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Now That Bitcoins Are Worth More Than Their Weight In Gold, Is It Time For Central Banks To Make Their Own?

The Conversation Global | Posted 03.09.2017 | Business
The Conversation Global

BTC Keychain/Flickr, CC BY-SANafis Alam, Sunway University and Graham Kendall, University of Nottingham The history of gold trading can be traced back...

What is Bitcoin Mining? A Step-by-Step Guide

Ameer Rosic | Posted 12.21.2016 | Technology
Ameer Rosic

Bitcoin may be the next big thing in finance, but it can be difficult for most people to understand how it works. There is a whole lot of maths and nu...

Why Bitcoin Could Be More Important Than the Internet: Here's why

Ameer Rosic | Posted 12.08.2016 | Technology
Ameer Rosic

The ninth year into its journey, people's trust in Bitcoin is growing at an exponential rate reaching new audiences. Hacker-money, as it was called in...

An In-Depth Interview With Stephan Tual Former CCO of Ethereum and founder of Slock.it & The DAO

Ameer Rosic | Posted 12.05.2016 | Technology
Ameer Rosic

Stephan is the Founder and COO of slock.it, a project at the intersection of the IoT and blockchain that aims to address security, identity, coordinat...

5 Blockchain Applications That Are Shaping Your Future

Ameer Rosic | Posted 11.28.2016 | Technology
Ameer Rosic

You probably have heard of bitcoin and cryptocurrency by now. And as of late the term "Blockchain" has made huge splashes in the tech community. I...

Five Blockchain Technologies you should be Watching

John Rampton | Posted 10.04.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Blockchain is much bigger than bitcoin. There is staggering innovation in the area of distributed ledgers, but most of it will be under the radar for ...

Here's What You Need To Know About Cryptocurrency

William Morrow | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
William Morrow

What is CryptoCurrency? While many people have heard of Cryptocurrency, it is still shrouded in much mystery and misunderstanding. In this article,...

How Safe Are We From Hacking And Cyber Attacks?

Zac Thompson | Posted 08.17.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

You know your Uncle's old school Apple II he keeps in the basement running pong, yeah, a computer like that controls the United States nukes.

How To Make Use Of Bitcoin in Business

Zak Mustapha | Posted 08.08.2016 | Business
Zak Mustapha

For a business to remain relevant, it must keep up with the latest technology and tools. As we enter the so-called era of 'fintech' (financial technology), the finances of your businesses must be reviewed as well.

Unlocking The Secrets Of Cryptocurrency: An Interview With Ethereum Co-Creator Taylor Gerring

Eric Douglas | Posted 07.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Eric Douglas

Outspeak caught up with two cryptocurrency experts, Ethereum co-founder Taylor Gerring and crypto commentator David Seaman, to get their thoughts on the evolution of cryptocurrency, and what comes next.

Bitcoin Versus Ethereum: Room For Both?

David Seaman | Posted 07.09.2016 | Business
David Seaman

Ethereum has increasingly become a problem for the Internet's millions of Bitcoin faithful. It goes against Bitcoin maximalist dogma, for one thing: i...

Bitcoin Halving: It Happened!

David Seaman | Posted 07.09.2016 | Business
David Seaman

Well, the Bitcoin protocol survived its much awaited block halving event. Since block halvings are programmed to happen so infrequently (once every 2...

The Bitcoin Block Halving: It's Today!

David Seaman | Posted 07.09.2016 | Business
David Seaman

Today's a momentous occasion for Bitcoin enthusiasts around the globe: later today, the block reward subsidy as programmed in the Bitcoin software wil...

Why Ethereum Is So Advanced

David Seaman | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
David Seaman

If you've ever downloaded the Bitcoin-qt client or another of the mainstay wallet clients available to Bitcoin users, you probably know the adrenaline...

A Scenario Where Bitcoin Drops To $0.00

David Seaman | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
David Seaman

In just a couple days, the Bitcoin community will celebrate its next block halving. Every four years, as coded by its pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nak...

Why Corporations Love Ethereum

David Seaman | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
David Seaman

Ethereum, the world's second most valuable cryptocurrency network after Bitcoin, recently fell victim to a sophisticated hack within one of its third ...

Strange Bedfellows: Millennials And Cryptocurrency

David Seaman | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
David Seaman

Few could have foreseen a Western economic environment where millennials, exhausted and withered from years of "austerity," among other monetary polic...

Most Absurd Yet Insightful Statements Made at Web Summit, World's Largest Startup Conference

Shane M. Kite | Posted 12.18.2016 | Business
Shane M. Kite

The hype at Web Summit was as thick as the fog that delayed flights into Dublin Airport last month at the Earth's largest gathering of startups. "Ko...

I (Shall Happily) Accept the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics on Behalf of Satoshi Nakamoto

Bhagwan Chowdhry | Posted 11.06.2016 | Business
Bhagwan Chowdhry

I am completely serious in suggesting Satoshi Nakamoto for the Prize. The invention of bitcoin -- a digital currency -- is nothing short of revolutionary.

Digital Currency Gets Traction in African Country

Oliver Leung | Posted 10.15.2016 | World
Oliver Leung

Tunisia's National Postal service, La Poste Tunisienne, has launched a national payment platform to make instant mobile money transfers, online payments, remittances, and other transactions easier.

Virtual Frenzies: Bitcoin and the Block Chain

Stephen G. Cecchetti | Posted 10.01.2016 | Business
Stephen G. Cecchetti

Bitcoin has prompted many people to expect a revolution in the means by which we make and settle everyday payments. Our view is that Bitcoin and other "virtual currency schemes" (VCS) lack critical features of money, so their use is likely to remain very limited.

The Problems Bitcoin May Face in the Nearest Future

Evgeny Rudenko | Posted 06.04.2016 | Technology
Evgeny Rudenko

If you know what Bitcoin is and have been following its development, you've probably heard the news. Stock exchanges have begun to take bitcoins seriously. This looks like a breakthrough, especially considering the fact that the NYSE now uses Bitcoin-like mechanisms when issuing securities.

The Mysterious Disappearance of Satoshi Nakamoto, Founder & Creator of Bitcoin

Martin O’Leary | Posted 05.05.2016 | Technology
Martin O’Leary

Just as a true artist lives by his or her art--creating and being remembered through a legacy of masterpieces--Nakamoto's anonymity perfectly mirrors the anonymity of his Bitcoin masterpiece.

Bitcoin Revisited: Focus on Alternative Currency Masks the Power of Blockchain Technology Innovation

Tilman Ehrbeck | Posted 04.25.2015 | Impact
Tilman Ehrbeck

The notion of national currencies and fiat money is central to modern economies and government financing. I can't see a world in the foreseeable future, where sovereign nation states give up the control over what currency must be used for conducting its business.

Bitcoin: Is it an Economic Equalizer or a Tool for Conflict and Crime?

Dr. Behzad Mohit | Posted 04.19.2015 | Technology
Dr. Behzad Mohit

The general acceptance of Bitcoin could have profound consequences, leading to a more egalitarian distribution of wealth and a more stable society. But in order for that to happen, there are two important things we must do.