There is a paradox you need to know about blockchain based cryptocurrencies: the size of the blockchain itself is a big threat.
All transaction(s) are stored in a single file. It's the case for the majority of known Cryptocurrencies like BitCoin where the blockchain is about to reach 250 GB now :
When i am using my coinbase account, i can make a transfer between external wallet and my coinbase account wallet. Good. And it's normal. It means that the blockchain of each currency is used to process the payment.
But they have another option where you can convert between crypto-currencies inside your own coinbase portfolio
A good blog posts of Geoffrey james about Collaboration about studies that show that top performers leave their entreprises because of the tolerance of mediocrity. And this tolerance of mediocrity comes along the collaboration fashion where everybody needs to say something about everything.
A very good post about the possible funding of so-called "separatists" in east-ukraine by russia using crypto asset to transfer money easily and outside any radar remember us that, perhaps, the crypto real world is divided into 2 sub-worlds: one world is accumulating cryptocurrencies without spending them seeing them as refuge values or thinking them as a new platonic revolution and the other is using it for undercover o
Bitcoin is a digital currency and electronic payment system operating over a peer-to-peer network on the Internet. One of its most important properties is, theoretically, the high level of anonymity it provides for its users. A lot of people think that.
The only problem is it's possible for any people knowing mathematics and with enough funds to spend to set up live servers to localize BTC address and reveal the IP and the Geolocalization.
It's something very strange to see how some (big) corporations are so blind. Perhaps because they had a business model based on money stealing without giving them back to the client a real service.
When you were paying only to move your money to a point A to a point B.