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Interview with the Author: Liz Louw, 'What Is Bitcoin?' eBook
Last week Bitstocks released their second eBook penned by content creator and in...
Press release: Bitstocks' New eBook Rewrites the Definition of Bitcoin
To mark the 11 years since the conception of Bitcoin and blockchain technology, ...
Do You Have Too Much Debt? The Fastest Calculation to Find Out
Debt seems to be one of those crazy, nonsensical rites of passage when it comes ...
The Making of an Economic Recession: Modern Money Woes
Well, 2020 has certainly been a stinker, hasn’t it? The Coronavirus pandemic spr...
Why the Twitter Hack is Good Publicity for Bitcoin
In today’s tech-giant world, we’ve been conditioned to believe that our data is ...
Finding a Banking Solution that’s Faithful 100%
“I meant what I said, and said what I meant, an elephant’s faithful 100 % - Dr S...
Don't Trust Your Bank? You're Not Alone
We recently asked a group of people in the UK* about their feelings towards bank...
Press Release: Bitstocks Gravity Sponsors TRL Limitless
TRL Limitless, otherwise known as James Doherty, is a 27-year-old administrator ...
Voting with Blockchain - What Governments Don’t Want You to Know
It’s that time again. We’re counting down to the United States general election,...
Press Release: Do You Know Where Your Money Is, Really?
London-based Bitcoin market advisory and educational media house, Bitstocks, has...
Press Release: Hackney Wick, Here We Come!
Bitstocks has moved their office from WeWork in Moorgate, to an exciting new stu...
Understanding Bitcoin’s Economic Value Doesn't Have to be Complicated
If the sum total of your idea of Bitcoin’s value proposition is the promise of p...
Become a Gravity Introducer - Introduce. Empower. Earn.
Follow Gravity and you’ll most definitely come across a few terms we use regular...
The Hijacking of Bitcoin’s ‘Decentralisation’
‘Decentralisation’ is perhaps the most common buzzword associated with blockchai...
Bitstocks’ Gravity - FAQ
So, you've learned about Gravity philosophy, our mission, and features that our ...
Press Release: Britons Bemused By Bitcoin, Bitstocks Finds
Bitstocks has spent the last couple of weeks broadcasting bitcoin across the air...
Bitcoin: Plugging the Holes in the Legacy Financial System
Education has played a pivotal role in Bitstocks’ value proposition to clients, ...
Bitstocks’ Gravity - Current Features
So, you’ve heard about Bitstocks’ Gravity, and you came here to find out more. A...
Sovereignty: Gravity’s Grandest Goal
Whether you’ve followed Bitstocks from the start or you’re new to our fold, one ...
Why Bitstocks’ Gravity?
A question we get asked quite often is why we’ve decided to name our Bitcoin SV ...
Bitcoin’s True Potential: A Pipeline for the New Oil
Imagine testing out your first successful time machine prototype in 2018 and ste...
Press Release: Bitstocks Extends Gravity Services to Europe
Bitstocks is excited to announce that it  has extended the reach of its Bitcoin ...
Bitcoin Halving 2020 - The Bigger Picture & What to Expect
“If you mess with Bitcoin’s incentive system, the whole thing falls apart,” - El...
Beyond Bitcoin’s Monetary Applications
For most of Bitcoin’s existence, fans have raved about its peer-to-peer cash app...
Bitcoin’s Secret Sauce: A System Based on Economic Incentives
Earlier in this series, we spoke about how Bitcoin’s creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, ...
When Economic Markets Crash - Stay Calm & Focus on Fundamentals
With yesterday’s US and UK stock market plunges (already dubbed “Black Monday 20...
The Best of CoinGeek London 2020 (for Non-Devs)
February 2020’s CoinGeek London conference celebrated the theme of a New Dawn fo...
The Internet is Broken - and Bitcoin can Fix it
The Internet freed me from a cookie-cutter existence! Like millions of people th...
Bitcoin is Not a Cryptocurrency - It’s MUCH Better
In our last blog about Bitcoin’s backstory we explored Satoshi Nakamoto’s simple...
The Backstory of Bitcoin
For more than a decade, popular narratives have described Bitcoin as a system cr...
Bitcoin - Investing in the 4th Industrial Revolution
Bitcoin is one of today's most sorely misunderstood investment opportunities. Wh...
Bitcoin SV - What to Expect from the Genesis Upgrade
"A whole lot of things that should always have been possible on Bitcoin but were...
Bitcoin SV Price Rally Celebrates Craig Wright’s Vindication (Updated)
Disclaimer: The following article serves to inform readers about the most likely...
