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Ever since bitcoin rose to mainstream attention, we’ve been hearing what blockchain tech could be used for – ecash payments, bank clearing, patents, stock trading… the list goes on. But in looking at how blockchain could change the world, we run the risk of missing where it is poised to make a difference right now. […]

In attempting to explain blockchain, a 2016 Wall Street Journal blog noted that it was not only the technology that underpins the digital currency known as Bitcoin, but that it also a technology that is being used by more than 40 top financial institutions and a growing number of companies across industries that see the […]

Decentralized blockchains like Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can provide individuals with more freedom than traditional financial systems. That said, liberty can be a double edged sword because it also requires individuals to be responsible and some people abuse that freedom. There are many thieves and scammers in the crypto industry who take advantage of newcomers. […]

Blockchain is much bigger than bitcoin. There is staggering innovation in the area of distributed ledgers, but most of it will be under the radar for anyone who hasn’t immersed themselves in that world. Here are five technologies and trends to watch. Smart contracts Bitcoin decentralises money, removing the requirement for a middleman and enabling […]

You’ve heard of blockchain, the revolutionary shared ledger that powers bitcoin. But blockchain offers far more for money – and much else besides – than bitcoin alone. Here are five forms of blockchain-based cash that are either already with us, or will be shortly. Truly anonymous cash Much has been made of bitcoin’s anonymity, due […]

Theft and human error are the greatest risks to bitcoin and cryptocurreny holders. There are many benefits to using Bitcoin just as long as you keep your private keys secure. Transactions are irreversible which makes it very difficult to recoup lost funds. For those who are new to crypto, here are three simple steps to […]

Bitcoin is a paradigm shift that’s changing the way we perceive money. It allows individuals to have full control over their finances without needing to go through a bank. Many investors are starting to use bitcoin as a long term store of value and hedge against financial uncertainty. If you’re new to Bitcoin and feel […]

Bitcoin’s bull trend is likely the result of new money coming into the markets. Since the supply is limited, new market demand can increase buying pressure on the price. With the current halving of mining rewards the creation of new coins are reduced, which adds to the scarcity. Unlike the parabolic bull market of 2013 […]

Bitcoin is known for its aggressive bull trends. There are many risks associated with owning bitcoin such as volatility and keeping your coins secure from hacks. That said, there are also many positive benefits for including bitcoin in your portfolio. #1: Store of Value Although bitcoin has its bear cycles like any other market, the long […]

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