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Overstock Drops E-Commerce and Shifts Toward Blockchain

Posted November 26, 2018

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.

Business and Investing Leaders on Cryptocurrency

Posted November 19, 2018

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.

Will Blockchain Voting Replace Paper Ballots?

Posted November 12, 2018

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.

How Countries in Asia Are Regulating Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

Posted November 5, 2018

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.

Coinbase’s First Stablecoin: USD Coin

Posted October 29, 2018

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.

Three Reasons Blockchain Is Exploding in Africa

Posted October 22, 2018

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.

IBM Launches Food Supply Blockchain

Posted October 15, 2018

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...

Congress Wants Cryptos Regulated

Posted October 8, 2018

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.

Banks Are Finding a Friend in xRapid

Posted October 1, 2018

Things are heating up for Ripple and XRP. Ripple, the blockchain startup company, announced that its commercial product xRapid could be ready for use within the next few months.

What is Litecoin?

Posted September 24, 2018

Litecoin, all too often referred to as the silver to Bitcoin’s gold, was one of the earlier digital currencies on the market. What exactly is Litecoin and how is it different from Bitcoin? Join our team as they break down Litecoin in our latest educational feature...

What is the Golem Project?

Posted September 17, 2018

In the last two years, multiple incredible blockchain projects have hit the market. In this week's educational feature, the Token Authority team takes a deeper look at the Golem Project and discusses what this project could mean for our future digital community.

A Deep Dive into Ethereum

Posted September 10, 2018

In this week's educational feature, our team takes a deeper look at the Ethereum network and its currency, ether.

The Anonymous Cryptos

Posted September 3, 2018

In this educational feature, we take a deeper look at the anonymous cryptocurrencies on the market, including Monero, Zcash, and more.

Blockchain Basics

Posted August 27, 2018

In this week's research feature, the Token Authority team takes a deeper look at blockchain technology. This is a great feature for new investors trying to learn more about blockchain use cases.

What is a Stable Coin?

Posted August 23, 2018

What exactly is a stable coin? And why is it valuable to digital currency investors? Check out our latest educational feature to find out.