You may have heard the term BIP38 before , but what does it actually mean ?
BIP38 is basically a standard way to encrypt a Bitcoin private key with a password. So if someone finds your encrypted key he can’t decipher it without knowing the password.
Back in July I’ve created a very detailed tutorial on how to create an ultra-safe paper wallet for storing your Bitcoins. Since then I’ve received questions about how to withdraw Bitcoins from a paper wallet. Since it’s easy to deposit Bitcoins into a paper wallet but not as intuitive to withdraw them I created a […]Continue
So you’ve decided to accept Bitcoin in your business, awesome! Today there are over 100,000 businesses worldwide that accept Bitcoin. Accepting Bitcoins doesn’t mean that you actually have to own Bitcoins. A lot of services out there allow you to accept Bitcoin just as a form of payment and then immediately send you the amount […]Continue
Update: our latest giveaway has ended. Both winners claimed the prize – Aito Ndi and Dedi Kurniawan . Stay tuned for our next giveaway at the end of the month. I finally got my hands on a Ledger Wallet – a Bitcoin hardware wallet. It’s basically a device that allows you to store you private keys on it. […]Continue
Update: this giveaway has ended. Both winners claimed the prize – Aito Ndi and Dedi Kurniawan . Stay tuned for our next giveaway at the end of the month. Happy 2015!!! It’s time for our first giveaway for the new year. Last month’s winner was Ivt Mohan from India. This month we’re giving away a full pass to Inside Bitcoins Berlin which will […]Continue
If you’re subscribed to 99Bitcoins then you probably know that once in a while I ask my readers if there’s anything they’d like me to cover. The 1st most popular request is “how do I get free Bitcions” The 2nd most popular request is to cover cloud mining. Cloud mining seems to good to be true Since mining […]Continue
If you’ve been paying attention to Bitcoin’s price lately then you’ve probably noticed the huge drop in its price in the last couple of days. But even though the price has fallen below $200 in some cases there’s no need to panic. About a year ago I’ve written a post about the different characters in […]Continue
It’s no secret that Bitcoin has been having a hard time holding on to it’s monetary value lately. It dropped from over $1100 in the beginning of 2014 to $270 in January 2015 – that’s a 75% drop. But while most people are obsessed with Bitcoin’s price in relation to the dollar they fail to […]Continue
First of all I want to congratulate our monthly giveaway contest winner,Mohan Ivt from India. Mohan won $100 in Bitcoins (there was an option between this and a ticket to Inside Bitcoins – link to transaction). I’ll be running a new giveaway next month so stay tuned. As 2014 comes to an end I thought […]Continue