Category: Google

Google Searches for ‘Bitcoin’ Starting to Catch Up With $10K Euphoria

Data from Google Trends’ search analytics resource indicates that internet googling of ‘bitcoin’ (BTC) is approaching a monthly high as of today, June 24. According to the data, searches for bitcoin are continuing their ascent in the week after the unveiling of Facebook’s new cryptocurrency and blockchain-powered financial infrastructure project, […]

BIS Wants ‘Level Playing Field’ for Banks Amid Threat From Firms Like Facebook

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), often described as the bank for central banks, has issued its annual report for 2019, expressing concerns over the expected disruption as big tech firms like Facebook enter the financial space. While titled “Big tech in finance: opportunities and risks,” the report looks at […]

Grand Theft Crypto: The State of Cryptocurrency-Stealing Malware and Other Nasty Techniques

Much of digital assets’ appeal stems from the fact that many of them are not affiliated with or controlled by governments, central banks or transnational corporations (at least, not yet). The price paid for the independence from institutions of global capitalism, though, might sometimes be extremely high, as, in the […]

Bakkt Brings on ex. Google Consultant as it Builds Its Mobile App Bakkt Pay

Photo: Coinspeaker Bakkt decided to add a former Google consultant to its team as they are getting closer to releasing a product. Chris Peterson, formerly a UX consultant for Google, joined cryptocurrency venture Bakkt earlier this month as the firm works on rolling-out a mobile application for a digital asset […]

Bakkt onboard former Google UX consultant ahead of Bakkt Pay release

Former Google UX expert, Chris Peterson has hopped on to the Bitcoin Futures Exchange, Bakkt, to develop its upcoming project Bakkt Pay. According to an article by TheBlock, the payment platform Bakkt Pay is all set to release the mobile application for the cryptocurrency wallet in a couple of months. According to […]

From Exploitation to Collaboration: Nasdaq-Listed Firm’s Vision for the Future of Advertising

A Nasdaq-listed company says it is creating a blockchain-enabled platform designed to decentralize data and empower consumers — all while giving brands an alternative to Facebook and Google in the quest to reach the public. Phunware says it is leveraging 10 years of mobile technology experience to enable brands to […]

Mercado Libre may integrate FB’s Libra, Coinone welcomed to Ripple Net and more

What a week it has been for the cryptocurrency industry, with Facebook unveiling its cryptocurrency project, Libra, and Ripple confirming a $50 million investment in MoneyGram. Needless to say, the payments industry will be the prime focus now. However, the question remains, which way will the needle swing? On one […]