3 of the Leading FinTech Trends in the UK

In the UK, the FinTech industry is continuing to grow. In fact, it seems there is little that can slow down the British financial technology businesses, not even Brexit. During the first half of 2017, FinTech startups in the UK received a record £433 million from investors, representing a 37% increase from the same period…

Everything you need to know about blockchain technology

Online transactions are fraught with risk. Entering your credit card details into a page may be second nature, but false frontages, Trojan viruses and advanced spyware can soon leave your bank account suspended or even emptied with a few quick moves from cybercriminals using ever more readily available hacking and spying technology. The good news…

Playing games with Bitcoins

Paying by credit card or bank transfer is no longer your only option. Bitcoin, an electronic (and cryptographic) payment method, is rapidly spreading at all bitcoin casinos. If you want to know more about this method and learn how it works, keep reading. What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a currency. But it's electronic and encrypted.…

The Digest: Uber dodges regulators… and 5 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] Uber dodges "covert" transport regulators by blocking mobile phones | Cnet "State transport regulators in Australia have gone undercover in an attempt to fine UberX drivers for ridesharing, but Uber has thwarted these attempts by blocking their mobile phones from accessing the service." [/nextpage] [nextpage title="Next"] Bitcoin value plummets as mining is no…

Bitcoins were the worst investment of 2014

Bad news for fans of libertarian magic beans - Bitcoin has performed terribly this year, according to reports. Pic from here. The news comes via QZ, which reports that you'd have been better off investing in Brent Crude oil, the Argentine Peso and even the Russian Ruble. Whilst all did terribly…

Wikipedia starts accepting Bitcoin donations

That's right - there's now something else you can spend your magic beans on! I guess trading your cow for them doesn't seem so stupid after all, now that you can support such a worthy project. Pic from here. According to the Coinbase Blog the company is helping the online encyclopaedia…

Government to “explore” Bitcoin

With less than a year to go until the next General Election, Chancellor George Osborne is today to announce a new initiative sure to win over that key demographic: Weird Bitcoin zealots. Pic from here. According to the BBC, the plan is to "explore" the implications of digital currencies, and to…

WATCH: Bitcoin Girl Music Video

I know what you're thinking: Why hasn't anyone produced a parody of the song "Uptown Girl" satirising the liquidity of Bitcoin yet? Well it might just be your lucky day.