Why you can – t contant out pt 1: Why Bitcoin – s – price – is largely fictional, Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain

Public discussion and media coverage of Bitcoin makes certain assumptions:

  • Bitcoin has a price, that you could expect to buy or sell it around.
  • Bitcoin is like buying a share te a company, or a commodity like gold — the market works the same way.
  • Bitcoin is liquid — it’s reasonably effortless to convert your money to Bitcoin, and your Bitcoin to money ter your canap account.

Calendar app te Mac App Store mines cryptocurrency te the background – The Edge

A calendar app ter the Mac App Store has bot mining cryptocurrency te the background ter exchange for providing users extra features — and an option to opt out of mining has bot violated. So far, Apple has not taken the scheduling app Calendar Two down, even after Ars Technica informed the company that Calendar Two has bot mining virtual currency.