Cryptocurrencies are not numbers and charts only. There are dedicated people with their fascinating stories behind them. There are futuristic ideas powered by the newest technologies coming to life right before our eyes. There’s even more to come! In this section we offer to go beyond digits and candles into the fascinating narrative of the new smart world.
The Bitcoin Whistleblower
Julian Assange and WikiLeaks have been long-term supporters and advocates for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency community. “The one, who kicked the hornet’s nest” in today’s BTCMEX throwback.
CBDC of China. What to expect?
China has a love-hate relationship with cryptocurrency. Despite being the biggest Bitcoin mining center in the world, crypto usage is facing strong regulations. Meanwhile, the government of PRC is incentivizing blockchain development and rolling out the national CBDC.
From Olives to Bitcoin: Evolution of Derivatives
Financial derivatives are not exclusive to cryptocurrencies and date back to ancient Greece! Speculation on an underlying asset got a new twist with the rise of digital assets known for their volatility and opportunities to profit.
You are Welcomed Here!
Cryptocurrency is for everyone! Black or white, young or old, white collar or unbanked… blockchain paves the future leveling the world’s finance playing field and giving equal opportunities for everyone!
The Evolution of Accounting
From Sumerians to triple-entry we were looking for efficient ways of building trust and effective solutions for trading and exchanging value. How did blockchain contribute to that? Expand your knowledge with the BTCMEX Blog!
Bitcoin Price: What’s Next?
Bloomberg predicts the new all-time high, while Bitcoin hovers around 10k! Crypto Twitter gives several possible scenarios. What 2020 prepared for BTC? Get info, but do your own research!
Tulip Mania and Why Bitcoin is Not the Case!
In 17 century Dutch aristocrats were willing to pay a price of an upscale house for a single tulip bulb. Why? The first price bubble in history explained by the BTCMEX Blog!
Bitcoin Potential in Developing Countries
Bitcoin trading volume is surging in Africa. Latin America uses it to outwit fiat inflation. BTCMEX explores crypto opportunities that are enhancing the finance of developing countries.
Satoshi’s secret. The mystery of Bitcoin’s creator
Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? Theories about the founder of the Bitcoin ecosystem and the most enigmatic figure in crypto covered in today’s throwback. Explore with the BTCMEX Blog!
What stops you from buying coffee with Bitcoin?
Everyone is talking about Bitcoin mass adoption and amazing opportunities blockchain technology opens to us, but have you ever thought of BTC payments in everyday life? No? We wonder why!
Bitcoin Pizza Day
ow much are you willing to pay for pizza in Bitcoin? 10 years ago the guy spent 10,000 BTC – nearly $100 million today. Celebrate the Bitcoin pizza day with BTCMEX!
Blockchain – The Future of Art
Digital art is not emergent, what about crypto art? Collective and experiential trends dominate the art scene today, where blockchain plays the important role in fostering the art of tomorrow.
Hidden Messages in Bitcoin Blockchain
What does Bitcoin tell us? Since the Genesis block was mined by Satoshi Nakamoto, people left messages from financial crisis warnings to marriage proposals and graffiti. BTCMEX explored on-chain communication.
Eco solutions for Bitcoin Mining
Eco-friendly Bitcoin mining is gaining popularity offering lucrative post-halving opportunities.
Bitcoin Price Swings
Bitcoin halving is expected to take place on May 12, what does it mean for the BTC price? Which events were followed by the movements and how two previous halvings affected the price? BTC price history in today’s throwback.
How Crypto can help to overcome Mass Surveillance
The spiked interest in CBDCs and automation in finance may soon lead to the death of cash. What does it mean to privacy and which blockchain anonymity solutions deserve attention today?
Roots of Bitcoin in Austrian Economics
They discovered and explained the laws of supply and demand, the cause of inflation, the operation of foreign exchange rates. How did the School of Austrian Economics paved the way for Bitcoin?
Is automated decision making the future of finance? Trading bots, machine banking, and intelligent investment algorithms explored in the BTCMEX Blog.
Bitcoin mining hardware
We live in the decade of huge mining pools generating hash rate, 60% of which located in China, do you remember the times when you could mine Bitcoin easily with your laptop? Back to those times with BTCMEX today.
Flying cars and assistance bots, voice control, and reusable energy resources, maybe no pollution? Smart City expectations and reality in the BTCMEX Blog.
Celebrate the Bitcoin Halving!
How does your community celebrate the Bitcoin halving? BTCMEX follows the tips from OGs who threw parties across the world back in 2012 when the first halving happened.
Bitcoin must go on!
The Bitcoin mining difficulty, block frequency and hash rate – how were they affected by the coronavirus, and what’s the future of mining amid the lockdown? Discover in BTCMEX Blog.
The first darknet market powered by Bitcoin and Ross Ulbricht’s libertarian dream. Follow BTCMEX to the deep web and discover a story of Silk Road.
