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  • Now you can store your Bitcoin in a South African wallet…
  • This week saw the arrival of the first Bitcoin wallet developed in South Africa. The wallet's main focus is its ease of use whether you're new or experienced when it comes to Bitcoin. And it looks like it has hit the mark with its appealing interface. Let's take a closer look at this latest Bitcoin development in South Africa… A proudly South African Bitcoin wallet BitX has just l... ››› more
  • [19 November 2014]
  • Could a Bitcoin stock exchange become a reality?
  • The CEO of NASDAQ-listed Overstock.com recently launched a wiki page to explore the idea of a Bitcoin stock exchange. Patrick Byrne came across 13 other groups working on similar ideas. He's now created a division within his company to drive this idea from a dream into a reality. So what's the idea behind the Bitcoin stock exchange? And what would be the advantages of such an exchange? L... ››› more
  • [23 October 2014]
  • Two major advantages of using Bitcoin as a currency
  • If someone had said to you a couple of years ago about using a digital currency to pay for goods, you might have dismissed the idea. But Bitcoin is now growing in popularity and the idea of using a digital currency is no longer such a strange concept. With Bitcoin the most popular digital currency out there, what would be the advantages of using it? Let's take a closer look… Bitco... ››› more
  • [18 September 2014]
  • Can you put your faith in Bitcoin?
  • Bitcoin is really starting to take the world by storm. It's displaying all the signs of going mainstream. As more people adopt it, this will lead to even more people using it. Bitcoin has the potential to change the banking system and the way regulatory authorities conduct their business. But the question is, can you trust it? Let's take a closer look… The advantages of Bitcoin ... ››› more
  • [17 September 2014]
  • Are classic cars a worthwhile alternative investment?
  • Just last month, a rare Ferrari fetched a record-breaking sum for a car at auction. So are classic and rare cars a good alternative investment for your cash? Let's take a closer look at the top sellers and whether you should consider investing in classic cars… The three top selling classic cars at auction A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta In August, this car netted a huge $38.1 m... ››› more
  • [15 September 2014]
  • It's just a matter of time before the price of Bitcoin starts to soar
  • Over the last couple of months, the price of Bitcoin has struggled somewhat. Some analysts put this down to the number of people mining the digital currency and selling it on straight away. Adding to this flood of Bitcoin to the market are merchants. Instead of holding onto Bitcoin, they're turning them into real cash. These two factors are putting downward pressure on the price, but it ... ››› more
  • [08 September 2014]
  • Getting started with Bitcoin: The four types of Bitcoin wallet you can pick from
  • Before you can even think about buying Bitcoins, you need to have somewhere to store them. For this you need a Bitcoin wallet. There are four different types of Bitcoin wallet available. So what are the differences? And how safe are each of them? Let's take a closer look… Bitcoin wallet #1: Desktop wallets Desktop wallets don’t depend on a third party service, so that can be adv... ››› more
  • [18 August 2014]
  • Where to look to make money from Bitcoin
  • There are a lot of similarities between Bitcoin and the discovery of gold. The gold rushes that ensued discoveries of the yellow metal led to furious mining. Those that got in early made a lot more money than those who were slower to get in on the action. You can say the same for those who got into Bitcoin mining in its early days. So what can you learn from the parallels between gold mi... ››› more
  • [17 August 2014]


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