US Government Hacks Global Bank System, Neccesity of Bitcoin

US Government Hacks Global Bank System, Neccesity of Bitcoin The US government’s ongoing extensive surveillance on the global banking system and payment transfers is demonstrating an urgent necessity of a decentralized financial network such as bitcoin. Over the past few months, various organizations including Wikileaks and Shadow Brokers have exploited most of the malpractices of…

Geopolitics Bullish for Bitcoin

Geopolitics Bullish for Bitcoin Recent debate about Bitcoin as a safehaven against geopolitics is supported by consistent buying demand for the digital currency. Furthermore, at key junctures in the War on Terror, Bitcoin has increased precipitously, with its best-known price rises coming during heightened geopolitical conflict. For instance, Bitcoin’s first memorable price increase took place…

What’s Horsepower? Or How to Differentiate Your Blockchain Startup

What’s Horsepower? Or How to Differentiate Your Blockchain Startup Jeremy Epstein is the CEO of Never Stop Marketing, a strategic marketing and consulting firm that focuses exclusively on helping blockchain-based technologies bring solutions to market faster and with less risk. Clients include OpenBazaar, Storj and Fermat. In this opinion piece, Epstein discusses how disruptive technologies have successfully…

Bitcoin and Ethereum vs Visa and PayPal – Transactions per second

Bitcoin and Ethereum vs Visa and PayPal – Transactions per second One of the big debates happening in the Bitcoin community is over the specification of block sizes, which limits the maximum number of transactions that may be processed per second. Luno, a Bitcoin exchange and wallet provider, recently explained that transacting in Bitcoin has…