U.S. Representative Patrick McHenry is pro-bitcoin. He is now hosting the Bitcoin whitepaper on his official congressional website and has called on other lawmakers to embrace innovation like Bitcoin. He believes that the cryptocurrency is…

“Are you running the numbers?” This is what Bitcoin Core developer Andrew Chow is trying to find out in a new survey.  Sponsored by a grant from MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative, Chow crafted the survey…

2021 has been an explosive year for bitcoin as the crypto asset has touched new all-time price highs as cryptocurrencies have seen increased demand. Meanwhile, a number of crypto proponents expect the first exchange-traded fund…

Welcome to this week’s Money Reimagined, coming to you two days into a new U.S. presidency.  Already, with various executive orders and a host of cabinet and agency nominee names emerging, President Joe Biden has…

2020 was unforgettable, especially for Bitcoin. To help memorialize this year for our readers, we asked our network of contributors to reflect on Bitcoin’s price action, technological development, community growth and more in 2020, and…

For the first day of our 21 Days of Data, we’ve chosen to kick off with one of the more popular data-focused applications out there: mempool.space. Mempool.space is an open-source mempool visualizer and blockchain explorer…

A Citibank managing director thinks bitcoin could hit $318,000. MIT researchers resoundingly reject blockchain-based voting. And Bitcoin Cash’s latest fork looks set to fail. Top shelf Technical comparison?A Citibank executive published a report predicting that…

This week, as world leaders gather virtually for DC Fintech Week in Washington, D.C., a key focus will be on central banks issuing their own digital currencies (CBDC). A pivotal player here is the United…

Let’s say you’re a 17-year-old high school senior. You finished near the top of your class, you nailed your SATs and now you’re trying to figure out where to go to college.  Option A is…

The Money Reimagined Podcast After reading this newsletter, make sure you check out the latest edition of our podcast.  This week, Sheila Warren and I talk to Hyperledger Executive Director Brian Behlendorf about self-sovereign identity,…

SWRV, the native token of the newly-launched decentralized finance platform, Swerve Finance, surged 33 percent in the last 24 hours. The SWRV/USD exchange rate changed hands for $7.53 per token as of 1100 GMT Thursday.…

Most people would be happy to have World Wide Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s wealth, which is reportedly somewhere between $10 million and $60 million.  Yet, Berners-Lee’s net worth pales into insignificance against that of…

To foretell the future of decentralized finance (DeFi), the exploding new field in which decentralized governance protocols set and execute the terms for lending, borrowing and stablecoin issuance, one should look to the past.  Specifically,…

The market capitalization of Tether (USDT) surpassed $12 billion as of Aug. 14, according to cryptocurrency market analytics firm Coinmetrics. Meanwhile, some believe the rapidly-rising valuation of the dominant stablecoin positively benefits Bitcoin (BTC) in…

With the recent rise of Bitcoin prices and the Bitcoin halvening, new entrants into the cryptocurrency field may wonder where they can self-custody their Bitcoin in the most secure way. BitAmp’s Emphasis on Privacy and…

The Halving (sometimes referred to as “the Halvening”) is the predetermined moment when Bitcoin’s block subsidy gets cut in half. The halving of Bitcoin’s block subsidy occurs every 210,000 blocks (approximately every four years) and is a…