Cambridge Global Payments — testing xRapid, which could use the XRP token.
The hack was a blow to Japan\'s efforts to become a global leader in cryptocurrency exchanges,
Bitcoin recently hit by rumours of insider trading.
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We have to treat blockchain as a precious commodity so we don't damage it before it can show its value.
Bitcoin's value, then, has been built on an evolving series of narratives which have drawn in successive waves of buyers.
Increasing currency volatility rings alarm bells and calls existing monetary system into question.
Most analysts IBT/Newsweek spoke to are worried about a crypto bubble.
With the value of crypto-currencies soaring in recent months, it's not hard to see why cyber-criminals have jumped on the bandwagon.
Mining cryptocurrencies requires a setup of a large number of computers operating simultaneously, leading to consumption of a lot of electricity.
Robert Leshner, CEO, Compound, asks where are the crypto money markets?
The BoE chief said it is time for cryptocurrencies to meet the same level of regulation as the rest of the financial system.
Nigel Green, founder and CEO of deVere Group, says it's time to close crypto's regulatory vacuum.
The Microsoft founder and tech billionaire's latest remarks have already triggered a wave of criticism from cryptocurrency fans, venture capitalists, developers and investors.
Marco Streng, CEO & Co-Founder of Genesis Mining, advises newbie investors to take their time and buy on the dips.
One leading London law firm says it has three cases before the English courts involving potentially hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of the currency.
In July 2017, CoinDash lost millions of dollars worth of Ethereum just three minutes into its ICO.