Ethereum and Bitcoin are the two best-known cryptocurrencies. But what are the advantages of Ethereum over its better-known rival?
The Isle of Man might offer a slower pace of life away from the rat race, but one cryptocurrency business has found it to be just the right setting for its global business HQ.
Bitcoin may be the most high-profile cryptocurrency, but there are others out there – and businesses can take advantage of speedy payments and low transaction fees. Does it make sense for your business?
Reports of players getting rich overnight buying and trading Bitcoin have blanketed the internet. Other reports of 50% overnight swings in Bitcoin value have also drawn attention. Here are a few thoughts on the sudden rise in popularity of cryptocurrencies, the underlying technology and the risks to players.
Most industries seem reluctant to fully embrace cryptocurrencies until they get some real momentum behind them but it’s only through being more widely accepted that this momentum will be generated.
While blockchain is being embraced, with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies the picture is very different with deeply held, and often hotly expressed, opinions broadly in the same opposing camps as for the last internet revolution: the World Wide Web.
Blockchain is, slowly but surely, reaching corporate consciousness. As the Harvard Business Review has put it, blockchain is a “quiet revolution.”
Our history is filled with cyber risk incidents, stretching back to the HMRC CD-ROM debacle, through to software vulnerabilities like Heartbleed and WannaCry. If anything, it highlights the need for companies to take serious steps to mitigate the impact of future attacks.
Audio Network’s head of product Matthew Hawn explains why blockchain technology has the potential to become a game changer for the music industry.
Barry James, founder of The Crowdfunding Centre and Venture Funding Hubs, argues that Greece has been bullied by creditors in Europe and suggests crowdfunding and financial technology could be the answer to a sustainable future.
Will the UK and Europe begin to regulate Bitcoins and other virtual, digital and crypto-currencies in 2015? Here is the latest legal update on Bitcoin.
Crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has seen its previous top fundraising total of £1.9m beaten by digital financial service provider Bitreserve.