Two Miners Purportedly Execute 51% Attack on Bitcoin Cash Blockchain

Two miners have reportedly executed a 51% attack on the bitcoin cash (BCH) blockchain, according to tweets by Cryptoconomy Podcast host Guy Swann on May 24. A 51% attack occurs when someone controls the majority of mining power on a Proof-of-Work blockchain network. This means that the majority block verifier can prevent other users from […]

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CME Futures Gaps Hint Bitcoin Price is Headed to $18,000 Or Higher

Bitcoin price has gone parabolic in recent weeks, and while the leading cryptocurrency by market cap is currently taking pause for some much needed consolidation, much of the market is predicting that this is just the beginning of upside momentum. While most have conservative price targets of $9,000 or $10,000, one trader believed that Bitcoin […]

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Infographic: An Overview of Compromised Bitcoin Exchange Events

The purpose of this infographic is to visualize the size of large cryptocurrency hacks that have occurred in the past as if they all happened today. The hacks included in this infographic extend beyond exchanges, as there were other large entities that experienced cryptocurrency hacks, such as marketplaces like Silk Road 2.0. All hacks in […]

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University Students Choose One Dollar Over One Bitcoin

YouTube channel, Capital Creators, performed an experiment offering students the choice of one dollar or one bitcoin. The overwhelming majority chose the dollar. So this is the part where I mercilessly mock the US education system and berate US students for being so dumb, right? Well actually, no. It would seem far more productive to […]

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No, Forbes, Facebook’s Newly Detailed Not-So-Crypto is No Rival for Bitcoin

The launch of a crypto-like-currency by social media giant Facebook has been the topic of many discussions in the Bitcoin and digital asset space recently. However, little was known about it outside of the company developing a mysterious blockchain department and rumours about a WhatsApp-based digital coin being launched by the firm. According to a […]

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