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What is Hash Power?

What is Hash Power?

Everything in our lives that performs work is measured in units of work over time. Cars travel in miles per hour. Your fitness tracker measures your heart’s beats per minute. The same is true of altcoins and their “hash power.” Hash power, despite sounding like a diner special, is really […]

Birdchain ICO Evaluation and Analysis

Birdchain ICO Evaluation and Analysis

The Quick Pitch Birdchain is a decentralized instant messaging application for Android. It aims to give users an opportunity to earn extra income by selling their unused SMS messages, watching promotional videos, and monetizing their personal data. Personal data is already being used by such companies as Google and Facebook. […]

What is Cold Storage in Cryptocurrency Investing?

What is Cold Storage in Cryptocurrency Investing?

Imagine, for a moment, that you have a business buying and selling gold bars. Anybody can just walk in off the street and grab a troy ounce if they feel like it. Obviously, you want to keep the product in stock, but you are keenly aware there is a good […]

Zipper ICO Evaluation and Analysis

Zipper ICO Evaluation and Analysis

The Quick Pitch Zipper is a mobile phone e-wallet. It centralizes cryptocurrency storage and transactions so that users can manage their tokens and their related online identity from their phones. The company is currently holding a private offering. The public coin offering has been delayed. If it begins, Zipper will […]

Hotoken ICO Evaluation and Analysis

Hotoken ICO Evaluation and Analysis

The Quick Pitch HoToKen is a digital token that powers HotNow, a location-based marketing platform that seeks to benefit consumers through promotions and reward merchants with higher revenue. The HoToKen Initial Coin Offering (ICO), which aims to raise $50 million, began on February 4 and is scheduled to last until […]

Skara ICO Evaluation and Analysis

Skara ICO Evaluation and Analysis

The Quick Pitch Video games have experimented with purely digital currencies and digital assets for years, often with great success. However, until the advent of blockchain technology, these economies existed in official isolation to the real economy. Skara aims to change this. Its token, SKARAT, overcomes the barrier by creating […]

What is Pump and Dump in Cryptocurrency Investing?

What is Pump and Dump in Cryptocurrency Investing?

There have been con-men and crooks in investing since the beginning. One of the most common scams, as you see in movies like the cult classic ‘Boiler Room,’ is the “pump and dump.” Unscrupulous players run around hyping up an investment, selling it and its sudden rise to anybody who […]

Q&A with Ryan Colby of Tokenfest

Q&A with Ryan Colby of Tokenfest

The following is an excerpt from an interview with Bitcoin Market Journal’s John Hargrave and Ryan Colby, founder of the upcoming cryptocurrency conference Token Fest. What was your blockchain origin story, Ryan? How did you get involved in this exciting space? In the early spring of 2017, I started acquiring Ether, […]

How to Open a Bitcoin Wallet, Step by Step (With Photos)

How to Open a Bitcoin Wallet, Step by Step (With Photos)

For a new bitcoin investor, understanding how wallets work is essential. The key storage unit for bitcoin and altcoins, wallets are where digital currencies are spent, received, and banked. Besides the blockchain and the coin hash, the wallet is one of the basic structures in the world of New Finance. […]