Cryptocurrencies have sparked a revolution in the banking sector.
Not only are banks adopting the blockchain, some are also developing their own cryptos.
In this section we cover banking-related topics, fintechs, central bank and state regulation and the busy intersection between legacy banking and cryptocurrencies.
My list of cryptocurrency friendly banks
In this article I'd like to compile a list of cryptocurrency-friendly banks from around the world.
Many financial institutions do not accept cryptocurrency-related transactions...
Most cryptocurrency market cap is fake
Impressive U$ dollar cryptocurrency market capitalization numbers are misleading new investors every day.
The market cap metric is used heavily by investors to estimate crypto ...
Opinion: Decentralized blockchains can only survive having a valuable token, like Bitcoin, attached to them [Feb 2018]
We’ve heard this time and again, especially from folks in the financial sector: “blockchain is here to stay, Bitcoin not so much”. Is this really so? We disagree, and in this article we discuss the origins of Bitcoin and how the problem it solved only makes sense when there’s a reward for participants to join […]
How can I sell Bitcoin?
There are many ways in which you can sell your Bitcoins. Over the counter (OTC) trade is growing everywhere, thus fulfilling one of Satoshi’s original ideas, which was to have a 100% decentralized P2P currency. There are also many centralized exchanges where you can safely trade your BTC for other cryptos, or even cash. In […]
Brazilian tax authority hardens rules for Bitcoin exchanges: monthly statements to become mandatory
The Brazilian equivalent of the IRS, Receita Federal (RFB), wants to tighten the rules for cryptocurrency exchanges. The new administrative guidelines were released to the public when the terms of a public consultation were published earlier today. Anti-Money Laundering The consultation was opened to request comments from experts about how to deal with tax dodging […]
Blockchain bills of lading : Revolution in oil shipments and sea cargo logistics
After more than 200 years of the same workflow, one technology has come along which could change the oil trade forever: blockchain! Dannish sea transport giant Maersk announced, earlier this year, that they’d be joining forces with IBM to implement a blockchain solution to sea shipping. According to the announcement, over 80% of customer goods, […]
Concepts In This Page
Cryptocurrencies and decentralized technologies are very popular in Brazil. In this section we take a look at these technologies as related to Brazil. See also our sister website decenBR.com
Articles related to Brazil and Brazilian cryptocurrency and decentralized technology leaders.
Cryptocurrency Transactions (TX's) are the logical object which tie an unspent output to a new input, forming the chain which allows us to control address balances. Transactions are grouped into blocks which, when verified by mining or staking, form the blockchain.
A distributed ledger is a decentralized financial database with data stored across multiple locations.