Virginia advances groundbreaking cryptocurrency banking bill

Selina Johansson

The head of crypto and tokenization at Republic, Andrew Durgee, argues volatility in the industry will continue, in large part fueled by current geopolitical events. The Virginia Senate unanimously passed a groundbreaking cryptocurrency banking bill this week, which already passed the state’s House of Delegates and which legislators expect Gov. […]

Live news from February 8: Peloton chief steps down, US arrests two and seizes $3.6bn in cryptocurrency from Bitfinex hack, Macron says Putin gave him assurances over Ukraine

Selina Johansson

Ride-sharing company Lyft, Uber’s biggest rival in the US, posted a mixed bag of earnings on Wednesday, outperforming on revenue but falling short on adding new riders to the platform. “The Omicron variant had a significant impact on ride volumes,” said Logan Green, Lyft’s chief executive, speaking to investors. “The […]

10 common cryptocurrency terms you need to know

Despite Bitcoin launching way back in 2009, it’s only until recently that you can’t turn on the news or browse the web without coming across some mention of cryptocurrency.  I got so many questions from my readers and national radio show listeners that I wrote an eBook about crypto to […]

Cryptocurrency faces a quantum computing problem

An IBM quantum computer. Stephen Shankland/CNET Cryptocurrencies hold the potential to change finance, eliminating middlemen and bringing accounts to millions of unbanked people around the world. Quantum computers could upend the way pharmaceuticals and materials are designed by bringing their extraordinary power to the process. Here’s the problem: The blockchain […]