The Currency Scene:
News, Events, and Stories about currency from around the world.

Opinions / Blog

Why Taiwan Might Become a Blockchain Island

Bitcoin is the pioneering cryptocurrency that has lasted for more than ten years despite the many market challenges. Taiwan is among the first countries to take blockchain use seriously. Jason Hsu, a vocal congressman of this island plans on integrating bitcoin use on a national scale, which he says will make Taiwan the place to be for people working on the blockchain technology.

Read more ...

3 Major Countries that Boost Global Cryptocurrency Adoption

The single biggest hurdle a cryptocurrency is seeking to overcome is to penetrate into the real-world markets. Almost any cryptocurrency aims to become a sound form of money that is used for everyday purchases by ordinary folk. This is known as becoming a mainstream currency. This is a very tall order and even the largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has a mammoth journey ahead of it in becoming a currency that is used the world over on a daily basis.

Read more ...

Ten Common Mistakes Crypto Investors Make

Do you like losing money? Of course you don't! Though this question may seem trivial at first, do you know that thousands of cryptocurrency investors lose money every day by making perfectly preventable mistakes? Check out our infographic on how you can avoid making any of the 10 most common mistakes when investing in digital currency.

Read more ...

Why Lawmakers are Protecting Cash Usage

Efforts to ban cashless retail are gaining momentum across the nation. Earlier this year, Philadelphia became the first major city to ban cashless retail stores in an effort to protect consumer access to the marketplace. New Jersey, San Francisco, Massachusetts, and other cities and states quickly followed suit. In total there are 11 bills currently approved or making their way through the legislative process.

Read more ...