Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts published in “Cryptocurrencies”

Bitcoin Isn’t a Currency, but That Doesn’t Make It a Failure

What is it that makes a currency successful? In fact, what is it that makes something a currency at all? Where bitcoin as a currency could be said to have failed by some measures, it has succeeded in changing the narrative of what a currency is and ushered in a new era the ending of …

Continue reading "Bitcoin Isn’t a Currency, but That Doesn’t Make It a Failure"

The post Bitcoin Isn’t a Currency, but That Doesn’t Make It a Failure appeared first on Bitsonline.

‘Ethereum 2.0’ PoS Blockchain Aims to Cut Energy Use by 99%

Ethereum not only hopes to maintain its position as one of the world’s largest cryptocurrencies but also to achieve supremacy by becoming more energy efficient. Ethereum leadership plans to accomplish this objective by minimizing blockchain energy consumption by 99 percent. ‘Ethereum 2.0’ PoS Blockchain Being Built From Scratch Vitalik Buterin, inventor and co-founder of Ethereum, started 2019 by regaining Ethereum’s position as the second largest cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of over USD 15.5 billion.

The post ‘Ethereum 2.0’ PoS Blockchain Aims to Cut Energy Use by 99% appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

3 Cryptocurrencies Decoupling From Bitcoin into 2019 (PAL, TRX, WAVES)

cryptocurrencies decouple from bitcoin

2018 was underwhelming compared to 2017. The bear market went into full swing and most cryptocurrencies lost over eighty percent. Bitcoin has begun decoupling from many cryptocurrencies including those having some of the biggest developments of 2018. WAVES, TRX, and PAL are three cryptocurrencies that have persevered through the bear market. These three projects exceeded expectations and even demonstrated an important decoupling from BTC. Cryptocurrencies PAL, WAVES, and TRX Decouple Even during the bear market, there

The post 3 Cryptocurrencies Decoupling From Bitcoin into 2019 (PAL, TRX, WAVES) appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

WePower (WPR) – Why It’s Poised to Outmuscle Bitcoin in December

WePower WPR

WePower (WPR) is in the spotlight this week for bridging green energy and blockchain technology. WPR looks like a solid contender to outperform Bitcoin returns in December. Niche Cryptocurrencies Every week provides new opportunities to find undervalued cryptocurrencies. These cryptocurrencies can produce returns far in excess of BTC. As BTC looks to recover from recent slumps many altcoins should trend with it. This week is no different as WePower (WPR) stands out for numerous reasons.

The post WePower (WPR) – Why It’s Poised to Outmuscle Bitcoin in December appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

Bitcoin vs Ethereum: Differences, Advantages and Disadvantages – Which is Better?

bitcoin vs ethereum

Bitcoin and Ethereum are undoubtedly among the most widely discussed cryptocurrencies, especially after the unparalleled bull run at the end of 2017 launched prices to unseen heights. While they are among the leading and most popular cryptocurrencies, the technology backing each one of them is fairly remote.  Let’s have a look at the most important differences between Bitcoin and Ethereum – their technology, mining, charts, and, of course, some alternatives. Bitcoin Put simply, Bitcoin represents

The post Bitcoin vs Ethereum: Differences, Advantages and Disadvantages – Which is Better? appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

Cryptocurrency Prices Hold Steady, Could Be More Losses Ahead

After a day of relatively large gains, the overall cryptocurrency markets has held steady and have not yet surrendered their recent gains to the bears. Despite its apparent stability at its current price levels, there could be further losses to come according to one analyst. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading up 3% at...

The post Cryptocurrency Prices Hold Steady, Could Be More Losses Ahead appeared first on NewsBTC.

Cryptocurrency Prices Hold Steady, Could Be More Losses Ahead

After a day of relatively large gains, the overall cryptocurrency markets has held steady and have not yet surrendered their recent gains to the bears. Despite its apparent stability at its current price levels, there could be further losses to come according to one analyst. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading up 3% at...

The post Cryptocurrency Prices Hold Steady, Could Be More Losses Ahead appeared first on NewsBTC.

Cryptocurrency Winter Special: Two to HODL and One to FODL

cryptocurrency

This week provides another opportunity for a cryptocurrency HODL vs. FODL analysis. With Black Friday having just passed this is the perfect opportunity to do some shopping. Cryptocurrency Winter is Here BTC having fallen more than 30% in the prior week has brought many cryptocurrencies lower with it. However, with a lower BTC comes cheaper cryptocurrencies. This week two cryptocurrencies are highlighted as HODLs: DOCK and VET. With DOCK likely to have the most significant

The post Cryptocurrency Winter Special: Two to HODL and One to FODL appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

Silicon Valley Execs Targeted in ‘SIM Swap’ Hacking, $1 Million in Crypto Stolen

A twenty-one-year-old New Yorker has stolen cryptocurrency worth a million dollars from a Silicon Valley executive by exploiting a tactic known as “SIM swapping” to take over phone number accounts by duping wireless carriers. The thief, Nicholas Truglia, attempted to steal from other crypto bigwigs with no success. Twenty-One-Year-Old Steals $1m from Crypto Angel Investor Robert...

The post Silicon Valley Execs Targeted in ‘SIM Swap’ Hacking, $1 Million in Crypto Stolen appeared first on NewsBTC.

French Tobacco Shops Authorized to Sell Bitcoin Starting January 2019

Thousands of French tobacco shops will begin selling Bitcoin coupons from January 1, 2019 forward. Commonly known as “Tabacs,” the French corner stores will now offer crypto. Tobacco Shops Will Soon Sell Cryptocurrencies Throughout France 2018 will remain in the history books as the Annus Horribilis for Bitcoin (BTC) enthusiasts and investors. It is the year when the cryptocurrency plummeted from almost USD $20,000 to USD $4,060. The good news is that 2019 is quickly approaching

The post French Tobacco Shops Authorized to Sell Bitcoin Starting January 2019 appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

Mission News Theme by Compete Themes.
Disclaimer: The Site aggregates syndicated web content which is relevant to our audience and is for information purposes only. It is not intended to be investment advice. Seek a licensed professional for investment advice.