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The rise of an “Assassination Marketplace” shows the dark side of decentralized networks

August 10th, 2018 at 8:54 am » Comments Off

Right now, there’s an online bidding war over whether or not Donald Trump will die before the year is out. All a would-be assassin has to do is stake a whole bunch of money on “yes” and they’d make a fortune. These not-quite death threats reportedly lodged against the president and other public figures, including […]



Why the Crypto market will be trillions

July 9th, 2018 at 9:46 am » Comments Off

Public embarrassment is a horrible feeling. We’ve all experienced in one form or another. Predicting the future of technology is daunting enough but mix that with the future of money and markets – forget about it. The effort was to convey a whole worldview in less than ten minutes. Needless to say, it required a […]



Bitcoin is going to use as much electricity as Austria by the year’s end

May 22nd, 2018 at 2:07 pm » Comments Off

At this point, mining Bitcoin requires such intensive, specific hardware that the only way for most people to get in on the crypto game is to simply purchase the coin via an exchange. But that doesn’t mean mining has slowed down. Rather, the opposite has been happening, giving environmentalists (and anyone but the most adamant […]



Cryptocurrency Will Replace National Currencies By 2030, According to This Futurist

March 3rd, 2018 at 11:23 am » Comments Off

The cryptocurrency market, which trades various digital-based coins, can look exciting, scary, and mysterious all at once to the casual observer. Its pioneer, Bitcoin, dramatically surged in value and steeply dropped (before picking back up) in recent months. ICOs (initial coin offerings for new cryptocurrencies), meanwhile, are emerging at a head-spinning rate.



7 facts you didn’t know about blockchain

March 3rd, 2018 at 10:55 am » Comments Off

It could transform how we track nearly every transaction. You may have heard the term “blockchain” used when people talk about cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. If you’re unsure of what it means, think of blockchains as ledgers that keep track of transactions. In the case of bitcoin, the blockchain is a record of financial transactions between […]



Venezuela’s own oil-backed cryptocurrency is available for presale today

March 2nd, 2018 at 11:50 am » Comments Off

Venezuela launched the presale of its own cryptocurrency, the petro, today. There are currently 82 million tokens available, which the government plans to follow with an initial coin offering (ICO) launch in a month. It’s the world’s first sovereign cryptocurrency, built on the Ethereum blockchain and intended in part to save the country from wild […]



Bitcoin futures trading opens,bringing crypto to Wallstreet

December 11th, 2017 at 12:06 pm » Comments Off

  Bitcoin futures debut with 26% rally, trigger Cboe trading halts.



A popular payment app now lets users buy and sell bitcoin

November 20th, 2017 at 11:26 am » Comments Off

Square’s Cash app has added new features that allow users to buy and sell bitcoin. Currently, the features are in beta and available to a small number of users, but future updates may add support for easy bitcoin transactions between friends and family members.



This AI blockchain could be the most disruptive tech of the year

October 17th, 2017 at 12:38 am » Comments Off

Blockchain technology is being used to distribute the financial market, rather than keep it in the control of a few major companies. Now, a startup wants to do the same for artificial intelligence.



How blockchain technology is taking the gambling industry to next level

September 19th, 2017 at 11:22 am » Comments Off

Blockchain technology has been slowly creeping into our lives, and today its presence can be felt like never before, with Google search trends showing new records and the collective cryptocurrency market cap being at its highest.



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