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Bitcoin is a digital currency that is being used increasingly all over the world since its inception in 2009. In the years since, many other assets and forms of blockchain technology have been developed. Find out more about bitcoin, ethereum, blockchains, and enterprise distributed ledger technology and how they are being used and evolving with our straightforward guides.

  • What is Bitcoin?

    It’s a decentralized digital currency

  • Why Use Bitcoin?

    It’s fast, cheap to use, and secure

  • How Can I Buy Bitcoin?

    From an exchange or an individual

  • How to Buy Bitcoin in the UK

    Buying bitcoin in the UK

  • How to Store Your Bitcoin

    Use a digital or paper wallet

  • What Can You Buy with Bitcoin?

    Spend your bitcoins

  • How to Sell Bitcoin

    A guide on how to sell your bitcoins

  • How to Accept Bitcoin Payments for Your Store

    Learn about bitcoin POS systems

  • How do Bitcoin Transactions Work?

    Bitcoin addresses and private keys

  • Is Bitcoin Legal?

    The current regulation around bitcoin

  • Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?

    The founder of bitcoin

  • Understanding Bitcoin Price Charts

    A primer on bitcoin price charts

  • How Bitcoin Mining Works

    By confirming transactions

  • How to Set Up a Bitcoin Miner

    Generate bitcoins yourself

  • What are Bitcoin Mining Pools?

    What are pools how and how to join them?

  • How Does Cloud Mining Bitcoin Work?

    Alternative bitcoin mining solutions

  • How to Calculate Mining Profitability

    Can you make a ROI?

  • How to Make a Paper Bitcoin Wallet

    Creating an unhackable bitcoin wallet

  • Can Bitcoin Scale?

    A look at the debate and the tech

  • What is SegWit?

    A new way of storing transaction data

  • What is Bitcoin’s Lightning Network?

    Off-chain transaction channels

  • What is Ethereum?

    A blockchain application platform and ‘world computer’

  • What is Ether?

    The ‘fuel’ of the ethereum network

  • How to Use Ethereum

    Wallets, trading and ‘dapps’

  • Who Created Ethereum?

    Vitalik Buterin

  • How Ethereum Works

    ‘Turing-complete’ programming, ‘state’ and the ‘EVM’

  • How Ethereum Mining Works

    ‘Proof of Work’ and ‘Proof of Stake’

  • How to Mine Ethereum

    GPUs, mining software and pools

    • How to Trade Crypto On Binance

      A step-by-step guide for how to use Binance to buy, sell and trade cryptocurrency.

    • How to Trade Crypto On BitMEX

      A step-by-step guide for how to use the BitMex exchange to buy, sell and trade cryptocurrency.

  • How Will Ethereum Scale?

    ‘Sharding’ and ‘off-chain’ transactions

  • How Do Ethereum Smart Contracts Work?

    Code, transaction fees and ‘gas’

  • What is Bitcoin Cash?

    Same blockchain, different characteristics.

  • Hard Fork vs Soft Fork

    Why and how do blockchains split?

  • What is the Difference Between Litecoin and Bitcoin?

    It’s the silver to bitcoin’s gold

  • How to Buy Litecoin

    How to buy the bitcoin alternative litecoin

  • How to Mine Litecoin and other Altcoins

    How to generate your own altcoins

  • What is Ripple?

    Is it a token? Is it a payments platform?

  • What is Blockchain Technology?

    A system of distributed data and logic

  • How Does Blockchain Technology Work?

    Cryptographic keys, distributed networks and network servicing protocols

  • What Can a Blockchain Do?

    Identity, recordkeeping, smart contracts and more

  • What is a Distributed Ledger?

    A dynamic, independently maintained database

  • What is the Difference Between Public and Permissioned Blockchains?

    Can anyone read or write to the ledger?

  • What is the Difference Between a Blockchain and a Database?

    It begins with architectural and administrative decisions

  • What Are the Applications and Use Cases of Blockchains?

    Tokenization, auditing, governance, settlement and more

  • How Could Blockchain Technology Change Finance?

    Cross-border payments, new asset classes, regulatory compliance and more

  • What are Blockchain’s Issues and Limitations?

    Complexity, size, costs, speed, security, politics and more

  • Why Use a Blockchain?

    To manage and secure digital relationships as part of a system of record

  • What is a Decentralized Application?

    A distributed ‘smart contract’ system

  • What is a DAO?

    A ‘decentralized autonomous organization’

  • What is an ICO?

    Initial Coin Offerings refer to the distribution of digital tokens.

  • How to Trade Crypto On Poloniex

    A step-by-step guide for how to use the Poloniex exchange to buy, sell and trade cryptocurrency.

  • How to Trade Crypto On Bitfinex

    A step-by-step guide for how to use the Bitfinex exchange to buy, sell and trade cryptocurrency.

  • How to Trade Crypto On Bittrex

    A step-by-step guide for how to use the Bittrex exchange to buy, sell and trade cryptocurrency.

  • How to Trade Crypto On Coinbase

    A step-by-step guide for how to use the Coinbase exchange to buy, sell and trade cryptocurrency.

  • How to Trade Crypto On Gemini

    A step-by-step guide for how to use the Gemini exchange to buy, sell and trade cryptocurrency.

  • How to Trade Crypto on Huobi

    A step-by-step guide for how to use the Huobi exchange to buy, sell and trade cryptocurrency.

  • How to Trade Crypto On Kraken

    A step-by-step guide for how to use the Kraken exchange to buy, sell and trade cryptocurrency.

  • How to Trade Crypto On Bitstamp

    A step-by-step guide for how to use the Bitstamp exchange to buy, sell and trade cryptocurrency.