It’s Time For Bitcoin Mining 101

As one of the most searched words on Google’s world news, most people have heard of Bitcoin, yet remain puzzled by the concept of Bitcoin mining. So it is entirely understandable if you are still asking yourself, “What the heck is Bitcoin mining?” Don’t worry we’ve got you covered as the U.S. is the second-biggest mining destination on the planet, accounting for nearly 17% of all the world’s bitcoin miners.

The Need To Weigh Cryptocurrency Exchanges: Decentralized vs. Centralized

By ICO Alert Decentralization eliminates third-party risk while increasing security and transparency Centralized exchanges provide ease-of-use, liquidity, and convenience Decentralized digital asset exchanges are increasing in popularity due to the long list of issues that cryptocurrency users have been faced with when trading on centralized platforms. Exchange hacks, lengthy KYC processes, and unmerited account closures

Unpacking ICO Ratings: Facts vs. Fakes

By ICO Alert ICO ratings are known to be definitively biased DJ Khaled backed Centra an ICO under criminal investigation with the SEC With the SEC takedown of John McAfee’s Twitter ICO endorsements, many are questioning whether or not ICO ratings are a scam.The answer to that question may be complicated. Why This Matters: It

Time For Bitcoin Mining 101

By ICO Alert The U.S. is the 2nd-biggest mining destination on the planet, accounting for nearly 17% of all the world’s bitcoin miners Bitcoin mining entails a proof of work verification system to prevent counterfeits As one of the most searched words on Google’s world news, most people have heard of Bitcoin, yet remain puzzled

Can Blockchain Replace Cloud Computing?

By ICO Alert Ethereum is currently able to process five transactions per second Visa uses cloud computing to scale the thousands of transactions The people have spoken: big businesses ought to put their ledgers on the blockchain for accountability. Yet there is one question remaining on the idea of this solution. Does blockchain have the

Weighing Cryptocurrency Exchanges: Decentralized vs. Centralized

By ICO Alert Decentralization eliminates third-party risk while increasing security and transparency Centralized exchanges provide ease-of-use, liquidity, and convenience Decentralized digital asset exchanges are increasing in popularity due to the long list of issues that cryptocurrency users have been faced with when trading on centralized platforms. Exchange hacks, lengthy KYC processes, and unmerited account closures

Crypto Taxation Without Representation

By ICO Alert Bitcoin accounts worth $20,000 or more are regulated Coinbase received $75 million in investments from the NYSE and USAA Trading cryptocurrencies is not considered a transaction, instead it’s viewed as property according to the IRS. Last year decentralized currencies were labeled a black market for money laundering. Now, in 2018 the prospect

Bitcoin Mining 101

By ICO Alert Bitcoin mining entails a proof of work verification system to prevent counterfeits Unlike fiat currencies, bitcoins cannot be fabricated without reason Ranked number two on Google’s world news search list in 2017, most people have heard of Bitcoin, yet remain puzzled by the concept of Bitcoin mining. So it is entirely understandable

Blockchain and the Future of Agriculture

By ICO Alert Agriculture is a multi-trillion dollar industry Blockchain can play a vital role in the optimization of farming practices Agriculture has grown into a multi-trillion dollar industry. However, there are many challenges currently facing the sector and food security remains a global issue. How big could the impact of blockchain become in overcoming

The Rise of Airdrops

By ICO Alert Airdrops raised more than $4.5B for blockchain projects Crypto-related Airdrop community recipients essentially receive free money During the past 6–12 months airdrops have become something of a buzzword in the cryptocurrency community. The sudden explosion of airdrops can be linked to the steep growth of the ICO market in 2017, where blockchain

Surviving the Crypto Bear Market

By ICO Alert Cryptocurrencies follow traditional 10-20 year market cycles Government banking agencies have begun testing cryptocurrencies As many traders face tough market conditions in crypto today, they tend to be blinded by red candles and make uninformed decisions. On the backdrop of this bearish consolidation, it is important to note Blockchain technology acceptance is

ICO Ratings: Facts or Fake?

By ICO Alert ICO ratings are known to be definitively biased DJ Khaled backed Centra an ICO under criminal investigation with the SEC With the SEC takedown of John McAfee’s Twitter ICO endorsements, many are questioning whether or not ICO ratings are a scam.The answer to that question may be complicated. Why This Matters: It

Cryptocurrency Exchanges: Decentralized vs. Centralized

By ICO Alert Decentralization eliminates third-party risk while increasing security and transparency Centralized exchanges provide ease-of-use, liquidity, and convenience Decentralized digital asset exchanges are increasing in popularity due to the long list of issues that cryptocurrency users have been faced with when trading on centralized platforms. Exchange hacks, lengthy KYC processes, and unmerited account closures

A Guide to Crypto-Anarchy

By ICO Alert Cryptocurrencies are breathing new life into the crypto-anarchist movement Bitcoin allows crypto-anarchists to send and receive funds outside of the established financial system One of the most prolific features of cryptocurrencies and the budding blockchain-powered “decentralized economy” is that it’s providing individuals with more privacy and digital anonymity than ever before. Cryptocurrencies