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IBM Launches Blockchain App Store

Posted August 2, 2018

In this week's digital currency update, we're going to take a look at IBM's new blockchain app store LedgerConnect. Beyond that, we'll highlight multiple international blockchain events including the first shipment made entirely on blockchain technology and a new project from an early Bitcoin developer.

What Happens When a Country's Currency Goes Digital?

Posted July 30, 2018

Down in South America, one of the most impoverished countries in the world is fighting for its life through a digital currency. But can a digital currency actually fix Venezuela's financial woes? And what happens when this model is applied to other global economies?

Bitcoin Reclaims Bulk of Crypto Market Cap

Posted July 26, 2018

It's been a good week for Bitcoin. In this week's update, we're going to take a look at Bitcoin's upward hurdle and other market conditions.

Dive Deeper Into Coinbase's Potential New Tokens

Posted July 23, 2018

In this week's educational feature, we take a look at a few of the tokens that Coinbase is considering listing on its exchange: Cardano, Stellar, Zcash, and Basic Attention Token.

Coinbase Talks About Adding New Tokens

Posted July 19, 2018

In this week's digital currency update, we're going to take a look at Coinbase's recent new coin announcement, Robinhood's new token offerings, and Augur's network launch.

How to Buy Crypto on an Investment Platform

Posted July 16, 2018

Ten years ago, one of the only ways to get Bitcoin was to mine it. Today, the market has progressed so dramatically that investors can buy it on their traditional investment platforms. Here's how potential bitcoin investors can take advantage of that ability...

Blockchain: A Tool of War?

Posted July 12, 2018

The way humans wage war is always changing, and today we are waging war in the digital realm. That is why it is so important for countries and individuals to have good cybersecurity tools. And blockchain technology could be the best cybersecurity tool out there...

What is the Most Blockchain-Friendly Place in Europe?

Posted July 5, 2018

In today's digital currency update, we take a look at some regulatory events happening around the globe, including Thailand's history-making decision to allow initial coin offerings in a regulated setting starting in July.

Can Blockchain Fix Health Care?

Posted July 2, 2018

In today's article, our team takes a look at how blockchain technology will impact the health care space. Blockchain has the power to vastly improve the way doctors, patients, and insurance companies interact. And it could make you a pretty penny in the process...

Digital Currency Update: Zcash Executes Hard Fork

Posted June 28, 2018

In this week's digital currency update, we take a look at Zcash's recent hard fork and an upcoming Bitcoin miner IPO.

How to Protect Yourself From Hacks

Posted June 25, 2018

In this week's feature, The Token Authority's Alexandra Perry shows investors some ways to protect themselves against digital currency hacks and discusses the top 3 most secure digital wallets that are available on the web. More often than not, it is wallet owners that destroy their assets, not thieves or malware...

Could Blockchain be Used for Border Protection?

Posted June 21, 2018

In this week's digital currency update, we're going to provide updates for both Ethereum and Factom and take a look at a new token phenomenon called "token swaps."

What is Ethereum Classic?

Posted June 18, 2018

Last week, Coinbase announced that it would soon offer Ethereum Classic on both its Coinbase Pro and Coinbase platforms. Here is everything you need to know.

Digital Currency Update: Ethereum Classic Comes to Coinbase

Posted June 14, 2018

This week, our team takes a look at Ethereum Classic and Wells Fargo's new ban on cryptocurrency purchases.

Are Security Tokens the New Crowdfunding?

Posted June 11, 2018

What exactly is the difference between a security token and a utility token? And why should investors be paying attention to both? In this week's Token Authority, we answer these questions and show how both utility tokens and security tokens have a role to play in the growing digital asset market.