The Monero network has become a battlefield where developers have clashed with ASIC miners. The latter triumph for the third time in a row, having mined 85% of all blocks. And in it is unclear at the moment whether the coin will manage to keep its independence.
Venezuela is one of the first countries that created the national cryptocurrency El Petro at the state level and made it a means of payment. However, this new monetary policy aggravates the political and financial crisis instead of bringing economic recovery.
BitTorrent conducted one of the most noticeable and most successful ICOs in 2019. During ICO it managed to raise $ 7 million. Despite the great success, many questions remain there to be answered. One of biggest among them is whether the project really is of any value?
After years of hiding behind the fig leaf of socialism and revolutionary anti-imperialist rhetoric, the embattled Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro has shown its true colours with a new 15 percent tax on cryptocurrency transactions that may be best described as opportunistic, if not an act of outright tyranny.
In the world of bitcoin, there are institutional investors and there are whales. Institutional investors such as Goldman Sachs are becoming significant crypto investors, but whales have been here since the beginning of digital currency, especially in bitcoin. But who are they? The whale metaphor holds well — these are the largest hodlers (holders, in bitcoin-speak) of BTC, and most of them surface from time to time.
The cryptocurrency is on full bloom right now that’s why every trader is looking for a gold rush that can make them earn huge profits in the crypto market. There are millions of traders across the world who is trying their best to never miss out on any of the opportunities that can earn them overnight fortunes.
When the supply chain conversation turns to blockchain, the laundry list of capabilities and benefits is often preceded by the word "could."
The explosive rise of cryptocurrency prices in Q4 2017 seemed to shock everyone on the sidelines, and exceed the expectations of virtually everyone with skin in the game. Alongside the rise in prices came increasing amounts of blockchain activity, exposing the limitations and novelty of the current state of this technology. Lengthy transaction times and heavy fees were looked over in favor of speculation on where the price would go next.
Everyday, thousands of people search “how to make money online,” and that number is growing with every year. As cryptocurrency continues on its path towards legitimacy, search results for those looking to make money online will start to overlap with the niche of individuals looking for ways to earn crypto online.
Futures trading is common practice in the cryptocurrency space, with CME and CBOE futures exchanges for Bitcoin futures, and among the crypto-based is BitMEX among the most notable exchanges.
As a challenging year for crpyto comes to a close, we take a look at some of the top Google search trends for 2018.
‘Twas a big year in the cryptosphere—a roiling rollercoaster of a ride, during which many people, who obviously weren’t hodling on, fell off, causing much wound-licking and many worthy pronouncements. Early adopter, Roger Ver—having seen it all before—recycled his response. “Price is the least interesting thing about bitcoin,” he said. Again.
The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) recently published research studying the phenomenon of pump-and-dump groups within the crypto community.
This year has been truly challenging for the crypto economy. The price of Bitcoin has crashed significantly and it pushed doubtful investors into a selling spree. After a turbulent 2018, everyone is wondering what 2019 will bring. Here are some of the main trends in cryptocurrencies and the broader cryptoeconomy for the next year.
As a new cryptocurrency investor, kicking off your shoes and taking your first steps along the Path of The Blockchain, you’ve probably found yourself asking the following questions: did the bitcoin bubble really burst, is it too late to get started, and what are the best tips to be successful in this newly emergent investment space?