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Bitcoin's central appeal of anonymous, irreversible transactions could become its biggest weakness.
All over the world people who have been harmed by the conventional money systems are devising alternative currencies, challenging the centralised monetary policy approach.
You can now pay your way with apps, cryptocurrencies and other digital alternatives. Physical money might one day look like a relic of the past.
While the current speculation in crypto-currency and assets should make us pause, this is not a speculative driven bubble like tulips, or gold mining stocks.
The blockchain has been successful when it comes to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, but we haven't yet figured out other uses.
The new Internet of Things has the potential to compensate for Africa's legacies of underdevelopment.
The blockchain isn't just for Bitcoin transactions. Advertisers can no longer ignore blockchain's huge implications for the world of marketing.
The cryptocurrency is now starting to challenge gold as the investment of choice.
Where our money comes from is deeply political and the politics involved is often highly complex.
Multiple use cases for the blockchain are currently being tested, so it's worth learning the basics.
Bitcoin, blockchain and automatic royalty payments could transform how musicians earn.
Ransomware – which encrypts your files and offers to sell you the key – operates differently from other malicious software. Those differences turn out to give potential victims a fighting chance.
Distributed autonomous organisations, or DAO, are a new form of decentralised organisation using blockchain technology. The DAO is first off the block, and it's already making waves.
The cryptocurrency will soon undergo a major change – and no one knows what will happen next.
Here's how to protect yourself from the latest online scourge of hackers encrypting your files and demanding a ransom to unlock them.
How tax authorities decide to treat virtual currencies like bitcoin may determine whether they thrive or die.
Who is the mystery man behind the creation of the crypto-currency Bitcoin?
Money used to be backed by something of real value such as gold or silver. Bitcoins and other digital currencies will sever that link forever.
The tax treatment of Bitcoin has been holding back the industry in Australia, but gradually the rules are changing.