Over the past couple of years, Bitcoin has made the headlines. And Bitcoin has had its fair share of scandal too.
Yet Bitcoin may be mapping out a future for digital currencies.
If you fancy buying goods with them or even receiving Bitcoin for services you've provided, how do you do it?
Read on to find out…
How you can get your hands on Bitcoin
There are three ways you can own ... ››› more
The world of Bitcoin hit the headlines last year. Its price was a big talking point as well as some scandal.
This year, the price of Bitcoin remains down after tumbling over 60% last year. But this also means that you can get your hands on Bitcoin for a lot less than you previously could.
The potential for Bitcoin and its technology is vast. It's just going to take time for more people to us... ››› more
Go back just 18-months and the number of people who knew about Bitcoin was small. Fast forward to the present, and the vast majority of people know about this digital currency.
Bitcoin is gaining traction. The amount of investment money going into it and the projects surrounding it are growing at breakneck speed.
But if you want to put some rands into Bitcoin, where do you start? How do you ... ››› more
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
Over the last year, the popularity of Bitcoin has soared. In spite of a number of scandals, the digital currency is becoming increasingly more popular. And a growing number of retailers across the globe are accepting it as a form of payment.
So what exactly is Bitcoin?
How does it work?
How can you buy Bitcoin?
And is Bitcoin going to survive?
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Since the fall of Bitcoin's largest exchange, Mt Gox, the news surrounding the digital currency is sparse. And as Bitcoin shows how it's strong enough to survive a variety of disasters, more investors want their slice of the action. So how can you buy Bitcoins? Let's take a closer look…
Food for thought before buying Bitcoins
At the moment, it isn’t as easy to buy Bitcoins as it is shares ... ››› more
The downfall of Mt Gox, which was the largest Bitcoin exchange, didn't exactly help the reputations of other Bitcoin exchanges. So if you want to buy Bitcoins through an exchange, which one should you turn to? Which exchanges are the more reputable out there and which ones should you avoid? Read on to find out…
Bitcoin exchange #1: Bitstamp
This is the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange by v... ››› more
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