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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What happened to the Investigatory Powers Bill?

Strong encryption is critical for crypto, the web, and secure communication in general. Is anyone clear where we stand on…

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Dealing with the Cryptolocker virus and its variants

Ransomware has gone mainstream. Prevention is better than cure, but if it comes to it, here’s how to pay the…

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Bitcoin 102 (101 part 2): the blockchain

In the first of our 101 series, we looked at how bitcoin was like the internet version of physical cash.…

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This week on Planet Bitcoin - 3 June 2016

TL;DR it's getting interesting.…

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Post-ICO interview with WAVES founder

The day after the massively successful WAVES ICO finished, BitScan caught up with project founder and CEO, Sasha Ivanov, to…

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