Finally it appears that cryptocurrencies are starting showing some rational behaviour. Yes, the volatility is still there, but it is becoming reasonable by the day. We still have huge upward movements and retracements, but we perhaps have a semblance of order creeping in now, I believe. Take a look at...
When Satoshi Nakamoto mined the Genesis block, which was the first block mined on the Bitcoin network, the difficulty was 1, and Nakamoto hardwired the code to limit block size to 1MB. This meant that on an average anything between 400-500 transactions could be grouped in a single block,...
A Zecoex counter on the noise that cryptocurrencies are mere bubbles and fiat currencies have intrinsic value. Do cryptocurrencies really have a value? And if so, why are their valuations surging to astronomical heights, with the year 2017 being the highest grosser in most cases? At the time I write this,...
For some of us who invest in mutual funds, gold or equities, bitcoin is not completely unheard of. Some are just getting to read about it and have been making up their minds to invest in bitcoins. Some of us are blissfully unaware of cryptocurrencies altogether and most within...
What’s gonna happen? Just around 16th Nov, Bitcoin would hard fork to another blockchain using the Segwit2x protocol, or S2X. Segwit stands for seggregated witness, whereby in a bitcoin transaction, the transaction and the witness signatures would be stored separately, thereby increasing the number of transactions that can be packed...
A major issue highlighted on the world wide web today, which is termed extremely important whenever we speak about 'Bitcoin Forks' is the likelihood of 'Replay Attacks'. When Bitcoin forked on August 1, 2017 and 'Bitcoin Cash' was born, replay protection was a hot topic. When Bitcoin forked to...