Crypto Monitor: Ethereum’s Mid-Year Surge
By Early Investing on July 24, 2020
Ethereum is on a tear right now. It’s up more than 100% on the year. And in this edition of Crypto Monitor, Adam Sharp and Vin Narayanan examine the future of this second-largest crypto. Read below for more details on what Adam and Vin talked about. Among the topics discussed in this episode: Ethereum rebounds Ethereum usage Technology risk…
Bitcoin Processed More Payments Than PayPal Last Year
By Allison Brickell on July 8, 2019
The bitcoin blockchain processed more transactions than PayPal in 2018. And that’s just the start of the good news.
Why Facebook Recruited Plenty of Friends to Govern Libra
By Vin Narayanan on June 24, 2019
When Facebook announced its Libra cryptocurrency, everyone started to freak out about Facebook taking over the world. In reality, it’s getting help from some friends.
News Fix: Mississippians Move to Put Medical Marijuana on the 2020 Ballot
By Allison Brickell on June 15, 2019
This week, the News Fix dives into a group fighting for medical marijuana in Mississippi, Amazon actually failing at something and Binance cutting out U.S. users.
Credit Card Companies Swipe $90 Billion From Retailers
By Allison Brickell on March 4, 2019
Credit card swipe fees cost retailers $90 billion last year. And retailers are responding with efforts to get around them.
Congressional Hearings, Mastercard Provide Good News for Bitcoin
By Vin Narayanan on July 21, 2018
Crypto-friendly Congressional hearings helped shore up bitcoin's long-term outlook while Mastercard gave the popular digital currency a short-term boost.