According to research from blockchain forensics firm Chainalysis, about 3.79 million Bitcoin have been lost, including the million owned by the currency’s elusive creator, Satoshi Nakamoto. Those missing coins are currently worth about US$24.6 billion, or more than the GDP of Iceland.
We've experienced the advent of many new technologies in the past decade, but perhaps none has been as controversial (or confounding) as cryptocurrencies.
A blockchain is a distributed ledger, which means transactions are recorded and encrypted across a network of thousands of computers.
Meet The Cryptocurrency Startups Targeting The $26 Billion Remittance Industry In The Philippines // Forbes Asiacaseyhynes_xx4q1p 2018-03-11T16:28:41-05:00
In recent years, several cryptocurrency startups have sprung up in the Southeast Asian country, creating low-cost remittance services for overseas Filipino workers.
Some in the Southeast Asian tech scene predict that cryptocurrency startups will be winners regardless of Bitcoin's price swings.