Tag Archives: Cryptocurrencies

The most important cryptocurrency event in years is about to begin – and the biggest windfall goes to the planet

The most important cryptocurrency event in years is about to begin – and the biggest windfall goes to the planet

Amid the continuous noise about cryptocurrencies, it’s often hard to pick out what really matters. However this month, if all goes to plan, the energy-hungry digital sector will undergo its biggest shake-up in years. Ethereum, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency, is tomorrow expected to start a technology changeover which, once complete, should cause its carbon emissions to plummet […] … learn more→

Tesla’s Bitcoin about-face is a warning for cryptocurrencies that ignore climate change

Tesla’s Bitcoin about-face is a warning for cryptocurrencies that ignore climate change

Over the weekend, Tesla chief executive Elon Musk suggested his company could sell off its Bitcoin holdings, sending the cryptocurrency plummeting. It followed Musk’s announcement earlier this month that his company would no longer accept Bitcoin in payment for its electric cars, due to the fossil fuels needed to create the digital currency. Bitcoin is created via high-powered computers […] … learn more→

Bitcoin –a digital way to make money

Bitcoin –a digital way to make money

The role of the cryptocurrency miner is therefore to validate the transactions carried out. He is thus paid in cryptocurrency tokens for which he confirmed a new block. A cryptocurrency developer will develop the computer protocol on which cryptocurrency is based, which notably defines the number of tokens in circulation, their circulation speed, their storage […] … learn more→

Cryptocurrencies affect remittance prices

Cryptocurrencies affect remittance prices

With the development of blockchain technology, we see a sudden improvement in remittance prices and speed, as the companies try to survive on the money transfer market… Remittance costs According to the data from Wirly.com, which specializes in gathering information about remittance companies and money transfer services, you can easily send $1000 abroad for less […] … learn more→

The lowdown on Libra: what consumers need to know about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

The lowdown on Libra: what consumers need to know about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies have become a global phenomenon in the past few years. Now Facebook is launching it’s own cryptocurrency, in association with Visa, MasterCard, Uber and others. The stated aim of Libra is to “enable a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people”. The announcement has sparked fears that Libra could be a threat to […] … learn more→