YouTube channel Crushit recently crushed a gold bar worth nearly $40,000 provided gold company Baird & Co. Check out the cascading of gold that doing so produced. Many individuals claim that gold is a good investment. They usually cite economic uncertainty as a reason for owning gold, which is seen by mainstream investing knowledge as a ‘safehaven’ to protect one’s wealth in times of economic crisis. But, the YouTube channel … Read More →
The Royal Mint partnered with markets operator CME Group to build a gold market with blockchain technology as a means of broadening London’s hip-factor when buying and selling gold bullion. The Roya Mint, owned by taxpayers, plans to accept trades from the middle of next year on the Royal Mint Gold platform, intended to log each transaction using blockchain.
Steemit, which gained popularity in the Bitcoin community after it introduced the first blockchain-based website, announced a December 6 hard fork this morning. The fork, which had been discussed in Steemit forums in recent months, is designed to change the platform’s economic model and to benefit the social platform’s community. This will be done, according to Steemit CEO Ned Scott, by onboarding more short to medium term investors. Before the … Read More →
Kim Dotcom’s pinned tweet reads: “I never lived there, I never traveled there, I had no company there, but all I worked for now belongs to the USA.” A dedicated Twitter user and political activist, Dotcom’s tweets revolve around the US’s copyright infringement case against him, his businesses, Bitcoin, and, recently, a new Kiwi law interpreted by many as giving government more powers to spy on its citizens. Tweets … Read More →
Store your passwords in a spreadsheet? Sounds ridiculous. That’s what Breck Carrow, President of StopSpreadsheetErrors LLC, does. “My business and personal data are on separate tabs and each tab is organized into categories for easy retrieval. Also included are a hyperlink to the pertinent website, logon name, multiple security clues, reference email account and the last revision date. The ability to peruse all of this data at once also facilitates … Read More →
Lamassu, one of the first Bitcoin ATM, introduced today support of the popular blockchain platform Ethereum on their Bitcoin Transaction machines. Co-founded by brothers Josh and Zach Harvey in Manchester, New Hampshire, the company created an iconic Bitcoin machine with its orange wooden box concept. It announced Ethereum support on its Medium blog. “Our goal is to harness the technological supremacy of cryptocurrencies and provide this same experience to those … Read More →
A Bitcoin paper wallet is like a piggy bank, the low-tech device that allows you to deposit coins as many times as you like into a fairly tamper-proof sealed container. “When you’re ready to spend those funds,” Becker colorfully explains, “you smash the piggy bank and transfer all the coins somewhere else. That’s essentially how a paper wallet works. You can add funds to a paper wallet as many times … Read More →