Icevault — Protecting Your Bitcoin from Hackers

Icevault — Protecting Your Bitcoin from Hackers

 

You have to hand it to the Swiss, and it matters not whether you are dealing in bitcoin or fiat money.

With the ability of a Tellen ApfelSchuss they have managed to perfect banking to an art. If you are wondering what a Tellen ApfelSchuss is, well here is a primer. William Tell was a 15th century Swiss hero, who was ordered by a despotic ruler to shoot the arrow that was placed on top of his son’s head, which he successfully managed to do.

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Argentina’s Default and the Opportunity For Bitcoin

Argentina’s Default and the Opportunity For Bitcoin

It is time to cry for Argentina. It has not kept its promise, and now things are in disarray with the peso. At the same time however there may be a way out through the bitcoin.

The Beginning of the Problems

It is not the first time that Argentina has had problems with its payments. It also happened in 2001 and on six other occasions since independence from Spain in 1816.

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Bitcoin Center Berlin

Bitcoin Center Berlin

While the acceptance of Bitcoin is overwhelmingly spreading over the world, the new co-working spaces aimed to gather Bitcoin developers and dudes with a true Bitcoin passion are emerging for the accumulation of the brainpower to cultivate Bitcoin ecosystem worldwide. Since the beginning of 2014, more and more cities are getting involved in the Bitcoin creative world. To mention the most prominent ones, the one in Toronto called Decenetrale has grown up to a huge Bitcoin accelerator having the base for companies such as Ethereum and KryptoKit.

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Bitcoin Paper Wallets

Bitcoin Paper Wallets

 

Money comes along with a wallet. That is simple as ABC. If you own Bitcoin, which is a form of money, then you already have a wallet, more than likely a desktop, mobile or online one. But have you ever thought of something more material in terms of a Bitcoin wallet? Something you could hand to your friend. This is where paper wallets get into the game.

A Bitcoin paper wallet is a printed copy of the private and public keys of a person.

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Who Receives Newly Created Bitcoins?

Who Receives Newly Created Bitcoins?

One of the main areas of skepticism that people hold onto when they are new to the Bitcoin ecosystem has to do with who is receiving new bitcoins after they have been created. After all, if this is supposed to be a decentralized currency and payment system, it wouldn’t make too much sense if there was just some guy printing bitcoins off on his home computer. New bitcoins are distributed through the Bitcoin mining process, which is basically a lottery between many different miners who are trying to crack the algorithmic code associated with the next 25 bitcoins to be released.

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