What is Bitcoin? 11th Birthday Edition
Greetings, Bitcoin community! And, congratulations on the 11th birthday of the O...
Australia’s Fire Catastrophe: Donate Bitcoin SV with 100% Transparency
Australia is engulfed in a ring of fire. This is how we got here... A Brief Time...
Bitcoin's Balance Between Collectivism and Capitalism
On the 4th of December 2019, Bitstocks CEO, Michael Hudson and George Siosi Samu...
BitGo Be Gone - Gravity is Built for BSV
BitGo, the Californian based cryptocurrency custodian, announced earlier this we...
Bitcoin SV Genesis Upgrade - Sooner Than You Thought?
On November the 7th, Bitcoin SV lead developer, Daniel Connolly, joined Bitstock...
Bitcoin and Owning Your Personal Data (and Place in the Universe)
On 29 October 2019, Jon Southurst from the Bitcoin SV Train sat down with Michae...
Bitcoin Halvenings - The Rub of Halvening 2020
Within the next six months, Bitcoin Core (BTC), Bitcoin SV (BSV) and Bitcoin Cas...
Michael Hudson MEGA Discussion on BitcoinSV Channel
On the 29th of August 2019, Michael Hudson (Bitstocks CEO-Founder) participated ...
Bitcoin Fundamentals - Predicting the Future of BTC, BCH, and BSV
By popular request, here follows an edited transcript of Bitstocks CryptoTime Ep...
How Bitcoin SV Block Reorgs and Orphans Affect You
One of the most promising developments for Bitcoin adoption is the emergence of ...
The Rebirth of Bitcoin - Bitcoin Myths Series
This blog is the ninth extract from our eBook, “A Short History of Bitcoin Myths...
Myth VI: The Lightning Network Will Bail Bitcoin Out
This blog is the eight extract from our eBook, “A Short History of Bitcoin Myths...
Myth V: Bitcoin is a Speculative Asset
This blog is the seventh extract from our eBook, “A Short History of Bitcoin Myt...
Why Betting on the Ethereum Ecosystem is a Gamble
In part 5 of our Bitcoin Myths series, we debunked the idea of Ethereum Ecosyste...
Myth IV: Ethereum - a New and Improved Bitcoin
This blog is the sixth extract from our eBook, “A Short History of Bitcoin Myths...
Myth III: Bitcoin is Broken, Unable to Scale On-Chain
This blog is the fifth extract from our eBook, “A Short History of Bitcoin Myths...
Is Bitcoin Anonymous or Private, and What’s the Difference?
The number and variety of contradicting, misleading and confusing statements aro...
Myth II: Bitcoin Offers Secrecy for Criminals
This blog is the fourth extract from our eBook, “A Short History of Bitcoin Myth...
Bitcoin Myth I: Crypto Anarchy
This blog is the third extract from our eBook, “A Short History of Bitcoin Myths...
Absolute Control: The Global Pyramid of Power
Before we kick off, you may be wondering why such an article would feature on a ...
The Genesis of Bitcoin - Bitcoin Myths Series
This blog is the second extract from our eBook, “A Short History of Bitcoin Myth...
A Short History of Bitcoin Myths [eBook Trailer]
This blog is the first extract from our eBook, 'A Short History of Bitcoin Myths...
Bitcoin: Why There Can Only Be One
Please note: No doubt what I’m about to say will be uncomfortable if you’re a su...
Meet Bitstocks' CFO, Elia Yousif
In our first three episodes of the Bitstocks Team Talk series, we introduced you...
“Dr Craig Wright is Satoshi … There, I Said it!”
Almost 3 years ago, I published a blog article in response to the initial claim ...
Bitcoin SV News: Big Blocks to Unleash Unlimited Creativity & Applications
If you’ve been following our blog, podcasts and social media posts over the past...
The Bitcoin Timeline in 10 Milestone Moments
On January the 3rd, the Bitcoin blockchain celebrated the 10th anniversary of it...
Top 6 Free Bitcoin Newsletters for Non-Techies
Media reports, even those sporting the byline of journalistic professionals, don...
Bitcoin SV: The 4 Tech Pillars of BSV
In January 2019, Bitstocks CTO, David Arakelian invited Steve Shadders, the Tech...
Crypto Market News: Bulls & Bears of 2018 - 2019
  “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” - Benjamin Frankli...
Fiat Currencies’ Surprisingly Shoddy Track Records - Visualised
On January the 3rd, the Bitcoin blockchain celebrated the 10th anniversary of it...
Myth Busting: Is Bitcoin a Haven for Criminals?
