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Bitcoin Tax

Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Taxes: What You Need to Know

Unless you live in Italy or another similar country where cryptocurrency gains aren’t taxed at the moment, you’ll soon be trying to figure out how to properly account for your bitcoin or other cryptocurrency holdings ahead of the upcoming tax...

/ November 3, 2017 / 1 Comment
How to Buy Bitcoin With With PayPal

How to Buy Bitcoin With PayPal

The act of purchasing bitcoin has become more and more convenient over the course of recent years, with a plethora of payment options popping up here and there. There is no surprise there; after all, investing in bitcoins has shown...

/ October 31, 2017 / 0 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 / 1 Comment
Why Bitcoin is Not Truly Anonymous

Don’t forget – Why Bitcoin is Not Truly Anonymous

The notion that Bitcoin is completely anonymous is a widespread one. It is also incorrect even though transactions involving Bitcoin do not involve the transmission of personal information. It is possible for Bitcoin owners to protect their identity to a...

/ August 10, 2017 / 6 Comments

Why Bitcoin is Still the Wave of the Future

When the cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin first hit the market and started garnering attention, people were intrigued. The value of the newly minted currency quickly rose from almost nothing to more than $1,000 apiece. After that, Bitcoin fell in price...

/ August 7, 2017 / 0 Comments