Bitcoin School

Welcome to the part of our website that we call the ‘bitcoin school‘ because this is where you can learn more about bitcoin. Please read through our educational posts about bitcoin and the blockchain. Educate yourself on bitcoin technology today.

[youtube=http://youtu.be/zvLPqGyf6RU&rel=0 width=”100%”] The advantage of Bitcoin for Retailers is obvious. But why would a consumer use Bitcoin?

Litecoin Trading Comes to BTC China iceCUBED was one of the world’s first stable, national exchanges to offer Litecoin trading to its customers. As a result, South Africans are in a unique and enviable position; able to easily trade both Litecoin and Bitcoin through a trusted local exchange. We were joined by some very auspicious company […]

Kryptokit Wallet Review Kryptokit is a light wallet that sits as a Chrome browser extension. A light wallet is one that downloads instantly because it does not need to download the blockchain (the 15gb history of every Bitcoin transaction). Kryptokit downloads instantly and is easy to use for shopping on-line. This is because, as a Chrome […]

  A Review of the Hive Bitcoin Wallet The Hive wallet aims to be a fast, easy and safe way to use and store your Bitcoins. It is made specifically for Mac users and the OSX operating system. Hive has some unique features. These include:

This is the Easiest Way to Mine Bitcoins on the Market Bitcoin mining is not feasible for average users anymore. To setup a profitable mining operating takes millions of dollars in investment. There are sunk costs, infrastructure and expertise requirements. Bitcoin mining is a professional and capital intensive industry.

Litecoin Mining Gets Big Boost An ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) is a specially designed piece of hardware for doing the calculations to mine a specific coin and verify transactions.

An Economic Bubble in South Africa? A Special By: Tristan Winters. This week Forbes published a controversial article entitled “A Guide to South Africa’s Economic Bubble and Coming Crisis”. The article makes the case that South Africa’s recent economic growth has been fuelled by unnaturally low interest rates. This low interest rate environment, in South Africa […]

Bitcoin Working With Banks for Mutual Benefit Max Levchin is a mathematician and cryptographer of the highest order. He is also the co-founder of a little company you may have heard of: PayPal. He is very bullish on the core technologies and inventions that underpin the Bitcoin network. He sees a bright future if banks, bitcoin […]

A User Guide to Get Started Cloud Mining Mining for Bitcoin has become a highly specialised industry. In 5 years it has grown significantly from its hobbyist beginnings. Mining is now a multimillion dollar industry in its own right. Scrypt mining and Litecoin are headed in the same direction. As a result, it has been […]

Thinking of how to secure your bitcoin? Drum roll and all the razzmatazz that accompanies great inventions. Let’s applaud the wonderful Slush and Stick who recently brought to market the Trezor Wallet. If you haven’t already heard about the fearsome duo, you’ll be amazed by their resourcefulness and their joint fire power. Slush’s real-life name […]