• Price of Bitcoin got you down? Don’t worry! Bitcoin isn’t dead (again). What’s more, here are five reasons the world’s first cryptocurrency is fundamentally stronger than ever. More People Are Using It Metrics gauging Bitcoin users and usage all point to a continuous uptrend, albeit with peaks and alleys along the way, just like with any new technology. First, transaction volume per day is probably the most straighforward metric, which follows a rising trend-line seen

    5 Reasons Bitcoin is Fundamentally Stronger Than Ever

    | 2018/03/15 8:00 am
  • This past week has demonstrated how exceptionally volatile the cryptocurrency space is. Not limited to Bitcoin, this week has seen many prices of altcoins collapse providing the perfect opportunity for high returns in the short term. Altcoins Worth Focusing On This Week: HIRE, ZCL, BRD, NEO, and GAS The altcoins worth shifting immediate focus to for the upcoming week are HIRE, ZCL, BRD, NEO, and GAS. These cryptocurrencies have major events, speculation, announcements and presentations in

    5 Altcoins to Keep an Eye on for the Week of March 10, 2018

    | 2018/03/09 9:00 pm
  • In the already exceptionally volatile cryptocurrency space, altcoins are considered an even higher risk; but with higher risk comes higher reward. Finding the specific altcoin with the highest chance of outpacing BTC’s gains should be a goal for most crypto traders. Altcoins Worth Focusing On The altcoins worth shifting immediate focus to for this week are Bitcoin Private (BTCP), Dragonchain (DRGN), Oyster (PRL), Metal (MTL), and Hirematch (HIRE). These cryptocurrencies have major events in the

    5 Altcoins Worth Paying Close Attention to for the Week of March 4, 2018

    | 2018/03/03 10:30 pm
  • Innovative companies are rushing to create real-world business applications that combine artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technology. For example, JD.Com, the largest retailer in China, recently launched a new accelerator, AI Catapult, to build new businesses and applications using AI and blockchain technology. Separately, Porsche is introducing various blockchain and AI solutions into its smart cars. The Benefits of Combining AI and Blockchain Academia and the business world are focusing on the fantastic benefits that

    The Awesome Power of Combining AI and Blockchain

    | 2018/03/03 3:30 pm
  • Canadian economist Mark Carney — who also serves as the Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the G20’s Financial Stability Board — has called for greater regulation against the “anarchy” of cryptocurrencies, despite claiming that “they’re failing” and are not a threat. ‘They’re Failing’ Canadian economist and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney unsurprisingly continued his anti-Bitcoin and anti-cryptocurrency rhetoric this morning in a speech to Bloomberg — in which he threw

    Shocker! Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Failing,’ UK’s Central Banker Says

    | 2018/03/02 9:00 am
  • Bitcoin can be a virtual minefield of information for a newbie, but ‘Bitcoin for Boobs’ aims to… No, wait a minute. You can now buy body modification for bitcoin and ethereum at a plastic surgery clinic in Houston, Texas. Seriously, What Can’t You Buy with Bitcoin? The list is becoming shorter and shorter, and thanks to Memorial Plastic Surgery in the good ole US of A, we can now cross boobs off that list. And

    Bitcoin for Boobs – Who’s Currency Is Failing Now, Carney?

    | 2018/02/21 1:45 pm
  • Bitcoin looks to become the biggest beneficiary of increasing money digitization as countries, such as Sweden, spearhead the so-called ‘war on cash.’ But First, What is ‘Cash’? By definition, cash is legal tender or coins that can be used to exchange goods, debt, or services, according to Investopedia. The main property of cash is that besides being physically exchanged at the point of sale for goods or services, it also offers some degree of privacy

    Bitcoin Will Be the Real Winner in the War on Cash

    | 2018/02/20 3:30 pm
  • Bitcoin Cash’s narrow focus on transactions ‘gets it wrong’ because money is only a ‘byproduct’ of a much bigger vision, according to Max Keiser.  Money Only a ‘Byproduct’ Financial pundit and host of The Keiser Report, Max Keiser, has put in his two cents on the Bitcoin scaling debate, stating that focusing on transactions ignores the main reason why the world’s first cryptocurrency was created. Keiser wrote on Twitter: Viewing [Bitcoin] narrowly through lens of

