Cryptocurrency Exchange Poloniex Has Been Bought by Circle

Payment company Circle has announced that it has purchased Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange. Rumors of the acquisition had been circulating for weeks, and were finally...

Bitcoin Legal Experts: nChain SegWit Criticisms Are Flawed

An effort by stealth bitcoin startup nChain to raise awareness of supposed issues with code that would boost the capacity of the distributed payments...

Risk of SegWit – Mining Cartels

The bitcoin community continues to debate Segregated Witness, the Bitcoin Core development team’s proposed scaling solution which would separate signature data (witnesses) from transaction...

Lightning Network Centralization Leads to Economic Censorship

A few months ago, I wrote an article called “Mathematical Proof That the Lightning Network Cannot Be a Decentralized Bitcoin Scaling Solution”. It received quite a bit of...

Mathematical Proof That the Lightning Network Cannot Be a Decentralized Bitcoin Scaling Solution

Have you heard of the Bitcoin Lightning Network? It is a proposal that claims that: “using a network of these micropayment channels, Bitcoin can scale to...

Bitcoin.org Owner Asks the Community to Change Bitcoin’s Central PoW Algorithm

This week the owner of the web portal Bitcoin.org and Bitcointalk, a pseudonym called Cobra wrote an open letter to the bitcoin community asking...

Robinhood Adds Bitcoin and Ether Trading

Robinhood, the Palo Alto-headquartered US stocks brokerage app, has begun today to gradually enable access to BTC and ETH trading to its customers residing in...

NASA, ESA Considering Innovative Applications of Blockchain Technology

NASA and other space agencies, such as the European Space Agency (ESA), are considering potential applications of blockchain technology to space missions and internal...

The Top 10 Cryptocurrency Blogs & Websites You Need To Be Following

Investing in cryptocurrency is one of many of our readers favorite new hobbies. One thing that many find is that cryptocurrencies can be extremely...

Is Bitcoin mining worth it?

This is a simple question with a complex answer. There are a few different factors that influence whether or not Bitcoin mining will be...