Bitcoin is meant to create the economy tailor made for the digital realm. But what is the state of Bitcoin in 2016?
Ready to get to grips with Bitcoin? Minnaar Pieters explores the basics of the world’s new virtual cryptographic currency.
Bitcoin is sometimes referred to as the future currency; but is it merely a commodity bubble? Theunis van Rensburg investigates!
Could you employ someone to mine Bitcoins for you? Jaco van der Walt lifts the lid on how Bitcoin could shape an industry!
For those not quite in the know, Silk Road represented the dark side of the Bitcoin revolution. It made it easy for people to buy and sell illegal drugs (and anything else you can think of) anonymously. Though Silk Road has been shut down by federal authorities, similar sites have […]
Last year the first Bitcoin ATM opened in Vancouver, Canada. It was a very successful launch, and now the maker of these machines, Robocoin, will install similar machines in Seattle, Washington and Austin, Texas in the good old US of A. Touted by Robocoin as the first US Bitcoin ATMs, […]
Countries around the world are scrambling to give their official stance on virtual currencies and Bitcoin more specifically. According to Russian officials, “Systems for anonymous payments and cyber currencies that have gained considerable circulation “” including the most well-known, Bitcoin “” are money substitutes and cannot be used by individuals […]
As we have mentioned over the last year, Bitcoin is an interesting concept that doesn‘t seem to have been figured out completely as of yet. It is behaving too much like a commodity and not like a currency would (see our analysis here). Minor changes in trading conditions of the […]
As Bitcoin‘s value continues to rise, hackers have found the virtual currency increasingly enticing and developed sophisticated ways to get their hands on it illegally. Not only by stealing it, but also by illegally “˜mining‘ it. The latest method they have devised is to “˜highjack‘ other people‘s personal computers to […]