Blockchain

Announcing Blockchain.com’s new Chief Operating Officer and Chief Strategy Officer

April 29th, 2020

At Blockchain.com we’re on a mission to build a financial system for the internet that empowers anyone in the world to control their money. Times of crisis put leaders to the test. Through the last few weeks of the incredible challenge, volatility, and truly unprecedented uncertainty, our globally-distributed leadership team has impressed me in their ability…

Going for Gold?

April 28th, 2020

A Research Primer on Gold-Backed Crypto Tokens The investment case for gold, an analysis of gold-backed tokens compared to other ways of owning gold, and gold vs bitcoin. Introduction With the current COVID-19 crisis, and unprecedented monetary and stimulus response, many investors have turned their attention towards hard assets such as bitcoin and gold. Over the last…

How to avoid crypto scams on social media

April 8th, 2020

Social media is a great way to connect with others, stay informed and express yourself. But like everything in life, there are those out there who will try to use it to their advantage. In the past few weeks, there’s been an increase in bad actors on social media, sometimes impersonating Blockchain.com accounts. We want…

Introducing the new Blockchain monthly newsletter — April Edition: “After the Dust Settles”

April 6th, 2020

The quality of information and data in crypto has improved in recent years, so you may be asking why another monthly newsletter? There are still some big data and analysis gaps in crypto. Crypto markets are nowhere near as widely served with reliable research and data as traditional markets. Indeed, the March 12–13th crypto stress…

Intro to Crypto by Blockchain.com

March 26th, 2020

People new to the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology often ask us where they can learn more. If you are also a newcomer, or someone who is less comfortable with new technologies, you a) are in good company and b) have come to the right place. Below we have assembled some of the most helpful…

Our AMA on COVID-19 with Dr. Kaveh Kavoosi

March 25th, 2020

Yesterday, Nic and I hosted a virtual webinar with a close friend and Emergency Room physician, Dr. Kaveh Kavoosi, who is on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19 in Canada. With so much uncertainty and misinformation, I wanted to ensure all teams, our families, and our community have access to high-quality information and guidance…

5 Holiday Tips for Bitcoin Enthusiasts (or How to Get Your Family Excited About Bitcoin)

March 19th, 2020

Market value isn’t the only reason digital assets like bitcoin stand out, but it’s certainly a newsworthy conversation starter. As you catch up with family over the holidays, bitcoin’s epic 2017 price increase will likely be a hot topic. To entertain their curiosity, we’ve got the following holiday tips to get your loved ones as…

China Adopts Security Standards for Blockchain Applications in the Financial Sector

February 25th, 2020

Keeping the focus on blockchain development, banking authorities in China have issued a set of rules pertaining to the secure application of crypto-related technologies in the financial sphere. The new standards, the first of this kind, are to guide the work of developers and service providers operating in the industry. Central Bank of China Issues…

Blockchain Tops the List of Most In-Demand Tech Skills for 2020

January 13th, 2020

If you are planning to start a new career this year, or just improve your value in the jobs market, the best thing that you can do is acquire some blockchain skills. Companies around the world are looking for people with capabilities in this field and it appears that demand far outpaces the supply. Companies…

A classic, gone digital. DGLD Now Exclusively Available in The PIT

December 12th, 2019

In October we introduced you to DGLD, a network with more than $20M in investment-grade gold allocated in Swiss vaults and secured using Bitcoin. Now, as a result of excellent work within our walls and with our fellow partners behind DGLD (CoinShares and MKS), we’ve completed the next phase of the roadmap and are excited…