If you are presently reading this article, it’s likely that you’re well aware of the cyrptocurrency hype. Among all the cryptos that exist, Bitcoin is at the top of the food chain, thanks to the immense increases te its value of late. Mining crypto coins too is big business and usually requires super computers tooled with powerful graphic cards that could intrigue the most enthusiastic gamers. Continue reading

For many cryptocurrency investors, once you get past the big names at the top of the list of currencies by market cap, the next contenders are essentially interchangeable. For volgers of Cardano (ADA), however, there are many reasons to set the number 7 cryptocurrency by market cap speciaal from its competitors. Continue reading

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Head, Centre for Distributed Computing, Networks and Security, Edinburgh Napier University

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Despite widespread warnings, Bitcoin remains enormously popular amongtraders. e price of Bitcoin has enhanced sixfold ter under a year, rising from$900 to $Five,700 now.

Spil they say, Bitcoin is not for the fainthearted. Bitcoin has witnessed volatile price swings from a low of $Three,000 to a high of $6,000 ter the span of a month. Continue reading

Just recently Bitcoin.com has bot covering the ongoing case inbetween the U.S. tax agency, the IRS and its dealings with the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. However, bitcoiners are not the only ones being observed by taxation officials spil regulators are growing worried about ethereum traders this year accumulating millions of dollars ter gains te a pseudo-anonymous manner. Continue reading

McEwen Mining closed total fiscal 2018 with a loss but its stock price is up ter early trading

McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE:MUX) rebounded te early trading after a 1.9% loss on the high-heeled shoes of Friday’s earnings report, which demonstrated a loss of Trio cents vanaf diluted share or a loss of $Ten.6 million on a consolidated fundament for total year 2018. Continue reading

Te my previous article empirical research analyzing the gegevens from a number of cryptocurrencies found that value formation occurred at the margin. Ter other words, it is how many units of a cryptocurrency can be found overheen some interval with a given amount of mining effort. What’s more is that because only Bitcoin has practical use-value for real world applications, a rational, profit-motivated miner will only mine for an altcoin if they can earn effectively more BTC/day than directing their hashing power at Bitcoin directly. Continue reading