Weekly news on the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency.
Cointelegraph interviewed merchants and executives from Crypto.com and Pundi X to learn about the current state of crypto payments for retail customers.
Judy Shelton, President Trump’s nominee for the Federal Reserve board of governors, has advocated for getting back to a gold standard, possibly “in a very cryptocurrency way.”
To combat counterfeit goods, the Italian government has allocated €15M to develop and implement blockchain and other tech-based solutions.
A database of 129 million Russian car drivers is being exposed on the darknet for just 0.3 Bitcoin or about $2,900.
Visa has filed a patent application to create digital currency — potentially using Ethereum as the blockchain.
Analysts believe that Bitcoin’s post-halving stability may help spur crypto adoption across the globe.