Articles about Bitcoin

Bitcoin Losing Favor With Cybercrooks

Language: English Date: 2018-03-16

Bitcoin is losing favor with cybercrooks, a Congressional hearing on terrorism financing was told Thursday. Hackers are increasingly moving to Ethereum and other more moderately priced forms of cryptocurrency as Bitcoin has become too volatile for their tastes.

What Will Be the Future Impact of Bitcoin?

Language: English Date: 2018-03-08

Bitcoin, as any other digital currency, has and will have many impacts on currency transitions as we know them.

Bitcoin prudko padá, veľkú burzu možno hackli

Language: Slovak Date: 2018-03-08

Kryptomeny používateľov na Binance boli samovoľne predané. Burza o príčine zatiaľ mlčí.

What is the Mining Difficulty?

Language: English Date: 2018-03-08

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts will often hear how miners have to provide more powerful hardware to keep up with the mining difficulty. To some people, this may sound strange, as the mining difficulty doesn’t become more difficult in the traditional sense. The difficulty is a unit of measurement designed to indicate how difficult it is to find a hash below the given target, either on the bitcoin network or any other currency that can be mined through proof-of-work.

Jay-Z Expands Portfolio to Include Crypto

Language: English Date: 2018-02-13

Nas and Snoop Dogg have backed trading application Robinhood, and now legendary rap star Jay-Z has added his imprimatur through a subsidiary, Arrive. Robinhood is already valued at over a billion dollars, closing in on 1.5 billion as of this writing, having recently announced Robinhood Crypto.

This Week in Bitcoin: Who Do You Believe?

Language: English Date: 2018-02-12

The bitcoin space is a constant battle of truth versus untruth, rumor versus fact and optimism versus pessimism. With market manipulators up to their usual tricks and salty altcoiners crying FUD, it can be hard to tell what’s real and what’s fake. This week truly had it all: keks, lies, and videotape beamed live from the U.S. Senate. Throw in the obligatory multi-million dollar hack, and you’ve got all the makings of another seismic week in bitcoin.

Iceland: Crypto Mining Companies Will Consume More Energy Than Households In 2018

Language: English Date: 2018-02-12

Iceland is set to consume more energy for crypto mining than for household use this year, the Associated Press reports Monday, Feb. 12. The naturally cold climate and access to renewable energy are listed as the primary reasons for the influx of crypto mining companies to the Nordic island nation.

Inovácia Bitcoinu s lacnými rýchlymi platbami sa už používa v sieti, ešte ale nie je pripravená

Language: Slovak Date: 2018-02-05

V ostrej sieti a blockchain najznámejšej kryptomeny Bitcoin rýchlo rastie používanosť nadstavby označovanej Lightning Network, ktorá umožňuje vďaka realizácii transakcií mimo blockchain lacné a rýchle platby.

Bitcoin, blockchain and the fight against poverty

Language: English Date: 2017-12-22

It is nearly four decades since Sendero Luminoso, the brutal “Shining Path” Communist rebellion movement, started its campaign of bombings, assassinations and other terrorist attacks in Peru that went on until the 1990s. I first heard about it from a close friend who was working on an agricultural development project in the Andes when Shining Path swept into his remote valley, executing aid workers and government officials.