Did Big Banks Crush Bitcoin, Ripple, Etherum And Other Cryptocurrencies?


Who crushed cryptocurrency markets? Hard to say. It seems that cryptocurrency markets were in a bubble ripe to burst. [Ed. note: Investing in cryptocoins or tokens is highly speculative and the market is largely unregulated. Anyone considering it should be prepared to lose their entire investment. Disclosure: I don’t own any Bitcoin.] Still, big banks mayContinue reading “Did Big Banks Crush Bitcoin, Ripple, Etherum And Other Cryptocurrencies?”

Bitcoin falls below $6,000


The value of Bitcoin has fallen to below $6,000 – its lowest price since November 2017. The price fell to $5,947.40 (£4,256.44) on Tuesday, according to a price index run by news website Coindesk. Bitcoin reached its peak in November, when it hit $19,000, and then began to fall steadily from mid-December. The latest fallContinue reading “Bitcoin falls below $6,000”

What’s Blockchain Technology, and Why Are States Hesitant to Adopt It?


Anyone who’s ever undertaken a digitizing project knows that the worst part of it is the sheer time and patience it requires. The reward is never having to do it again — and, of course, the untold hours saved on future searches and organizing. The thought of a government converting its databases to blockchain, the digital ledgerContinue reading “What’s Blockchain Technology, and Why Are States Hesitant to Adopt It?”

Scam Alert: Beware Twitter Accounts Impersonating Cryptocurrency Firms and Figures


In an effort to steal innocent people’s money, scammers have begun to use various Twitter accounts that impersonate major firms and figures within the cryptocurrency world. On January 30th, for example, a response was posted to a Tweet by Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin whose verified Twitter handle is @SatoshiLite and who lists hisContinue reading “Scam Alert: Beware Twitter Accounts Impersonating Cryptocurrency Firms and Figures”

Bitcoin Falls Below $7,000, Down More Than 60% From All-Time High


Bitcoin’s free fall continued today, causing the digital currency’s price to drop below $7,000 for the first time since November. The price of Bitcoin declined to as little as $6,583.56, according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). At this point, the cryptocurrency had lost more than 66% of its value since reaching an all-time high in December.