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Ethereum miners lease 747s and boost share prices

Ethereum miners lease 747s

Ethereum miners are pushing up share prices by purchasing advanced micro devices (AMDs) and even leasing Boeing 747s in order to ship the AMDs out as quickly as possible so that they can be plugged into the network. Ethereum shares on the up According to industry reporter, Quartz, AMD share …

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Is Bitcoin a good investment in 2017?

Bitcoin has been heralded as the currency of the future. So, is Bitcoin a good investment vehicle in 2017?

Bitcoin has been heralded as the currency of the future. So, is Bitcoin a good investment in 2017? Polar points of view When considering Bitcoin as an investment medium, there are two schools of thought. Fans of Bitcoin see the lack of a centralized overseer as key to any asset’s …

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3 facts about cryptocurrency that investors need to know

One of the biggest technological milestones achieved that will be spoken of for years to come is digital currency. For the last couple of months now, cryptocurrency has been a major topic for investors. Cryptocurrency incorporates Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litcoin and a wide array of digital currency currently making impacts in …

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The potential of blockchain: what can we use it for?

The potential of blockchain

When it comes to cryptocurrency and the world of online money, blockchain is one of the biggest buzzwords of our times. The technology is essentially a decentralized ledger and a permanent, trustworthy global data management system. As the first such system of record in history, it has a variety of …

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SegWit2x: Bitcoin’s latest upgrade

SegWit2x What Does it Mean For Bitcoin

Bitcoin may have been “stagnant” for a while, according to Rob Viglione, co founder of ZenCash, but on Friday it welcomed its latest software upgrade to support its rapidly increasing number of transactions, leading the cryptocurrency into a boom. The interest and demand for Bitcoin has grown year on year …

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Could Bitcoin save Venezuela from financial meltdown?

The financial situation in Venezuela is reaching new chaotic heights. The problem of rampaging inflation is largely the result of the mismanagement of its funds by the banks, and also the government’s apparent inability to do anything about the situation. So could Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies be used to solve …

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Bitcoin mining pools – an overview

Bitcoin Mining

You may have heard the term ‘Bitcoin mining’. Bitcoin mining involves ‘making’ cryptocurrency an income stream and can take place ‘solo’ or as part of a ‘pool’. Joining a pool is the best way forward when seeking to mine Bitcoin because, although you have to share the rewards, you will …

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Swiss Bank offers bitcoin investments

Falcon Private Bank

Zurich-based Falcon Private Bank has become the first conventional bank to offer to sell bitcoins to its affluent clients. The Swiss investment firm has made it possible for investors who use its boutique banking services to request that bitcoins are added to their portfolio. The bank will then purchase and …

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CEO highlights rapid appreciation of Bitcoin

CEO highlights rapid appreciation of Bitcoin

Overstock is an American giant of the online retail world, and its CEO Jonathan Johnson has spoken out about both the growth of Bitcoin and at his surprise that, despite its quick appreciation, it is not accepted as a form of transaction in more online locations. Johnson speaks from a …

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