Tag Archives: Gold

IBM-Backed Blockchain Platform to Improve Supply Chain Management in Mining Industry

Major tech firm IBM has partnered with MineHub Technologies to deliver a blockchain solution that will improve supply chain management in the mining and metals industry. IBM announced the initiative in a press release published Jan. 16. MineHub is a company that uses technologies including blockchain to develop cost-saving applications for the metals and mining industry. The newly… Read More »

Winklevoss Twins: Bitcoin Needs Regulation so Investors Don’t Get Burned

The crypto market hasn’t fully recovered from the effects of 2018’s “crypto winter,” with the Bitcoin price dipping below the $3,500 mark on Sunday before making a minor recovery. However, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, co-founders of crypto exchange Gemini, are sticking with their optimistic outlook for the market. Speaking in an interview with Fortune, the Winklevoss twins spoke on their… Read More »

Government Shutdown, Trade War Have Doubled Risk of Economic Recession

Despite a recent stock market rally that has seen the Dow Jones Industrial Average rally back toward 24,000, economists are warning that the partial government shutdown and other factors have put the United States economy at its greatest risk of plunging into a recession in more than half a decade. US Recession Grows More Likely as Government Shutdown… Read More »

Nick Szabo and The Winklevoss are More Bullish About Bitcoin than They Are About Gold

Nick Szabo at the Israel Bitcoin Summit Famous cryptographer, computer scientist, and crypto investor Nick Szabo once again defended the high potential of crypto coins as mechanisms of economic promotion in a recent debate in Tel Aviv, Israel. Speaking At the Israel Bitcoin Summit at Tel Aviv University on Jan. 8, Mr. Szabo explained that the use of… Read More »

Bitcoin (BTC) Safe Haven for Countries with Economical Troubles: Nick Szabo

Being of censorship resistant nature, the cryptocoin could turn as the road of safety for many countries that are currently facing various financial issues and crises or set on negative-status for international trade, believes Nick Szabo – known and respected cryptographer. Mr. Szabo added his thoughts on the current financial industry situation and how cryptocurrencies could fit in at the Uni… Read More »

Nick Szabo: Central Banks Might Switch From ‘Physically Vulnerable’ Gold to Bitcoin

Central Banks might resort to cryptocurrency reserves as means of supplementing national gold reserves according to veteran cryptographer Nick Szabo. He also holds that the use of digital currencies will rise in countries with distraught economies.  Cryptocurrency Over Gold Speaking at the Israel Bitcoin Summit at Tel Aviv University on January 8th, legendary cryptographer, Nick Szabo, said that… Read More »

Crypto Trailblazer Nick Szabo: Central Banks Could Turn to Crypto to Support Reserves

Cryptocurrency pioneer Nick Szabo has argued that central banks could soon turn to cryptocurrencies to shore up their reserves, Finance Magnates reports Jan. 9. Szabo is a veteran cryptographer, having developed the concept of “BitGold” — a never-implemented, pre-Bitcoin (BTC) privacy-focused digital currency back in 1998. He is also the first to have conceptualized smart contracts, in 1996… Read More »

Russia Plans to Ditch US Dollar for Bitcoin, Says University Professor

A Russian university lecturer with ties to the government says the Kremlin will soon begin investing massively in Bitcoin as a way of avoiding new U.S. sanctions, a move that could happen “in a matter of weeks.” Russia to Buy Some ‘Digital Gold’? Speaking exclusively to Micky, Vladislav Ginko of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and… Read More »