World gone Virtual
Quarantined? Go digital! The worldwide coronavirus outbreak has certainly redefined everyday life, as education, hospitality, retail, finance, art and socializing entered a digital narrative. Blended reality and the role of blockchain in it explained in BTCMEX Blog.
The Great Recession
The coronavirus outbreak triggered the next economic recession, today BTCMEX goes back to track the events of financial crisis of 2008-2010. What caused the economic recession? Was the lesson learned?
2020 – the Greater Depression?
The economic forecast points to the major economic storm which can only be compared to the Great Depression. Stock market crash explained by BTCMEX.
To HODL or not to HODL?
“HODL” is an iconic crypto slang mantra originated in 2013 in a misspelled forum post. BTCMEX explores the story of “hodlers” in today’s throwback.
Quantum Computing VS Blockchain
The latest IBM and Google research proves that quantum computing is no longer sci-fi. How does the technology work and what impact it might have on Blockchain? BTCMEX explains.
Story of Bitcoin Logo
A titled ₿ with two strokes, which stands for Bitcoin is a widely recognizable sign today. BTCMEX discovers the story of its creation.
Will trading flourish in India?
The Supreme Court of India canceled the crypto ban! India may dive into crypto derivatives trading soon! BTCMEX explores the case.
Mt. Gox: the Famous Hack
The infamous Bitcoin exchange and the story of the biggest crypto hack! Mt. Gox in today’s Throwback Thursday by BTCMEX.
When can I buy Libra?
All you need to know about Facebook’s digital currency project – Libra – covered in BTCMEX Blog!
Bitcoin Market – the first Exchange
The cryptocurrencies’ common infrastructure is an exchange. BTCMEX takes a look at a history of exchanges and Bitcoin Market in today’s Throwback.
Online life takes a huge part in our daily routines. How to protect your personal data? How to stay anonymous on the web? Is 2020 a year of privacy? These questions are raised by BTCMEX today!
Sypherpunks and roots of Bitcoin
Bitcoin has a long history, even before Satoshi Nakamoto’s whitepaper. BTCMEX dives back into ’80s to look at Crypto Anarchy and the roots of Bitcoin.
Top Industries enhanced with Blockchain
Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have influenced traditional banking and finance significantly. BTCMEX prepared an overview of major industries adopting the technologies.
Hal Finney – the first Bitcoin adopter
Hal Finney was one of the first Bitcoin pioneers and the receiver of the first BTC transaction from Satoshi Nakamoto. BTCMEX tracks his contribution to the crypto industry in today’s Throwback.
Where to spend Bitcoin in 2020?
What can you buy with crypto? Who accepts Bitcoin? Can I pay with cryptocurrency? Still not sure about the answers? BTCMEX got you covered with the list of Bitcoin-friendly places and services.
First Bitcoin Transaction
The Bitcoin Genesis block was mined in early 2009, the first Bitcoin transaction took place on January 12. Who was the first BTC receiver? Track the history of Bitcoin with BTCMEX.
The most expected in 2020
The new decade is here! What to expect from the Cryptoverse? Which trends will be shaping the industry in 2020? And what are the most expected events in Fintech? Find it out with BTCMEX.
How was the initial Bitcoin created? What is the Genesis block? BTCMEX goes back to January 3, 2009, a day, when Satoshi Nakamoto mined the first BTC.
AI – the Fourth Industrial Revolution
“If we die, it would keep trading”. What part will AI play in the cryptocurrency market? BTCMEX on the future of finance and machine learning.
2019 the Year of DeFi
Decentralized Finance saw massive growth in 2019. BTCMEX looked back at the departing year and its major events in cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and Fintech.
The birth of Bitcoin inspired innovations and created the crypto world. Ethereum smart contracts expanded possibilities for DeFi – Decentralized Finance. What is DeFi and what to expect from the new decentralized decade? BTCMEX explains and predicts!
Ethereum Hard Forks
As the Cryptoverse is talking about Istanbul – the latest Ethereum Hard Fork, today BTCMEX will go through the major Hard Forks that happened in the Ethereum blockchain.
2020 is a promising year for the world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Bitcoin Halving and Ethereum Serenity are giving thrills to all the crypto enthusiasts. Changes are coming!
He created Bit… Gold!
Nick Szabo is one of the key figures in the Cryptoverse. The founder of Bitgold and an influencer in finance and current politics, he is also believed to be Satoshi Nakamoto.
“Imagine 2030 without Fiat Money” – Deutsche Bank
Today’s Futures Friday will focus on Konzept – a research magazine by Deutsche Bank, which came out recently with “The end of fiat money?” by Jim Reid opening article.
Halving is Coming
What will halving bring us? The Cryptoverse anticipates the 2020 Bitcoin halving. BTCMEX collected predictions and opinions about the upcoming event.
Will USD tap out with the Global Reset?
Welcome to Futures Friday – a weekly blog article about upcoming events, recent breakthroughs and current innovations in Fintech, cryptocurrency, and blockchain. Our world is changing with crypto reshaping traditional finance, and becoming one of the key players in the global economic arena. Get a glimpse of the future together with BTCMEX.
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