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Bitcoin Wallet Blockchain.info Hits 4 Million User Mark

  Bitcoin wallet provider Blockchain.info has revealed that its user base has hit the four-million mark, in what could be considered an encouraging sign of the rate of adoption of the leading cryptocurrency despite its challenges and controversies. This...

Will Regulation Dictate the Location of the World’s Bitcoin Hub?

  Regulation of Bitcoin is not a recent idea; it has been there around for a while now. There have been debates on the usefulness, or lack of it, of the regulation of the leading cryptocurrency. In several areas, frameworks have been put in place to regulate an...

Why Don’t We See Many People Buying with Bitcoin?

(Image courtesy of bitcoins.idealogue.io) It is good to know that more and more businesses have started accepting bitcoin. However, while it is encouraging to see this, the number of people using the popular cryptocurrency to make purchases has not been encouraging....

Now Accepting Bitcoin: Comedian Louis C.K.

  It is good news to anyone in the bitcoin community to hear of more and more businesses starting to accept the leading cryptocurrency from time to time. One of the latest additions to the list is American comedian and actor Louis Szekely, who is more popularly...

Is Bitcoin the Blockchain’s Least Interesting Application?

  Blockchain, the technology underlying Bitcoin, has been generating significant interest among different actors in recent months, with regard to diverse applications it could be useful for. Ex-professional baseball player John Paul Farmer thinks the...

Bitcoin Exchanges Kraken and Bitfinex Cut Services in New York

  If you are a bitcoin user living in New York and using the services of either Kraken or Bitfinex, you need to start considering an alternative arrangement as the two leading bitcoin exchanges have announced that they will not apply for licenses to operate in...

Bitcoin Faces Crossroad as Developers Fork Project

  This is not the best of times for popular digital currency Bitcoin and its fans, as a grave schism is forming between main developers of the cryptocurrency. Two of the leading programmers have released an alternative version of the bitcoin software, effectively...

Why the Bitcoin Blockchain Beats Out Competitors

  Bitcoin is completely in a class of its own when blockchains are concerned. Numerous attempts have been made to create alternatives to it since its emergence about six or so years ago, but all these have failed to attain the level of success envisaged. So what...