Few issues divide well respected investors as much as cryptocurrency. To hear many classic value investors tell it, crypto is Bernie Madoff with the added dimension of wasting electricity and facilitating seedy criminal activities.
Blockchain is a generic term for the way most cryptocurrencies record and share their transactions. It’s a type of distributed ledger that parcels up those transactions into chunks called “blocks” and then chains them together cryptographically in a way that makes it incredibly difficult to go back and edit older blocks.
Travel Company Backed By World’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Launches Blockchain-Powered Airbnb Competitor
A travel booking site backed by the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, is preparing to launch a decentralized, blockchain-based competitor to Airbnb called Dtravel.
As with the feverish debate around Bitcoin and its carbon footprint, there has been no shortage of discussion surrounding cryptocurrencies and the energy they consume.
The meteoric rise of bitcoin – from $10,000 since last year’s list to an all-time high of $65,000 this April – and other major cryptocurrencies over the past few months secured a record eight spots on this year’s Fintech 50 list for blockchain and cryptocurrency focused companies.
Between dogecoin’s cameos on U.S. television and bitcoin’s growing acceptance on Wall Street, cryptocurrency is reaching a wider audience than ever before.
The emergence of societal issues associated with expanding urbanization at the same time as the growing need to reduce public budgets are two primary reasons why smart cities are gaining so much attention.
Analytics Insight presents to you some major differences between digital currency and cryptocurrency.
The whole world is experiencing a drastic shift from traditional wallets to digital wallet through digital transformation.
As the price of bitcoin hits record highs and cryptocurrencies become increasingly mainstream, the industry’s expanding carbon footprint becomes harder to ignore.
Many investors are considering adding cryptocurrency to their investment portfolios if they haven’t already. But investors shouldn’t conflate holding cryptocurrency with holding a stock. The two asset classes are very different and behave very differently.
Is everyone around you talking about cryptocurrency? It can be nerve-wracking to be a part of such a conversation with nothing to contribute.
The cryptocurrency market is gaining attention like never before. The extent to which cryptocurrencies have grabbed eyeballs for quite some time now is exceptional. When the topic of discussion revolves around cryptocurrencies, how can one not talk about blockchain? Without blockchain, the existence of the cryptocurrency market does not hold any importance.
Bitcoin prices stabilized on Monday, after investors endured another weekend tumble for cryptocurrencies. A Sunday selloff for Bitcoin extended a week of declines following increased scrutiny on the sector by regulators in the U.S. and China.
The World Economic Forum on Thursday released Digital Assets, Distributed Ledger Technology, and the Future of Capital Markets. Across the capital markets ecosystem, institutions are facing a combination of intensified competitive dynamics and accelerating technology advancements, presenting opportunities and challenges both to incumbents and new entrants.
In the span of ten years blockchain has grown from a doubted cryptocurrency-focused technology into a secure, widely used method of business process automation. A decentralized ledger allows to perform operations and maintain system privacy at a lower cost due to all data distributed and stored on working stations within the blockchain unlike traditional SAP-based solutions where data is stored outside the system.