So it wasn't the panic-sell we all feared after all. Yet. After crashing more than $200 about a day and a half ago, the bitcoin price has rebounded almost back to where it dived off. For the moment, we can't even call yesterday's slump a "correction". Also read: BTC Price Takes a $200+ Dive, What Happens Next? At press time, 1 BTC was trading just above $1,800 USD … [Read more...] about Bitcoin Price Rebounds… Did WannaCry Ransomware Actually Help?
A recent report on an internet "click farm" in China is drawing attention to a broader question. Exactly how much of the technological and economic systems that support us is based on "reality"? Also read: Review: All Politics Aside, This Is Why We Like the Antminer L3+ It's no secret that a certain percentage of social media "impressions" are fake. At the very least, it … [Read more...] about Report on Chinese ‘Click Farm’ Shows Our Global Addiction to Fakery
The world is coming to realize that truth, like liberty, is worth fighting for. From Europe to Asia to North America, citizen journalists are using the powers of innovation and technology to fight back against fake news and other deliberately misleading information sources on the Internet. This article was written by Samit Singh and Dondrey Taylor, brought to you by the … [Read more...] about Blockchain-Powered Truth in the Age of Fake News
Bitcoin's market cap share among cryptocurrencies may be falling, but its price remains at all-time highs. Is this a cause for concern, or simply a sign the crypto economy is growing in general? Also read: More Digital Currencies Activating SegWit as Bitcoin Remains in Deadlock Signs that Bitcoin's share of the overall cryptocurrency market cap fell to around 60% caused … [Read more...] about Should Anyone Worry About Bitcoin’s Market Cap Share?
Hard forks, miner wars, AsicBoost. It’s all noise. Bitcoin isn’t going anywhere, no matter how hard people try to hijack or replace it. Also read: Greg Maxwell: AsicBoost a 'Clear and Present Danger' AsicBoost: a 'Clear and Present Danger' In recent weeks and months, the Bitcoin community has been awash with drama surrounding miners. The current 1MB block size limit and … [Read more...] about AsicBoost and Conspiracies: Why You Shouldn’t Care About the Latest Bitcoin Mining War