Stellar is one of the best blockchain-based projects listed on Coinmarketcap, and there are good reasons for it to be in the top 10 largest cryptocurrencies out there. However, even in this situation, it’s really a bad idea to go all in with Stellar, and it’s not because of Stellar – it’s absolutely wrong to … Continue reading Should I Invest in Stellar Lumens (XLM)?
At the end of June 2018, Bitcoin’s price is fluctuating near $6,300, as it has gained about 7% in the last 24 hours. However, on the last Monday and Friday of the month, Bitcoin touched the lowest level since November 2017, which means it cut all those impressive gains from December and January. The last … Continue reading Will Bitcoin Crash in 2018?
Although Bitcoin is the most popular and most used cryptocurrency in the world, there are some aspects of it, like high fees or slow confirmation times, that make people prefer other coins. Another issue is that the anonymity and privacy could be better and its Smart contract capabilities are basically non-existent. Because of this, users … Continue reading What Makes Bitcoin 2.0 Practical?
First things first, what is Bitcoin mining? Bitcoin mining is the process in which Bitcoin transactions (or any other cryptocurrency transactions) are verified and added to the Blockchain – a public ledger. Through this process, new bitcoins are released. People called “miners” use special software to solve complex math problems and are rewarded with Bitcoin. … Continue reading What Is a Bitcoin Pool?
A cryptocurrency is a digital currency that has no middleman. It operates independently of any government or bank. This has led to government regulations in some countries. Anonymity, decentralization and transparency made cryptocurrencies highly popular. All of these assets have their downsides so here is a list of the pros and cons associated with most … Continue reading What Are the Pros and Cons of Bitcoin and Other Altcoins?
As you probably know all too well, Bitcoin is based on a distributed ledger called the Blockchain, which means it is decentralized and transactions are not mediated by a middleman (a bank). There is no central authority and it is not regulated like physical money. This lead to market manipulations in the past which caused … Continue reading Are Bitcoin Prices Being Manipulated by Traders?
More than ten governments in the world have banned Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, including China, Israel, Morocco and Bolivia. An important thing to consider is that not all governments have banned cryptocurrency in the same way. First, Bitcoin and its Blockchain technology are bringing something new to the world. They are advancing the concept of … Continue reading Why Is Bitcoin Being Banned in Many Countries?
Bitcoin is becoming more popular each day, and there are many people who are starting their own blogs on cryptocurrency topics, sharing their knowledge with others who are eager to learn. One can learn about Bitcoin on various sites, through youtube channels, or through various free online courses. Here are few of them that can … Continue reading What Are the Best Sites for Learning About Bitcoin?
Bitcoin is a digital currency that emerged in 2009. It exists only in cyberspace and doesn't have a physical form. It can be exchanged for goods, services or other currencies, virtual or physical. Unlike physical money issued by banks and regulated by governments, Bitcoin uses a distributed ledger called the blockchain. It is a peer-to-peer, … Continue reading Is Bitcoin Prone to Cyber Crime?
Paper currencies and cryptocurrencies only have value because people think they have value. Some currencies are backed by gold or other precious metals; others are backed by nothing but hot air. Even in this case, a currency can have value because people think it has value and use it as a unit of exchange. This … Continue reading Which Companies Accept Bitcoin as Payment?