Problems And Risks Of Crypto-Currency

Crypto-currencies are similar to electronic money such as any WebMoney and Yandex.Money. So, the common problems of electronic payment systems are also associated with them. However, the specific principles by which crypto-currencies work sometimes make the emergence of these problems more likely, and the consequences – more unpleasant. Also, these same particular principles define some … Read more →

Blockchain Smart Contracts: Practical Advice

Blockchain technologies have recently become one of the most discussed topics. Both business magazines and the Internet offer a multitude of articles about blockchain and its capabilities. However, blockchain is still closely associated with bitcoin and other new cryptocurrencies. Actually, it could be more properly compared with the Internet and emailing: the Internet is used … Read more →

Several Ways Cryptocurrencies Can Be Used Today

Cryptocurrencies represent a paradigm shift in the financial sector, with many implications and big impacts probably yet to come or be discovered. Yet, besides their theoretical value, there are a number of scenarios in which cryptocurrencies can be useful to the average person already today: ensuring privacy/anonymity when using specific online services; maximally anonymizing purchases; … Read more →

Should My Business Accept Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency as Payment?

Over the last year the value and interest in cryptocurrency like bitcoin has skyrocketed, and with that people have started asking more and more questions about the potential pros and cons of the potential global currency. Many of the people wondering about cryptocurrency are those in the world of business as they work to determine … Read more →

How can blockchain help improve WordPress?

Blockchain has been around for some years now and has even found applications in a range of industries, including banking & finance, security, digital identity and more. However, the globalisation of blockchain still remains a target to achieve. In the real-world application context, the blockchain has shown its potential in the fields where security and … Read more →

Cryptocurrencies Begin To Dominate The Gaming industry

Cryptocurrencies, in many respects, seem to have come out of nowhere to take the mainstream by storm. Pre-2016, the majority of people had probably not heard of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or indeed had any idea what they were about. After gaining worldwide attention in the mainstream media, cryptocurrencies have grown in popularity, with many … Read more →

Blockchain And Cryptocurrency: Power In The Hands Of All

Information in the hands of a few has existed for a very long time. But in society today, this has corrosive effects, gravitates towards inequality, begins to be unacceptable, and leads to corruption. The blockchain technology allows the decentralization of information, as a consequence, the power is atomized in all users of the system, so … Read more →

How is Blockchain Technology Reshaping Enterprise World?

Blockchain, the technology that entered the market as the backbone of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, is now eking out space in a wide range of industries and fields. The technology is gradually disrupting different business verticals, such as Finance, Supply Chain, Healthcare, Real Estate, Media, Entertainment, Government, etc. Blockchain technology is not just adding value to … Read more →

TechPatio now blogs about Cryptocurrency – also open for guest authors

Blockchain and cryptocurrency has become more and more mainstream in recent years and we can also feel the interest is rising. Therefor we have decided to create a new category here on TechPatio, called Cryptocurrency. In this new category we will blog about crypto related things, including blockchain, Bitcoin, altcoins etc. Guest authors are of … Read more →

What is Bitcoin?

It’s hard not to hear about Bitcoin – the cryptocurrency has been grabbing international headlines for the past six months. Price surges have seen early investors reap serious rewards, causing a flood of money into the market. But many people still have one question: What is Bitcoin? In essence, Bitcoin is an exchangeable digital currency … Read more →

National Cryptocurrencies 101

Every beginning trader prefers to invest in top 5 – 10 cryptocurrencies. The more globally widespread a currency is, the higher its liquidity and the lower its volatility. Nevertheless, there are quite a few altcoins whose target audience is deliberately limited. These are cryptocurrencies with regional branding created to solve specific local tasks. Even now … Read more →

Cryptojacking – Extreme Lengths People Have Gone to…

You’ve probably already heard of various cryptocurrency exchanges & wallets being hacked, user funds being stolen and so on. However, have you ever heard of crypto jacking? Well, it’s time you do. It’s a term only recently coined implying the stealing of computational power to mine cryptocurrencies. What happens is, the user visits an infected … Read more →