Month: January 2018

Why Is Bitcoin so Popular? Is It the Future of Currency?

Bitcoin is a digital currency that was created 9 years ago by an anonymous person under a pseudonym. Bitcoin uses a distributed ledger called Blockchain, which is not operated by a centralized authority, unlike government-issued […]

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Can a 16-Year-Old Buy Bitcoins and Altcoins Without Their Parents?

One of the best and most reliable Bitcoin brokers is Coinbase. At Coinbase, which is also world’s largest Bitcoin broker, you can buy $150 or €150 of Bitcoin per week instantly with a credit or […]

Is Blockchain Improving or Replacing Stock Exchanges?

Traditional stock markets are centralized, expensive and have limited transparency. Keeping this in mind, stock exchanges all around the world are now exploring how they can use modern technology, including Blockchain, as a way to […]

What Are Blockchain’s Weaknesses?

It needs to be noted that few technologies have been covered by the media, analyzed by the experts and asked about by the community in the recent years as much as the blockchain technology. This […]

What Is Ethereum and How Is It Different from Bitcoin?

For investors, it is important to understand the main differences between Bitcoin and Ethereum. Ethereum is growing in popularity and is constantly compared to Bitcoin. Still, they are in fact different types of projects. Bitcoin […]

What Can We Expect from Bitcoin in the Coming Weeks?

Bitcoin is a digital currency (i.e. cryptocurrency) and was the world’s first digital currency with a decentralized nature. Bitcoin is traded against the world’s major currencies on a peer-to-peer basis with a distributed network called […]

Why Did All the Cryptocurrencies Crash Today and Will They Recover?

The price of cryptocurrencies usually fluctuates wildly, and more quickly than physical currencies. The plunge on Tuesday morning is extreme even for this type of market. This plunge hit all of the major cryptocurrencies including […]

What Happens If I Send My Bitcoin to an Incorrect Address?

There are several scenarios in which you could send Bitcoin to an “incorrect” address. “Incorrect” is the address you didn’t want to type in, whether someone uses it or not. There are valid addresses and […]

Why Are Countries Banning Cryptocurrencies?

Cryptocurrencies across the market are plunging because users all around the world fear that trading cryptocurrencies could be banned. The last country that announced a possible ban is South Korea. Officials stated that trading cryptocurrencies […]

How Would You Explain Bitcoin and Blockchain to a Child?

It’s really challenging to explain monetary transactions, let alone transactions in the digital world. Nevertheless, it is possible to explain Bitcoin and Blockchain technology in a way that people who are not software engineers or […]