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Bitcoin Energy Consumption

Bitcoin Energy Consumption: Facing the Environmental Concerns

A recent CBS News report highlighted how Bitcoin mining was responsible for generating an annual level of energy consumption that was higher than 159 countries. As such, a contentious conversation ensued. Is this level of consumption irresponsible, amoral, or absolutely...

/ December 7, 2017 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Major Price Surges on the Horizon, How High Will it Go?

Just about everyone is going bonkers for Bitcoin right now. And that's no surprise, seeing as how the number one cryptocurrency has had an absolutely explosive price performance in 2017. With bitcoin pressing on to new price heights, people want...

/ December 4, 2017 / 1 Comment
Crypto Kitties

CryptoKitties: The Latest Excitement Sweeping the Ethereum Community

CryptoKitties is a decentralized app built atop Ethereum. It's brand new, but it's already been taking the Ethereum ecosystem by storm, with millions of dollars' worth of CryptoKitties trades occurring since the project launched. What gives? Described as digitized avatars...

/ December 4, 2017 / 3 Comments
Ethereum Price

Ethereum Price Analysis: The Future Looks Bright for ETH

Just how high can Ethereum go? That's the question we're all asking ourselves as the number two cryptocurrency by market capitalization is vaulting to unprecedented all-time price highs in Q4 2017. And as it stands right now, it really looks...

/ December 2, 2017 / 2 Comments
Exit Scams

What is an “Exit Scam” & How Can You Avoid Them ?

This week, the concept of the “exit scam” hit the headlines of the cryptocurrency space as escrow-related crypto startup Confido – painfully and ironically meaning “I trust” in Italian – went dark, making off with thousands of investors’ money. And...

/ November 22, 2017 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Hard Fork

Bitcoin Hard Forks Bitcoin Gold & Segwit2x: What You Need to Know

On 25 October2017 a new cryptocurrency called Bitcoin Gold split off from the Bitcoin blockchain. In mid-November, another new coin is expected to be released, known as Segwit2x. These coins are the result of what is known as a ‘hard...

/ October 28, 2017 / 8 Comments

Why Bitcoin is Still the Wave of the Future

When the cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin first hit the market and started garnering attention, people were intrigued. The value of the newly minted currency quickly rose from almost nothing to more than $1,000 apiece. After that, Bitcoin fell in price...

/ August 7, 2017 / 3 Comments
Benefits of Blockchain Technology For The Financial Services Industry

Benefits of Blockchain Technology For The Financial Services Industry

A Blockchain is a public, digital ledger that anybody can verify. It is distributed globally among a network of computers. The key point is that there is no need for a central authority to add new transactions to the ledger....

/ July 17, 2017 / 1 Comment