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 An NFT? What Are Non-Fungible Tokens?

Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, are unique, digital goods. In contrast, fungible assets, like cash, are assets that are interchangeable. Every $20 bill of the same currency is virtually identical. It doesn’t matter which $20 bill you have, because they all hold the same value.

Bitcoin vs. Bitcoin Cash

As more and more cryptocurrencies hit the market, you may feel confused about the differences and similarities between all of them. Specifically, while you’re looking to buy Bitcoin in Austin, you may notice that Bitcoin Cash is another option around town.

Buy Litecoin in October for the Chance to Win!

You likely associate our machines with buying and selling Bitcoin, but did you also know that you can now buy Litecoin at our machines as well? Like Bitcoin, Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that is not managed by a single authority.