NiceHash CEO Confirms Bitcoin Theft Worth $78 Million

Cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash has confirmed that yesterday's hack resulted in the loss of over 4,700 BTC, an amount worth more than $78 million...

PwC’s Hong Kong Office Accepts Bitcoin Payment

"Big Four" auditing and accountancy firm PwC has accepted its first ever payment in cryptocurrency. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, out today, the...

Are Bitcoin Traders Planning for an ETF Approval?

Traders seem to be already pricing in the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) upcoming ruling on the Winklevoss bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), according to most...

Using Google Trends to Estimate Bitcoin’s User Growth

Woo discusses bitcoin's overall growth as a technology, arguing that by using common search tools, insights can be gleaned about its adoption rate. Google Trends is...

What Bitcoin Traders Should Know About Technical Analysis

While bitcoin traders have many tools they can use to evaluate the cryptocurrency market, one of the most tried-and-true methodologies is what's called technical...

Why Use a Blockchain?

As the implications of the invention of have become understood, a certain hype has sprung up around blockchain technology. This is, perhaps, because it is...

What is the Difference Between a Blockchain and a Database?

As stated in our guide "What is Blockchain Technology?", the difference between a traditional database and a blockchain begins with architecture, or how the technologies...

What is a Distributed Ledger?

Ledgers, the foundation of accounting, are as ancient as writing and money. Their medium has been clay, wooden tally sticks (that were a fire hazard),...

What Can a Blockchain Do?

Financial institutions have financed the disruption of countless industries over the last 30 years; they have an idea of what a revolutionary technology can...

How Does Blockchain Technology Work?

As stated in our guide "What is Blockchain Technology?", there are three principal technologies that combine to create a blockchain. None of them are new....