Bitcoin (BTC) is the oldest and most valuable virtual currency or cryptocurrency. Unlike normal or "fiat" money it is not controlled by any single entity i.e. a government. Instead, it is operated by a decentralised community of users, software developers, and the world’s most powerful computer network. In many ways, Bitcoin is more like a version of gold that can be transferred from one owner to another in seconds for a small fee across the internet.
Bitcoin, for the last couple of months, has been the cause of many nerve-racking moments, the catalyst between a myriad of split-second emotional eigenstates, and the inspiration behind tens of thousands of comprehensive internet researches. Things have slowed considerably in the last fortnight. Is the frenzy over?
Any new idea or technology surface, big thinkers start brainstorming to find ways to incorporate the same technology into refurbishing the different components of the industries.
Not long ago mobile application developers probably had been thinking that acquiring bitcoin and or any other cryptocurrency wallet could be a viable alternative to other payment gateways.
The South Korean government has released a number of rules that Bitcoin traders and exchanges must follow in a bid to regulate digital currency trading in the Asian country. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this development?
There's more to Bitcoin Cash than meets the eyes.
There has been a rise in the number of Bitcoin hard forks since August as many, fueled by crypto passion, making developers scramble to create their own crypto coin. Here's a brief insight into hard forks and a summary of Bitcoin hard forks since August 2017.
Even if you deny the changes being made in the everyday activities using the internet and controlling your necessity with, at some point, you have to agree that it's going to be like this for years to come.
With the previous $10,000 barrier being surpassed a little over a week ago, we now know there’s no stopping Bitcoin from hitting new all-time-highs in the near future.
Remember when Bitcoin was worth "just" $1,000 at the beginning of the year? What a lovely time it was? Late November it hit $10,000. If only one could lay hands on a time machine now.
It won’t be long before Bitcoin joins the likes of gold, oil, palm oil and other derivatives; if plans by CME Group to make Bitcoin Futures available by the end of 2017 are realized.
uite astonishingly, Bitcoin surged to an all-time high of ~$7,600 USD just a few days ago. Are we going to see the bubble burst at $8,000? Or it is just the naysayers saying?
Perhaps the way concept of Bitcoin has proliferated across the globe, which has corresponded the same level of strength like mobile app development. But Blockchain is yet to receive the same level of fame. If you are aware about Bitcoin, then you must understand that the underlying technology is blockchain which is a global online database that can be used with internet access. This is somehow dissimilar to the traditional databases closely-held by big institutions. A blockchain doesn’t belong to anyone in particular. Additionally, it has an entire network of people supervising it.
Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin's second hard fork is less than 10 days away. What is the latest on it and how should every Bitcoin holder prepare for it?
The failed BCash hard fork has taught Coinbase to always maintain a neutral stance (in its policies and actions) whenever a feud in the Bitcoin community results into a split of the blockchain.
Are you an investor of Bitcoin? Then last week would have been a harrowing experience for all, with the price shooting up to $5,000 and came crashing down to $4,000 before calming down at $4,500.
With the way things are going in the Bitcoin community, we could have 4 different types of Bitcoin by November and Bitcoin holders could be exposed to replay attacks. What are replay attacks and how can they be prevented?
Find out more about the incredible ten-year history of Bitcoin through 58 Insane facts about the technology that is set to disrupt the world's finances.
It's happening. The anticipated war between Bitcoin and Bitcoin cash has begun, and it's intensifying. And this is different from the war in the Bitcoin community over making Bitcoin scale via Segwit2x, and threats of new hard forks down the road.
When bitcoin forked on August 1st to birth bitcoin cash, no one had an idea it would be what it is today. Sure, some analysts and people familiar with the crypto market were bullish about its future and said it could rival bitcoin itself but the prevalent feeling among investors who got bitcoin cash tokens was that the new kid is worthless.
The world's most valuable cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, hit $3,600 today, the highest it has ever been since it was first mined in 2009. This doesn't seem to surprise many as bitcoin has been on the rise in the past few weeks. The coin is expected to continue rising in the future, fulfilling the $5,000-before-December prophecies that are thrown around.