Danny Taniwan

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Crypto Firm Mines Bitcoin in Space, and the Results Are Amazing

Miner One is going where no rig has gone before.<p>Bitcoin is rising in more ways than one. On Monday, as the cryptocurrency reached a price of $9,295 …

Cryptocurrency

Centralized Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Explained

Everything you need to know about cryptocurrency exchanges.What is a Centralized Cryptocurrency Exchange?<i>It is an online platform and most common way</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Elon Musk says his Boring Company tunnels are for cyclists and pedestrians

Elon Musk's Boring Company is set to revolution the face of ... cycling?<p>In a series of Friday afternoon tweets, the totally not-a-Bond-villain CEO …

Bitcoin's Lightning Network: Three Possible Problems | Investopedia

The introduction of Lightning Network (LN), which is a second layer to enable off-chain transactions on bitcoin, is expected to be a game changer in …

Alibaba Subsidiary Reports Successful Use of Blockchain Technology for Logistics Data

The post Alibaba Subsidiary Reports Successful Use of Blockchain Technology for Logistics Data appeared first on CCNLynx International, a subsidiary …

eCommerce

Uh oh: Blockchain may not be as secure as we thought

Blockchain has the potential to transform our world. Experts insist the technology is “bigger than the internet,” but we may want to take a beat …

Are Quantum Computers Threat to Bitcoin?

These days, Blockchain technology is gaining more and more attention as one of the most secure ways to share and encrypt data. But, according to …

NEO could be a dominant blockchain — it could also be a time bomb

I struggle with NEO — currently the sixth most valuable cryptocurrency. It could be headed for a dominant position in the crypto world, but it could also be headed for self-destruction.I can’t figure out which.<p>The China market-size angle<p>I don’t react well to the line, “It’s the Ethereum of China,” …

This Is Who Controls Bitcoin

As a decentralized system by design, it can be difficult to see where the real power lies in Bitcoin. There are a number of different players in the ecosystem (e.g. miners, hodlers, exchanges, developers), but one entity has more power than the others in terms of what types of protocol improvements …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Reaches Major Scaling Milestone as Users Adopt Upgrade

Bitcoin has quietly reached a major milestone in its quest to reach the masses.<p>Segregated Witness, or SegWit, the software upgrade designed to speed …

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is a giant multi-level marketing scheme

It’s hard to see red flags when you’re wearing rose-colored glasses.<p>Cryptocurrency’s warning signs having been coming fast and furious. A new report indicates that half of initial coin offerings, which are the crypto world’s money-raising equivalent of an IPO, have already died—and many of the …

Crypto Trading Needs a New Model

Last week, before news broke about the hacking of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc., I conducted a little Twitter poll.<p>The results were …

Roubini Says Bitcoin Is the ‘Biggest Bubble in Human History’

“Dr. Doom” isn’t mincing his words when it comes to the crypto boom and bust.<p>Nouriel Roubini of Roubini Macro Associates said Bitcoin is the “biggest …

Bitcoin's Brutal Week Is Even Worse in South Korea

The deepening selloff in cryptocurrencies has just claimed another victim: Bitcoin’s kimchi premium.<p>Prices for the virtual currency in South Korea …

South Korea

3 Cryptocurrencies That Rose by More Than 100,000% in 2017

One virtual coin skyrocketed almost 1,582,000% this year!<p>As the year comes to a close, we almost can say with certainty that we've witnessed history …

Bitcoin is going to crash and burn thanks to speculators

During the late ’90s, Silicon Valley venture capitalists and New York City investment bankers used phrases such as “monetizing eyeballs,” “stickiness,” and “B2C” to justify the ridiculous valuations of Internet companies. They claimed conventional methods were inapplicable in valuing the dot-com …

Bitcoin

Exchange giant CME's bitcoin futures get tepid take-up in debut

NEW YORK/LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bitcoin futures got a muted reception after their debut on CME Group late on Sunday, with volumes in the tens of millions of dollars in the first 12 hours of trading, as warnings about the risks of bitcoin sounded ever louder.<p>The launch of futures by the world's …

Cryptocurrency

Is Bitcoin Just For Fun?

Tyler Cowen has a post about whether the volatility of Bitcoin is a problem for it. He quotes a 2013 article of his where he makes his basic point, that the volatility makes Bitcoin fun:<p>”Holding a single Bitcoin — a very volatile Bitcoin that is — seems like a lot of fun. It’s unlikely that simple …

Cryptocurrency

Why smart contracts and blockchains are coming sooner than you think

For centuries, massive, critical components of our global economy have been organized around legacy infrastructure. Vastly important industries, like government and finance, continue to stagnate behind the capabilities of modern technologies, a demonstration of how complex and regulated systems …

Nuraphones: headphones reinvented?

This groundbreaking device claims to tune your audio to your hearing – do they work?<p>The Nuraphones are something to be cherished: a genuinely new …

Tobacco Company Turns Away from Nicotine to Enter Cryptocurrency

<b>Out with tobacco and in with cryptocurrency. In a surprising announcement, the company Rich Cigars, Inc. stated in a recent press release that it</b> …

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, IOTA, Litecoin, Dash: Price Analysis, December 16

<i>The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every</i> …

Bitcoin Has a Future and You Can Go Long or Short: QuickTake Q&A

Trading in bitcoin futures began a week ago on Cboe Global Markets Inc. Its bigger rival, CME Group Inc., began offering a competing product on Dec. …

Missed the bitcoin boom? Five more baffling cryptocurrencies to blow your savings on

Regretting not spending a few hundred quid on bitcoin five years ago? Get ahead of the speculators by spending thousands of dollars on a imaginary cat or the Paris Hilton-backed LydianCoin<p>If you are worried you’ve missed out on making millions by betting on bitcoin, don’t worry: there will be …

Cryptocurrency

The smart play on bitcoin: Don't mine the gold, sell the picks and shovels

On a bitcoin bet, it's the exchanges that will come out ahead, according to Alpha One Capital Partners founder Dan Niles.<p>"You don't go out and mine …

Cryptocurrency

Is Litecoin The Future of Cryptocurrency? | Investopedia

Despite bitcoin’s relative youth at just under 10 years old, its fervent popularity has spawned a cryptocurrency revolution and several competitors. …

9 Technology Mega Trends That Will Change The World In 2018

Some tech trends fizzle out and die a quiet death, while others are so significant that they transform our world and how we live in it. Here are the top nine tech mega-trends that I believe will define 2018 and beyond.<p><b>Trend 1: The increasing datafication of our lives</b><p>From chatting to friends in a …

Artificial Intelligence

Bitcoin: Bubble Or Hidden Opportunity In Plain Sight?

Working on a piece to explain the investment thesis behind my investments in various cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin (COIN), I encountered a problem. …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain for Business: Ready or Not, Here it Comes

Blockchain became 2017’s technology mantra, following the previous years' mantras of big data, artificial intelligence, cloud, analytics and IOT. …

Blockchain