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Bitcoin Mining Uses a Lot Less Energy Than Mining Gold

Bitcoin mining is a power-intensive process. However, mining gold apparently requires twenty times more energy in comparison. This is according to Long Hash. However, it is the bitcoin mining power…

How the Bitcoin Blockchain Was Used to Track Down DNC Email Hackers

There are still people out there that believe that bitcoin transactions are anonymous. However, the Bitcoin blockchain can be used to trace cryptocurrency transactions to specific actors and money laundering…

Lolli: How Legit is the Customer Loyalty Program that Rewards Users in Bitcoin

Imagine getting paid while shopping online. Even better: get paid in cryptocurrency while doing so. Sound good? Rewards platform Lolli thinks so.

Japan’s LINE Launches Crypto Exchange BitBox

LINE recently launched their first crypto exchange, BitBox. The messaging app is looking to cash in on the rise of virtual currencies. Read more here.

The Bizarre Side of Blockchain | Peculiar Altcoins

There is no doubt that peculiar altcoins exist. This article takes a look at some of these altcoins and the outrageous reasons behind their existence.

An Introduction to Lightning Network Apps (LAPPs): Scaling Bitcoin

Unbeknownst to a majority of crypto-enthusiasts, one of the most exciting features of the recently-implemented Lightning Network is one of the least discussed: the ability to build decentralized-like apps (known…

Bitcoin Price Nightmares: Silk Road, OTC Transactions to Blame for Volatility?

Bitcoin’s price plummeted by over 10 percent on Thursday after a previously promising rally past the $7,000 price mark. The brief price spike led many bitcoin enthusiasts to speculate that…

US Government Programs Focused on Satoshi Nakamoto

Recent investigations have revealed multiple US Government programs focused on discovering the identity of Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. Take a look.

Expert Take: How Can We Overcome Bitcoin’s Volatility?

Before you roll your eyes, there are no stupid questions, remember? Bitcoin has shown itself to be highly volatile since its creation, granted. Yet, it’s not entirely unrealistic that we…

This Week in Cryptocurrency: September 7, 2018

This week in crypto: the market pulls a head fake, Bitcoin enters the rap game, and Iran gives the ‘okay’ to crypto mining. Read all about it here.