IOTA is a relatively new cryptocurrency. It was launched in 2015, and features technology that is set to be used in the development of smart cities. MADE met up with co-founder Dominik Schiener.
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The cryptocurrency is considered transparent and decentralized. In the blockchain, all transactions can be traced forever. Nevertheless, Bitcoin is a currency of choice for cybercriminals. How does that square up?
Bitcoin was beginning to look like a better store of value than traditional currencies — even gold — until the cryptocurrency crashed 44% last month. DW unpicks the complicated world of currencies.
Being among the early adopters of cryptocurrencies, Spaniards have turned their country into a hub of blockchain technology. Now, retail giant El Corte Ingles is getting in on the buzz with a coin called Bitcor.
Lawmakers have approved a law classifying Bitcoin as legal tender, making El Salvador the first nation to officially adopt a cryptocurrency.
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