Bitcoin Fork: Things You Should Do Before 1 August

1 August, 2017. If you are an avid Bitcoin user, you understand how important this date is for Bitcoin. It is when Bitcoin developers, along with miners and users will be conducting the first-ever soft fork on the currency through BIP 148 – User Activated Soft Fork (UASF). The soft fork is more popularly referred [...]

By | 2017-06-29T10:14:29+10:00 June 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It Isn’t Too Late to Get Involved with Bitcoin

According to a recent study by the University of Cambridge, the number of unique active wallets is about 5.8 million, which gives the best indicator as to how many users of bitcoin there are around the globe. The number could however be lower, considering users can hold multiple wallets and it is difficult to assign [...]

By | 2017-05-08T19:09:01+10:00 May 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Coinbase Adding Ether to its Trading Platform is Political

You can now trade Ether on Coinbase’s trading platform. If, for whatever reason, you aren’t aware; Ether is the native currency of Ethereum, a public blockchain that, unlike Bitcoin, makes it easy to build decentralized apps using common scripting languages. In the recent months, Ethereum, which was designed by Russian-Canadian, Vitalik Buterin, in late 2013, [...]

By | 2017-04-19T00:20:51+10:00 July 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Transaction Confirmation Delays; is Bitcoin’s Worst Nightmare Really Unfolding?

As the first week of March 2016 got underway, it became harder to miss reports of delayed confirmation of transactions by the bitcoin network. Apparently, not even attaching a fee is enough to fetch a transaction a quick confirmation on the Bitcoin network. A process that usually takes about 10 minutes, throughout much of the [...]

By | 2017-04-19T00:21:10+10:00 July 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments