Seemingly accepting

Poland, along with a number of EU countries, has never shown any true discontent for cryptocurrencies prior to this latest campaign to discredit them. Back in 2013, there were reports of an official from Polish Ministry of Finance saying, “What is not forbidden is permitted. However, we certainly cannot consider Bitcoin to be a legal…Read More

Hackless Exchange Gets Hacked

One of the major benefits of decentralized exchanges is that they can’t be hacked – or so the theory went. As Etherdelta’s users found out last week, however, that’s not quite true. After accessing the site’s DNS records and replacing the domain with a sophisticated fake, attackers were able to hoover up hundreds of thousands…Read More

Why is the Bitcoin protocol being upgraded?

tl;dr Blocks are full, the Bitcoin network cannot grow any further without a protocol upgrade. It’s time folks. In 2010, over a year after the Bitcoin network first began, Satoshi Nakamoto added a hard limit of 1 megabyte per transaction block to the Bitcoin Core codebase (the only software available at the time). The reason…Read More


The Bitcoin network is upgrading its capacity from a «1mb block size limit» to a «2mb block size limit» What the heck does that mean? Increasing the block size limit will allow for a greater number of transactions to be processed on the network daily, which is currently maximized at about ~300,000 per day. This…Read More

Learn more: What are Crypto Currencies?

A digital currency relying on the principles of cryptography The Wiki describes it well; a cryptocurrency (such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Feathercoin, etc.) is a peer-to-peer, decentralized, digital currency whose implementation relies on the principles of cryptography to validate the transactions and generation of the currency itself. I don’t get it, in English please Let’s look…Read More

Learn more: What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is the simplest way to exchange money at very low cost Bitcoin is a zero trust consensus network that enables a new payment system and a completely digital money. It is the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network that is powered by its users with no central authority or middlemen. It was introduced as open-source software by pseudonymous…Read More