Quantum Money and Bitcoin

Deemed as one of the biggest potential technological revolutions of recent history, quantum computing also poses security risks for the cryptocurrency space. Quantum-computing is able to harness quantum mechanics to reach data processing levels otherwise impossible with traditional computing. In 2015, Google announced that its quantum prototype was 100 million times faster than any other computer in … Continue reading Quantum Money and Bitcoin

Cryptocurrencies: A Pipe Dream Investment

Investors across the globe have invested nearly $57 BILLION into cryptocurrencies Among the 100 cryptocurrencies that make up this total market capitalization, Bitcoin, the most popular of these alternative currencies, makes up roughly 50% of this entire volume (over $28 billion). Bitcoin’s market cap is so large that if it were a country, it would … Continue reading Cryptocurrencies: A Pipe Dream Investment

Why We Need Gold and Bitcoin

In today’s digital age, we live in two worlds: the physical world and the virtual world. The virtual world cannot exist without the physical world (power outages will attest to this). But we cannot exist in today’s physical world without the virtual world (digital technology has embedded itself into every aspect of life from personal to social to commercial, … Continue reading Why We Need Gold and Bitcoin

Beyond Bitcoin: How Developers are Helping Traditional Banks Modernize

Bitcoin and blockchain tend to grab headlines in the world of banking. Cryptocurrency is the poster child of “disruptive technology” in the traditionally slow-moving finance industry. But, there are other areas where developers and software engineers must update business-as-usual in banking in order to survive. According to one survey, 80% of bankers agreed that their institution “needs to complete … Continue reading Beyond Bitcoin: How Developers are Helping Traditional Banks Modernize

Beyond Bitcoin: How Developers are Helping Traditional Banks Modernize

Bitcoin and blockchain tend to grab headlines in the world of banking. Cryptocurrency is the poster child of “disruptive technology” in the traditionally slow-moving finance industry. But, there are other areas where developers and software engineers must update business-as-usual in banking in order to survive. According to one survey, 80% of bankers agreed that their institution “needs to complete … Continue reading Beyond Bitcoin: How Developers are Helping Traditional Banks Modernize

Will Bitcoin Ever Be Regulated?

As Bitcoin and other digital assets continue to grow in adoption and popularity, a common topic for discussion is whether the U.S. government, or any government for that matter, can exert control of its use.  There are two core issues that lay the foundation of the Bitcoin regulation debate: The digital assets pose a macro-economic … Continue reading Will Bitcoin Ever Be Regulated?

HOW TO CASH OUT BITCOIN: YOUR STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

Although it’s safe to say that Bitcoin is much more popular today than it was even one year ago, it's still far from reaching the level of adoption of fiat. Even though several products and blockchain projects have been built around it, Bitcoin's volatility has discouraged many from using it as stable money. This has led to … Continue reading HOW TO CASH OUT BITCOIN: YOUR STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

WHAT DOES THE FUTURE OF BLOCKCHAIN LOOK LIKE?

When Bitcoin first emerged, the cryptography community was instantly enthusiastic about it. Created by an anonymous figure known as Satoshi Nakamoto, it represented the culmination of years of research and work carried out within the field. The aim was to create a digital currency that would be beyond the reach and control of a central authority. To … Continue reading WHAT DOES THE FUTURE OF BLOCKCHAIN LOOK LIKE?

WHAT IS THE “COINBASE EFFECT” AND DOES IT STILL WORK?

The “Coinbase Effect” is a theory within the cryptocurrency community that postulates that if a token/coin, usually one relatively less well-known, gets added to the Coinbase exchange, its price will increase substantially. Coinbase is one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges as well as arguably the most user-friendly, making it the starting point for new cryptocurrency … Continue reading WHAT IS THE “COINBASE EFFECT” AND DOES IT STILL WORK?

CRYPTO FAQ’S: HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO MINE BITCOIN?

Bitcoin network has grown in popularity over the last few years, as demonstrated by its daily use. The number of Bitcoin ATMs has also increased globally from 1 in 2013, to 500 in January 2016, to a whopping 5,042 in July 2019. This shows that there is growing demand and interest in Bitcoin as an asset and even … Continue reading CRYPTO FAQ’S: HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO MINE BITCOIN?