Slimming the blockchain

BTC’s blockchain has become too large for ordinary users to keep a full copy - but there might now be…

Added 1 year ago

The halving: what to expect?

Bitcoin supply will drop in 2016. What can we expect as a result?…

Added 1 year ago

No end to end-to-end encryption

Sorry folks, but that cat’s out of the bag and putting it back in isn’t an option, even if we…

Added 1 year ago

Islamic State’s $3 million bitcoin wallet

A white-hat hacker group claims that Islamic State has been moving money with bitcoin. What do we make of this?…

Added over 2 years ago

How to: establish proof-of-existence on the bitcoin blockchain

Want to prove something happened at a particular point in time? Here’s how to do it with bitcoin.…

Added over 2 years ago

Does Quantum Computing threaten crypto?

Bitcoin is built on strong cryptography, but Quantum Computing could crack it like a walnut. Is this an issue for…

Added over 2 years ago

Bittylicious on transaction malleability

This blog post comes courtesy of Marc Warne. Marc runs UK peer-to-peer exchange Bittylicious, which provided me with my first…

Added over 2 years ago

BitShares SmartCoins. They might be smart, but are they really stable?

BitShares is releasing a series of ‘pegged’ coins that are supposed to be immune from crypto’s signature volatility. But can…

Added over 2 years ago