Category: History

Winklevoss Twins Profile

Crypto Profiles: The Winklevoss Twins, Gemini Exchange Founders

Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss, universally known and referred to as the Winklevoss Twins, have taken an unusual road towards achieving their fame. Few can include on their resumes that they are Olympians, Harvard Graduates, and Bitcoin billionaires, but those...

/ January 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
Vitalik Buterin Profile

Crypto Profiles: Vitalik Buterin, Creator of Ethereum

Journalist. Publisher, Scholar. Digital currency creator. These are some of the many labels that can be applied to Ethereum’s designer and lead researcher, Vitalik Buterin. A multifaceted individual, he has been involved in the crypto community for nearly seven years,...

/ January 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Who is Satoshi Nakamoto

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? We Look at The Possible Candidates

Bitcoin was conceived as a communal project. Designed as an open-source software and released to the public in 2009, Bitcoin was conceived with openness in mind. Functioning on an open ledger that is accessible to the public, Bitcoin is an...

/ January 5, 2018 / 5 Comments
Ethereum vs. Ethereum Classic

Beginner’s Guide to Ethereum vs. Ethereum Classic: What’s The Difference?

There has been a titanic explosion of new investors, and thus new money, into the cryptocurrency space over the past few days alone. The fact that the bitcoin price just surged up to $19,000 USD for a split moment before...

/ December 8, 2017 / 2 Comments
Bitcoin Hard Fork

Bitcoin Hard Forks Bitcoin Gold & Segwit2x: What You Need to Know

On 25 October2017 a new cryptocurrency called Bitcoin Gold split off from the Bitcoin blockchain. In mid-November, another new coin is expected to be released, known as Segwit2x. These coins are the result of what is known as a ‘hard...

/ October 28, 2017 / 8 Comments
The History of Silk Road

The History of Silk Road: A Tale of Drugs, Extortion & Bitcoin

Silk Road was a marketplace like no other.  Described as the internet’s Wild West and the eBay of vice, it was a haven for drug dealers, gun runners and document forgers. Founded in February 2011 by a young libertarian called...

/ October 11, 2017 / 0 Comments