Inside cryptocurrency in South Korea

It’s the premium that comes and goes — what is the (in)famous Kimchi Premium? Our brand-new ké radar videos kick off with staff writer Raphael Rashid explaining the ins and outs of South Korea’s volatile cryptocurrency market (and regulations). Advertisements

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97% of bitcoin holders are male

By Dunca Stewart, Director of Research at Deloitte Canada “Where The Boys Are” isn’t just a great Connie Francis song. It’s also a breathtakingly accurate description of who invests in cryptocurrencies. The chart above shows that as of this week, more than 24 out every 25 people engaging in Bitcoin is male. That 3.4% is […]

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Video Analysis: Bitcoin 29.11

Chief Market Analyst David Cheetham takes a look at Bitcoin as it experiences another stunning rally, even by it’s own standards.

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Bitcoin Gives Afghan Women Financial Freedom

In Afghanistan payment processing can be quite difficult. PayPal does not operate in Afghanistan, and while Western Union is available, its fees are very costly. Fereshteh Forough – founder of Code to Inspire (CTI) – said that to deal with the issue of payment CTI turned its attention to Bitcoin. “With my former foundation Digital Citizen […]

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Lunch with the FT: Marc Andreessen

I spot Andreessen checking his giant watch. He has 10 minutes — enough for Bitcoin. He says he is confident the cryptocurrency could “do for financial services what the internet did for content services, ecommerce”. London has the chance to develop a special economic zone to aid Bitcoin. If not, “it’ll happen in Israel, Lebanon, […]

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10 reasons that Bitcoin will kill credit cards

It will take years for bitcoin to achieve its status as a global unit of account but, as it spreads across borders and becomes a de facto global currency, it will transition naturally into the standard unit for measuring value. Read the 10 reasons in this article.

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The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin

Daniel is a 35 year old computer programmer from Pittsburgh who lives a busy life. Along with balancing work, his marriage, and raising his three boys, Daniel spends much of his time actively involved in all things Bitcoin. After discovering Bitcoin in 2011, his love and obsession for the crypto-currency was born, revealing an uncharted […]

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