    Satoshi’s Vision? Bitcoin Cash Gets It Wrong, Says Max Keiser

    | 2018/02/19 2:00 pm
  • Sometimes it can feel as though everyone in the banking establishment hates us. But before we go and eat worms, let’s cast our eye over this very even-handed assessment of Bitcoin from an analyst at Deutsche Bank. (in German). Opinions, Myths, and Misunderstandings In a paper published last week, DB analyst Jochen Möbert cut straight through some of the key myths surrounding Bitcoin. But before we try to take the moral high-ground, we have to accept that rhetoric

    Deutsche Bank Sends in the Bitcoin FUD-busters

    | 2018/02/08 9:00 pm
  • Here are five ways in which Bitcoin technology has completely redefined the concept of money in its nine years of existence. A Revolution of Money Bitcoin is one of the most groundbreaking monetary experiments in human history. In just nine years of existence, Satoshi Nakamoto’s invention has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry, leading to an explosion of fintech innovation… and it’s just getting started. Meanwhile, Bitcoin technology has already reinvented the concept of money.

    5 Ways Bitcoin Has Already Changed Money Forever

    | 2018/02/07 5:00 pm
  • I’ve had enough of being bombarded with FUD, from so-called ‘experts’ who don’t really ‘get’ Bitcoin. If I want predictions about the future of crypto, I’ll ask an expert in the blockchain industry. Fortunately I don’t have to, as CNBC already asked. But First … This! It’s easy to feel down when it’s cold, wet, and grey outside. Oh … and your investment lost over two-thirds of its value in the last six weeks. But we’ve

    The Future’s Looking Bright for Bitcoin: Experts Predict $50K for 2018

    | 2018/02/07 11:00 am
  • The head of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), has today called on central banks to crack down on cryptocurrency. But it almost definitely has nothing to do with the fact that they stand to make his job obsolete. Honest. Agustin Carstens described Bitcoin as “a combination of a bubble, a Ponzi scheme, and an environmental disaster.” Pot, kettle, much? Are You Really Going There? We might as well get it out of the way

    Global Banking Kingpin in Cryptocurrency FUD-spreading Shocker

    | 2018/02/06 11:00 pm
  • The crypto-sphere is full of hearsay and rumor. If nothing else it keeps hopes high in times of adversity, such as right now. Altcoins can go up on a shill or a pump from a whale, and back down on the spread of FUD across social media. It is unlike any other market and is driven largely on impulse at times. Because it is still an embryonic industry, connections can be drawn between large established

    Op Ed: What does Facebook’s Crypto Ad Ban Mean for Litecoin

    | 2018/02/02 2:15 am
  • Can Bitcoin be even better than the Economic Freedom Index in measuring the degree of economic freedom in the world’s nations? Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt Read the mainstream press about Bitcoin, and you’ll see headlines such as China Bans Bitcoin, South Korea Too!, Russia Plans to Ban Bitcoin, India Says Bitcoin is Not Legal Tender etc. Meanwhile, a dubious group of regulators appears to be waiting on the sidelines ready to crack down with swat teams and

    Why Bitcoin Can Be The New Economic Freedom Index

    | 2018/02/01 9:30 pm
  • As crypto markets slowly start to rebound and head back upwards, the mainstream media just cannot help themselves from disseminating more FUD. As if actively searching for any excuse to decry Bitcoin and its crypto brethren, we find ourselves repeatedly reading articles fueled by fear. The latest to sensationalize on the hype using terms such as “total market collapse” and “bloodbath” is Australia’s News.com.au, which claims that Tether could bring the entire market to its

