Bitcoin: A Store of Value or a Medium of Exchange?

When Satoshi Nakamoto launched Bitcoin in 2009, the founder saw it in his mind, or expected it to function, as money. We can deduce...

Lost Bitcoins: Is BTC More Scarce Than We Think?

Part of what gives Bitcoin value is its immutable ledger, the blockchain. When something gets added to the blockchain, there is no way to...
5 Bitcoin Core Alternatives That Don’t Fork the Blockchain

5 Bitcoin Core Alternatives That Don’t Fork the Blockchain

Did you know you can run a node on the Bitcoin network without using the Bitcoin Core software? And that you can do so...
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Big-Ticket Items You Can Buy with Bitcoin

For many active investors in the cryptocurrency space, a lot of time is spent trading one coin for another. It can be easy to...
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Top 3 Bitcoin Scandals

Although it is true that Bitcoin is one of the most innovative inventions of the 21st century with potentials to revolutionize financial systems all...

What You Need To Know About Bitcoin Cash

If you’ve been following the Bitcoin scaling efforts lately, you already know that the Bitcoin blockchain forked on August 1, giving birth to a...

A Simple Guide to Blockchain Forks

As the adoption of blockchain grows, so does the need to understand the lexicon around it. A fork is a common blockchain technical term...
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Bitcoin Benefits from Australia’s Push to be Global FinTech Hub

Starting 1 July 2017, Bitcoin use in Australia will no longer result in double taxation. The government announced the change in its 2017-18 budget...

Why Have Bitcoin Micro-Tipping Platforms Failed?

Eight months after ChangeTip launched, Emin Gün Sirer wished it dead. He also asked us all to celebrate its demise when it happened. Sirer is...

How to Decide What Size Bitcoin Transaction Fee to Attach

The choice to attach a small fee for miners every time you send bitcoins is slowly going from voluntary to mandatory. Miners are already...