Why Is Bitcoin's Value So Volatile? Price fluctuations in the Bitcoin spot rate on the Bitcoin exchanges is driven by many factors. Volatility is measured in traditional markets by the Volatility Index, also known as the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX). Volatility in Bitcoin does not yet have a generally accepted index since cryptocurrency as an […]

Why Bitcoin’s value could get even more volatile Bitcoin’s price could be in for a big drop, and that’s because the cryptocurrency is facing a potentially contentious upgrade to its core software in August. If you haven’t heard about the oncoming deadline for a “user-activated soft fork”, here’s the story:

MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy MIT Sloan School of Management two hundred forty five Very first St, Room E94-1521 Cambridge, MA 02142-1347 What’s the Value of Blockchain? A few weeks ago I attended the IBM Blockchain Summit two thousand seventeen in Fresh York.

Blockchain Technology Explained: Powering Bitcoin by Nermin Hajdarbegovic – Technical Editor @ Toptal 0 shares Microsoft recently became the latest big name to officially associate with Bitcoin, the decentralized virtual currency. However, the Redmond company did not go all out, and will only support bitcoin payments on certain content platforms, making up a little fraction […]

What is a fifty one percent attack, and why are Bitcoin users freaking out about it now? Bitcoin is fated! Or not. Actually, this might be a real danger to the cryptocurrency. If there’s one structural flaw that could cause Bitcoin to collapse from within, it’s the network’s vulnerability to what’s called a “51 percent […]

Blockgeeks Wise Contracts: The Blockchain Technology That Will Substitute Lawyers An in-depth guide by BlockGeeks A Beginner’s Guide to Wise Contracts One of the best things about the blockchain is that, because it is a decentralized system that exists inbetween all permitted parties, there’s no need to pay intermediaries (Middle fellows) and it saves you […]

blockchain youtube Apr 16, two thousand seventeen at 12:00 UTC by Galia Benartzi Galia Benartzi is a founder of Bancor, a Swiss-based non-profit focused on solving the liquidity challenge in asset exchange. Previously, she was founder and CEO of Particle Code, a cross-platform development technology for mobile and social games acquired by Appcelerator.

US States working on blockchain legislation in 2017 At least eight US States have worked on bills accepting or promoting the use of Bitcoin and Blockchain technology this year, and a duo of them have already passed them into law. The bills cover a broad range of purposes, from enlargening transparency in State operations to […]

Understanding zero skill blockchains How to demonstrate you know something without showcasing what you know Last Friday witnessed the launch of Zcash, a fresh public blockchain and associated cryptocurrency that attracted a lot of attention. By now, there are hundreds of cryptocurrencies, so any budding youthfull entrant needs a serious differentiator to rise above the […]

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