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National Cryptocurrencies

National Cryptocurrencies: Russian Cryptoruble, Venezuelan Petro and Estonian Estcoin

Cryptocurrencies have been exploding in popularity in recent years all over the world. Individuals, as well as enterprises, are profiting from the increase in the cryptocurrency prices. Up till now,...

/ March 7, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency Money Transfer

How Cryptocurrencies Could Affect The Global Money Transfer Industry

Transferring money from one country to another can be both slow and expensive. Currently, most international remittances are made using the SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications) network. SWIFT...

/ March 6, 2018 / 1 Comment

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...

/ February 28, 2018 / 1 Comment
Bitcoin & Libertarianism

Bitcoin & Libertarianism – A Dream Combination ?

Libertarianism, in the most general sense, is “...a political philosophy that affirms the rights of individuals to liberty, to acquire, keep, and exchange their holdings, and considers the protection of...

/ January 25, 2018 / 0 Comments
BitConnect Ponzi Scheme

BitConnect – Is it A Ponzi Scheme?

2017 turned out to be a very important year for the cryptocurrency world. Not all developments, however, were positive ones. Last year saw many large Ponzi scheme‘s come and go....

/ January 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Ban

Could Governments Ban or Destroy Bitcoin? What You Need to Know

Perhaps the most legitimate short- and mid-term threats to Bitcoin (BTC) are governmental regulations. Is a true Bitcoin ban even possible? The anxiety around the rapidly-formulating regulatory environment have many...

/ December 27, 2017 / 1 Comment
Developing Countries

How Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies are Helping Developing Countries

Cryptocurrencies have the potential to change the lives of some of the world’s poorest and most desperate people for the better. Cryptocurrency can improve lives by helping residents of developing...

/ December 23, 2017 / 3 Comments

Top Cryptocurrency News Sites: The Best Resources to Stay Informed

I came to the cryptocurrency space with a brief background in political journalism, so once I started diving into crypto, I looked around for critical news resources that could guide...

/ December 23, 2017 / 19 Comments
Bitcoin Futures

Bitcoin Futures: Traditional Investment Instrument Meets the Bitcoin Boom

Bitcoin futures contracts: they're what we're all talking about right now, both in the cryptocurrency ecosystem and in traditional investment circles alike. Why? Because these futures contracts have the potential...

/ December 18, 2017 / 1 Comment
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...

/ December 7, 2017 / 0 Comments