Forked: the blockchain referendum

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

Added 8 months ago

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?…

Added 8 months ago

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…

Added 9 months ago

Nxt account controls: multi-sig on steroids

Nxt’s new account control features are really cool and very powerful.…

Added 12 months ago

Spotlight on: mini private keys

You’ve heard of private keys, but do you know about mini private keys?…

Added 1 year ago

What is Segregated Witness?

It sounds like a programme to give new identities to ex-mafia members who testify, but it’s actually bitcoin’s best hope…

Added 1 year ago

What just happened to hashrate?!

Hashrate and Difficulty exploded in the past couple of months. Something is afoot...…

Added 1 year ago

I just got scammed

I’ve just been hit by a nasty scam - posting details so that hopefully others can avoid it.…

Added 1 year ago

Slimming the blockchain

BTC’s blockchain has become too large for ordinary users to keep a full copy - but there might now be…

Added 1 year ago

The halving: what to expect?

Bitcoin supply will drop in 2016. What can we expect as a result?…

Added 1 year ago

No end to end-to-end encryption

Sorry folks, but that cat’s out of the bag and putting it back in isn’t an option, even if we…

Added 1 year ago

Islamic State’s $3 million bitcoin wallet

A white-hat hacker group claims that Islamic State has been moving money with bitcoin. What do we make of this?…

Added 1 year ago