Cryptocurrency 101 Vocabulary HODL FOMO ICO

Most people I talk to about cryptocurrency have no idea what I’m talking about. Then there’s the vocabulary my peers and I use, which can be cryptic in and of itself. Here is a list of commonly used words when talking about crypto: FIAT: A government-issued currency, such as the US dollar. WHALE: Someone who[…]

Bloom launches a new platform to decentralize credit

​If you were one of the people affected by the Equifax hack, you are not alone. Over 143 million Americans were affected by this data breach, and your identity is no longer safe with the traditional methods available. This is what makes Bloom so interesting at this particular time. With a BloomID, BloomIQ, and BloomScore,[…]

China bans crypto ICOs much loss just hodl steady

The world of crypto took a huge turn for the worse last night when China banned ICOs (initial coin offerings). This is further proof that ICOs are not good for the crypto community as a whole since most of the companies are raising money before writing one single line of code. After the IRS and[…]

​ Siacoin and the future of decentralized cloud storage

On the popular show Silicon Valley, Richard Hendricks had an epiphany about the computing power of smart phones and how they could decentralize the Internet along with storage. “What if we use all of these phones to build a massive network, using my compression algorithm. We could build a completely decentralized version of our current[…]

The rise of cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings

​The rise of cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm. A large majority of people don’t even know what the blockchain is. By allowing digital information to be distributed but not copied, blockchain technology created the backbone of a new type of internet. Originally devised for the digital currency, Bitcoin, the tech community is now finding[…]