Proof of Work mining is inherently wasteful, but don’t expect a switch any time soon.
Bitcoin’s annual electricity consumption is more than three times New Zealand’s – those hidden environmental costs must be part of any future regulation.
What bitcoin giveth, it also takes away.
The premise of ‘eco-friendly’ non-fungible tokens is shaky at best.
Blockchain technology can be made greener if we change the way transactions happen.
As decentralized autonomous organizations with philanthropic aims begin to form, it’s unclear whether they can operate without breaking IRS rules.
Although it’s estimated illicit activity amounts to less than 1% of all cryptocurrency transactions, figures of losses are still staggering – and on the rise.
For the metaverse to work, people need to own their virtual bodies and possessions and be able to spend money. The same cryptographic technology behind bitcoin will make that possible.
The market for cryptocurrencies has expanded dramatically in the last year. With this uptick of activity, what’s next in 2022 for cryptocurrencies?
While cryptocurrencies have exploded in value, so has this sub-genre that mimicks real-world assets like the US dollar.
Like fiat currencies, cryptocurrencies have no fundamental value. So what is the value of Bitcoin?
Ethereum’s Altair upgrade is about to go live, in a big step towards a faster, greener ethereum 2.0.
If you haven’t heard of Axies yet, it’s probably about time.
Operators like BlockFi and Nexo offer rates that are north of 9%.
It’s time to shift focus away from bitcoin and to pay more attention to other blockchain projects promising to make real contributions to the world.
Bitcoin prices have plunged after the world’s second richest person tweeted that Tesla would no longer accept the cryptocurrency.
The digital yuan could make transactions faster, cheaper and more transparent, but there are dangers for the global economy.
NFTs are made the same way as crypto coins, but where every crypto coin is like every other, each NFT is a unique digital item – from images to sound files to text.
While bitcoin is only a currency, the second-largest cryptocurrency is at the heart of a platform that aims to transform the internet.
There’s more substance to the surging price of Bitcoin than last time. But there’s still good reason to be cautious about investing in it.