An Experiment In Ethereum’s Gas Fees

Ethereum has ambitions to become a hub for decentralized finance (DeFi) – one where millions of users conduct sophisticated transactions using financial applications and payment systems on its network. The platform’s selling point is its decentralized and peer-to-peer design that reduces costs and transaction times. But transactions on Ethereum are time-consuming. A technical and complicated interface also ensures that users have little control over the … Continue reading An Experiment In Ethereum’s Gas Fees

Bitcoin’s Pivot From Retail To Wire Transfers For Small Businesses

The promise of bitcoin as a medium for daily transaction may take time. Meanwhile, the cryptocurrency has found use as the preferred means for wire transfers at small businesses. “At this point, there’s a strong business case for cryptocurrencies to displace wire transfers because they are outdated and take way too long,” says Jared Silver, president of Stephen Silver, a jewelry store located in Silicon … Continue reading Bitcoin’s Pivot From Retail To Wire Transfers For Small Businesses