Bitcoin continues to make headlines in the mainstream press where it is often hailed as the harbinger of a new financial age wherein the existing global monetary system will be upended. Bitcoin is still very much in its infancy, as evidenced by perhaps surprising statistics published last summer by HowMuch.net, which shows its entire market […]

The picture is a mixed and somewhat confusing one in the lending space for business loans to SMEs. There was no annual reduction in lending in December 2016 and January 2017, as noted by examining recorded bank lending records from the Bank of England. However, the aforementioned consecutive months saw a £536m reduction in total […]

It seems that not a day can go by without some major news story about bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. While the world speculates on their value, technology professionals and experts seem more intrigued by the technology underlying these cryptocurrencies – the blockchain.

Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) are two cryptocurrencies vying for the crown of ranking Bitcoin cryptocurrency. The Bitcoin blockchain – an open source, decentralized algorithmic code – gave rise to both digital currencies. They emanated from the Blockchain fork. Bitcoin is the world’s oldest and most recognizable cryptocurrency, and it retains its rank as […]