Bank of International Settlements (BIS)
News

Bitcoin Should ‘Depart’ From Proof-of-Work, Says Bank Of...

Bitcoin figures have dismissed the latest report on cryptocurrencies by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) after it claimed Bitcoin must stop using its Proof-of-Work...

Esther Kim | Jan 22, 2019 | 10:00
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Bitcoin Education

Bitcoin Economist Saifedean Ammous Rips ‘Relics of the 20th...

What happens when you gather together a bunch of staunch, skeptical, middle-aged financial capitalists with a feisty, quick-witted Bitcoin economist like Saifedean Ammous? A whole...

Christina Comben | Dec 17, 2018 | 20:00
Bitcoin mining Renewable Energy Trading Comes to Thailand – Power Ledger and BCPG Setting the Pace
Mining

New Report Finds 80% of Bitcoin Mining Running on Renewable Energy

A new report from CoinShares into Bitcoin mining suggests the practice is likely loss-making for the majority of miners at current prices. Average Miner ‘Running At A Loss’...

Esther Kim | Nov 30, 2018 | 16:00
Paul Krugman
Bitcoin

Hey Paul Krugman, Bitcoin Doesn’t Need ‘Men With...

Bitcoin is not without its vocal band of critics and naysayers. The Nouriel Roubinis and Paul Krugmans of this world would have you believe that Satoshi Nakamoto’s creation is 100...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Nov 09, 2018 | 15:00
Bitcoin price
Bitcoin

3 Reasons Why Bitcoin is Programmed to Pump

Despite non-stop criticism, obituaries, and competition from altcoins, Bitcoin has undeniable advantages — ensuring that its value will keep rising for decades to come.  It might...

Allen Scott | Jul 17, 2018 | 20:00
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Op-Ed

The Central Banks’ Bank (BIS) Hates Bitcoin — Which is...

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), a global “bank for central banks” based in Basel, Switzerland, has once more declared that cryptocurrencies are not only “not ready...

Allen Scott | Jun 18, 2018 | 07:00
News

Top 10 Gems From Saifedean Ammous’ ‘The Bitcoin...

Bitcoin economist Saifedean Ammous has confirmed publication of his cryptocurrency reference guide, ‘The Bitcoin Standard.’ Pundits Line Up To Praise New Guide To Bitcoin A worthy...

Wilma Woo | Apr 18, 2018 | 04:00
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Interviews

Bitcoin is ‘Financial Dynamite’ – Saifedean Ammous...

Bitcoinist spoke with Saifedean Ammous, assistant professor of economics at Lebanese American University, Bitcoin economist, carnivore grill-master, and author of the new book, The...

Allen Scott | Apr 06, 2018 | 12:00
Kodak
News

Press The Button, Get Scammed: Kodak Bitcoin Miner Branded...

Embattled photography giant Kodak has released a Bitcoin miner which has already earnt “scam” accusations from the Bitcoin industry. ‘The Dumbest Thing I’ve Seen At...

Wilma Woo | Jan 10, 2018 | 12:00

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