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Can You Mine Cryptocurrency With a Tesla? A Feasibility Study

Cryptocurrencies have an energy problem. The entire Bitcoin network now uses more energy than all of Ireland, and a single Bitcoin transaction requires the same amount of energy your house uses in a week. Ethereum, the second most popular cryptocurrency, isn’t much better. This is bad news for the environment, but also for the miners […]

Bitcoin does not dominate the cryptocurrency market: study

Credit: City University London The first complete study of the entire cryptocurrency market between 2013 and 2017 has concluded that no cryptocurrency has shown a strong selective advantage over the other and that all cryptocurrencies face an uncertain fate. Led by City, University of London and involving Dr Andrea Baronchelli, Laura Alessandretti and Abeer ElBahrawy, […]

Scientific study reveals Bitcoin is not dominant in cryptocurrency market

Investors in cryptocurrencies do not consider price and underlying technology when they buy virtual currencies, but merely buy those with the highest market share. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also agree that your personal information may be […]

The SEC’s Top Accountant Wants Auditors to Study Cryptocurrency

The U.S Securities and Exchanges top accountant has a message: private practitioners need to hone their cryptocurrency skills. That recommendation of sorts featured in a speech today by Wesley Bricker, who serveas a chief accountant for the U.S. securities regulator. Bricker revealed that his office is investigating “cryptocurrencies, coins, tokens and so forth”, as well […]

Hackers to come after cryptocurrency players: study

The cryptocurrency industry is believed to be in the crosshairs of hackers and cybercriminals as it gains traction amongst financial players and investors. According to a report from Group IB, hackers are switching their focus from banks to the unregulated currency market. In the past years, cryptocurrency offerings, wallets, exchanges, and funds have been amassing […]

Key Findings From Cambridge Cryptocurrency Study

Cambridge University has put out a comprehensive 114-page study on cryptocurrencies that digs deep into empirical data of the digital currency world as it appears across the globe. Key highlights of the study include the number of users and wallets, the burgeoning cryptocurrency industry sectors and the impact the technology is having, as well as […]

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