Posts Tagged“bitcoin”

Blockchain In The Real Estate Industry

Blockchain is changing the way that we do things. Initially, it was just affecting the financial industry, with the introduction of new cryptocurrency that used blockchain technology for transactions. In the future, however, it is looking likely that it is going to be affecting a huge range of different industries, from healthcare to insurance. In fact, you would be hard pressed to find an industry in which it would not apply to. At the present moment, this technology is mainly being used to verify transaction of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. This is mainly important for people who engage in cryptocoin trading,…

An Overview of the Bitcoin Wallet App and Cryptocurrency Market

If you don’t know what Bitcoin is, it is the first accepted type of cryptocurrency. It exists outside of governments and banking systems. All you have to do is install a Bitcoin wallet app and you will be ready to use it. Because the system is open source, it can be accessed to anyone. It was first introduced in 2009 and it has gained significantly in popularity since then. Today, more and more businesses accept it as a form of payment. What the Bitcoin Wallet App Enables You to Do One of the key things about Bitcoin is that it…

Will Bitcoin ever become mainstream?

Milton Friedman made a prediction in 1999 that the internet would be one of the major forces that would redefine and also limit the active role of government. The only thing keeping that from becoming a reality was a reliable e-cash, that allowed for quick and easy money exchange across the internet for goods or services. Back as far as 1982, computer scientist David Chaum introduced the concept of a cryptographic digital currency. He later founded “Digi-cash” and then developed “e-cash” but they did not succeed. Since then many others have tried and have failed, until now.  Bitcoin is promising to…