Jill Kerby: Choose blockchain over bitcoin

The price volatility of crypto-currencies makes them a risk, but investing in companies behind the technology that underpins them is certainly a safer bet

Gary Davis of Silk Road has been offered a job by Bitcoin

Crypto-currencies, I will admit, have me stumped. The blockchain technology associated with them, not so much.

If I had to pick one over the other as an investment, I know which I would choose, and it wouldn’t be bitcoin, ethereum or any of the other 1,200-plus registered listed crypto-currencies on the many crypto market sites.

Bitcoin was created in 2008-09, allegedly by the mysterious computer genius Satoshi Nakamoto who released the open source ...