All posts by Robert Devoe

Robert is News Editor at Blockonomi. A true believer in the freedom, privacy, and independence of the future digital economy, he has been involved in the cryptocurrency scene for years.


Ripple XRP Lawsuit

What is Ripple (XRP): And is It Worth The Hype?

The cryptocurrency known as Ripple was a major star among traditional financial analysts last year. In terms of coin pricing, Ripple jumped up an amazing 35,000% over the course of 2017 before dropping off sharply at the beginning of this...

/ April 24, 2018 / 3 Comments
Metamask

What is Metamask? Complete Beginner’s Guide

There are many different ways to store and manage Ethereum and ERC-20 tokens. Those could include hardware wallets, mobile wallets, desktop wallets, you name it. But there is one unique piece of software that not only allows you to safely...

/ April 23, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency Gambling

Gambling on the Blockchain: Beginner’s Guide to Cryptocurrency Gambling

One of the best aspects of blockchain technology is transparency. This means that a business that uses a public blockchain can make everything they do completely open to the public. In that way, anyone can audit their records and make...

/ April 12, 2018 / 1 Comment
What is Hash Rate ?

What Is Hash Rate in Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Mining?

Looking into getting involved in cryptocurrency mining? If so, it's important to understand what a hash rate is and what it means. Not only that, but how it can affect your bottom line. While you may only be getting into...

/ March 26, 2018 / 1 Comment
Bitcoin Halving

What is Bitcoin Halving? Complete Guide to this Mining Change

Every four years or so, bitcoin undergoes an important event known as the "bitcoin halving". This first happened in 2012, and again in 2016. Likewise, it will happen again sometime in 2020 and 2024. What is the bitcoin halving? What...

/ March 20, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency Bubble

Is Bitcoin In A Bubble? If So, Could the Cryptocurrency Bubble Burst?

Many well known and highly respected financial analyst and heavyweights have accused Bitcoin of being in a bubble. The Wall Street Journal published an article where they interviewed 53 economists about the future of Bitcoin. And 51 of them said...

/ March 8, 2018 / 1 Comment
Mining Problems

The Problems With Cryptocurrency Mining: Energy Use & Centralization

Proof-of-work mining has a few serious problems. Every day, networks like Bitcoin, Dash, and Litecoin become evermore centralized. Industrial-scale mining operations that burn through electricity have put the power to control the networks in the hands of just a few....

/ March 8, 2018 / 1 Comment
Market Cap Guide

What is a Cryptocurrency Market Cap? Beginner’s Guide to Market Cap vs. Coin Price

If you're familiar with traditional financial markets like stocks, you're probably familiar with what a market cap is. But when it comes to cryptocurrency, many new and especially young people are joining every day, and many of those people may...

/ March 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Are ICO Tokens and Cryptocurrencies “Securities”?

You've probably come across the term securities before. Recently the US Government agency that deals with securities, known as the SEC or Securities and Exchange Commission, has been increasingly getting involved in cryptocurrencies. Earlier this month, SEC chairman Jay Clayton...

/ February 28, 2018 / 1 Comment
Salt vs Ethlend

Salt vs Ethlend: The Cryptocurrency Lending Platforms

As the cryptocurrency economy continues to grow and evolve, a few platforms focused purely on borrowing and lending have appeared and are continuing to garner support. Each one has their own quirks, as well as their own unique features. Generally...

/ February 22, 2018 / 0 Comments