Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies are no longer just a fad reserved for those in the know. Although the digital money system currently exists in many forms — with Bitcoin and Ethereum arguably being the two most recognizable — each is constructed via algorithmic encryption, allowing those with a computer and the proper software to get in the action. It’s a lucrative and volatile business to say the least, but cryptocurrencies provide an unprecedented level of transaction security and greater freedom from centralized banking, which has its appeals. Whether you want to invest in the budding industry or you’re simply curious as to what it’s all about, here’s everything you need to know about what many are calling the currency of tomorrow.

How to buy Bitcoin with PayPal

You can buy Bitcoin with almost everything right now, but if you want to use Paypal, it's not so straightforward. Here's how to do it.

How to mine Bitcoin

Cloud mining offers a relatively cheap entry point for Bitcoin mining, but if you have the right hardware and cheap power, you can mine yourself. Which is best?
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One of Russia’s largest oil producers creates a Bitcoin mining farm in Siberia

Gazprom Neft, one of the largest oil producers in Russia, is getting into mining -- for Bitcoin, that is.

For better or worse, blockchain birth certificates are officially here

The first baby to have their birth certificate officially recorded on the blockchain has been registered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Here's what it could mean for record-keeping as we know it.
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