The Rise and Fall of MtGox: A Complete Timeline (Part 2)

The Rise and Fall of MtGox: A Complete Timeline (Part 2)

MtGox Overheats with Bitcoin Price in April 2013 The media started to talk about bitcoin quite a bit in early 2013, and all that hype eventually led to one of the largest bubbles in bitcoin’s history. MtGox was responsible for roughly 75% of all bitcoin trading at...
Mining News in Review: December 15, 2014

Mining News in Review: December 15, 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, the news in the bitcoin mining industry seems to be as constant as ever. The mining industry as a whole has continued to grow over the course of the year, even as the bitcoin price has not been able to get back to its highs from late 2013....
The Christmas Presents You Can Buy on Bitcoins

The Christmas Presents You Can Buy on Bitcoins

With the holidays quickly approaching many Bitcoin and digital currency enthusiasts and supporters are looking for new places to use their new age currency. Fortunately, there is a rapidly growing number of businesses that accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies...
The Rise and Fall of MtGox: A Complete Timeline (Part 1)

The Rise and Fall of MtGox: A Complete Timeline (Part 1)

The fall of MtGox is quite possibly the biggest story in bitcoin up to this point in time. Although it’s not the story for bitcoin from a PR perspective, it is probably the one story that the majority of the people in developed countries have heard when it comes to...
5 Reasons to Learn More about Bitcoin Fundraising

5 Reasons to Learn More about Bitcoin Fundraising

Are you looking for new sources of financing for your nonprofit? Or are you willing to make a positive input, reach out and help people, who are in need? In both cases, the answer is fundraising. Let’s talk about Bitcoin fundraising and how it works. Bitcoin...
Sources You Should Follow To Wrap Your Head Around Bitcoin

Sources You Should Follow To Wrap Your Head Around Bitcoin

If you are new to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, you might be wondering where to start. Fortunately, there is a plethora of information available. Bitcoin beginner information is available in the form of courses, videos, and books, made just for the newbies looking to...
Portrait of a Modern Miner

Portrait of a Modern Miner

Mining is the process by which transactions are added to and confirmed on the blockchain; it also adds fresh coins to the supply as compensation for running the energy-intensive mining hardware. People mine cryptocurrencies with graphics cards or special ASIC...
Legal Environment Around Bitcoin

Legal Environment Around Bitcoin

One of the first things people think about when they heard the word “bitcoin” is all of the illegal activity that has been associated with the digital currency over the past few years. Having said that, the ability to use bitcoin for illegal or somewhat illegal...
What Is ChangeTip and Why Is It So Viral?

What Is ChangeTip and Why Is It So Viral?

Needless to say that crypto-currency communities are well known for their generosity. Just to name one example, the Dogecoin community and foundation have encouraged fundraising for charities. Along the way, many users are willing to spread the word about Bitcoin:...
What to Do When the Price is Up or Down

What to Do When the Price is Up or Down

If you’re going to be playing the unpredictable game of the bitcoin market, then you need to be aware of how to control your emotions in times of distress and joy. Professional traders understand that short term swings are going to happen in particular types of...