And why do ICOs attract bad press?
We’ve taken a look at Bitcoin is in terms of a distributed ledger vs a centralised system and how bitcoin compares to ‘traditional’ money. Now let’s talk about becoming your own bank and what that means.
Oliver von Landsberg-Sadie discusses Bitcoin futures with David Eades on Business Briefing Bitcoin futures started trading on the CBOE this week, CME will follow suit next week. What does this mean for the legitimacy of Bitcoin?
What is Bitcoin Cash? Bitcoin Cash is a form of digital money, based on Bitcoin (BTC), that came into existence on 1 August 2017 through what’s known as a fork. Whilst there are many digital currencies based on Bitcoin, what makes Bitcoin Cash different is that it goes the extra step of also using the […]
For those who enjoy technical details BTC (Bitcoin Core) the first and biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalisation ($250bn) at the time of writing, and trading over $14,500 is one of 1,337 cryptocurrencies according to http://coinmarketcap.com, with the total market capitalisation of all cryto currencies around $417bn. The journey to understanding cryptocurrency takes one into a […]
In Part 1 of What is Bitcoin we looked at the differences between the benefits of a centralised system vs a distributed ledger and the digital currency bitcoin. In this post let’s take a look at a few functions of money to see how bitcoin stacks up against the money we’re familiar with using in […]
According to the billionaire Carl Icahn, the answer is yes. He told CNBC this week that it is similar to swampland next to the Mississippi river. He’s talking there about a bubble that nearly bankrupted France, back in the early 1700s.