In the nine years since Bitcoin was first created by the mysterious “Satoshi Nakamoto” there have been many enthusiastic supporters and skeptical detractors weighing in on the digital currency. When the attitude towards digital currency in the traditional world of finance trends positive, people who previously had a “wait and see” position begin embracing it. […]
“Bitcoin is a technological tour de force.” — Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft “I do think bitcoin is the first [encrypted money] that has the potential to do something like change the world.” — Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal “Bitcoin is going to change the world from a money transactional standpoint, not just for Africa, […]
Bob Dylan had no idea that his lyrics in “Mr. Tambourine Man” would someday become a real possibility, but Sir Richard Branson is making space flight dreams a reality. Virgin Galactic will be in space for test flights “in weeks, not months” Branson said on October 9, 2018. He continued, “And then we will be […]
Tilman Fertitta may be the richest “hospitality mogul” you’ve never heard of. Fertitta Entertainment, solely owned by Chairman and CEO Tilman Fertitta of Houston, owns the restaurant giant Landry’s Inc., the Golden Nugget Casinos and Hotels, and the NBA Houston Rockets. Landry’s has over 600 properties in 36 states and consists of more than 50 […]
Anyone watching the bitcoin market is aware of the ups and downs of this digital currency. But who are the Bitcoin millionaires created by them? The world’s first bitcoin transaction was in January 2009. The programmer Hal Finney downloaded the Bitcoin software and received 10 Bitcoins from Satoshi Nakamoto, pseudonym of the creator of the […]
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Where there is money, there will always be scammers who try to steal it. And digital money is easier to steal and get away with since the criminal can remain anonymous. Before you buy, sell, exchange, send, or even talk about Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies with a stranger, be aware of these four commonly observed […]
There’s a lot of talk about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum being the ideal way for the unbanked and underbanked to manage their money. But what does this mean? Who does this apply to? And how does it work? Unbanked and underbanked refers to people who, for one reason or another, don’t have easy access […]