Bitcoin’s energy consumption is the same as a small country

Did you know that Bitcoin is a significant contributor to global warming?

Mining cryptocurrencies consumes as much energy as mining precious metals

More evidence that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have a negative environmental impact.

How the cryptocurrency boom could make or break Iceland’s economy

Iceland is welcoming a new generation of miners.

Bitcoin to consume 0.5% of the world’s electricity — as much as Ireland

Bitcoin may have made some people rich, but it also consumed a lot of energy and produced a lot of emissions in the process.

Crypto mining is using almost as much power as Greece

Bitcoin and Ethereum emit as much greenhouse gases as 6.8 million average European inhabitants

One man pushed Bitcoin from $100 to over $1,000 a pop in two months’ time, new research reports

You have one chance to guess if he did it through fraud or not. (Hint: it was fraud).

How bitcoin’s blockchain could mark an end to corruption

Bitcoin’s blockchain database is shared by all nodes participating in a system – that’s more computing power than Google has. This makes the Bitcoin ledger impossible to forge or destroy, since there are millions of other copies distributed across the whole web. Now, this remarkable financial innovation could be used to thwart corruption.

Algorithm predicts the Price of Bitcoin – Developers Double Their Investment in 50 Days

A team at MIT has developed a prediction algorithm that allows them to determine when the price of the infamous volatile cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, will drop or rise. Using this method, the researchers managed to double their initial investment in 50 days, all through an automated process that involved more than 2,800 transactions. Money forecast Since the last year or so, Bitcoin

Cicada 3301: A puzzle for the brightest minds, posted by an unknown, mysterious organization

It’s perhaps the most enigmatic and intriguing thing on the internet, which promises an “epiphany” when you solve it.¬†No one knows who sets it or what the prize is at the end, but Cicada 3301 has posted mysterious, extremely difficult puzzles for three years in a row, in an attempt to recruit and enlighten the best cryptanalysts from the public.