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Estimating the environmental impact of Bitcoin mining

December 9, 2019

As an alternative to government-issued money, the cryptocurrency Bitcoin offers relative anonymity, no sales tax and freedom from…
Bringing the Blockchain into the physical world

July 11, 2019

A kit made from everyday objects is bringing the blockchain into the physical world. The ‘BlocKit’, which includes…
Crypto Facts: How Is A Bitcoin Made?

May 19, 2019

For the last few years, the world of cryptocurrency has been developing at a blistering pace.  Even just…
Cryptocurrency in 2019: Things to Expect

January 15, 2019

Cryptocurrencies continue to surprise us with their behavior through the years. Amidst all the instability and unpredictability in…
Recent Bitcoin Scam Schemes: Brief Overview

January 15, 2019

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, a type of electronic cash that was formed in 2008. In 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto…
Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies: Time to Regulate

December 31, 2018

In the financial space, anything unregulated and unregistered would cause doubts and uneasiness. In the case of cryptocurrencies,…
Cryptocurrency: What are your options?

December 31, 2018

Since its development in 2009, cryptocurrency has been in the financial space as both a threat and an…
Bitcoin and Its Possible Impact on Insurance

December 13, 2018

Many technological strides have been made over the last couple of decades. Advancement in technology is becoming faster…
Paying with Bitcoin: What You Need to Know

December 11, 2018

Cryptocurrency, especially Bitcoin, continues to rise in popularity despite its value’s volatility recently; and if you are looking…
Bitcoin Scams and How to Avoid Them

December 7, 2018

Bitcoin has taken the world by storm, and since its introduction in 2008, it has inevitably faced several…
Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Litigation

December 6, 2018

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are gaining more attention as days pass. Aside from the advantages that cryptocurrencies have…
Stanford physicist finds that swirling liquids work similarly to bitcoin

April 27, 2018

Fluid dynamics is not something that typically comes to mind when thinking about bitcoin. But for one Stanford…
Berkeley Lab Researchers Contribute to Making Blockchains Even More Robust

February 1, 2018

Blockchain—a technology used for verifying and recording digital transactions—blasted into public consciousness with the rise of Bitcoin. But…
Raspberry Pi: BitBarista – a fully autonomous corporation

November 2, 2017

To some people, the idea of a fully autonomous corporation might seem like the beginning of the end.…
In a step toward fighting human trafficking, sex ads are linked to Bitcoin data

August 17, 2017

A UC Berkeley Ph.D. candidate has developed the first automated techniques to identify adult ads tied to human…
Overview of Bitcoin Alternatives

June 27, 2017

Bitcoin is known as ‘digital gold’ and is by far the most popular cryptocurrency. However, it is slowly…
Bitcoin’s popular design is being exploited for theft and fraud

May 29, 2017

The very design features that make Bitcoin technology appealing to its users are also weaknesses being exploited for…
New System Makes It Harder to Track Bitcoin Transactions

February 14, 2017

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Boston University and George Mason University have developed a Bitcoin-compatible system that…
You Can Instantly Buy Bitcoin with 3D Secure Debit Or Credit Card

October 1, 2015

Coinbase announced support for buying bitcoin with 3D Secure-enabled credit and debit cards for users located in 26… Accepts Bitcoin

June 17, 2015 is the largest online movie ticketing website in the US, now enables movie-goers to buy movie tickets with…
Bitcoin tipping without a social media account

January 6, 2015

Bitcoin micropayments startup ChangeTip provides a bitcoin tipping service that allows you to send and receive tips online for free. Currently, ChangeTip…
Brawker lets you order anything with bitcoins

December 22, 2014

Brawker is a Bitcoin company that allows people to buy and spend bitcoins by matching a bitcoin holder…
Virtual money — at your own risk

November 28, 2014

Bitcoin is the new money: minted and exchanged on the Internet. Faster and cheaper than a bank, the…
Bitcoin-Based Tips

November 18, 2014

Coinbase released a bitcoin tip button for accepting micro-payments. The tip button can be added anywhere in the…
MIT computer scientists can predict the price of Bitcoin

October 22, 2014

Scientists have crunched data to predict crime, hospital visits, and government uprisings — so why not the price…
PayPal and Cryptocurrency

September 24, 2014

PayPal announced partnership with BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin. The first project is PayPal’s Payments Hub, a payment platform…
Coinbase expands to Europe

September 11, 2014

Coinbase – a bitcoin wallet, now turned attention to Europe. Over the past two years Coinbase integrated their services…
Rich (in Bitcoin) do get richer than others, analysts say

July 19, 2014

There is a truism which says that richer always get richer and poorer get poorer. Despite its strong…
Dark side of the Internet: Drug market on the web

June 26, 2014

Silk Road is an online marketplace, where narcotics can be purchased using bitcoins. Although its market share is…
Bitcoin no longer decentralized, analysts say

June 16, 2014

Bitcoin is an electronic cryptocurrency that is, in principle, decentralized. Its main advantage against many prior digital cash…
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