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It’s All About the Blockchain

In 1999, economist Paul Krugman said, ‘By 2005 or so, it will become clear that the Internet’s impact on the economy has been no greater than the fax machine’s.’ Krugman’s error was not underestimating the potential of the Internet, it…

Varadkar Recommends Buying Cryptocurrency to Raise Deposit for House

In the Dáil recently, An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, suggested that people should turn to cryptocurrency markets in order to raise the money for the deposit required for a mortgage. Under current Central Bank rules, prospective homeowners must raise 20% of…