Bitcoin is the most commonly known cryptocurrency. It’s a decentralized digital currency that is secure and private and can be used in transactions worldwide. It carries with it a number of pros and cons and is currently rather volatile.

In this section we discuss everything Bitcoin including how it works, what it’s worth, how you can “mine Bitcoin”, and more.


How to Use Tippin.me

Tippin.me is a Lightening Network custodial web wallet that allows you to receive and cash out Lightning Payments. Creating an account sets up a tippin.me page that allows you to get tipped in Bitcoin via the lightening network by sharing a link.


Major Bitcoin Runs Since 2010

Below is an image that shows Bitcoin since 2010 to illustrate the three major runs (and corrections)… aka the 3 major Bitcoin market cycles.





Cboe Bitcoin ETF Withdrawn, Market Doesn’t Flinch

The Cboe withdrew its request for the SEC to consider a rule change for the VanEck Bitcoin ETF (the approval of which could have led to a Bitcoin ETF being listed on the Cboe). Impressively, Bitcoins price barely reacted.



Transaction Replay and Replay Protection With Hard Forks Explained

When a coin does a hard fork, two identical blockchains exist until changes to one of the chains is made. To avoid transaction replays (transactions made on one chain being broadcast on the other), at least one chain must implement replay protection (developers of one chain must change the format of transactions to make them unique).



Crypto Rallies as Stocks Fall

Bitcoin rallied back to $4k from recent lows and crypto followed as stock markets around the world continue to fall into a state of decline.