Bitcoin Cryptocurrency News

Should Millennials Invest in Bitcoin for their Retirement?

As the global pension crisis worsens, millennials, are looking at novel retirement strategies, to protect their retirement security. Will bitcoin serve the purpose? Millennials’ Financial Situation Is ‘Relatively Dire’ Baby boomers, and then Generation X, popularized inflation-ridden investments and various retirement schemes that now are in crisis. Generation X had less money than baby boomers. Read more…

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Sweden’s Central Bank To Begin Testing National Cryptocurrency

The Swedish Central Bank will establish a test group for its potential digital currency – the e-krona. It will run for a year and should confirm if there’s an actual need case for launching a digital krona. Testing The E-Krona Recently reported by local news, the Riksbank is ready to launch a group to examine Read more…

Blockchain Cryptocurrency News Ethereum

Ethereum 2.0 Has Made Some Critical Advances

The deposit smart contract for Ethereum 2.0 has completed formal verification and audit of the bytecode. Continued optimizations to ETH 2.0’s beacon chain are also underway.  Ethereum 2.0 is Getting Closer to Reality Formal Verification (FV) is essential to production software development. FV is a method of analyzing the code semantics to make sure they Read more…

Blockchain Cryptocurrency News Ripple

US Congress Mentions XRP and Ripple During Tech Discussion

The US congress had a hearing about non-cash payment technologies yesterday. During the discussion, Tom Emmer, the Chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee, mentioned Ripple (XRP) among several other cryptocurrencies. Ripple Fans Get Excited [embedded content] US representative Tom Emmer of Minnesota’s 6th District addressed a panel of payments industry leaders yesterday at the Read more…

Bitcoin Cryptocurrency News

100 Days To Go: Excitement Among The Crypto Community For The Coming-Up Bitcoin Halving Event

One of the most awaited events in the cryptocurrency space, the Bitcoin Halving, is estimated to take place about 100 days from today. On this day, the reward that miners get from adding blocks to the network will be slashed in half: from 12.5 BTC per block, as of today and the recent four years, Read more…

Cryptocurrency News Ethereum

How This Solution Could Unlock Massive Adoption For Ethereum

Ethereum has had a couple of miserable years in terms of price but development on the world’s largest smart contract and dApp platform has continued. Speed and scalability are the keys for mass adoption and a solution is already being developed. Ethereum Evolution Ethereum’s infighting in 2016 and 2017 has been replaced by co-operation and Read more…

Bitcoin Cryptocurrency News

Bitcoin Celebrates A Huge Milestone This Month

Bitcoin celebrates the 11 year anniversary of its first clear use case, a peer-to-peer trustless transaction. The first transfer happened between the wallets of now-legendary Satoshi Nakamoto and cryptographer Hal Finney. Bitcoin Transactions Picked Up Between Early Adopters Transactions were relatively slow to pick up in the early days, as bitcoin initially had to accrue Read more…