Is Bitcoin’s Bump Signaling a Bottom?

Bitcoin (BTC) had a bad year. It went from making investors a fortune 12 months ago to trading barely above $4K today. Recently, the crypto saw an over 20% bump in price and a wave of selling. Does this mean BTC's rebounding and on its way back to $20K? Or are investors are giving up on the world's most valuable crypto?

By John Butler
Updated December 24, 2018

UNICEF Invests in Six Humanitarian Blockchain Startups

Earlier this year, UNICEF placed a call to companies whose blockchain goods and services would benefit humanity. After months of review, the organization chose six blockchain startups to invest in. This week, contributing editor John Butler takes you through each of these startups...

By John Butler
Updated December 18, 2018

How to Avoid Crypto Pump and Dumps

Record producer DJ Khaled and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather are the first to be charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission for failing to disclose their paid endorsements for several cryptocurrency companies, including one that pumped and dumped its investors...

By John Butler
Updated December 10, 2018

Venezuela Relies on Petro to Revive its Economy

Venezuela's economy is in the gutter. Unemployment's abundant, and inflation's out of control. What can be done to revive the economy? This week, the Token Authority discusses Petro, a cryptocurrency, which has been approved for commercial use in hopes of revitalizing the country's dying economy...

By John Butler
Updated December 3, 2018

Overstock Drops E-Commerce and Shifts Toward Blockchain

On Black Friday, CEO of internet retailer Overstock announced that the company's e-commerce portion would be sold off. Furthermore, Overstock would then dedicate itself to blockchain advancement and assimilation. This week, John explains what Overstock's plan is and what implications may result from it.

By John Butler
Updated November 27, 2018

Business and Investing Leaders on Cryptocurrency

People are talking about cryptocurrencies everywhere, discussing whether their bubble is bursting or just starting. Perhaps we should note how the leaders in business feel on crypto for clearer insight. This week, John delves into several key figures in the business and investing world and their respective takes on cryptocurrency.

By John Butler
Updated November 19, 2018

Will Blockchain Voting Replace Paper Ballots?

The U.S. midterm elections were held last week. While many of us voted with paper ballots at a polling station, a small group was able to cast their votes through their phones... on a blockchain! This week, Token Authority's John Butler explores blockchain voting and what it means for our democracy moving forward.

By John Butler
Updated November 12, 2018

How Countries in Asia Are Regulating Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

Cryptocurrency and blockchain have grown exponentially over the years. They are also welcomed by countries all over the world. In this week's Token Authority, we get a glimpse into how four Asian countries are regulating cryptocurrency and blockchain.

By John Butler
Updated November 5, 2018

Coinbase’s First Stablecoin: USD Coin

Coinbase and Circle have created a different kind of crypto: the USD Coin (USDC). It operates a little differently than the average cryptocurrency. Check out what the USDC is all about and what this different type of crypto means for the future of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

By John Butler
Updated October 29, 2018

Three Reasons Blockchain Is Exploding in Africa

Binance launched a cryptocurrency exchange in Uganda. Kenya is planning on using blockchain technology to distribute government-issued housing to citizens. And Rwanda’s government is preparing to use blockchain technology to keep tabs on supply chains of the metal tantalum. Here is how cryptocurrency is taking off in Africa.

By John Butler
Updated October 22, 2018

IBM Launches Food Supply Blockchain

IBM Food Trust has gone live for commercial use. The Trust’s blockchain technology is used to provide detailed supply-chain information on the users’ food products. And it could mean big things for blockchain technology going forward...

By John Butler
Updated October 15, 2018

Congress Wants Cryptos Regulated

Fifteen members of Congress wrote to Jay Clayton, the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, to request a proper, clear statement on the SEC's stance on cryptocurrencies. Here's how that statement could affect the industry.

By John Butler
Updated October 8, 2018

For digital currency, 2017 was a landmark year…