This week on Planet Bitcoin - 24 June 2016

TL;DR - a major crash, a bounce, and...…

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Forked: the blockchain referendum

It’s 23 June and, like Ethereum, the UK is contemplating a controversial fork.…

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The heat death of the (bitcoin) universe

Bitcoin mining is energy intensive. Just how problematic is that, long term?…

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Bitcoin 104 (101 part 4): mining

Miners are critical to the security of bitcoin. They are the ones that make direct, online money transfers possible without…

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Is The DAO really DOA?

A hack has drained millions of ETH from The DAO, destroying its value. Is the Next Big Thing already over?…

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Spotlight on: Public key cryptography

Some powerful maths underpins bitcoin. Here’s a quick introduction.…

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Off-the-peg blockchain: Stratis launches ICO

Blockchain offers big opportunities - but how do you make it easy enough for any business to access?…

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WAVES wallet release and installation

The WAVES alpha wallet is out, withdrawals are enabled from the ICO site, and trading will shortly begin on supporting…

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Bitcoin 103 (101 part 3): wallets, keys and addresses

Once you understand the blockchain, it’s much easier to grasp what’s going on with a bitcoin wallet.…

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This week on Planet Bitcoin - 10 June 2016

TL;DR: up nicely but struggling to break $600…

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The DAO unleashed: a futurist dystopia

The year is 2019. The DAO has come of age and proven the profit-making capacity of a decentralised organisation, but…

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