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How To Use Your Bitcoin

How To Use Your Bitcoin

You’ve made the leap and purchased your very first Bitcoin… now what? Let’s take a look at the number of ways in which you can use your Bitcoin! HO...
How To Safely Buy Bitcoin

How To Safely Buy Bitcoin

If you’re new to the world of cryptocurrency, you may be readying yourself to buy your very first Bitcoin. But how can you make sure you’re doing s...
How To Get Started With Crypto

How To Get Started With Crypto

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few years, we’re sure you’ve definitely heard of cryptocurrency and bitcoin. But with lots to learn...
What are Bitcoin Mixers and Should You Use Them?

What are Bitcoin Mixers and Should You Use Them?

If you read our previous blog post about Bitcoin privacy, you’ll know we spoke briefly about mixing services. They offer to mix traceability betwee...
Bitcoin Isn’t Private, But It Can Be

Bitcoin Isn’t Private, But It Can Be

There is a common misconception that Bitcoin is a completely private form of payment, free from tracking. However, if you look a little closer, you...
What Is the Lightning Network And How Is It Changing Bitcoin

What Is the Lightning Network And How Is It Changing Bitcoin

One of the biggest criticisms about Bitcoin is that due to its 3-5 transactions per second (TPS), it’s not fast enough to support the way in which ...
Bitcoin Price Challenge  —  Month 1

Bitcoin Price Challenge  —  Month 1

Having been a bitcoiner for over 10 years, I have seen it at its lowest and highest points. It’s been quite the journey, one that feels almost full...
A Short History Of Bitcoin

A Short History Of Bitcoin

On the 31st of October 2008, an anonymous figure by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto published a white paper detailing a design for a “peer-to-peer ele...
Bringing DeFi To Bitcoin with Taproot

Bringing DeFi To Bitcoin with Taproot

Next month in November, a critical update called Taproot is set to overhaul the bitcoin blockchain. The last update was over 4 years ago when the S...
3 Common Misconceptions About Bitcoin

3 Common Misconceptions About Bitcoin

The recent rise in Bitcoin popularity has seen a number of media outlets reporting misinformation about cryptocurrency. If you’ve been in the marke...
Twitter Adds Bitcoin Lightning Tips

Twitter Adds Bitcoin Lightning Tips

Bullish news - Twitter users on Apple’s IOS will now be able to connect third-party tipping services to their profile, which will include the abili...
5 Biggest Benefits of Bitcoin

5 Biggest Benefits of Bitcoin

If you’re reading this, we’re sure you’ve definitely heard of Bitcoin by now. But what you may not understand are the benefits to the cryptocurrenc...