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A blog centered on issues related to Bitcoin. You'll find in-depth discussions, current news, and helpful tips to avoid risk and maximize profit.

There’s still hope that Bitcoin can function as a payment system

Bitcoin was originally designed as a peer-to-peer electronic cash system, but its potential as an expanding asset ended up superseding its original purpose. In a peer-to-peer electronic cash system, online payments are sent directly from one person to another without using a bank or another financial institution as an intermediate....

Blockchain could stop illegal fishing in the tuna industry

For years, there have been reports that consumers have unintentionally been purchasing tuna from fishing operations that use slave labor. Now, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has begun using blockchain to eliminate illegal fishing in the Pacific Islands’ tuna industry.

Millennial interest in Bitcoin and pot boosted retail investing

Because of ample interest in cryptocurrencies and marijuana-related securities, retail investor activity is intensifying. Tim Hockey, the President of TD Ameritrade, told CNBC there has been “frenetic activity from a retail point of view.”

Coincheck hack is now the largest cryptocurrency hack ever

Coincheck, the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, just fell victim to the largest digital currency hack in history. Coincheck executives verified that the hackers stole around $530 millions worth of a cryptocurrency called NEM.