Interpol Creates Digital Currency to Study Crypto Crime

Interpol’s cybercrime research facility, the Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI), has created its own digital currency in a bid to combat cryptocurrency-fuelled crime. The IGCI team, which includes members from Singapore’s police force, will use its in-house virtual currency to study scenarios of cryptocurrency use and misuse in a specially designed simulation training game. (Via CoinDesk) Continue reading Interpol Creates Digital Currency to Study Crypto Crime

First Licensed Digital Currency Broker-Dealer

The former bitcoin trading division of SecondMarket, has relaunched under the new name Genesis Trading in bid to become “the partner of choice for large institutional buyers and sellers” in digital currency trading, while creating an identity of its own from this specification. Genesis Trading, which claims to be the first fully licensed digital currency-centric … Continue reading First Licensed Digital Currency Broker-Dealer

Why you need to love Blockchain and Bitcoin

Most people following developments in Bitcoin are familiar with the often repeated mantra proclaiming that blockchain is an innovative technological breakthrough. The blockchain is a peer-to-peer public ledger maintained by a distributed network of computers. There is no central authority, and no need a trusted third party to process and verify transactions. Eliminating the need … Continue reading Why you need to love Blockchain and Bitcoin