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Which Altcoin is Going to Boom in 2018?
If you want to invest in cryptocurrency, then chances are you probably feel like you might have missed the Bitcoin boat. (Mathematically, this is also probably true.) However, you shouldn't mourn all that missed potential quite yet.
Legal Pitfalls in Blockchain Smart Contracts to Avoid
Bitcoin is in the news, no matter where you look. Everyone wants to get a slice of the blockchain pie. Investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is trendy, but what happens once you actually buy the cryptocurrency and try to use it?
How Do Hackers Hijack Online Bitcoin Wallets?
Bitcoin wallets are a great invention, especially now that cryptocurrency is becoming mainstream. The concept of storing cybercurrency in an online "wallet" is one that just plain makes sense—and also can help investors when it comes to centralizing their cryptocurrencies.
Reasons Why Litecoin Is Better Than Bitcoin
Bitcoin has been skyrocketing in price, and more people than ever before have started to have Bitcoin wallets as a result. But it's not exactly a sterling investment. Many experts believe that Bitcoin is flawed, and truthfully, there are a lot of downsides to buying Bitcoin most hype-believers won't want to admit to.
How Initial Bounty Offering Can Help the Unbanked
If there's one thing that should make traditional banks shake in their shoes, it's the way that it's making people reexamine traditional banking. Cryptocurrencies have rapidly evolved into their own economy, and the technology around them has also has created new forms of banking that would have been unheard of only a couple of years ago.
How World Fiat Money Affects Bitcoin Price
Most people who are looking to invest in Bitcoin are interested in the "solid" aspects of it, such as figuring out which Bitcoin mining rig will work well for them or which Bitcoin wallet will be best for them. They also may be more interested to hear about other cryptocurrencies that may provide better returns on mining investment, too.
Brand-Name Businesses That Accept Bitcoin
Once upon a time, Bitcoin was known as a primarily criminal currency, and it was synonymous with the Dark Web. However, as time went on, the value of Bitcoin started to rise—and with it, the number of people who wanted to trade in it.
Things That Could Make Bitcoin Crash to $1,000 or Less
Everyone who is talking about investing has started to buzz about Bitcoin. Once considered to be a strictly criminal currency, Bitcoin has become one of the hottest investments in the world—and it also helped spawn a number of Bitcoin alternatives that currently trade for as much as $1,000 per digital token.
A Complete Dictionary of Cryptocurrency Slang
Navigating the world of the internet is no easy blunder, due in part to a multitude of factors, ranging from the limited amount of security and the various layers of ongoing traffic, to the unfolding effects of social media and the ranging dark web horror stories. Even more daunting, identical as it is to the real world, grasping the nature and dialect provided by the many wonders hidden all across the net is practically impossible; I’m not just talking about "LOL" or "#MileysBack," I’m discussing more inherent internet jargon, such as 4chan speak, algorithmic coding, pixelated messaging—hell, let’s even add the language of emoji.
“Can Bitcoin Be Treated as a Fiat Currency?”
This paper will seek to analyze whether Bitcoin, as a digital decentralized cryptocurrency, can be considered a form of money from a traditional economic perspective, and whether it may serve as an alternative to other fiat currencies. The article will split into two sections – the first will provide an explanation of the Bitcoin system, namely, its functions and origins; the second will provide analysis as to the extent to which it relates to the traditional functions of money. The paper will conclude with a summary of the author’s normative assessment of bitcoin as a form of money, and the risks its implementation as fiat currency pose.
Is This the End of Bitcoin?
I woke up Thursday morning with several articles of interest to read, all about Bitcoin and the impending doom on the finicky cryptocurrency. How it went from $10,000 to $9,450 all in a matter of hours.
Crypto Mining (FTC)
Having spent a long time poring over forums and searching through blog posts, I finally managed to turn my PC I into an entry level mining rig. It has taken a painstaking amount of effort for me to get to grips with what I needed to do. So I felt compelled to write a quick start guide for the aspiring crypto miner.