Ever since the explosion of Bitcoin, investors have been looking for the next big thing in cryptocurrency. Those who missed out on the incredible returns that Bitcoin offered for its initial investors and miners are perpetually searching for the next big thing, so they don’t miss out once again. But — Bitcoin aside — are any other digital assets really investment-grade? Or should investors focus on traditional stocks if they missed the Bitcoin boat?

During a recent episode of The Scoop, NYDIG executive Robert Gutman told listeners that most serious investors he speaks to are only interested in Bitcoin: “100…


By India Bottomley

Much like the rest of the property market, London’s high-end residential transactions came to a near stand-still earlier this year, with prime sales down 23% compared to last year according to LonRes data. The market is gradually picking up again, and developers are already showing signs of adapting to the lifestyle changes clients in the luxury market have been facing because of COVID and living through the lockdown. Whilst the lure of open space and country air is pulling some away from city-dwelling, luxury apartments and condominiums are still proving popular especially amongst a younger demographic. With…


A lot of you will be starting out your freelance career at the moment due to necessity over desire. Perhaps you have been thinking about going freelance for a while but you’ve been laid off from your job and have had to think on your feet. A few years ago, I was in a similar position. I now run a successful content and marketing agency and travel the world in my free time. I’m not here to tell you it’s going to be easy. The first few months — well, the first year actually — was an incredibly steep learning…


News of possible interference in U.S. elections and Brexit has been rumbling around for years now, but with a new round of voting in both the U.S. and the UK coming up social media platforms are facing scrutiny. Twitter announced on October 30, 2019 that they would no longer be allowing political advertising on the platform. Facebook confirmed they would not be putting a stop to adverts that may contain false information. Opinions have been divided, with some saying that Twitter’s move amounts to censorship, whilst others believe the blanket ban is indeed the only appropriate course of action.

An old problem in a 21st Century disguise

Censorship…


On the whole, people are able to be more open about mental health problems than ever before. But there are still a lot of taboos, and a lot of long-standing myths that still need to be dispelled. For me, one of those myths was that one day, I will be cured. It’s a hope I had been clutching onto since I first saw a therapist when I was eight years old. Until very recently I had, what could possibly be seen as a naive expectation, that one day I’d be fine again. Cured, if you will. That one day, I…


By India Bottomley on ALTCOIN MAGAZINE

Six people have been arrested for stealing cryptocurrency from over 4,000 people’s virtual wallets by impersonating blockchain.com.


The world’s eyes are still gazing at Bitcoin’s massive growth, but there’s another cryptocurrency on the scene that is making even Bitcoin’s growth figures look small. Chainlink’s LINK currency has risen in value by over 700% since January and there are some tangible factors that make it look feasible that its growth isn’t over yet.

LINK’s value is soaring

Since January 2019 Bitcoin’s value has risen by 234% — yes, even despite the drop the currency experienced this past week. In the same period LINK’s value has risen by 737% in the same period. Unlike other currencies that have experienced boom and subsequent bust…


IBM and other big-name companies are looking towards blockchain to prevent counterfeit drugs from entering the supply chain.

IBM, the tech company that is over a century old, may just be heading back to the forefront of cutting edge tech. After the company’s foray into consumer technology faded out as younger tech companies entered onto the scene, IBM is now turning to the Blockchain to rise to the top once again. It has recently been announced that the FDA is working alongside IBM to develop a blockchain-based system to track the distribution of prescription drugs and vaccinations in the U.S. But what will the integration of blockchain tech in the pharmaceutical industry mean for drug prices?


Trigger warning — PTSD, surgery, anxiety.

11 years ago I had major spinal surgery to fix my spine that was well on its way to restricting my lungs so much that I wouldn’t be able to live a normal adult life. I was 13 when I was diagnosed with scoliosis. A condition that, for an unknown reason, causes the spine to twist and curve in three dimensions. As many teenagers do, before I found out what was going on inside me I thought I was invincible. …

India Bottomley

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