Blockchain and Public Services

How Blockchain Can Help Improve Public Services

Perhaps the most exciting aspect of the emergence of blockchain technology over the last few years is the fact that all of us stand to gain from its implementation. This is not just a trend that is going to benefit...

/ October 11, 2017
What is a Replay Attack

What is a Replay Attack

Part of the reason that the upcoming SegWit2X hardfork is so contentious is because it does not have protection against replay attacks. Many people are concerned about the prospect of a replay attack and how it could harm the integrity...

/ October 11, 2017
Alexander Vinnik Extradition

Vinnik Extradition and the ongoing BTC-e Case

In case you may not have known, Alexander Vinnick is the Russian national who was arrested in Greece and accused of being the operator of BTC-e. BTC-e was an exchange that was closed down by the US authroties and has...

/ October 11, 2017
Signs of Bitcoin Mass Adoption Abound

Signs of Bitcoin Mass Adoption Abound

Bitcoin is well and truly out of the box and on its way to becoming a fixture of day-to-day life. The days of the cryptocurrency being confined to the dark web and used only by criminals and those with questionable...

/ October 10, 2017
Vanuatu Accepts Bitcoin Citizenship

Vanuatu is First Nation to Accept Bitcoin for Citizenship

Bitcoin has been used to pay for many things, from property to schooling and taxes. It seems as if the island nation of Vanuatu has taken that one step further. They are the first country which has begun to accept...

/ October 10, 2017
Smart Contracts Prediction

How Smart Contracts can be Used in Prediction Markets

Today, the Ethereum blockchain has effectively made smart contracts a reality. There are currently thousands of calls being made each day to these contracts, with capabilities that include everything from insurance estimations and token issuance to time locked exchanges, basic...

/ October 10, 2017
Why Craig Wright is Not Satoshi Nakamoto

Why Craig Wright is Not Satoshi Nakamoto

The claim that Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious and enigmatic โ€˜inventorโ€™ of Bitcoin, is in fact an Australian named Craig Wright has been floating around for a couple of years now. This supposedly refuted the general consensus that Satoshi was in...

/ October 9, 2017
Government is Afraid of Bitcoin

Government is Afraid of Bitcoin says John McAfee

According to cyber security expert and Bitcoin investor, John McAfee, the only thing that Bitcoin investors have to fear is government attempts to restrict them. He claims that governments will try to stop cryptocurrencies as they have self-involved fear of...

/ October 9, 2017
Potential Wall Street Adoption of Bitcoin

Potential Wall Street Adoption of Bitcoin

There is a great divide on Wall Street at the moment. Like many times in its history when new technology came to the fore, there were those that were sceptical and there were the new adopters and optimists. This has...

/ October 9, 2017
IMF Could issue IMFCoin

Could IMF Eventually Issue an IMF Coin?

In the global financial market, no entity is quite as powerful and instrumental as the International Monetary Fund. They are responsible for the finances of countries all around the world and are sometimes vilified for it. However, the global supranational...

/ October 8, 2017