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One Cryptocurrency to HODL, Two to FODL (YOYO, BCHABC, BCHSV)

Forks can be beneficial to the cryptocurrency space. This is specifically true when they add desired attributes to underlying cryptocurrencies. In many instances, forks do not bring any benefit but are the result of infighting. Cryptocurrency Chaos: BCHSV and BCHABC Cryptocurrencies dealing with infighting and hash wars should be avoided while coins reaching milestones with tiny market caps… Read More »

The $799 Coinmine One Will Look Like an Xbox and Mint Crypto Money

Try as startups might, crypto mining hasn’t yet had an everyman device. Smart money, however, is betting that will change at the hands of a new company called Coinmine. Announced Wednesday, the startup is revealing its first product, the Coinmine One, a hardware device aimed at crypto enthusiasts who’d like to earn rewards for mining blockchains – without the… Read More »

Future Tech And Its Transformative Potential: Rafal Szymanski’s Expert Take

Rafal Szymanski dives deeper into future tech such as AI, virtual reality, augmented reality, and, of course, blockchain, and explains how they are already proving their worth. Virtual Reality: A Paradigm Shift So far, our overall experience with the world of internet has been two-dimensional at best. The closest we’ve come to interact with this engulfing technology have… Read More »

Hash Power Favors Craig Wright Camp in Looming Bitcoin Cash Fork

Early data suggests that the Bitcoin SV implementation of the bitcoin cash fork may enjoy more hash power than Bitcoin ABC.

Crypto Token Airdrops Are a Marketing Ploy (and That’s OK)

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. In February 2014, when growing interest in bitcoin spawned the first wave of “altcoins,” the tiny country of… Read More »

A 7-Year Legal Fight Led This Dev to Build Unstoppable Ethereum Storage

“If you build it strong enough, the law will follow.” That’s how Daniel Nagy, the leading developer behind Swarm – ethereum’s decentralized storage-layer – described his “takeaway lesson” after a seven-year legal battle over the hosting a file-sharing node. A precursor to peer-to-peer file sharing service, Bittorrent, Nagy was running a DC node, a technology that is now “perfectly… Read More »

Sexual Assault Survivor Uses Crypto to Crowdfund Anonymously

A new use case is emerging for cryptocurrency: helping women who’ve suffered sexual harassment or assault gain financial independence while also protecting their privacy. Case in point, a sexual assault survivor used the crypto-powered payment processor Seeds to crowdfund $500 in September after the trauma left her unable to work for several months. Had she used a traditional… Read More »

Sexual Assault Survivor Uses Crypto to Crowdfund Anonymously

A new use case is emerging for cryptocurrency: helping women who’ve suffered sexual harassment or assault gain financial independence while also protecting their privacy. Case in point, a sexual assault survivor used the crypto-powered payment processor Seeds to crowdfund $500 in September after the trauma left her unable to work for several months. Had she used a traditional… Read More »

Sexual Assault Survivor Uses Crypto to Crowdfund Anonymously

A new use case is emerging for cryptocurrency: helping women who’ve suffered sexual harassment or assault gain financial independence while also protecting their privacy. Case in point, a sexual assault survivor used the crypto-powered payment processor Seeds to crowdfund $500 in September after the trauma left her unable to work for several months. Had she used a traditional… Read More »

Sexual Assault Survivor Uses Crypto to Crowdfund Anonymously

A new use case is emerging for cryptocurrency: helping women who’ve suffered sexual harassment or assault gain financial independence while also protecting their privacy. Case in point, a sexual assault survivor used the crypto-powered payment processor Seeds to crowdfund $500 in September after the trauma left her unable to work for several months. Had she used a traditional… Read More »