On security, and anti-fragility: How the Bitcoin network endures

Despite being exposed to attacks all the time, the Bitcoin network hasn’t had a minute of downtime in almost a decade of existence. Neil du Toit explores how…


Coindirect makes digital currency trading simple, now live in UK, South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya

Coindirect.com, the easiest and fastest way to buy and sell cryptocurrencies online, is pleased to announce the initial launch of its ground-breaking platform…


PhD student cracks DNA code challenge, wins 1 bitcoin

A PhD student's research team has successfully completed the DNA Storage Bitcoin Challenge, and has been awarded 1 bitcoin. In 2015, European Bioinformatics…


Four years later, how much money has 50 Cent made by accepting Bitcoin?

American rapper 50 Cent may have raked in over $7 million USD by accepting Bitcoin for his Animal Ambition album in 2014. With the release of Animal Ambition…


Microsoft, the UN, and Hyperledger join forces in new blockchain-based identity initiative

Microsoft, the United Nations, Hyperledger, and other key players have joined forces under the banner of the blockchain-based ID2020 Alliance. Announced at the…