You know how bitcoin mining functions. Anybody can download the software and mine blocks, hoping to be the first to solve a complicated mathematical problem and get the coins hidden inside that precious block. But what about altcoins where the supply is more tightly controlled? Who does the mining then? […]
Well, that took a turn. In a very short period of time, Telegram has gone from a popular messaging app to a lucrative blockchain investment to a publicly aborted ICO filled with questions. What exactly happened here? The short version is that the company doesn’t need to launch an ICO. […]
“Blockchain” is on the verge of becoming a meaningless buzzword. Everybody wants to add blockchain to everything, like a hot new vegetable or dish that seemingly turns up on every menu anywhere you eat out. But, much like there’s a valid reason to put kale and bacon in pretty much […]
Two venerable financial institutions are jumping aboard the bitcoin bandwagon. Read on to learn why we were tickled but NOT surprised. Hint: We’ve been immersed in the community.
Bitcoin Market Journal Publisher John Hargraves says we can’t sue ’em. We shouldn’t shame ’em on social media. Okay, you ask, then what do you do when the forces of skepticism are arrayed against you? Watch to find out John’s answer for the best way to overcome the naysayers.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has started to take a hard look at cryptocurrencies, sending out what the Wall Street Journal has described as “dozens of subpoenas and information requests” to companies trying to launch initial coin offerings. The agency itself has issued numerous warnings to companies that it might […]
While it’s true that libertarians were one of the first groups of people to become interested in bitcoin due to the crypto asset’s usefulness as a form of free-market money, there are also plenty of liberty-minded individuals who still prefer physical gold over its digital cousin. Most of the arguments […]
Meet Kendrick Nguyen, and you’re immediately struck by three things – unfailing courtesy, unflagging humility, and an ever-present how-can-I-help-you attitude. They’re traits that stand out especially among the personality types that typically swagger around Silicon Valley and Wall Street, where Nguyen splits most of his time. The irony is that […]
For many potential investors in the altcoin space, there is concern regarding the long-term viability of bitcoin and Ether. Bitcoin has been slow to embrace changes and still has its transaction bottleneck problem, along with extreme price speculation. Ethereum, while fixing some of bitcoin’s more annoying features, still has a […]
Boston, MA (May 9, 2018) – According to a New York Times report, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange is developing an online platform to allow investors to “buy and hold” bitcoin. To help traders themselves learn about these new digital assets, Bitcoin Market Journal, the leading […]