An illustration photo of Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins
The recent crackdown on cryptocurrencies in China is a prelude to the assertion of control over this area by the Chinese authorities.
The 16th U.S. president has graced the penny since 1909.
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It may cost more to make a penny than a penny’s worth, but a penny saved may be more than a penny earned.
The Internet of Things offers great opportunities for Africa.
The new Internet of Things has the potential to compensate for Africa's legacies of underdevelopment.
Silk Road, gone but not forgotten.
The technology behind Silk Road is still sound, but with the potential for a life sentence it would take faith to deploy them.
All that glitters is not gold.
Regulating bitcoin and digital currencies is hard, but tackling currency exchanges may be the answer.
Notes and Queries.
With the Bank of England mooting the idea it might get involved with digital currencies, you might think it was good news for Bitcoin.
The uses for Bitcoin are in their infancy and show signs of the “terrible twos” syndrome.
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In terms of a life-cycle of technology, it is easy to see Bitcoin as being at the same developmental stage as babies going through the “terrible twos”. All of its technological possibility lies ahead…