It won’t be long before the results begin coming in for the UK’s 2017 General Election. The only contestants with a chance of winning, as usual, are the Labour Party and the Conservative Party. Exit polls are currently showing a win to the Conservative party, however these polls are generally inaccurate. The usual polling shenanigans are going on, with hundreds of …
Dozens of hospital trusts across the country have been hit by a huge cyber attack, plunging the NHS into chaos. But don't blame the hackers. Blame BitCoin.
The root of all evil on this amazing planet we are lucky enough to inhabit can be narrowed down to a single cause, the global banking system.
BIG GAINS TO BE MADE: LiteCoin (LTC), the fourth-largest public blockchain, is just hours away from adopting the full Segregated Witness (SegWit) upgrade.
If you follow the rise and fall of Bitcoin you will have undoubtedly noticed the huge fluctuations in value over the past few days. With the value of Bitcoin dropping down to below $945 yesterday and rising yet again to where it stands now at around $1040. It’s been a great time for market speculators as the constant rise and fall …
Since 2013, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have been awaiting this decision from the SEC on the future of Bitcoin. To quickly summarise here is an excerpt from Coindesk: In The Beginning Before getting into the story of the bitcoin ETF’s early days, it might help to understand who Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are exactly. Both graduates from Harvard University, the …
By now most people have at least heard of Bitcoin, what you may not know is that from tomorrow at an estimated time of 16:30 GMT the number of bitcoins produced in each successful block is halved from 25 to 12.5. Put simply to those with little knowledge of how bitcoin works – the cost and time used to produce 1 …
Taxes will have to rise unless officials are given new powers to raid people’s bank accounts, David Cameron has said. The Treasury select committee warned that allowing HM Revenue and Customs to remove cash from bank accounts without court orders is “very concerning” because of its history of mistakes. The committee said that taxpayers could suffer “serious detriment” if officials …
Scotland has been urged to consider launching its own digital currency to operate alongside the pound sterling, allowing the country to increase people’s spending power and support small businesses. The so-called ScotPound would operate in the same way as online currency BitCoin, with every Scottish citizen being given a personal windfall of S£250 to kick-start the scheme, under proposals published …