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How Will Banks Respond To Crypto?

As the financial crisis of 2008 held the world hostage, one man offered a solution. Bitcoin was Satoshi Nakamoto’s response, the world’s first cryptocurrency; an open source project which meant there was no need for banks and people could be responsible for their own wealth. At a time when people were at the mercy of… View Article

A Shoutout To The Women Making Waves In Crypto

At the last count, 49% of the world’s population, was made up of women; but recent figures show that only between 5% – 7% are cryptocurrency users; however, with its roots firmly cemented in the worlds of technology, and finance – perhaps it’s really not that surprising. Nevertheless, there’s a definite core of girl power… View Article

Can Blockchain Tech Help Protect Against Sexual Misconduct?

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #PressForProgress which is encouraging women to push for gender parity especially in the workplace. The tech industry is renowned for its lack of representation and fewer opportunities for women. This is changing. Despite the many barriers to women seeking to get into the world of blockchain technology, there… View Article

What Can Cryptocurrency Technology Give Us?

Blockchain has become the word du jour – but if you think it relates to a marathon run of Tetris, think again. Blockchain is the tech that underpins cryptocurrencies, and very clever it is too – so clever in fact, that utilising it to its full potential could change the way we manage society in the future…. View Article

Do We Need Blockchain Banking?

In 2017, Harvard Business Review predicted blockchains will have the same effect on the financial industry as the internet had on the media. That’s a bold statement and one which is proving more probable each day. Twenty years ago, most major media companies ignored the internet. Later, they scoffed at it, seeing it as a passing fad…. View Article

The Benefits of Transparency: How Bitcoin & Blockchains Could Change The World

Like most people, you probably have a lot of unanswered (or unanswerable) questions about the financial system. How do we set the price of gold if we don’t know how big the supply is? What’s the point of saving money for the future when inflation will devalue it with each passing year? Why are we… View Article

From Geek to Bitcoin Millionaire

Being a geek or just loving technology isn’t always a bad thing, you can end up becoming a millionaire. This is a compilation of known Bitcoin millionaires, going from geek to millionaire is no longer a dream. You just need to be in the right place, right time and be open to explore; but also… View Article

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SegWit2x, BIP148, and Wirex’s Contingency Plan

For the better part of two years now, the Bitcoin community has been embroiled in an increasingly bitter civil war over how best to scale the Bitcoin network. The crux of the debate primarily revolves around Bitcoin’s current 1 MB block size limit, where each block in the Bitcoin blockchain, created at an average rate… View Article

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What Andreas Antonopoulos Said About Bitcoin and Blockchain

On 22 February 2017, we had the opportunity to see Andreas Antonopoulos – the popular Bitcoin evangelist and author of ‘Mastering Bitcoin’ and ‘The Internet of Money’ – in action. He was on a South-East Asia tour and made a stop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to speak about bitcoin, blockchain, and cryptocurrencies.