Tag: blockchain

Turcoin: Turkey’s ‘National Cryptocurrency’ Is Alleged Ponzi Scheme

Turcoin, advertised as “the national cryptocurrency of Turkey” has been revealed as a multi-million-dollar Ponzi scheme as it collapsed in disgrace. Some 12,000 individual investors are thought to have been affected. Many had sunk their life savings into the project, after Turcoin promised swift dividends and implied it had the backing of the Turkish government. […]

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Turcoin: Turkey’s ‘National Cryptocurrency’ Is Alleged Ponzi Scheme

Turcoin, advertised as “the national cryptocurrency of Turkey” has been revealed as a multi-million-dollar Ponzi scheme as it collapsed in disgrace. Some 12,000 individual investors are thought to have been affected. Many had sunk their life savings into the project, after Turcoin promised swift dividends and implied it had the backing of the Turkish government. […]

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Who is Ross Ulbricht? | A Journey into the Dark Net and Cryptocurrency

Ross Ulbricht is a former dark net operator who is currently in prison for life after creating and administering the Silk Road, an online marketplace where over a billion dollars worth of illegal goods/services were exchanged.    Transactions on Silk Road were completed using Bitcoin for the sake of anonymity. For that reason, Ulbricht is credited […]

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Who is Ross Ulbricht? | A Journey into the Dark Net and Cryptocurrency

Ross Ulbricht is a former dark net operator who is currently in prison for life after creating and administering the Silk Road, an online marketplace where over a billion dollars worth of illegal goods/services were exchanged.    Transactions on Silk Road were completed using Bitcoin for the sake of anonymity. For that reason, Ulbricht is credited […]

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Crypto Coin vs. Token: Understanding the Difference

There are many terminologies for cryptocurrencies. Newer investors may find it difficult to distinguish between various categories. In this article, we look at the difference between crypto coin vs. token. We also examine some of the most relevant projects in each category and try to understand how some cryptocurrency projects migrate from digital tokens to […]

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Bitcoin Bubble? Why the Burst Might Be Good for Bitcoin & Blockchain

Media outlets that once ran glorifying stories of Bitcoin ascendance are now describing a Bitcoin bubble that has popped. Economists who were at first curious in a new type of monetary system are now foretelling panic. In this strange climate after a fall from great heights, it’s worth considering how we got here and what […]

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Bitcoin Bubble? Why the Burst Might Be Good for Bitcoin & Blockchain

Media outlets that once ran glorifying stories of Bitcoin ascendance are now describing a Bitcoin bubble that has popped. Economists who were at first curious in a new type of monetary system are now foretelling panic. In this strange climate after a fall from great heights, it’s worth considering how we got here and what […]

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Interview with TechCrunch’s Editor-At-Large Josh Constine on Future of Crypto

In the rapidly developing world of technology, being an excellent breaking tech news journalist requires attaining a near expert-level understanding of complex concepts and trends, while also not betraying a beginner’s mindset to communicate with an audience with mixed levels of technical knowledge. TechCrunch.com has been consistently ranked as the #1 source of breaking tech […]

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Decentralized Internet – Affordable Resources And Privacy On The Web

You’ve heard a lot about decentralization lately, but what exactly is decentralized internet? And what do people want when they seek it? The internet comprises a network of networks, and if one piece fails, the internet as a whole still continues to function. You may have experienced times when you could not log into your internet […]

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Utility and Security Tokens: A Growing Case for Crypto Self-Regulation

The early 21st century might very well go down in the annals of history as the gold rush of the modern age. Utility and security tokens are emerging from all corners of the globe and project teams are licking their lips as a new wave of investor funding is born. Capital from Initial Coin Offerings […]

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