Bitcoin

09Aug 2017
bitcoin rand value

BITCOIN RAND VALUE? WHY DOES BITCOIN HAVE VALUE AND HOW IS THE PRICE DETERMINED? Bitcoin is becoming more and more popular lately, probably because its price is going up all the time. But why does bitcoin have value in the first place? How can something digital and intangible have so much value? The reason that […]

25Jul 2017

 Bitcoin hard fork: Trezor shows why it is the best wallet solution for Bitcoin users No action required for Trezor users Both coins (if split occurs) will be supported No security is compromised Dealing with the Bitcoin hard fork using a Trezor wallet is a no-brainer. {More reading on the possible split here} The safest place for […]

05Jun 2017
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Bitcoin Beginner’s Guide to Surviving the BIP 148 UASF Addressing issues connected with the approaching of BIP 148 UASF. Bitcoin might undergo a chain-split on August 1st as few of Bitcoin users plan to activate a user activated soft fork (UASF) as described in Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 148 (BIP 148). Particularly, their nodes will reject […]

04Feb 2017

Bitcoin is a virtual crypto-currency that exists entirely in electronic form. Bitcoin was first launched in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto, which is an alias for a programmer or group of programmers. Bitcoin is defined as a digital, decentralized, partially anonymous currency and is not backed by any government or other legal entity, and not redeemable […]

19Aug 2016

Bitcoin News Roundup Week 33 – Mainstream Finance In this week’s Bitcoin News Roundup Week 33, we focus on mainstream finance, government and the blockchain. The interest in blockchain technology grows and intensifies. This is especially true for the largest financial institutions and central banks. Japanese Banks, the Bank of England (BoE), the Australian Stock Exchange […]

15Aug 2016

Bitcoin Price Market Analysis Week 32 In this price market analysis week 32 we see the price of bitcoin is in decline again. The technical signals have been clear. There was support that formed at US$580. The price had declined well below that in trading towards the end of the week. With this we see […]

12Aug 2016

Digital Gaming – Bitcoin and Ethereum Gambling The digital gaming industry is huge. Online gaming will be worth US$ 50 Billion by 2018. That’s a 50% increase in a decade. For Bitcoin and Ethereum, gambling is enormous! It continues to keep growing strong. SatoshiDICE used to be the only Bitcoin gambling site. It was a huge success. It used to […]

08Aug 2016

Bitcoin Price Market Analysis Week 31 Bitcoin Price Market Analysis Week 31 we look at a market in recovery. The Bitcoin price was already in significant decline prior to news of the Bitfinex hack breaking. The news of the hack only acted to exacerbate the decline. The price ultimately went as low as ZAR 6,360. Although […]

05Aug 2016

Bitcoin News Roundup Week 31 In this Bitcoin News Roundup Week 31 it’s all about the Bitfinex hack, network hard forks, and the price action. Indeed, all the key stories are inter-linked. One utltimately and greatly affects the other. In a small economy like Blockchain this is inevitably the case. So, let’s look at the key […]