    [Op-Ed] Misleading Tales of Terror about Tether

    | 2018/01/29 3:45 am
  • The mainstream press has a knack for giving airtime to Bitcoin naysayers who repeat the same tired arguments. Here are the top five most common myths presented against Bitcoin and why they are wrong. Bitcoin Uses More Electricity Than [Insert Country] “One Bitcoin Transaction Now Uses as Much Energy as Your House in a Week!” “Bitcoin’s energy usage is huge – we can’t afford to ignore it” “Bitcoin consumes more electricity than Denmark!”  Deliberately eye-catching,

    Debunked: Top 5 Bitcoin Myths & Misconceptions

    | 2018/01/20 10:30 am
  • In an interview with CNBC earlier Tuesday, former Wells Fargo CEO Richard ‘Dick’ Kovacevich denounced Bitcoin as a pyramid scheme. First, it was economist Robert Schiller calling Bitcoin a “bubble”. Then JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon added his pontificating opinion to the mix, labeling it a “fraud.” Now it looks like Wall Street talking heads are doubling down on the stupid. Yesterday, in an interview on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street, former Wells Fargo CEO

    See Dick. See Dick Call Bitcoin a Pyramid Scheme. Wrong, Dick. Wrong.

    | 2018/01/17 11:15 am
  • It’s not clear what Tron is or whether or not it takes its name directly from the science fiction movie. And that confusion extends to the company’s business model. We jump into the grid to explore why Tron’s coin-operated business is more arcade than reality. The first thing I learned about Tron the crypto company is that it has nothing to do with Tron the movie – or the game – or anything related to Tron.

    [Op-Ed] Truly I Say to You That Tron (TRX) Is a Terrible Investment

    | 2018/01/06 3:30 pm
  • Both of these highflyers are taking the crypto community by storm. Which one will fare better in 2018? Who do we believe will outperform the other? Find out.  If Ripple is the Goldman Sachs of crypto, Stellar is its antagonist, Robin Hood, with the latter pointing out that the former is hanging onto to nearly 60% of the originally issued Ripple tokens. Which in my ledger implies they can easily manipulate their own market. For reference, 60%

    Ripple vs Stellar – Which Coin Will Win?

    | 2018/01/04 1:30 am
  • The list of experts and talking heads eager to belly up to the bar and spout forth on why Bitcoin is a bubble and we’re all fools for believing in it is, as Goose would say, long, but distinguished. The latest expert to lend his voice to the bubble echo chamber is Columbia University professor Jeffrey D. Sachs. Sachs, who is also a published author and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia

    Poking Holes in the Latest ‘Bitcoin is a Bubble’ Argument

    | 2018/01/03 8:30 pm
  • EOS hype is off the chart, but does the company have the capacity to outperform Ethereum? We answer that question and several more as we do a deep dive into the company, its management, and its business model. It’s easy to proclaim the latest technology the next internet, [insert crypto] killer, or even the next generation blockchain. But will it hold up to the hype? That is the question EOS is about to answer. To

    As EOS Tops $8 Is the Sun About to Set on Ethereum’s Reign?

    | 2017/12/30 5:00 pm
  • As Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies gain popularity as a mode of payment transfer, it has become common for the average Bitcoin user to be scammed by an anonymous identity who requests payment for some work is then never heard from again. The decentralized nature of cryptos certainly has a tradeoff – unlike a credit card or bank transaction that can be reverted, a cryptocurrency transfer once confirmed is permanently recorded on the Blockchain. This is

    Protect Your Online Bitcoin Transactions Using a Multisig Escrow Wallet

    | 2017/12/30 5:00 pm
  • The violent sell-off of cryptocurrencies seen recently had been expected long ago.  Everybody was talking about growing bubble, everybody was trying to predict the dates and levels, but as usual, it has come up unexpectedly. Or not? Below I will name the key drivers that triggered the move and the possible scenario for most cryptocurrencies under the leadership of Bitcoin. The current Bitcoin slump is the function of mass profit taking. During the recent months,

    [Op-Ed] Bitcoin: Denial Stage Will Bring Us To Bull Trap

    | 2017/12/29 10:00 am