European Union seeks to tighten regulations on CryptoCurrency use

The European Union, long known for it’s overregulation of every aspect of daily lives, seeks to regulate CryptoCurrency use even further. This comes at an interesting time, as the United Kingdom recently held a referendum which came out with the decision to leave the European Union, the main reasons among British Citizens being overregulation of … Read more

Is Litecoin finally taking it’s place as Silver to Bitcoin’s Gold?

Litecoin was the currency designed to be a ‘lite’ version of Bitcoin, the ‘Silver to Bitcoin gold’. As the Bitcoin price has skyrocketed, Litecoin has stirred a little and it is becoming more recognized. With Bitmain releasing Scrypt mining hardware potentially, and with the Innosilicon offerings, it is likely that Scrypt mining and network security for … Read more

Segregated Witness – The benefits of the potential Bitcoin soft fork and why miners should signal support

The Bitcoin core developers recently released the latest version of Bitcoin Core 0.13.1, which since November anyone using it signals support for segregated witness (segwit). Unlike many other block size increase proposals, this is a ‘soft fork’ where older clients will still recognise blocks generated. It essentially increases the block size to 4MB, Segregated witness … Read more