Sometimes cultural revolutions can be sparked by a hashtag. Time has come to introduce another hashtag we shall wield in the war for the reclamation of the Web, our digital homeland. The blockchain community launches the #fExit campaign, aimed at diversifying people’s experience in the sphere of social networks.
Lightning Network, a second layer payment protocol, can mean a lot to Bitcoin and other blockchain-based systems. It is hailed as a solution to scalability problems and a way to make crypto payments ubiquitous, but the tech isn’t quite mature enough to handle all that.
When the quarantine is over and there are people in the streets and shops once again, we may see a world that isn’t the same as the one before. On the one hand, many people and organizations will learn new tools and ways to work remotely. On the other hand, the world economy will take […]
The current shifts in politics and economics will affect everybody regardless of their involvement with Bitcoin. Moreover, the current crisis presents an opportunity for Bitcoin to achieve what it was made to achieve—become money.
In its whitepaper, Bitcoin is defined as a peer-to-peer version of electronic cash. But when was the last time you’ve made a purchase with Bitcoin? Very few of us use cryptocurrencies to pay for things daily, while this is perhaps the most important step towards mass adoption.
Many crypto-enthusiasts anticipate the advent of large investors to make Bitcoin price grow rapidly and pull the whole market along with it. Galaxy Digital’s Mike Novogratz believes that Bitcoin will soon pass the $20,000 mark, chiefly driven by the regulated exchanges aimed at professional market participants.
Ever since the inception of Bitcoin, women have been underrepresented in blockchain and crypto. Our guest for this interview has for a long time been a voice for women in blockchain.
According to DeFi Pulse, last week, the total dollar worth of funds locked in Ethereum-powered DeFi projects passed the $1 billion mark. Currently, the Total Value Locked metric is $1.04 billion.
Some people in the crypto-community expect mass adoption to come with big players from traditional markets. Some see it coming along the growing set of real use cases for crypto, certain regulatory initiatives, or particularly ambitious projects.
Mass adoption is the mantra of every Bitcoin trader and the holy grail of most Bitcoin evangelists. And Lightning Network (LN) was one huge milestone on the roadmap of mass adoption.
The notion that Bitcoin is instrumental for criminals is one of the traditional arguments against it and other cryptocurrencies. But however popular is the argument, Bitcoin’s potential for criminal use should be seen in context.
Let’s face it: crypto adoption has been going down for quite some time. There are fewer and fewer merchants accepting Bitcoin, let alone other cryptocurrencies. This is a bit surprising, given that many issues hampering adoption in the early days have been sorted out: user interfaces got a lot safer and friendlier, major cryptocurrencies are […]