The Bitcoin scalability debate. It has plagued the community for years, and has resulted in two versions of the coin, each with its own groups of supporters warring with each other on social media. Both have the same goal in mind: making Bitcoin scalable enough to take over the world without giving up too much decentralization. However, neither side’s solution will work -- and … [Read more...] about Bitcoin Scalability Won’t Solve Anything, Here’s Why
As Bitcoin heads into 2018, it has achieved things we could only fantasize about previously: trading on Wall Street, serious acknowledgement from major banks, and a price heading towards $20,000 USD. As we reflect on these milestones, it’s important to remember the radical ideas that sparked Bitcoin’s birth. Also read: Bitcoin Price Goes Bullish Again: A Light at the End of … [Read more...] about Reminder: Bitcoin Was Meant to Destroy Wall Street, Not Join It
With Bitcoin breaking into the mainstream in 2017, many self-proclaimed “experts” have emerged, offering advice on how to use the cryptocurrency to get rich quick. While most have no standing, some actually have backgrounds in finance and economics, using their qualifications -- like PhDs -- to argue their authority. But how much do these “expert” Bitcoin economists really know … [Read more...] about How Much do ‘Expert’ Bitcoin Economists Really Know About Bitcoin?
Synereo, Tel-Aiv based attention-economy platform, has announced that it will migrate its cryptocurrency -- AMP -- to the Ethereum blockchain. The company cites Bitcoin's scalability issues as its reasoning for making the transition. Also read: Bitcoin Looks to the Upside Again Following Big Correction Synereo: Bitcoin Just Too Slow According to a press release issued by … [Read more...] about Synereo Switches to Ethereum Blockchain Due to Bitcoin Transaction Delays
Christmas is upon us, and you’re probably visiting relatives that you might not see very often. As a Bitcoin enthusiast, you want to tell everyone about how great it is, but remember: not everyone is as interested in it as you. Also read: Our Bitcoin 'Naughty List' 2017: Lumps of Coal for Their Digital Stockings Join the Bitsonline Telegram channel to get the latest … [Read more...] about Five Things Bitcoiners Shouldn’t Say at Christmas Dinner