UAE retail banking giant Emirates NBD will introduce blockchain technology into cheques to minimize fraud and strengthen their authenticity. Announced this week, the banking group has...
Recently I attended the North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami. Ledger, one of the leading hardware wallets manufacturers were selling their merchandise at the event and I decided to finally do my Ledger Nano S review which I have postponed far too long.So I bought myself a specially...
Today’s post is about the best Desktop wallets available for storing your Bitcoins. Desktop wallets are wallets that store the private key for your Bitcoins on your hard drive. By nature, desktop wallets are more secure than mobile wallets (since they’re harder to steal). If you’re new to the...
Ethereum, the blockchain platform that allows smart contracts, is becoming more and more popular. Since the beginning of 2017 the price has spiked from $8.22 to around $50. I’ve covered how to buy Ethereum in a previous post but that’s only part of the process. Today I want to...
One of the more interesting devices manufactured by Bitmain (the leading Bitcoin mining hardware supplier today) is the Antrouter R1. The product has 2 main functions:It’s just your everyday Internet router – turning wired Internet access into wireless access.It’s a Bitcoin miner that allows you to compete for...
If you’re looking to store your first Bitcoins and you own an Android mobile device this post is for you. However, before I review the best Android Bitcoin wallets out there I just want to give you a word of warning. Mobile wallets (Android, or iOS) are the least...
Loading data... please wait...last 30 day estimatelast 60 day estimateDefining Bitcoin VolatilityVolatility refers to “how much price jumps up and down over time.” The VIX is the most widely-followed measure of volatility and serves as a measure for the expected future volatility of the USA’s S&P 500 index.Usually the...
CEX.io is one of the oldest Bitcoin exchanges around. It started out in 2013 in London as a Bitcoin exchange and cloud mining provider. At some point its mining pool, known as Ghash.io, was so big it held 42% of the total network mining power.However, on January 2015 the cloud...
In the wake of Monero’s recent adoption by the Alphabay and Oasis Darknet markets and the subsequent price explosion, Monero is undeniably the market’s preferred choice of “anon coin,” or anonymity-focused cryptocurrency: <img class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-20180" src="https://99bitcoins.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/tv-chart-1024x572.png" alt="tv chart monero" width="702" height="392" srcset="https://99bitcoins.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/tv-chart-1024x572.png 1024w, https://99bitcoins.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/tv-chart-300x168.png 300w, https://99bitcoins.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/tv-chart-768x429.png 768w, https://99bitcoins.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/tv-chart-50x28.png 50w,...
2017 started with a bang as Bitcoin shot through the $1000 mark with no signs of slowing down. As a result I get about 2 emails a day from people around the world who are asking one very simple question: “Should I invest in Bitcoin?”Before we begin, I want to...
Dash Is Digital Cash Dash is a popular open source, peer to peer (P2P), decentralized cryptocurrency that offers a number of advantages over fiat currency, Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies.  The Dash Core team consists of around 50 employees who are continually improving the protocol.  By focusing on ease of...
A lot of fuss has been going around SteemIt in the past few months. Steemit is kind of a social news platform that pays users with digital currency called Steem for posting and upvoting good content. Think of Reddit, but with a nice add-on of getting paid for...
Today when it comes to buying Bitcoins you usually go to a Bitcoin broker (e.g. Coinbase and Coinmama) or a Bitcoin trading platform (e.g. Bitstamp and Kraken). However some of these exchanges just don’t cut it – either due to their accepted payment methods or their geo restrictions...
About every other Bitcoin question I get is “should I invest in cloud mining?”I’ve talked a lot about Bitcoin investments in the past. One of the things I always tell people who ask me about cloud mining is that I think 99.99% of the companies who offer cloud...