London Calling: Ethereum’s Hard Fork

On Wednesday, August 4th, the Ethereum network expects to undergo a “hard fork.” Dubbed the London hard fork, this upgrade represents the next step in the path to Ethereum 2.0. If you’re not sure what Ethereum 2.0 is check out our recent post that covers the basics.

El Salvador Makes Bitcoin an Official Currency

In 2001, El Salvador replaced their local currency, the colón, with the US Dollar (USD). Last week, its Congress voted to become the first country in the world to recognize Bitcoin (BTC) as a legal tender.

What Is Ethereum 2.0? When Will Ethereum 2.0 Launch?

Ethereum 2.0 is an upgrade to the Ethereum blockchain network, the native cryptocurrency of which is Ether (ETH). The upgrade promises to be more scalable, more secure, and more sustainable than the original. Before we dive in any further, let’s quickly discuss Ethereum itself.

Satoshi Nakamoto, The Mysterious Creator of Bitcoin

Possibly one of the most intriguing things about Bitcoin is the story of its creation. In the center of it lies one of the biggest mysteries – who created it? No one knows for sure, but there are many theories about who it may be.

Bitcoin Holiday Shopping Ideas

The holidays are quickly approaching! Have you started your shopping yet? Many of us who use Bitcoin daily notice that it has been becoming increasingly easier to pay for goods and services with it, because of the rise in merchant acceptance.

What Is Bitcoin? A Beginners Guide To Bitcoin

What Is Bitcoin? A Beginners Guide To Bitcoin

Bitcoin is the first successful cryptocurrency. Like any currency, cryptocurrencies can be used to buy or sell goods and services. Unlike fiat currencies, like the US dollar (USD) and the euro (EUR), the Bitcoin network is both decentralized and digital. But what does that mean exactly?

Avoiding Crypto Hacks

The internet is full of scammers and hackers, and cryptocurrency investments are no different. However, as opposed to other purchases and transactions that take place on the internet, once you have purchased Bitcoin, the transaction cannot be reversed.