Last week, Facebook announced its own cryptocurrency called Libra. In this article, we are going to take a deeper look at Libra and what it means for the cryptocurrency space, as well as its users. …Read more
Blockchain technology is nearly magical.
It depends on a network of strangers scattered around the world, each with their own backgrounds and motivations, to transact and transmit value without any middlemen involved. Despite its disparate components, it still governs itself to be completely free of error. What’s not to love about such an elegant system? And furthermore, how does it work? …Read more
Bitcoin is the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. And with its 10th birthday, it has become more interesting than ever before. So, in that line, here are 10 interesting facts about Bitcoin – one for each year.
We are in the year 2008. On October 31st, the day of Halloween. A pseudonymous author called Satoshi Nakamoto, published “The Bitcoin Whitepaper”. While it originally described the elimination of the double spend problem in established currency systems, it has also inspired implementations that go beyond the currency use case.
Since then, the world we know has changed. And for the financial system, Halloween never stopped. …Read more
Malta has set its sails to become the new crypto and blockchain hotspot in Europe. With the Malta Blockchain Summit it has made a large step into this direction. The number of attendees hits the 8,500 mark – 3,500 more than expected – and made the idea of the “Blockchain Island” pretty vibrant. Genesis Mining and its Partner DQR provided not only one of the keynote presentations, but also won the “Mining Initiative of the Year Award 2018”, respectively the “Best Careers Programm Award”.