Has bitcoin struck gold by cutting mining rewards?

With the recent halving of mining rewards, some expect bitcoin's value to skyrocket. Is this merely misplaced optimism or has bitcoin finally struck gold?

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Blockchain builds IoT block by block

The blockchain is opening up a whole new world of app development by allowing businesses to put apps together piece by piece, while rewarding the developers every step of the way.

The role of kiosks and virtual currency in omnichannel services

Some believe that kiosks are outdated and that virtual currency is used only by criminals. However, it's important to look at the bigger picture and see how these devices fit into the omnichannel pie.

The kiosk solution to cyber attacks

Hackers are gradually becoming more successful, especially with ransomware, which has forced several hospitals to pay bitcoin ransoms. One way to help solve this security dilemma is to use cyber security kiosks.

Navigating FinCEN regulations

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network regulates a variety of issues related to virtual currency such as oversees transactions and financial criminal activity. Failure to turn in the right reports to FinCEN can lead to big financial losses, so exchanges must understand their legal options and obligations.

How to avoid beginner's mistakes with bitcoin

With bitcoin, it's easy to make mistakes — and some can be costly. Before you begin to use bitcoin, you should learn about its common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

How to improve bitcoin's PR

With hackers stealing from exchanges and criminals demanding bitcoin ransoms, it's obvious that bitcoin has a bit of a PR problem. But it doesn't have to be this way.

Blockchain powers energy grid trading

Blockchain technology has pushed into a new area — peer to peer energy transactions. Using blockchain technology, residents can buy and sell renewable and nonrenewable energy sources through a microgrid.

The power of fintech

The proliferation of fintech solutions presents a remarkable opportunity for small and midsize financial institutions not only to compete on a level playing field with the big banks but also to leverage their exceedingly hard-to-compete-with strengths to win new customers.

Virtual Currency Today Top 5: April edition

This April, topics ranging from blockchain basics to bitcoin trends made top headlines. Let's take a look back at the top five stories of April 2016.

The bitcoin solution to cannabis payments

Marijuana is now legal in several states, but financial institutions currently do not allow their credit or debit cards to be used for purchasing cannabis. Thus, kiosk manufacturers are turning towards cash management solutions and bitcoin to provide secure payments for cannabis retailers.

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Virtual Currency 101 for Nonprofits

The rapid growth in bitcoin users means that nonprofits targeting millennials and other tech-savvy consumers should give serious consideration to accepting the virtual currency.

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Bitcoin ATMs 101

Bitcoin ATMs and vending kiosks provide an efficient and secure way for people to buy and sell bitcoins without having to use bitcoin exchanges, which face threats such as hacking and fraud.

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Virtual Currency: The Next Disruptor in Payments

Virtual currency, such as Bitcoin, is the next disruptor in payments. Adoption is on the rise and consumers want places to spend their bitcoin.

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Infographic: Virtual Currencies: The Future of Payments?

Virtual currencies are software-based online payment systems whose units can be transferred between digital wallets without the need for a middleman such as a financial institution.

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Virtual Currency 101 for Restaurants

The basics of virtual currency and what restaurateurs need to know to accept virtual-currency payments.

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Virtual Currency 101 for Retailers

The basics of virtual currency and what retailers need to know to accept virtual-currency payments.

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