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Cold Storage, Part Two: Storing Bitcoin Securely on Hardware Wallets

In part one, we discussed one method of cold storage: paper wallets.  In this article, we will discuss hardware wallets. Paper wallets work just fine for long-term storage of coins, provided you create them in a secure manner.  The only real drawback, other than being a little more complicated for those without much computer know-how, [...]

By | 2018-01-12T10:58:20+00:00 November 21st, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Cold Storage, Part One: Storing Bitcoin Securely with Paper Wallets

In order to ensure your cryptocurrency is not vulnerable to attackers, it needs to be taken offline and held in cold storage. Part 1 of this series will cover paper wallets and Part 2 will cover hardware wallets. A recent survey of 564 bitcoin owners revealed that on average, most people who are holding the [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:08:32+00:00 November 19th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Why Bitcoin Cash When You Can Dash?

Bitcoin Cash made a resurgence last week, with many people thinking it might overtake Bitcoin (BTC) in market value. Roger Ver, Jihan Wu, Craig Wright (the fake Satoshi) and others were busy promoting and pumping Bitcoin Cash (BCH) last week. Their main argument is that Bitcoin transactions are too expensive and it takes too long [...]

By | 2017-11-17T16:12:21+00:00 November 17th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Why I’m Not Buying into the Bitcoin Cash Hype

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) was a fork of Bitcoin blockchain ledger that launched on August 1st and increased the block size to 8MB. The stated goal of this fork is to lower fees and speed up transaction times. At the time of the fork, those holding Bitcoin received an equal number of Bitcoin Cash coins. Bitcoin [...]

By | 2017-11-12T16:05:34+00:00 November 12th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Why Litecoin is Massively Undervalued vs Bitcoin

With all of the chatter about Bitcoin forks, few people remember that Litecoin (LTC) was actually one of the first forks of Bitcoin (BTC). Unlike Segwit2x, it was not a hostile or contentious fork that sought to replace Bitcoin. It was an open-source fork with its own blockchain, launched during October of 2011 by Charlie [...]

By | 2017-11-09T11:28:17+00:00 November 8th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Bitcoin Price Target of $7,850 by November 16th

Bitcoin has enjoyed a massive breakout during 2017, up over 500% year to date from $960 to the current price of $5,750. It briefly hit an all-time high near $6,200 last week, but has since corrected nearly 10%. The main driver of the price advance was the Bitcoin Gold fork, as investors were looking to [...]

By | 2017-10-27T12:36:06+00:00 October 27th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Bitcoin Hits $6,000, Equivalent to $100 Billion Market Cap

The Bitcoin price briefly touched $6,000 today, before correcting a bit. The price rise is being driven by a number of factors, including an upcoming Bitcoin Gold fork. Investors are buying Bitcoin in anticipation of this fork, as they will likely receive an equal number of new tokens in Bitcoin Gold for every Bitcoin they [...]

By | 2017-10-20T12:40:46+00:00 October 20th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Jamie Dimon Said Bitcoin is a Fraud, So I Bought More

"We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out." -- Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles, 1962. Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies dipped today after JP Morgan chief Jamie Dimon called Bitcoin a "fraud that will eventually blow up" at a New York conference. He said it is "worse than Tulip [...]

By | 2017-09-14T03:47:41+00:00 September 13th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Bitcoin Hits High of $4,500, Dash in Apple App Store, ICOs Continue Upward Trend

Weekly Price Action in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Alt-Coins The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has hit a new all-time high recently going above $4,500. The popular cryptocurrency reached beyond previous records set earlier this week and beyond most people have predicted in a short-time. Ultimately, the price peaked out at $4,510 just after a previous top [...]

By | 2017-09-24T22:52:50+00:00 August 18th, 2017|2017 predictions, bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Why The Bitcoin Price Could Top $1 Million

The price of Bitcoin made a new record high above $4,300 today and is now up roughly 350% year to date or 643% over the past 12 months. If you add in the free Bitcoin Cash distributed to Bitcoin holders, the current value of Bitcoin is closer to $4,600. In this article, I will lay out the [...]

By | 2017-08-14T12:29:59+00:00 August 14th, 2017|2017 predictions, bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|