Bitcoin – the 21st century digital currency

Bitcoin is the global online peer-to-peer currency. Free from the interference of regulators and nation states, it has seen its value soar against traditional paper currencies.

How bitcoin could help the world’s poor get access to decent toilets

The current financial system is preventing half the world’s population from enjoying a decent standard of living. Bitcoin and other alternative currencies could change all that, says Dominic Frisby.

Forget the sliding price – the bitcoin revolution has only just begun

Bitcoin has slid over 70% from its 2013 high. And it’s likely to fall further. But the currency – and the technology behind it – has a huge future.

Is this the 21st century’s most important invention?

The potential of the block chain – ‘bitcoin’s DNA’ – is immense, says Bengt Saelensminde. It could revolutionise everything from the money we use, to the NHS.

Should you believe in bitcoin?

Like it or not, bitcoin is going mainstream. It could be the currency of the 21st century. Bengt Saelensminde asks whether you should put your faith in it.

Move over Apple – there’s bigger tech news this week

Forget Apple’s new watch, the news that Paypal is to start using bitcoin is much more exciting. The cryptocurrency is going mainstream, says Bengt Saelensminde.

This incredible technology could form the next great bull market

The next great bull market will be in a technology that could change the world, says Dominic Frisby – but you’ve probably never heard of it.

Revealed at last, the man behind bitcoin… or is it?

In what looked like the scoop of the year, Newsweek proclaimed that it had uncovered the identity of Bitcoin’s mysterious creator, ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’. But doubts soon emerged.

Does this $350m disaster spell the end for bitcoin?

The collapse of MtGox, the world’s first and largest bitcoin exchange, has sent the value of the cryptocurrency into freefall. Dominic Frisby looks at what the future holds for bitcoin.

How bitcoin could be as revolutionary as the internet

The digital currency will be as big a gamechanger as the internet, says Ken Tindell. Here, he reveals why.

What is bitcoin and how does it work?

Bitcoin, the digital currency, has whipped up a frenzy of excitement among speculators. Ken Tindell explains how it works.

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