Bitcoin

New Bitcoin Core will allow wallet creation from the main menu
The upcoming version of Bitcoin Core will allow wallets to be created from the main menu. The pull request was merged into the Bitcoin Core source tree just hours ago. Some o...
Can I buy Bitcoin at Walmart?
It's not possible to buy Bitcoin at Walmart directly but there are indirect methods that you can use. Some sellers do not accept cash, Visa or Mastercard (!) on their Bitcoin sa...
ELI5 How many Bitcoins are there? Is the number of Bitcoins limited?
tl;dr; There are 17.4 million Bitcoins in circulation today. Yes, Bitcoin supply is limited. Bitcoin is capped at 21 million BTC. This limit will be reached in the far future as bl...
Will Bitcoin lose its #1 market cap crown?
Ethereum has just overtaken Bitcoin! But, wait! We're not talking about market cap... As you've probably seen reported elsewhere, ETH now (Jun/2018) has more unique active...
What is Base58 encoding? Why create yet another encoding scheme?
Base58 is a character encoding system developed by Satoshi Nakamoto. It was first released on the earliest Bitcoin source code tree. Satoshi felt that a new encoding was necessary ...
Understand the Dandelion Bitcoin privacy project
The Dandelion privacy project is a BIP that is based on an idea that has been under public discussion since June 2017. It was submitted as a BIP in May 2018 and since then it has g...
Understand cryptocurrency futures
Trading futures is an art. It's probably one of the riskiest investment games you can play, since futures contracts don't actually represent a current asset, but something that is ...
Understand the Basics of Trading Cryptocurrencies
Cryptocurrencies can be traded in many different ways which, in the end, aren't very different from the stock, option and derivative markets. The same models used in centralized st...
Six myths about Bitcoin that should be ignored
by Moris Beracha - With the entire distortion field surrounding Bitcoin, it is hard to see all the arguments in favor of the crypto currency. However, we should consider that the ...
What is Bitcoin?
Bitcoin is a decentralized peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that is based on work published by Satoshi Nakamoto. The first Bitcoin transactions happened on January 3 2009. Today Bitc...