Bitcoin breaks $50,000 as large investors continue to fuel rally
- February 16, 2021, 12:07
Bitcoin rose above $50,000 on Tuesday to a new record high, building on a rally fuelled by signs that the world’s biggest cryptocurrency is gaining ac(...)
Will bitcoin surge end like the 17th century Dutch tulip bubble?
- Financial Services
- January 8, 2021, 16:30
JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon, the longest-serving chief executive on Wall Street, may have toned down his views of bitcoin since he declared in 2017 tha(...)
Bitcoin is comparable to Las Vegas for CO2 emissions
- June 20, 2019, 07:10
It is not surprising that Las Vegas, the shiny, electric gambling capital of the world, consumes a lot of power, thereby spewing about 22 megatons of (...)
Blockchain technology will eventually have mass appeal
- April 25, 2019, 00:00
There are two origins for the word blockchain. The first is the blockchain as it is used in cryptocurrencies and in this context, the word was invente(...)
Bitcoin is ‘evil spawn’ of financial crisis, says ECB banker
- November 15, 2018, 18:32
One of the top bankers in the euro zone has described bitcoin as “the evil spawn of the financial crisis”. European Central Bank executive board membe(...)
Why do we continue to put our trust in Facebook and Google?
- July 19, 2018, 04:35
It hasn’t been a good week for the overlords of the internet. On Tuesday, Facebook was exposed by the Channel 4 Dispatches programme for flouting its(...)
Bitcoin: French economist predicts day of reckoning
- December 5, 2017, 05:52
It’s been called the “queen of cryptocurrencies” and the biggest bubble in the world. Bitcoin, launched in January 2009, has gained astonishing moment(...)
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