Bitcoin

Best Bitcoin Mining Pools 2019

Mining is a crucial part of any Proof-of-Work protocol and is integral in maintaining the decentralized, secure nature of a blockchain. Bitcoin employs a typical PoW algorithm which has miners maintaining and verifying the network, making sure that ...

The Most Popular Uses of Bitcoin So Far

In 2009, Bitcoin was created as a new currency by someone under the alias of Satoshi Nakamoto.  An appealing feature of Bitcoin is that there are no middle agents involved and you do not have to worry about a bank. This kind of currency ensures ...

What is Bakkt and will it really bring Bitcoin, Ethereum and others to the “moon”?

Cryptocurrency market has been looking to create a safe and attractive path for institutional investors to come on board for quite some time now. The interest from investors is there as the attractiveness of the crypto space cannot be denied; ...

Best Bitcoin Wallets that support SegWit

A topic often times discussed throughout the crypto space (and especially in the Bitcoin community) is the topic of scaling. Bitcoin’s scaling issues are pretty well known among the crypto enthusiasts and experts alike and several solutions have ...

Best Bitcoin Tax Calculators For 2019

Back in 2017 the cryptocurrency craze hit the mainstream world. Suddenly, news of people getting rich overnight grabbed everyone’s attention. Naturally, the government didn’t fall on deaf ears and has shown a significant interest in the crypto ...

What Are the Differences Between Hard Forks and Altcoins?

In recent years, there have been multiple attempts to create offshoots of Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, by attempting hard-forking changes to the crypto’s protocol rules. Bitcoin forked more than once in its ...

The smart ways to mine bitcoin

It has been accepted that bitcoin and in general, cryptocurrencies are here to stay. In fact, this new and exciting technology can be argued to be already mainstream. Now, everyone has the ability to acquire, transact and even trade cryptocurrencies ...

Can Proof of Stake Solve Bitcoin’s Energy Problem?

Bitcoin gained a huge popularity in the past year, with starting price in January of around $1,000 and reaching the price of $19.535 in mid-December before stabilizing at around $14k at the end of 2017.  Bitcoin was all over the media, forums and ...

What will happen with crypto when traditional markets take a dive

Recent events in world’s economy and politics have prompted many people to start hedging their bets against the equity indexes, bonds, dividends and currencies and could possibly signal a shift towards the crypto markets. Most notably, investors ...

What is Mnemonic Phrase and Mnemonic Passphrase

Before we start with the subject, let’s take a look at the meaning of mnemonic. According to Wikipedia, a mnemonic device, or memory device, is any learning technique that aids information retention or retrieval (remembering) in the human memory. ...