Bitcoin maxis vs. multichains: Two opposing visions of crypto’s future
    05 Dec 2023

    Jan3 CEO Samson Mow has said that comparing Bitcoin to crypto is like comparing “an aircraft to a paper airplane.” Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse said, “It will be a multichain world.” These opposing statements are the latest front in the longest-running feud in cryptocurrency — the battle between Bitcoin and everything else that followed. For the…

    UK House of Commons recommends further CBDC tests on viability, risks
    05 Dec 2023

    A United Kingdom parliamentary committee in the House of Commons has asked the Bank of England and Treasury to conduct further consultative work to determine the benefits of launching a digital pound. The groundwork and tests related to the launch of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) incurred significant costs for the Bank of England…

    Hashdex tips spot Bitcoin ETFs to trade by Q2, followed by Ethereum
    05 Dec 2023

    Hashdex, one of the 13 asset managers vying for spot Bitcoin exchange-traded fund, expects to see the first spot Bitcoin ETF in the United States land by the second quarter of 2024, followed by a spot Ether ETF. “The exact timing of a spot Bitcoin ETF in the U.S. remains unclear, but in 2023, the narrative around…