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

Will Cryptocurrency Adoption ‘Cross the Chasm’ to Go Mainstream in 2018?

In his 1994 book Crossing the Chasm, organizational theorist Geoffrey Moore describes and explores in detail the path a new technology must take before it goes mainstream. While the ideas he espouses largely belong to the era when Oracle, Sybase, Microsoft Word and WordPerfect were emerging technologies, the core theme is relevant to cryptocurrency [...]

By | 2018-02-01T23:14:20+11:00 February 3rd, 2018|Bitcoin, Bitcoin Technology, Blockchain|0 Comments

How Bitcoin Can Change the Way You Pay for Power

Written by Jason Deign If you’re interested in delving into the world of Bitcoin, then you’re probably thinking of it as a possible investment venture. And it’s true that the world’s first decentralised digital currency has risen massively in value since it was launched in 2009. But Bitcoin is also a currency like any [...]

By | 2018-01-25T03:39:28+11:00 January 25th, 2018|Bitcoin Technology, Blockchain|0 Comments

Could Atomic Swaps Be A Game-Changer for Bitcoin?

Bitcoin transactions are slow. It takes minutes, hours, or sometimes days for a transaction to be confirmed and added to the blockchain. As more and more people begin to use Bitcoin, the Bitcoin network tends to get bogged down with a big queue of transactions waiting to be confirmed. To get your transaction moved to [...]

By | 2017-12-05T21:50:10+11:00 December 5th, 2017|Bitcoin, Bitcoin Technology|0 Comments

Exploring the Current Landscape of Bitcoin Mining

Bitcoin has seen tremendous growth over the course of 2017. While cryptocurrencies remain notoriously volatile, Bitcoin’s rocketing value has prompted a surge in mainstream interest and media attention. As many newcomers enter the cryptocurrency space, eager to jump aboard the Bitcoin train, one of the first things they often hear about is “Bitcoin mining.” At [...]

By | 2017-10-26T00:15:23+11:00 October 26th, 2017|Bitcoin, Bitcoin Technology|0 Comments

Where Does Bitcoin Get Its Value?

In the span of seven years, since the value of bitcoin has been on record, its price has climbed from nothing in 2010 to above $2,000 today. Still, the idea that “bitcoin lacks intrinsic value” persists. The claim comes mostly from people who are new to the cryptocurrency, or those who want to believe gold, [...]

By | 2017-06-07T20:34:47+10:00 June 7th, 2017|Bitcoin, Bitcoin Technology|0 Comments

What is Segregated Witness (SegWit)

There is a new buzz word that is being dropped in an increasing frequency at Bitcoin forums and meet-ups. The word is SegWit. If you haven’t come across it, then there, I've dropped it. Even if you hadn’t come across it through this blog post, I promise, you would have learnt about it somewhere else, [...]

By | 2017-04-19T00:21:51+10:00 February 3rd, 2016|Bitcoin Technology|0 Comments

Is the Blockchain Linux Foundation is Building the Real Deal?

On 18th December 2015, Fortune and other mainstream media outlets broke the news to the world that Linux Foundation was leading a project to build a Blockchain that will be better than the one that powers Bitcoin. And that several technology companies and banking institutions have joined it in this endeavor. The project, which has [...]

By | 2016-12-07T00:32:27+11:00 January 14th, 2016|Bitcoin, Bitcoin Technology|0 Comments

Does The Bitcoin Price Matter?

Does it matter whether the price of Bitcoin goes up or down and, in so doing, steadily or drastically? This is a question that both the enthusiasts who have invested their souls alongside their worth in Bitcoin and skeptics who are more than excited to hear JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon say that the cryptocurrency is [...]

By | 2016-12-07T00:32:46+11:00 November 12th, 2015|Bitcoin, Bitcoin Technology, charts|0 Comments

Tipping through Bitcoin; the New Social Experience Online

  There is no doubt that Bitcoin has the potential to significantly alter how we interact, especially online. Micropayment or tipping happens to be one of the services built around the cryptocurrency that promise to do this. As a matter of fact, there is so much interest in online tipping that startups in the space [...]

By | 2016-12-07T00:32:56+11:00 October 21st, 2015|Bitcoin, Bitcoin Technology|0 Comments