Sex Workers Are Using Crypto to Save for Retirement

MelissaSweet1, a camgirl in Arizona, started accepting cryptocurrency as payment for her erotic webcam performances three years ago. But usually, she would promptly convert it into fiat. Until last year that is, when she...

How Hodl Hodl Is Building a Real Business With Bitcoin Smart Contracts

Bitcoin may be the original cryptocurrency, but it can still learn new tricks. In an industry where bitcoin has taken a backseat to networks like ethereum, at least when it comes to enabling more complex...

Blockchain Security Takes Spotlight As NYC Blockchain Week Kicks Off

"At its highest level, blockchain is a trust layer." In nine words, Kaleido Insights founding partner Jessica Groopman succinctly summarized the gist of CDX Academy's "Blockchain Brand Innovation Summit" on May 11 during her...

Telefonica, Blockchain Startup Team Up to Secure Smartphone Apps

Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica has partnered with security technology startup Rivetz to develop smartphone security solutions for blockchain-based transactions and messaging, the companies announced on Thursday. The partners will combine Telefonica's network security services...

Bad Checks? Crypto Twitter’s Identity Crisis Is Hurting More Than Bitcoin

Trust, but verify. Borrowed from a Russian writer, it's one of crypto's most widely embraced slogans, though one that's becoming even more relevant on social media, where battling factions bent on promoting the next great...

Chinese Government Institute Launches Blockchain for Authentication

A Chinese government-led research body has rolled out a blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform for identity and supply-chain tracking. Dubbed the Blockchain Registry Open Platform (BROP), the system, developed by China Banknote Blockchain Technology Research Institute, was...

Korea Telecom Announces Blockchain For Network Security

South Korea's leading mobile carrier, Korea Telecom (KT), said Tuesday that it plans to use new telecommunications system powered by blockchain security solutions. KT's digital infrastructure project, dubbed "Future Internet," will let people and...

Twitter Pledges Action on Crypto Scams After Account Shadow Bans

Social media giant Twitter appears to be cracking down on cryptocurrency scam accounts - but several members of the crypto Twitter community have been caught in the fray. Responding to a tweet by Cornell...

North Carolina Orders Crypto Mining Firm to Halt Share Sale

North Carolina's government has sent a cease-and-desist order to a cryptocurrency company they say is selling unregistered securities in the U.S. state. The North Carolina Secretary of State Securities Division issued a temporary cease-and-desist order...

IBM Wants You to Know the Ways Blockchain Can Go Wrong

As enterprise blockchains inch closer to live launches, a group of cybersecurity experts within IBM is out to make sure clients take every step to keep their new investments secure. Adewale Omoniyi, a senior...