Is Bitcoin the “Netscape Navigator” of Cryptocurrencies?

The world of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies has come a long way in one decade. Bitcoin’s humble beginnings in 2008 paved the way for a new class of digital assets and birthed what has become one of today’s most promising and innovative technologies: the blockchain. Hundreds of new cryptocurrencies and blockchain platforms have emerged in [...]

By | 2018-02-09T00:10:17+11:00 February 13th, 2018|Altcoins, Bitcoin Technology, Blockchain|0 Comments

Understanding Bitcoin Cash, the Newest Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is an offshoot or fork of Bitcoin (BTC) created by big-block supporters in the Bitcoin community. They launched the fork on August 1, the day Bitcoin improvement proposal 148 (BIP148)—a user-activated soft fork—was scheduled to activate. The surprise announcement to create Bitcoin Cash was yet another turn in the years-long contentious road [...]

By | 2017-08-30T21:28:54+10:00 August 30th, 2017|Altcoins, Bitcoin|0 Comments

Tumbling Your Coins to Improve Privacy

Privacy issues regarding Bitcoin have recently been in the centre of attention, such as the ransomware WannaCry a.k.a. WCry, and their use of 3 different Bitcoin addresses. Authorities announced that they have successfully tracked and traced all Bitcoin transactions within these addresses and found over $80,000 worth of Bitcoins, stored in these addresses. Bitcoin, although [...]

By | 2017-05-29T23:36:10+10:00 May 29th, 2017|Altcoins, Bitcoin, Security|0 Comments

Altcoins: The What, How and Why

  Before 2008, the only digital currency anyone outside of 'cypherpunk', an online group of cryptography experts and enthusiasts, could evision is figures arbitrarily entered next to customers name in a bank’s database. The idea of a decentralized peer-to-peer electronic form of money was by all accounts alien. That changed on 31 October 2008 when [...]

By | 2016-12-07T00:32:54+11:00 October 29th, 2015|Altcoins|0 Comments