Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase adds 100,000 users in 24 hrs, Shows Surging Interest in Crypto

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase adds 100,000 users in 24 hrs, Shows Surging Interest in Crypto
The announcement by CME that it plans to launch Bitcoin futures has resulted in a spike in interest across the world. Coinbase, the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, has added 100,000 new users in the 24 hours past the announcement. Why Coinbase matters Coinbase is a popular exchange to buy Bitcoins with 11.9 mln users supported Read More

Fake ICOs, Common Crypto Scams and How to Avoid Them

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Fake ICOs, Common Crypto Scams and How to Avoid Them
The cryptocurrency world is full of stories of people who are either getting hacked for their precious digital currencies, or they are falling into scams and traps. Because of the decentralized and open nature of the cryptocurrency world, protection is not freely offered. Users are rather expected to be savvy enough to not fall for Read More

Californian Professor Prefers Central Bank-Backed Digital Currencies Over Decentralized Cryptocurrencies

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Californian Professor Prefers Central Bank-Backed Digital Currencies Over Decentralized Cryptocurrencies
Well-respected University of California Professor of Economics and Political Science Barry Eichengreen has claimed that he favors the use of central bank-issued virtual currencies over decentralized cryptocurrencies. He added that the latter will not play a major part in the future of the financial sector. In his interview with CNBC, Eichengreen said that the central Read More

Arkansas Police Generates Its Own Cryptocurrency to Track Child Porn

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Arkansas Police Generates Its Own Cryptocurrency to Track Child Porn
The Cyber Crimes Division of the Benton County Sheriff’s Office in Arkansas has launched a pilot program involving the mining of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to monitor the activities of criminals online. The division has generated its own digital currency to track such crimes as the proliferation of child pornography. Combating cybercrimes Based on data Read More

Next Generation of Tech Geniuses Signing Up to Study Cryptocurrencies

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Next Generation of Tech Geniuses Signing Up to Study Cryptocurrencies
In a nod towards the direction cryptocurrencies are heading, the youth of the globe are surging towards university courses that offer teaching in cryptography, as well as cryptocurrency. The value of Bitcoin is soaring, and students are identifying a new market that is emerging that they are trying to ready themselves for with university accredited Read More

The Blockchain Next Generation Alternative to PayPal Has Arrived

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on The Blockchain Next Generation Alternative to PayPal Has Arrived
Most online users have been burnt by PayPal or another digital payment system at one time or another. Perhaps you’ve tried to withdraw money someone has sent to you, only to find that you’ve been blocked from that service. Or maybe you’ve tried to receive money, only to discover that the fees can be pretty Read More