Tag: Cryptocurrency

Dulis: My 5 Favorite Altcoins for Mining in 2017

This was the year that I finally jumped down the rabbit hole known as “cryptocurrency” — decentralized, blockchain-based digital money — and a big part of what sparked my interest was the concept of “mining,” or using my computer’s processing power to mint new units of these “coins.”

Bitcoin held in front of a computer screen showing a price chart on Coinbase.

The Bitcoin Community Is Furious with Coinbase’s Surprise Launch of ‘BCash’

Bitcoin owners and enthusiasts spent Tuesday night and Wednesday morning raging against Coinbase — one of the most popular apps for exchanging U.S dollars to blockchain-based digital currencies — after the trading platform unexpectedly began exchanging BTC’s controversial rival “Bitcoin Cash,” then quickly crashed as its new product became illiquid.