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17Oct 2017
SegWit2x Hard Fork

What is the SegWit2x hard fork? This is the highly controversial split of the bitcoin blockchain that miners are wanting to implement. Bitcoin miners will begin running the SegWit2x version of bitcoin which will increase the block size to 2MB, and the block weight to 8MB. This will cause the bitcoin blockchain to be split […]

22Apr 2017
How to invest in bitcoin South Africa

The price of bitcoin has been rising steadily over the years, and as it becomes more mainstream, more and more people are eager to invest in the technology.  Long term investors in bitcoin have really benefited from the price increases, and going forward, the future looks very bright. (If you want to buy bitcoin, please […]

03Jan 2017
bitcoin affiliate program

In a follow up to our post with step-by-step instructions on how to buy bitcoin with a credit card using the bitcoin exchange CEX.IO, this post is to show you how you can earn a little extra cash from them using their bitcoin affiliate program. The exchange has recently launched an affiliate program, allowing their […]

01Sep 2016
buy bitcoin with a credit card

Are you looking for a way to buy bitcoin with a credit card? Then look no further! CEX.IO lets you buy bitcoin with a credit or debit card, and your bitcoin will be available immediately. Although UK based, CEX.IO works in the United States, Europe, and some countries in South America and Africa, including us in […]

28Aug 2016
SpectroCoin

Use the SpectroCoin pre-paid bitcoin debit card to spend your bitcoins almost anywhere in South Africa! Use it exactly like a normal debit card that your bank will give you, the only difference is that this one you fund with bitcoin…no banks involved. This is a dream come true for people who have bitcoins and […]

16Jun 2016
Bitcoin schemes in South Africa

The question of how to ‘join bitcoin’ or ‘invest’ in bitcoin in South Africa, is a common one, usually from someone looking for the next way to make fast money, not from someone genuinely interested in bitcoin, the Blockchain, or crypto currencies in general. (Please also see our articles on Cloud Mining and Mining schemes […]

14May 2016
bitcoin-halving

What exactly is the bitcoin halving? There is a limited supply of bitcoins. There will never be more than 21 million bitcoins ever, and this will never change. Bitcoin is a deflationary store of value with a limited supply, like a digital version of gold, and unlike regular currencies. With normal fiat currency central banks […]