Cryptocurrency, despite the massive drop in value from a year prior, was still a hot topic of discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Experts on cryptocurrency and blockchain debated the technology in the panel “Building a Sustainable Crypto-Architecture” with insight into both sides of the discussion.
Former FBI Director Louis Freeh and his son Justin gave an interview with Yahoo Finance shedding light on their law firm’s recent investigation of Tether. New details were revealed about how the investigation was carried out and the nature of the company’s banking relationships.
Bitsonline had an exclusive interview with Matthew Finestone, the Director of Business Development at Loopring, a decentralized exchange (DEX) protocol. In it, he discusses the open source project that allows third parties to build their own DEXs on Ethereum, QTUM, and soon, NEO.
I did an exclusive interview with PZ, the head of Monero Classic (XMC), a fork of Monero (XMR) that retains the proof-of-work algorithm that the privacy coin had before its April hard fork. They discuss their new project, their involvement with helping to get SegWit adopted on Litecoin and Bitcoin, and the state of cryptocurrencies in China.
A lively debate between economist Nouriel Roubini and ConsenSys founder Joseph Lubin didn’t disappoint the crowd at the Fluidity Summit in New York. Roubini repeatedly attacked cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology as being irrelevant, while Lubin argued that the technology had tremendous potential in many industries.