Bitcoin

Everything you wanted to know about bitcoin but were afraid to ask

The value of cryptocurrencies is rising fast. But is it sustainable? And how does it work, anyway? These questions, and many more, answered…

Are cryptocurrencies about to go mainstream?

Experts call for caution about digital currencies, such as bitcoin and Ethereum, but financial firms are considering adopting them or even establishing their own

Blockchain: what is it and what does it mean for development?

Around $1bn was invested into blockchain in 2016, but how can the technology most famous for Bitcoin be used in development and humanitarianism?

Brace yourself for a cyber-tsunami – the six biggest waves of change about to hit the world

Author Alec Ross looks at how robots, genomics and big data are going to change our lives forever