Tag Archives: currency

How to get hold of Bitcoin, is the digital currency safe and what are Ethereum and Iota?

BITCOIN continues to dominate headlines with its continued volatility – marked by surges and dramatic falls. Here’s everything you need to know if you’re thinking of investing in Bitcoin or one of the other cryptocurrencies… Getty – Contributor Bitcoin is going from strength to strength – but how long can it last? How do I […]

Digital Currency Dash Surges Past $1,000 Barrier to New High of $1,250

This past weekend, Dash became the first digital currency without the word “Bitcoin” in its name to breach the $1,000 barrier. Dash began the year at $11.26, while its price at press time has now reached $1206, a 107-fold increase in just less than a year. In fact, even Ethereum’s tremendous surge is less than […]

CryptoKitties lets you buy, sell, and breed virtual cats — all for real digital currency

If you’re tired of trading tokens and mining for digital currency, CryptoKitties is a new “game” on the Ethereum blockchain that lets you purchase and collect virtual cats, and then breed them with each other to try to create valuable new creatures with rare attributes, or “catributes,” in the game’s parlance. Blockchain systems are based […]

What is a digital currency and how does cryptocurrency mining work?

VANCOUVER — Cryptocurrency is a digital currency with no physical form or intrinsic value, but is an increasingly hot commodity as Bitcoin, its most well-known iteration, flirts with a record high. Bitcoin, the self-proclaimed original decentralized digital currency, is hovering around US$8,000 as investors pour into alternative currencies. Many other types of cryptocurrencies exist, including […]

What is a digital currency and how does cryptocurrency mining work?

VANCOUVER — Cryptocurrency is a digital currency with no physical form or intrinsic value, but is an increasingly hot commodity as Bitcoin, its most well-known iteration, flirts with a record high. Bitcoin, the self-proclaimed original decentralized digital currency, is hovering around US$8,000 as investors pour into alternative currencies. Many other types of cryptocurrencies exist, including Monero […]

What is a digital currency and how does cryptocurrency mining work?

VANCOUVER — Cryptocurrency is a digital currency with no physical form or intrinsic value, but is an increasingly hot commodity as Bitcoin, its most well-known iteration, flirts with a record high. Bitcoin, the self-proclaimed original decentralized digital currency, is hovering around US$8,000 as investors pour into alternative currencies. Many other types of cryptocurrencies exist, including […]

What is a digital currency and how does cryptocurrency mining work?

VANCOUVER — Cryptocurrency is a digital currency with no physical form or intrinsic value, but is an increasingly hot commodity as Bitcoin, its most well-known iteration, flirts with a record high. Bitcoin, the self-proclaimed original decentralized digital currency, is hovering around US$8,000 as investors pour into alternative currencies. Many other types of cryptocurrencies exist, including […]

Ethereum: The No. 2 Cryptocurrency Is Like The Currency Of An Innovative Country – Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust ETF (Pending:COIN)

Virtually everybody not living under a rock is by now aware of the existence of Bitcoin (“BTC”), the biggest cryptocurrency, with US$100 billion total market value as of the time of this writing, although probably a majority of people has no deep understanding of what it is and how it works, as evidenced by remarks […]

Bitcoin Emerges as Crisis Currency in Hotspots Such as Zimbabwe

About a third of the customers queuing at La Maison du Bitcoin’s teller windows in Paris aren’t speculating on the value of the cryptocurrency. They’re sending digital money home to Africa. “In many countries in Africa, there are far more cellphones than bank accounts,” said Manuel Valente, co-founder of La Maison. “For bitcoin, all you […]

Bitcoin Not Currency, Never Will Be: Expert Blog

Expert Blog is Cointelegraph’s new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis. If you want to become our guest author and get published on Cointelegraph, please send us an email at mike@cointelegraph.com. It would appear that 2017 could be fairly called […]

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