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Bitcoin vs. Ethereum

Although Ethereum is often thought of as similar to Bitcoin, they are more akin to cousins than siblings. Ethereum, however, leverages blockchain technology for far more than the straight-forward peer-to-peer exchange of digital currency. Let’s take a closer look. The original cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is the most widely known and used cryptocurrency. Bitcoin offers a peer-to-peer electronic cash system that guarantees …

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Bitcoin Basics

Here’s a quick and easy 90 second video about the very big picture of how Bitcoin works and what some of the advantages are over fiat currency.

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What Does ‘Crypto’ Mean?

How on earth is it possible for crytocurrencies to function as currency without a centralized banking system? Why can’t someone fake cryptocurrency transactions and mess up the whole system? The answer lies in the art and science of cryptography. The Sci Show put together this terrific 10 minute explanation of how it all works.

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Another Fork in the Road for Bitcoin?

09/28/2017 JitcoinJack Liao, CEO of Hong Kong mining firm Lightning ASCI is slated to launch a new bitcoin breakaway currency called bitcoin gold, with the cryptocurrency being open to exchanges on November 1. This new cryptocurrency takes aim at the large mining firms that dominate bitcoin and attempts to open up mining to a wider range of participants. If this …

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Will Bitcoin Hit $6K in October?

09/27/2017 Bitcoin is quickly rebounding from its dramatic price drop just a few weeks ago when China banned ICOs and shut down all cryptocurrency trading and exchanges, effectively closing the world’s second largest economy to cryptocurrencies. The price of Bitcoin plummeted from a high of just over $5,000 to just above $3,000 in a matter of days. However, since then …