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Category: Commentary

7 Bitcoin Scams You Need To Be Aware Of

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, News

7 Bitcoin Scams You Need To Be Aware Of

As the price of bitcoin has increased substantially over the last few years, so has the number of malicious individuals and organizations looking to take advantage of others in the Bitcoin community. Bitcoin scams are not a new occurrence as they have been around since the currency first gained some popularity. Today, however, there is a broad range of bitcoin...

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The Human Value of the Sharing Economy

Category: Blockchain, Commentary, News, Tech

The Human Value of the Sharing Economy

Some people might ask what the endgame for bitcoin/cryptocurrency adoption is, and why is it better than fiat aside from its ease-of-use in a digital environment and it's resistance to government control. In a world where digital currencies are adopted by the mainstream, how can cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology (DLT) improve living conditions and make our world a better...

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Bitcoin Price Dips Below $1000, Sentiment Dampens on Hard Fork Concerns

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News, Price Analysis

Bitcoin Price Dips Below $1000, Sentiment Dampens on Hard Fork Concerns

BTC-USD dipped below $1000 to a five-week low, temporarily trading below $975, the low in the market following the COIN ETF’s disapproval. Two factors which precipitated the panic in markets are the possibility of a split in the network due to the standoff between Bitcoin Core and a substantial proportion of miners and the proposed verification of bitcoin users’ identities...

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Why Conventional Economists Still Push “Bitcoin is Criminal Money” Narrative

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News

Why Conventional Economists Still Push “Bitcoin is Criminal Money” Narrative

Several conventional economists including Ann Pettifor are still pushing the “Bitcoin is criminal money” narrative with the sole intention of misleading the general public. Pettifor Claims Bitcoin is a Ponzi Pettifor firmly believes that bitcoin is a pyramid scheme. However, like many other conventional economists and analysts including Marathon Asset Management CEO Bruce Richards, she struggles to provide a viable...

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The Blockchain Revolution: Is the Future Permissioned or Permissionless?

Category: Blockchain, Commentary, News

The Blockchain Revolution: Is the Future Permissioned or Permissionless?

The blockchain gold rush is among us, and those at the fore are infected with the “fever,” racing to secure prominent roles in the revolution ahead. Among the droves seeking to ensure future profitability in staking claims to the open-source technology, our favorite major banks, and payment networks have been diligently pushing through blockchain-related patents. Not to be left out,...

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OpenBazaar Pioneering Open Markets with Tor Integration

Category: Commentary, News, Tech

OpenBazaar Pioneering Open Markets with Tor Integration

OpenBazaar announced during February 2017 that the long-awaited feature to improve anonymity and privacy for vendors and buyers was here, the code which would enable Tor anonymity was ready, and Tor would finally be integrated into the decentralized online marketplace. "Tor has always been the most requested feature by far," OpenBazaar developer Chris Pacia said. OpenBazaar is an online marketplace...

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Is Ethereum a Viable Alternative to Bitcoin as a Payment Network?

Category: Blockchain, Commentary, Ethereum, News

Is Ethereum a Viable Alternative to Bitcoin as a Payment Network?

The vast majority of digital currency and Bitcoin enthusiasts perceive Ethereum as a sophisticated smart contract protocol designed and structured to support unique decentralized applications. However, Social Minds founder and Reality Keys developer Edmund Edgar sees Ethereum as a viable alternative to bitcoin as a payment network, primarily due to its simple method of facilitating transactions. Processing payments on the...

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COIN ETF Denied, But BTC-USD Still Above $1000

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, News

COIN ETF Denied, But BTC-USD Still Above $1000

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has denied an almost four-year old proposal for the first-ever bitcoin ETF. The whole bitcoin and cryptocurrency world sat on the edge of it's seat on March 10 waiting for the U.S. Securities and Exchange to make a decision on the Winklevoss twins' COIN ETF proposal. The SEC had been putting off...

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Bitcoin is a Digital Commodity, Not Just a Technology

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News

Bitcoin is a Digital Commodity, Not Just a Technology

A recent Bloomberg article argued that bitcoin is neither a real currency nor a commodity. Instead, the author argues that bitcoin is purely a technology and that looking at the price performance of gold versus bitcoin is like comparing “the prices of soybean futures and Intel stock.” Comparing Gold and Bitcoin Gold and bitcoin are regularly compared in the financial...

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How the Blockchain Will Revolutionize Identities

Category: Blockchain, Commentary, News

How the Blockchain Will Revolutionize Identities

Bitcoin is considered to be one of the most revolutionary inventions of this generation. Bitcoin has challenged and to an extent changed the prevailing definitions of money, mediums of exchange and the creation of value. However, important as it is, bitcoin is not nearly as revolutionary as its underlying technology, the blockchain. The blockchain is an immutable distributed ledger that...

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