8 Events That Stand Out in Bitcoin History

In less than a year, the first cryptocurrency will clock in at a decade. In that time, hardly a month has gone by without...

6 Applications That Run on Top of Bitcoin

When Vitalik Buterin announced the launch of Ethereum in January 2014, he explained that his primary motivation for creating the protocol was to design...

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...
Bitcoin Cloud Mining

Cloud Mining: Hot or Not?

As Bitcoin continues to soar to new all-time highs, global awareness surrounding cryptocurrencies has exploded. Particularly for newcomers, the idea of mining Bitcoin can...

Popular Blockchain Consensus Mechanisms and How They Work

In centralized systems, an administrator manages the database and decides what files to store and how to update them. The administrator can delegate this...

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...
UK as the innovation and FinTech nation

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...

Gig Economy: Could Blockchain Empower Workers?

The global economy has relied on permanent employment as the main source of labor since the industrial revolution of the 19th century. Silicon Valley...

Cryptolockers, the latest and greatest threat to you and your business

What is a Cryptolocker? A Cryptolocker is a high-level computer virus, usually circulated in the form of an attachment, disguised to look like an Auspost...
Blockchain Could Stop Third Most Lucrative Organized Crime

Blockchain Could Stop Third Most Lucrative Organized Crime

While some media like to focus on Bitcoin's connection with dark markets, the technology could actually make legal markets more secure. For example, it...