Bitcoin’s price nearly broke $4,000 yesterday, a level it hasn’t seen in six weeks. Some said it was a delayed reaction to news that JPMorgan was rolling out a cryptocurrency, but a late response would be unusual. Still, as we all know, there has never been anything typical about bitcoin markets.
Below, we take a closer look at JPMorgan’s big reveal, and whether its cryptocurrency looks more like the future of digital payments than bitcoin does. Plus, we delve into blockchain-based gaming, an area that has been the subject of a lot of hype. The road to a blockbuster crypto game might be longer than many hope.