An Introductory Guide to Atomic Swaps – BTCMANAGER

Cryptocurrencies are broadly thought of as decentralized, trustless digital assets that can be transferred peer-to-peer. However, based on the process by which most cryptocurrencies are transferred today, it is clear that we are still relying on intermediaries. Atomic Swaps are the direct transfer of cryptocurrencies between users without going through […]

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Use Monero (XMR) As A Currency, Not An Investment, Riccardo Spagni Tells Forbes

One of Forbes’ latest articles presents Monero’s Riccardo Spagni’s views on XMR. Riccardo Spagni – aka FluffyPony on Crypto Twitter – tells author Leslie Ankney that XMR is not the best choice as an investment. Use XMR as a currency “Monero’s probably not an investment. It’s designed to be a […]

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Bitcoin [BTC] thefts: Cambridge scholars find an ‘ancient’ way to combat future cryptocurrency crimes

While the true number of Bitcoins [BTC] stolen till date will actually remain a mystery, the official number exceeds $1 billion in BTCs. Transactions in the Bitcoin ecosystem are not anonymous and are public in nature, but they are quite untraceable. The reason as to why they are impossible to […]

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Why We Will See An Increase In Crypto Payments This Year

The fact is, there are several cryptocurrencies which are versatile and can be utilised as whole private bank accounts and payment cards for nearly every occasion. There is a growing number of fiat-based payment processors, sure, but cryptocurrency payments provide the consumers and merchants with almost unlimited benefits. Worldwide There […]

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Legendary Investor Gary Shilling Won’t Invest in Bitcoin, Cites Satoshi Nakamoto’s Anonymity as an Issue

In a recent interview with Business Insider, legendary investor and analyst, Gary Shilling, explained why he won’t be investing in Bitcoin anytime soon, calling it a “Black Box.” Shilling’s comments are the latest in a long string of negative commentary from traditional investors regarding Bitcoin’s status as both a currency and an […]

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