Bitcoin

The Bitcoin Bubble debate: Max Keiser vs. Steve Keen

The Bitcoin Bubble debate: Max Keiser vs. Steve Keen

    Bitcoin opened on the CoinDesk exchange at £14,201.81 ($18,960.52) today before peaking at £14,251.01 ($19,026.21) and then slumping down to £13,221.59 ($17,651.85).As of 5.25pm GMT on Tuesday December 19, bitcoin is exchanging hands at £13,674.15 ($18,256.05) per token – down 3.72 per cent. Confidence in the cryptocurrency was boosted […]

Life Inside a Secret Chinese Bitcoin Mine (2015)

Life Inside a Secret Chinese Bitcoin Mine (2015)

In October 2015 Motherboard gained access to a massive, secretive Bitcoin mine housed within a repurposed factory in the Liaoning Province in rural northeast China. This is the infrastructure that keeps the digital currency’s decentralized network up and running, and its operators are profiting big time. The mine we visited […]