Tag: digital currency

Technology

Will Bitcoin really become a universal currency?

  There has hardly been a more intriguing, controversial or divisive invention in the history of finance than Bitcoin. While it has taken its time to draw universal attention and is still some way from becoming a mainstream item, there are plenty of indications to suggest that it will one day fulfil its potential as…

14 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Technology

4 reasons why Bitcoin is better than conventional money

Bitcoin, still very much a nascent trend, is nonetheless continuing to show signs of steady growth as businesses and consumers alike explore the opportunities involved. But just where does Bitcoin's appeal lie and why is it having everyone from retailers to investors raving? As the most well-known and widespread form of 'cryptocurrency' today, Bitcoin is…

10 Jul 2014, by Informa Insights

Banking & Finance

Technology

Where does the future of Bitcoin lie?

Perhaps one of the most enigmatic trends to hit the technology and finance worlds in recent memory, the viability and future direction of Bitcoin is still very much up in the air. Still yet to break into the mainstream, the spread and uptake of Bitcoin has certainly been slower than its developers would have hoped.…

4 Jul 2014, by Informa Insights

Banking & Finance

Business

Technology

The #1 problem Bitcoin will solve by 2015

In the lead up to the Cryptocon Summit and Barcamp, we have asked a few speakers what they thought was the Number One problem Bitcoin will solve by 2015: Roger Ver – Blockchain, ‘Bitcoin Jesus’: “By the end of 2015 I hope that Bitcoin will enable people to be able to transact with other individuals across the planet,…

10 Jun 2014, by Informa Insights