Film Reels and Steel: Github Plans to Archive Bitcoin Code for 1,000 Years

Film Reels and Steel: Github Plans to Archive Bitcoin Code for 1,000 YearsThe Microsoft subsidiary, Github recently revealed the “Archive Program,” an initiative that aims to preserve open source technologies for 1,000 years. The newly launched effort plans to store snapshots of open source technology 250 meters underground on the Norwegian island of Svalbard. The source code management and collaboration platform also plans to store the Bitcoin […]

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Tron’s Steemit Acquisition Exposes Delegated-Proof-of-Stake Centralization

Tron's Acquisition of Steemit Exposes Delegated-Proof-of-Stake CentralizationThe Steemit community is mired in controversy over the recent Tron takeover that managed to change the Steem blockchain’s governance. Steem witnesses attempted to soft fork the blockchain on February 24 to remove the powerful voting power Tron and Steemit hold. However, the soft fork wasn’t able to prevent the Tron takeover and Steemit community […]

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Bitcoin Mining Investment Strong – BTC Hashrate Surpasses All-Time High

Bitcoin Mining Investment Strong - BTC Hashrate Surpasses All-Time HighOn Monday, March 2, miners processing blocks on the BTC network surpassed the network’s all-time high as the overall hashrate touched 136 exahash (EH/s). The record-breaking achievement happened despite the price of BTC dropping below the $9K region throughout the course of the last week. In four years’ time, BTC’s hashrate has risen over 13,500% […]

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Market Update: Coronavirus Fears, Stock Market Crash, and Bitcoin Price Predictions

Market Update: Coronavirus Fears, Stock Market Crash, and Bitcoin Price PredictionsDigital currency markets have been consolidating since the initial price drop on February 26 that saw $25 billion shaved off the entire cryptocurrency market. At the time of publication, the cryptoconomy is hovering just above the $245 billion zone and a few coins today are making slight gains. Also read: MTV Airs Only the Negative […]

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These Maps Will Help You Locate Merchants Ready to Accept Your Cryptocurrency

These Maps Will Help You Locate Merchants Ready to Accept Your CryptocurrencyGetting into Bitcoin is a first step many have already taken, and with the generally positive start of 2020, more are likely to make the move. But then there’s the question of what to do with your coins. Regardless of how you obtained them – through purchase, faucet, airdrop, fork, business, or salary — it’s […]

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Bitcoin Halving Will Drop Inflation Rate Lower Than Central Banks’ 2% Target Reference

When Satoshi Nakamoto invented Bitcoin, the creator designed the protocol to be an inflationary currency, one that is predictable as bitcoin’s inflation always decreases every four years. Today, 77 days before the reward halving, BTC’s inflation rate is around 3.6% and it’s expected to drop to 1.8% after the halving event. The cryptocurrency’s inflation rate […]

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How to Find Your Nearest Bitcoin ATM

How to Find the Nearest Bitcoin ATM to Your Location and Learn About Its FeaturesCryptocurrency markets have experienced a few intensive weeks since the start of the year that took prices to 2020 highs in mid-February. The overall bullish sentiment is attracting more interest towards the crypto space. There are many ways to get started with Bitcoin but one the most accessible options is to find an ATM supporting […]

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Coronavirus Quarantine Controls and Shipping Delays Impact Bitcoin Miners

Coronavirus Quarantine Controls and Shipping Delays Impact Bitcoin MinersDuring the first week of February, a few of the top mining rig manufacturers from China revealed they were forced to postpone device shipments due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Regional reports from the country now disclose that shipments will be delayed even longer and Chinese mining rig companies and second-market suppliers are feeling significant […]

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