Today, all bitcoin miners consume about as much electricity as is generated by the largest hydro dam in the United States, approximately 6 GW. Also often missing in this relation are reliable estimates of the significant environmental impact and carbon footprint of the traditional financial system, e.g. physical metals extraction. The still existing lack of
There are compelling reasons for using crypto as an asset (class) already exist today. Bitcoin offers numerous advantages over gold in terms of ease of use, storage, transferability, verifiability, divisibility, programmability and capped supply.
The blockchain Fund is designed to give investors easy access to companies with unique blockchain sourcing. UCITS-enabled cryptocurrency assets and non-physical precious metals are intended to round off the fund as interesting alternative investments. An awful lot has happened in the blockchain universe since the fund launch. Nevertheless, the basic technology is still at the
Blockchain is another invisible technology giant heading into the digital future. Worldwide, work is being done on individual solutions related to blockchain. The pace is breathtaking. If you are not careful, digital dementia is about to be threatened here. The following lines can bring – right compact – a little light into the darkness. Multiple
Blockchain is not just the basis of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Blockchain is much more: With this combination of process and technology, things of any kind can be traded quickly and low-risk. A blockchain is a kind of digital database for transactions between multiple devices that accurately capture each change and stores it transparently and decentralized
Freight transport is also turning to blockchain technology. UPS, FedEx, BNSF Railway and Schneider Trucking are one of the 200+ big names in an alliance exploring blockchain technologies in freight transport. The main aim of the consortium is to bring together companies in the freight industry and create a standards framework while testing out blockchain
One of the most impressive features of blockchain is its ability to provide more secure, transparent monitoring of transactions. Supply chains can be seen as a series of transaction nodes that are responsible for moving products from point X to the point-of-sale or final deployment. With blockchain, all transactions can be documented in a decentralized
The blockchain-based projects are changing the crowdfunding sector by creating global crowdfunding community and a marketplace for everyone by decentralized blockchain for transaction verification. The evidence of growing interests in the blockchain-based crowdfunding initiatives comes from the movie BRAID that became the first influential feature film to be financed through a token “crowdsale” on the