Figuring out where your assets will go when you die is daunting in nearly all cases. However, if you have cryptocurrency, you are facing a unique challenge. Digital assets aren’t as easy to manage upon death. This is partially because of their highly secure nature. The private keys associated with a digital wallet make it hard for heirs to gain access. Especially since there is no central authority that can provide or reset the key.
In 2018, some estimates show that Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) raised an astonishing $22 billion. Even conservative calculations say ICOs hit around the $11 billion mark. While those numbers do vary dramatically, it is clear that ICOs still have a place in the spotlight, especially since that represents the efforts of over 2,200 ICOs, a notable increase over the approximately 960 that reached their conclusion during 2017. However, since about half of token projects seem to fail within their first four months, it begs the question, why are ICOs still popular in 2019?
Computer users typically need to remain vigilant when it comes to malware. In the realm of computer-based infections, cryptojacking is a fairly new concept. However, because of its connection to cryptocurrency mining, cryptojacking is becoming increasingly prevalent. But does that mean it’s a threat you should worry about? Read More
The Rento (RTO) ICO just ended, closing out on February 28, 2019. The company is attempting to create a global sharing platform, giving individuals and companies the ability to rent out unused or underutilized items for cash. While the general idea is intriguing, does that mean you should have invested in the ICO? Here is a look at what Rento wants to accomplish and whether investing would have been a smart move.
There is a lot of confusion surrounding the differences between blockchain and cryptocurrency. Since blockchain is closely related to Bitcoin, one of the most widely known cryptocurrencies, it is easy to assume that they are one and the same. However, blockchain and cryptocurrency are two completely different things.