Bitcoin, tourism, and emerging economies

Bitcoin, tourism, and emerging economies

Can “bitcoin tourism” become a thing? A look at how bitcoin is used in emerging economies from Mexico to Thailand

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Did Feds conveniently “lose” Bitcoiner’s registration so they could indict him?

Did Feds conveniently “lose” Bitcoiner’s registration so they could indict him?

Randall Lord to face up to 4 years in prison for selling bitcoin on LocalBitcoins.com. Charged with not having a license to trade in a state that does not require licenses to exchange bitcoin.

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Eco-crypto: 8 coins focused primarily on the environment

Eco-crypto: 8 coins focused primarily on the environment

Concerns over Bitcoin’s environmental impact triggered the formation of “greener” coins as far back as 2012. Here’s a list of eight coins that claim to be environmentally friendly and an explanation of what they’re doing to help.

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Sustainable bitcoin mining: an interview with OgNasty

Sustainable bitcoin mining: an interview with OgNasty

Bitcoin mining takes up a great deal of electricity and energy, contributing substantially to environmental damage as the network grows at an exponential rate. A sustainable approach to mining benefits both miners and the environment. This is what OgNasty, founder of Nasty Mining, has set out to do.

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Could Bitcoin help Venezuela in crisis?

Could Bitcoin help Venezuela in crisis?

As the bolivar plunges to unimaginable lows, Venezuelans are turning to cryptocurrencies to keep their heads above the water

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Future of ICOs, SEC verdict, and the Howey Test

Future of ICOs, SEC verdict, and the Howey Test

With significant discrepancy between The DAO and virtual good-esque ICOs, we can expect the latter to be safe from the vice grip of US regulators for the foreseeable future. Entrepreneurs can still look towards ICOs as potential opportunities post the investigative report – but keep an eye out for further developments.

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Bitcoin Cash to the moon?

Bitcoin Cash to the moon?

Is all the confusion around the new Bitcoin fork hurting your head? Looking for some guidance on how this whole saga is going to pan out? Is bitcoin cash going to go “to the moon”? Well, this piece might just make you more confused, because there’s a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to Bitcoin cash’s price spike.

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Dennis Rodman, WannaCry, PotCoin – North Korea’s mysterious foray into cyberspace

Dennis Rodman, WannaCry, PotCoin – North Korea’s mysterious foray into cyberspace

In 2016, North Korea made cybersecurity news again with an $81-million heist from the Bangladesh central bank. On May 17th, North Korea’s bitcoin mining operation saw a huge spike in activity. This piece discusses North Korean ventures into crypto, and its links to ransomware outbreaks and cyberheists.

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Litecoin bound for a new growth spurt

Litecoin bound for a new growth spurt

Dubbed “the digital silver,” Litecoin is a digital currency that can be described as Bitcoin’s younger sibling. But everyone dropped the “younger” part for a while on July 5 when the trade volume of LTC surpassed US$1 billion, leaving BTC in the rearview mirror for a moment. According to our forecast, the foreseeable future may find “the digital silver” trading at $65 per 1 Litecoin.

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Is Kazakhstan the next cryptocurrency hotspot?

Is Kazakhstan the next cryptocurrency hotspot?

It’s been a long and windy road since Bitcoin was first challenged by Kazakhstan, but the Central Asian nation finally seems to have had a change of heart

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