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Cryptocurrency and Taxes: A Starter Guide

As the 10th anniversary of Bitcoin passes by, murky waters continue to cloud the crypto seascape. Skeptics, supporters and talking heads alike have tabled the same...

Opinion: No, Venezuela Is Not Becoming a Bitcoin Nation

CARACAS  — These days Venezuela is featured in many headlines around the world, and not in a good way. The opposition politician Juan Guaidó...

Ethereum Upgrades as Hard Forks Activate on Blockchain

Two long-anticipated upgrades appear to have officially activated on the ethereum blockchain, the world’s second-largest by market value, without incident. At 19:57 (UTC), the sixth and...

A Beginner’s Guide to the Electrum Bitcoin Wallet

Electrum is one of Bitcoin’s most popular wallets. It uniquely walks the fine line between beginner usability and expert functionality. This guide introduces Electrum with...

Proof of Keys Explained: Bitcoin’s First Planned ‘Bank Run’ Is Today

Do your bitcoins really exist? The answer might seem like an obvious “yes,” but the brewing “Proof of Keys” movement, launching today, argues the answer...

Happy 10th Birthday: How Bitcoin started and flourished

Bitcoin celebrates 10 years When the increasing impact of the digital economy in our daily lives areconsidered, as opposed to popular belief on the media,...

Phishing Attack on Electrum Wallet Nets Hacker Almost $1 Million in Hours: Report

A reportedly ongoing hack against cryptocurrency wallet Electrum has seen a malicious party steal almost 250 Bitcoin (BTC) (about $937,000), commentators reported on social media Dec. 27. Subsequently confirmed by Electrum itself, the...

Whitfield Diffie Talks Cryptography ‘Resurgence’ and Blockchain

“This is very fulfilling because when you thought the subject must have run its course, it flares up again.” Those words, from cryptography legend...

Coinbase Now Lets You Convert your Altcoins into Bitcoin Coinbase Now Lets You Convert...

Want to convert your altcoins to bitcoins this Christmas? Coinbase has launched Coinbase Convert, a new feature that allows retail users to make direct...