Monthly Archives: December 2017

Bitcoin Cash Controversy

What is Bitcoin Cash? Bitcoin Cash is a form of digital money, based on Bitcoin (BTC), that came into existence on 1 August 2017 through what’s known as a fork. Whilst there are many digital currencies based on Bitcoin, what makes Bitcoin Cash different is that it goes the extra step of also using the […]

Litecoin (LTC) – an altcoin introduction

For those who enjoy technical details BTC (Bitcoin Core) the first and biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalisation ($250bn) at the time of writing, and trading over $14,500 is one of 1,337 cryptocurrencies according to http://coinmarketcap.com, with the total market capitalisation of all cryto currencies around $417bn. The journey to understanding cryptocurrency takes one into a […]

Is Bitcoin money?

In Part 1 of What is Bitcoin we looked at the differences between the benefits of a centralised system vs a distributed ledger and the digital currency bitcoin.  In this post let’s take a look at a few functions of money to see how bitcoin stacks up against the money we’re familiar with using in […]