One of the most common themes in traditional media’s reporting on Bitcoin is tha...
Bitcoin ETF News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
‍For most of 2018, the cryptocurrency media’s mood has been swept along on a rol...
Why Cryptocurrency Matters for your Right to Free Speech
“There are few times in history where a piece of technology can materially impro...
Fiat Currency and the Bitcoin Antidote to Shady Monopolies
“Fiat Lux!” rings one of the most famous phrases from ancient literature, arguab...
OTC Cryptocurrency Markets — An Introduction
An interview with Elia Yousif, Head of OTC Desk and Settlements, Bitstocks One o...
Perspective on Bitcoin’s Value Amidst Crypto Winter
‍ “Back into the $20,000 price range by the end of 2018”, rang the predictions b...
Bitcoin for Family Offices: Wealth Preservation, Growth & Philanthropy
Typically, the primary responsibility of a family office is the family’s financi...
The Difference Between Digital Currency and Cryptocurrency - and the Bitcoin Standard
In the period running up to Bitcoin’s tenth birthday, reports of the mainstream ...
Bitcoin Price: How is it Determined and Why is it So Volatile?
Over the course of Bitcoin's existence, the market price of the bitcoin token ha...
Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork - Nakamoto Principles to Grasp
If you have been following cryptocurrency media lately, no doubt you have come a...
Where Do Wealth Managers Go When Interest Rates are Low?
‍ Wealth managers, especially those in charge of family offices with a multi-gen...
How Bitcoin Grants You Financial Sovereignty
Despite the 2018 cryptocurrency bear market, bitcoin trading volumes are close t...
Bitcoin Market News: Why The Current Price Doesn’t Matter
As the City of London’s first cryptocurrency market advisory and investment firm...
Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork: Two Visions To Put To Vote
Note to the reader: If you are not familiar with the role of a hard fork as cons...
The Critical Difference Between Money & Currency
How do you define money? Is it the collection of hard cash you hold in your wall...
Evaluating Cryptocurrency for Investment - Technical & Economic Foundation
Our newly launched ebook “How to Find the Best Cryptocurrency to Invest In - 201...
How to Find the Best Cryptocurrency for Investment
Investing early on in a new company or product can be incredibly profitable if t...
In Crypto Bear Markets — Focus on the Fundamentals!
‍ As the third month of the current bitcoin bear market draws to a close, online...
Where to Buy Cryptocurrency with Fiat in the UK
Previously considered the mystical domain of tech-junkies and all-knowing-Intern...
3 Ways to Add Cryptocurrency to Your Investment Portfolio
At the time of writing, the bitcoin (BTC) price is hovering around the £8,000 ma...
Cryptocurrency Wallets: Welcome to the Future of Banking
As a child I had a 'piggy bank'. A blue one in the shape of a hippopotamus. He w...
Blockchain Smart Contracts Explained
Speaking at the 2017 Consensus blockchain technology summit, Dan Larimer (creato...
The Fundamentals of Cryptocurrency Valuation
On social media we often get asked for cryptocurrency investment advice or our v...
5 Steps to Secure Your Bitcoin
While Bitcoin offers us unprecedented control over our finances, it comes with a...
Bitcoin Derivatives: A Case for Investor Caution
  For the past few months, Bitcoin news has been abuzz with a wave of financial ...
Cryptocurrency Investment Advisor or DIY? Consider this...
There is no doubt that the cryptocurrency market is booming right now. The incre...
Why Cryptocurrency Frightens Governments and Frees Consumers
‍ Another week has gone by and the bitcoin price has reached another all-time hi...
BitKan Blockchain Summit 2017: Our Top Presentations
BitKan "Shape The Future" Summit 2017: Our Top Presentation Picks from Hong Kong...
How Secure is Bitcoin? And Other FAQ’s
Bitcoin’s massive growth, despite a few minor setbacks along the way, has lead t...
Using Brawn and Bitcoin to Support Hurricane Victims
Since the beginning of Bitstocks, it has always been a long-term objective of th...
Crypto Investment Security — Why Deep Cold Storage is a Must
That sinking feeling of padding down your pocket in search of your wallet – and ...
Would Bitcoin Survive an EMP Attack? [EXPERT OPINION]
If your recent dinner party conversations have been any similar to mine, I bet a...
Bitcoin Investment — the Difference Between Price and Value
“What is Bitcoin’s value?” my peers will ask. “Well today’s price is x,” I will ...
Meet Bitcoin Advisory Relationship Manager, James Coughlan
Last week, we interviewed Antonio Shillingford, one of our Relationship Managers...
