How Central Governments Are Dealing with the Rise of Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies seem to have come to stay. Although not yet widely accepted,they are gradually making their way into the mainstream consciousness of the society, growingin leaps and bounds along the way. On Monday April 5, increasing demand by institutional andretail investors pushed the cryptocurrency market capitalization to an all-time high of $2.02trillion. […]

How Bitcoin Came into Being: A Brief History of the Evolution of Cryptocurrency

The first attempt to implement what is now known as crypto currency took place in 1997 when Dr. Adam Back created Hashcash. This article explores the question, “How did Bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency or digital currency, come into existence”? Hashcash, the Origin of Cryptocurrency In 1997, Dr. Adam Back developed a system of cryptography digital […]