Month: March 2018

Blockchain isn’t the only tech behind Bitcoin

At the Blockchain Africa Conference held in Johannesburg, South Africa, prominent bitcoin and security expert Andreas Antonopoulos criticized banks and technology firms for treating the term “blockchain” as interchangeable with public blockchain networks – bi…

Opinion: Bitcoin’s Biggest Problem Isn’t Child Porn, It’s GDPR

This week, a barrage of articles came out proclaiming bitcoin’s demise. They had titles like “Bitcoin Could Become Illegal Almost Everywhere, After Shocking Discovery in The Blockchain“, “Bitcoin’s (BTC) Story May Have Come To An End” and even “Child Abuse Co…

Bitcoin is Making Currency Manipulation Difficult for Central Banks

Bitcoin was largely created as a means of undermining the control of governments and traditional financial institutions. Now, the dominant cryptocurrency by market capitalization is making it difficult for governments and central banks to manipulate their own…

Bitcoin breaches $7 000

Bitcoin’s miserable quarter isn’t over yet. The world’s biggest cryptocurrency by market value dropped below the $7 000 mark on Friday morning in Asia, the first time it’s breached that level since early February, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. It f…

Switzerland at epicentre of cryptocurrency revolution

Switzerland has become a global hub for cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology they are built on, with investors flocking to the wealthy Alpine nation to get in on the virtual action.

End of Month Roundup: Cryptocurrency Winners and Losers in March

-Bitcoin news, price, information & analysis Top performing cryptocurrencies in March were Tron and Binance Coin. The biggest losers were Neo, Ethereum and Cardano. Another month has passed in crypto land and it is time to review the winners and losers over t…

ICYMI: No ‘SpielBurgers,’ an Amazon rival to ‘Game of Thrones’?

If you missed it … In a week when bitcoin might have been a less crazy investment than Facebook or Tesla, this also happened: •Director Steven Spielberg isn’t going into partnership with Carl’s Jr. anytime soon. The fast-fo…