While bitcoin is only a currency, the second-largest cryptocurrency is at the heart of a platform that aims to transform the internet.
Some say the world's leading cryptocurrency will hit six figures before Christmas. Are they right?
An increasing number of individuals and companies are now investing in Bitcoin, the world's largest and first fully-functioning cryptocurrency. But why? And which way is the market headed?
It is near impossible to regulate currencies and financial services that were built to avoid regulation – but it is increasingly necessary
There's more substance to the surging price of Bitcoin than last time. But there's still good reason to be cautious about investing in it.
In quick succession, UK has banned certain crypto derivatives trading and the owners of leading exchange BitMex have been indicted on criminal charges.
Welcome to the financial revolution that you probably haven't even heard of.
Twitter's 'blue tick' club of influential users was locked out after financial scammers hacked celebrities' accounts. But with ever more trust placed in social media, we stand to lose more than money.
This major adjustment to how the cryptocurrency operates happens every four years.
Rumours of the collapse of the cryptoworld have been much exaggerated.
Bitcoin is up over 40% in 2020, but the likes of ethereum, bitcoin cash and bitcoin SV have all achieved triple-digit rises.
Will 2020 be the year that the new threat to fiat currencies reaches maturity?
Stand by for cryptocurrencies 2.0.
With Wall Street slowly taking charge of crypto, the days of radical outsiders launching successful altcoins may be numbered.
A recent leakware attack targeting Johannesburg was the second of its kind ever recorded. Hackers demanded A$52,663 worth of bitcoins, in return for not releasing senstivie civilian information.
The stage is set for central banks seeking to pull the rug from under Libra by issuing their own digital currencies.
Libra has lost seven of its 28 founding members – but don't expect that to hold it back.
A lot of banks started experimenting with blockchain in 2015 but they've made little progress.
Recent revelations about the lack of privacy protections in place at the companies on Libra’s foundation raise concerns about how much trust users can place in Facebook's new cryptocurrency.
More than ten years since blockchains were developed, their usefulness is only just being discovered.