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What is the Merkle Root?

In cryptography and computer science, a hash tree or Merkle tree is a tree in which every non-leaf node is labelled with the hash …

The Price of Bitcoin Doesn’t Matter Right Now

The price of Bitcoin has taken bit of a dive over the last couple of days, shedding over 20 percent of its value in …

Why CEX.IO Paused Mining and the Future of the Industry

In a less than graceful tweet, Jeffrey Smith, the CIO of, announced that the company would be  pausing mining for its users. Instantly, …

Bitcoin Price Falls Below $200

Bitcoin was named one of the worst investment of 2014. As predicted however, 2015 has seen the continued fall in value of the world’s …

LuckyFlop: Poker online with Bitcoin

Lucky Flop is a premier and exciting place to play poker online and get the winnings within 24 hours. Play in their Texas Holdem or PLO …

Cloud Mining Service Disappears With User Funds

Cloud mining is risky business. Bitcoin mining in general can be risky business, but cloud mining in particular requires a lot of trust. Essentially, …

BitStamp in Trouble

Jan 05: Bitstamp Reports Hot Wallet Issue, Tells Customers to Not Deposit Bitcoin Bitstamp announced today it was suspending services after it “detected problems” …

The 7 Biggest Crypto Scandals of 2014

Even though 2015 is right around the corner, some might say that bitcoin was still in its ‘Wild West’ days throughout the course of …

Silk Road prosecutors want to ban Ross Ulbricht’s libertarian politics in court

Prosecutors in the case against alleged Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht want the court to prohibit Ulbricht from saying almost anything political at all, …

A Minecraft Bitcoin Experiment

Minecraft is an extremely popular sandbox game published by Mojang. It allows players to explore strange worlds made out of pixelated cubes. Players can …

Russia’s currency needs help, but don’t count on Bitcoin

The decline of the Russian ruble earlier this week has caused a mass selloff of the currency in exchange for alternatives — including the …

Belarus’s 30% Tax on Foreign Currency Could Force Bitcoin to Take Root

Today, the National Bank of Belarus announced that it will implement an immediate 30% tax on purchases of foreign currency for individuals and legal …