Meet Bitcoin Advisory Relationship Manager, Antonio Shillingford
‍An element of our Bitstocks ethos is that we aim to provide a personal, human t...
Building Bitcoin, One BRIC at a Time
  In developed nations, it is often taken for granted that there is nationwide f...
Bitcoin Cash: Another Fork in the Road for Bitcoin
  Last week the bitcoin community and investors breathed a sigh of relief as BIP...
Why Ethereum Won't Trump Bitcoin
Ethereum seems to be the cryptocurrency everyone is talking about at the moment....
How Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology Can Change the Way We Vote
On Thursday 8th June, UK citizens will be heading to the polling stations (find ...
My Personal Bitcoin Story: A South African Perspective
This is a narrative from Vee Tardrew, Copy Editor for Bitstocks, reflecting on h...
Light at the End of the ‘Scaling Debate’ Tunnel?
  At the start of the year, we made a prediction that a single Bitcoin would be ...
Pound Under Pressure as Inflation Rises to Highest Rate Since 2013
‍ The Pound had a rough start this week with the latest reports indicating that ...
Bitcoin: The Battle for the Pacific
  What a week this has been for Bitcoin! We have not been able to write or post ...
Bitcoin’s Bullish End to 2016!
  As 2016 races to a close, it’s human nature to retrospectively reflect on the ...
Bitcoin Price Drop After Bitfinex Hack — the Plus Side
  On Tuesday, 2 August 2016, one of the largest US$ trading bitcoin exchanges ba...
Brexit a Boost for Bitcoin
  On the 23rd of June 2016 citizens of the United Kingdom cast their vote in a r...
When The Clock Struck 12 (and a Half) for Bitcoin Supply
  As far as Bitcoin milestones go, Saturday, 9 July at 17:58 (GMT) was a pretty ...
Ola! Brazil Welcomes Bitcoin
  Ah, Brazil...Home to flamboyant Portuguese, the Carnival of all carnivals, and...
Satoshi Nakamoto Unmasked: Does it Matter Who Invented Bitcoin?
One of Bitcoin’s most intriguing characteristics is that its creator has for the...
Electricity. Powered By Bitcoin!
  If we’re to view the price of Bitcoin in isolation as an investment indicator,...
8 Bitcoin Numbers to Keep a Watchful Eye On
Any industry has its preferred set of numbers to track. Keeping an eye on these ...
The Powerful Masters You Unwittingly Serve. Yes, You!
  Let me ask you something. How do you feel about slavery? Are you comfortable w...
Bitcoin as a Barrier to War
  On 3 December 2015 four RAF Tornado jets took off from the Akrotiri base in Cy...
Risk: A Critical Component of Bitcoin Investment
‍ Steve Irwin was a renowned wildlife conservationist, educator and television p...
Using the Paris Tragedy for Politics & Infringement on Freedom
Well, it certainly didn’t take them long, did it? With the news practically stil...
Buying Seized Bitcoin — Yes, We Did!
‍ On the 5th of November 2015, while the rest of England fixated on firework-lit...
Bullish Bitcoin Price Breaks 2015 Ceiling Again, and Again, and Again
  After an extended period of negligible movement, the last few weeks have been ...
Millennials and Bitcoin: A Mighty Blow to Traditional Banking
‍ How do you fancy visiting the dentist? If you’re anything like me, it’s probab...
A Rational View: Why It’s Not Too Late to Invest in Bitcoin
  Time. It’s a core element of our lives. It stands still for no-one and isn’t s...
4 Markets Ripe for Bitcoin Disruption
  Bitcoin, by design is a disruptive force. Decentralised by nature, its purpose...
Can Bitcoin Solve the World’s Problems and Make it a Better Place?
  The world faces many problems today. Significant problems. We’re concerned abo...
Bill Gates and Others on Bitcoin: 8 Significant Thoughts
  Often when we’re introduced to or learning about a new subject, we turn to tho...
The Real Connection Between The Greek Debt Crisis and Bitcoin
‍ Giorgos Chatzifotiadis sits crying outside a Greek bank. The 77 year old retir...
What Bitcoin Means to the Unbanked Billions!
‍I’d like to tell you a story about Philip. Philip is a carpenter. He works out ...
Bitcoin Security: The Blockchain Explained
As with any investment, a vital consideration is the safety and security thereof...
Down the Mineshaft: bitcoin Mining Explained
The process of how a bitcoin comes to be is an interesting one. Unlike tradition...
10 Fascinating Facts You May Not Know About Bitcoin
  ‍Bitcoin is somewhat of a mystery for many people. Learning about the increasi...