Bitcoin Slips in KPMG Rankings, But Cryptocurrency Innovation Has Strong Showing

On Nov. 18, Big Four auditing firm KPMG released its 2019 Fintech100 ranking, which lists the top 100 fintech firms in the world. The list saw a drop in Bitcoin-related companies but reinforced innovation in the payments industry. As was the case in 2018, AntFinancial — owned by Jack Ma of Alibaba — led the […]

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Shenmue III Review Roundup – One for the Fans

Shenmue III released today, 20 years after the first entry in the series. Reviews were initially embargoed until two days after release before publisher Deep Silver moved it to today. The consensus is that the game will please long-term fans but leave a lukewarm impression on newcomers. Shenmue III’s review embargo was initially to lift […]

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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network ‘Pulled Me in’

Bond market veteran Nik Bhatia says that with Lightning, Bitcoin (BTC) has become an unprecedented asset by combining a store of value with medium-of-exchange scale and speed. This recognition prompted him to quit his former work for an institutional asset manager trading United States Treasuries on Wall Street, as he outlined in a blog post […]

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