Bitcoin

Wasabi Wallet Review – Make Bitcoin Transactions Fungible and Private

Bitcoin has done many things right throughout the years but privacy certainly isn’t among those. It’s a well-known fact that once a Bitcoin address is attached to your real world identity, anyone can simply look said address up on the Bitcoin ...

What’s a UTXO? Explaining an Unspent Transaction Output (UTXO)

UTXO is an abbreviation of “Unspent Transaction Output” and is one of key concepts used in Bitcoin and the world of blockchain. The word is used to describe the unspent outputs that come out as a result of Bitcoin transactions. The concept isn’t ...

Submarine Swaps Explained: Pay From Bitcoin Mainnet To Lightning and Back

By now you have probably heard of atomic swaps, a Lightning Network-related technology looking create interoperability between Bitcoin and every other altcoin on the market. Swaps technology is in itself focused on trustlessly exchanging, “swapping” ...

Best Bitcoin Mining Software – 2019 Edition

Cryptocurrency mining is slowly but surely becoming more and more commercial. Once reserved for neckbearded nerds with a passion for Linux, computer science and cryptography, the process is slowly becoming adopted beyond that exclusive world. The ...

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 ...