Article: UN sees blockchain technology as tool to fight climate crisis

Blockchain, Governance, Innovation

UN sees blockchain technology as tool to fight climate crisis

U.N. experts are confident that “cryptocurrencies and the technology that powers them can play an important role in sustainable development, and actually improving our stewardship of the environment.” Specifically, the article points out a number of environmental and sustainability benefits associated with blockchain, including its power to enable transparency and resistance to fraud, climate finance and clean energy markets.

Citing the U.N. Environment Programme’s partnership with the Technical University of Denmark, the article states that data on harmful greenhouse gas emissions is unreliable and incomplete in many countries. In providing an immutable record of carbon data, blockchain solutions can provide a transparent way for nations to take action to reduce their impact on the climate.

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Article: iPhone user blames Apple for $600K Bitcoin theft via fake app

Crypto, IO Impotency, Money

iPhone user blames Apple for $600K Bitcoin theft via fake appiPhone user blames Apple for $600K Bitcoin theft via fake app

Christodoulou went on the App Store last month to search for a mobile Trezor app to check his Bitcoin balance via phone. Unaware that Trezor does not currently provide an iOS app, Christodoulou downloaded a doppelgänger Trezor application that boasted close to five stars, giving the impression that it was indeed an official app. After entering his seed phrase, Christodoulou said that his savings of 17.1 BTC were stolen.

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Article: Bitcoin is now ‘too important to ignore’, Deutsche Bank says

Crypto, Money

Bitcoin is now ‘too important to ignore’, Deutsche Bank saysBitcoin is now ‘too important to ignore’, Deutsche Bank says

Despite its rising valuation, Bitcoin’s growth as an asset class could be hampered by its “still limited” tradability and liquidity, Deutsche Bank Research warned. “The real debate is whether rising valuations alone can be reason enough for bitcoin to evolve into an asset class, or whether its illiquidity is an obstacle,” the analysts stated.

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