Bitcoin is going wild — here’s what the cryptocurrency is all about
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Bitcoin is back in the headlines after soaring in value. One bitcoin was worth $Two,800 on May 25, up from $1,200 at the end of April.
In countries that accept it, you can buy groceries and clothes just as you would with the local currency. Read More
Ethereum is the most promising technology investment out there. It’s quickly proving to be one of the most profitable investments of all time.
Since its birth in 2016, the digital currency has grown by over 1,100%.
On its way up, it has made paupers into millionaires. And its growth is accelerating. Read More
The Virtual Currency Gold Rush and the Regulatory Wild West
Since my departure from the world of full-time academia, I have dedicated noticeably less time to writing fresh content for this site – however, not for want of subject matter. In the course of my latest work on AML (Anti-Money Laundering) and CFT (Countering the Financing of Terrorism) I have been deeply engaged with an old favourite topic of mine – digital payment methods. Read More
The scaling debate, Bitcoin forks and potential disruptions
Werner van Rooyen
twenty six Jul two thousand seventeen • five minute read
“Bitcoin is dying!”, “Bitcoin will crash!”, “Bitcoin may fork!”, “BIP148 vs BIP91”, “August one is D-day!“ are some of the confusing articles and comments you might have seen or heard in latest weeks. Read More
The hack attack that takes your computer hostage till you pay
WILLIAM BRANGHAM: Inna Simone is retired, a mother and grandmother from Russia who now lives outside of Boston. Last November, her home computer commenced acting strangely.
INNA SIMONE: My computer was working terribly. It was not working, I mean, it was so slow. Read More
The Blockchain for Education: An Introduction
Is blockchain poised to be “the next big thing” in education?
This has become a question I hear with enhancing frequency about a technology that, up until fairly recently, was primarily associated with the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. The subtext to the question, I suppose: do educators need to pay attention to the blockchain? Read More
The eighteen companies that control bitcoin in 2016
The race is on. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Pics
Flashy startups like Coinbase, Circle, Blockchain, and BitPay are some of the most famous companies in bitcoin.
But arguably more significant are the miners вЂ” individuals and organisations who form the core backbone of bitcoin, ensuring the digital currency’s integrity. Read More
If you still can’t figure out what the heck a bitcoin is, this elementary explanation for a five-year-old may help you .
We’re sitting on a park bench. It’s a fine day. I have one apple with me, I give it to you.
You now have one apple and I have zero. That was elementary, right?
Let’s look closely at what happened:
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European Parliament lawmakers put forward plan to deal with seats vacated by departing Brits.
9/7/17, Five:26 PM CEST
Theresa May to meet select group at European Parliament
The British prime minister turned down an invitation to address all MEPs.
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