How to Avoid the Worst Online Scams

Phishing, malware, and more only escalate in times of uncertainty. Here’s how to protect...

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How Institutional Players Like CME, CBOE and Bakkt Influence the Bitcoin Price
Mar23

How Institutional Players Like CME, CBOE and Bakkt Influence the Bitcoin Price

The introduction of institutional heavyweights like CME, CBOE and Bakkt to the bitcoin space was heralded by many as the key to solidifying bitcoin’s mainstream acceptance, and driving prices to a stabilized moon. While this hasn’t played out exactly as some predicted, it is still early in the game, and bitcoin futures markets do arguably exert an influence on spot price. The quality and degree of said influence is...

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Liquid Gold vs Digital Gold: Why Bitcoin Beats Oil in the Current Climate
Mar23

Liquid Gold vs Digital Gold: Why Bitcoin Beats Oil in the Current Climate

Extreme volatility. Sudden loss of value. A purported store of value. An economic hedge. An alternative to gold. On the face of it, bitcoin and oil have a lot in common. Both markets have been buffeted by the covid-19 economic downturn, but while bitcoin has stabilized, oil keeps plummeting. What does “digital gold” have that its liquid counterpart does not? Also read: Can’t Lock Down Bitcoin: Trump Ponders Halting...

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The Internet May Be Next Victim of Coronavirus Pandemic – Netflix, Google, Apple and Amazon React
Mar23

The Internet May Be Next Victim of Coronavirus Pandemic – Netflix, Google, Apple and Amazon React

With an estimated billion people staying home, remote working or just watching shows online all day, telecom infrastructure is coming under great strain. Experts and companies are mostly saying that the risk is far from critical yet, but the EU has taken the possibility of the internet crashing very seriously. Netflix, Google, Apple, and Amazon have begun to restrict HD video streaming to reduce data usage in Europe. Also Read:...

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While You’re Under Quarantine, Check These Sites for Remote Crypto Jobs
Mar23

While You’re Under Quarantine, Check These Sites for Remote Crypto Jobs

If you are on the lookout for a job in these pressing times, when the coronavirus pandemic has limited public movement and shut down businesses, it’s worth exploring opportunities to work from the relative safety of your home. The number of people doing so globally has been steadily growing, including in the crypto industry which is more decentralized than other sectors. Also read: 10 Loan Providers Taking Crypto as Collateral,...

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