The Netherlands’ Central Bank: Blockchain Doesn’t Yet Meet Demands of Financial Markets

The central bank of the Netherlands says that after three years of experimentation, blockchain cannot yet handle the demands of financial market infrastructures. Blockchain technology is not yet ready for implementation in financial markets, according to a report by De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) on June 7. After three years of experimenting with Distributed Ledger Technology … Read more

Weekly Crypto-Centric Radio Show Launches, Joins Booming Bitcoin Podcast Market

A weekly cryptocurrency-focused radio show called “Cryptomania – Bitcoin and Beyond” has just launched, joining a flourishing cottage industry of crypto-centric edutainment (education + entertainment). Cryptomania is a radio show that airs Saturday mornings in the Boston, Massachusetts, and southern New Hampshire area on the local FM channel 104.9. The radio program is the brainchild … Read more

In India, Fallout Over Celebrity Hype of $300 Million Bitcoin Scammer

India’s Enforcement Directorate, a federal law enforcement and economic intelligence agency, has called in high-profile British-Indian businessman Raj Kundra for questioning as part of an investigation into a money laundering case linked to Amit Bhardwaj’s recent $300 million USD bitcoin scam. Since Bhardwaj’s arrest in April, many domestic celebrities have reportedly been investigated for promoting … Read more