#Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency Documentary Review: Should You Watch It and Why Cryptocurrency Documentary Review: Should You Watch It and Why

Writing about crypto-themed documentaries is a relatively rare occasion. Most of them, however, obviously focus on Bitcoin, which is arguably the easiest target for research. Still, if you compare the number of documentaries on Bitcoin with the number of documentaries on the Nazis, it will become very clear that even 80 years later the ominous […]

Halving Has Happened, What’s Next? Crypto-Industry Stakeholders Share Their Expectations Halving Has Happened, What’s Next? Crypto-Industry Stakeholders Share Their Expectations

On May 11th, block reward in the Bitcoin network was decreased from 12.5 to 6.25 BTC heralding the 3rd halving in the first crypto’s history. Block #630000, the first to bring a decreased reward, was mined by the AntPool mining pool. Crypto-industry stakeholders from around the world shared their opinions about the consequences of the […]

CoinJanitor: The Shitcoins’ Highlander out to Kill All Your Shitcoins CoinJanitor: The Shitcoins’ Highlander out to Kill All Your Shitcoins

Shitcoins, the inglorious remnants of the golden age of crypto, they continue wandering aimlessly like redundant post-apocalyptic robots in a world where they no longer have a purpose or an excuse to exist. They are the bane of every Bitcoin maximalist and a sore on the once pristine body of blockchain tech.

48show’s Max Keidun: There Will Be a Privacy War 48show’s Max Keidun: There Will Be a Privacy War

There are myriads of individual aspects to the issue of personal privacy. In the case of Bitcoin, privacy is the subject of heated debates that split the community to an extent.

Bitcoin Halving Shifts Into Future All the Time: Will It Happen as Scheduled? Bitcoin Halving Shifts Into Future All the Time: Will It Happen as Scheduled?

Bitcoin halving will keep happening at predetermined moments until there are 21 million coins. The thing is that it’s predetermined not in time, but in block height. The nearest halving is expected to happen in May 2020.

Helicopter Money: Way out of Crisis or Fallacy of Traditional Economics? Helicopter Money: Way out of Crisis or Fallacy of Traditional Economics?

On March 27th, the U.S. Senate approved the largest anti-crisis measures package to support the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s worth $2.2 trillion. The list of measures includes increasing spending on healthcare, providing direct financial help to the population, and allowing businesses to get discount loans and grants to cover salaries during the quarantine.

Binance Accused of Stealing $1 Million Worth of Assets: Company Denies Everything but Class Action Underway Binance Accused of Stealing $1 Million Worth of Assets: Company Denies Everything but Class Action Underway

In November 2018, Binance cryptocurrency exchange blocked an account containing almost $1 million worth of funds. Its owner accuses the site employees of embezzlement. This was initially reported to Forklog by the representatives of HackControl.

Peter McCormack on Silk Road and Bitcoin: as a Cocaine User—It Was Brilliant Peter McCormack on Silk Road and Bitcoin: as a Cocaine User—It Was Brilliant

As governments and law enforcement agencies love to remind us, Bitcoin, just like everyday paper cash, does have a darker side. Many people entered crypto through shady deals and darknet markets. Yet some managed to get their lives in order and realized that Bitcoin was just so much more than darknet cash.

Tone Vays: Whatever Governments Call Their Digital Currencies, It’s All About Getting Rid of Paper Money Tone Vays: Whatever Governments Call Their Digital Currencies, It’s All About Getting Rid of Paper Money

A lot is going on with the economy. The monetary authorities around the world leverage their powers to intervene by printing money and introducing unconditional payments for citizens, businesses change their model or struggle to keep afloat.

Blockstream’s Christian Decker: It's Really Hard to Inject Usefulness Into Proof-Of-Work Blockstream’s Christian Decker: It’s Really Hard to Inject Usefulness Into Proof-Of-Work

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.

Stepan Gershuni: You Will Be Able to Buy Something With Bitcoin, Not so Sure About Other Currencies Stepan Gershuni: You Will Be Able to Buy Something With Bitcoin, Not so Sure About Other Currencies

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 […]

Whales or Rookies: Who's to Blame for Bitcoin Crash? Whales or Rookies: Who’s to Blame for Bitcoin Crash?

The market crash of the 12th–13th of March, was an unexpected and tough trial even for seasoned investors. The actual reasons behind the crash are still up for debate.

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