Ahrefs, one of the most popular SEO platforms in the world recently carried out a survey to ascertain the number of websites in their entire domain index that runs cryptocurrency mining scripts. The Ahref index contains over 175 million domains and the survey covered every single one of them.
The pressing talks of regulations and investigations by governments all over the world have caused users of cryptocurrencies to be concerned about the issues of protecting their privacy through these digital assets.
It is a widely known fact that while famous public blockchains such as Bitcoin and Ethereum do not share their users’ personal information on the network, other details like transaction statistics are shared. These transaction statistics include the amount shared and the network addresses involved in the transaction. This information is published publicly to maintain a transparent ledger.
Amid a documented downturn in volume trading for 2018 across global exchanges, LocalBitcoins has recorded a number of trading volume spikes across various markets since mid-March 2018. Worldwide, the exchange’s volume pushed up to around $75 million for the week ending March 31, 2018.
If you need an alternative method to centralized exchanges for buying Bitcoin your answer might be LocalBitcoins. The site provides a peer-to-peer marketplace for users to get together, buying and selling Bitcoin without oversight from centralized exchanges or financial institutions.
After seeing the poor way that MtGox was managed, Powell decided that there was a need for a digital asset exchange which could fulfil the requirement for high security standards and deliver services according to latest market trends of the growing industry. Powell envisioned an exchange that catered and appealed to proficient traders, designing implementations like the ability for margin trading.
NotAFactory is a Greece-based brand new startup that makes t-shirts. But you would be dead wrong if you take it for just another online t-shirt shop.
NotAFactory is, by design, an empowering platform for refugees from war-torn Syria who took shelter in Greece but have been forced to live in, let’s say, less-than-ideal conditions of refugee camps since. Because these refugees haven’t been given permanent Greek residency yet (and also because the refugee camps are usually far away from cities and towns), the vast majority of the people living there do not have any employment.
There is hardly any doubt that Bitcoin is more than a bit of an economic revelation. The cryptocurrency that was born out of the eponymous 2008 Bitcoin white paper and launched the following year has been catapulted to the forefront of global attention. The emergence of Bitcoin launched blockchain technology and introduced cryptocurrencies to the world. In less than a decade that Bitcoin has been around, it certainly has made the news a lot. One question that has defied any definitive solution has been the puzzle of just how to value Bitcoin. The answer may lie in an approach developed by a Swiss research team.
The big guy from Silicon Valley wants a bite of the crypto pie and has decided that filing a new patent for a Bitcoin mining chip “accelerator” would be the best way to go about it.
How the crypto community reacts to it remains to be seen, but from the outset, it looks as though the chip giant wants to gain their trust by promising more energy-efficient mining.
Paxful is a global, peer-to-peer marketplace used to buy and sell Bitcoin easily, without the use of a third party intermediary, such as an exchange. Think of it as the eBay of Bitcoin as it connects buyers and sellers, and lets them set their own price.
Paxful was started in 2015 by Ray Youssef and Artur Schaback and is incorporated in Wilmington, Delaware, USA. While it is a U.S. corporation, it faciliatates trades on a global basis, and can be used in most any country in the world. The exceptions are those countries that have an outright ban on Bitcoin, and some countries that are under trade embargos by the U.S. These unsupported coutries at the time of writing are: Balkans, Belarus, Burma, Cote D’Ivoire, Cuba, Congo, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Zimbabwe.
The price of bitcoin has taken a huge beating in the market, dropping from almost $20,000 in December 2017 to less than $6,000 in the early days of February 2018. So far in 2018, the bitcoin price has yet to show any signs of improvements as price climbs haven’t lasted more than a couple of days. As at the time of writing this article, the price of bitcoin has dropped over the last 24 hours to below $7,000. A number of experts and analysts have sounded the death knell for bitcoin declaring that the good days are over. However, one individual, the founder of crypto payments startup, believes otherwise.