Barclays is set to become the first UK bank to officially accept payments in Bitcoin, as reported in The Sunday Times. The multinational banking and financial services company announced recently that it is set to become the first bank in the United Kingdom to start accepting Bitcoin as a payment method. Barclays announced that they […]
Bitmain, the Bitcoin mining ASIC provider, Sunday announced the release of its next-generation Bitcoin miner, the Antminer S7, using the recently announced BM1385 ASIC. The company argues that “this machine is not only our most efficient ever, using less than half the energy per gigahash of the S5, but it is also our most powerful […]
It looks like the Canadian pension fund either has a greater risk appetite, overtly optimistic or just doesn’t care. I would prefer to think that it is the former two. Either way it is good for the crypto-industry. On a serious note – The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System which can be shortened into OMERS […]
ChangeTip, the bitcoin based microtipping platform has now come up with an option that will help the souls who receive tips to convert it into actual real life physical goods. That’s great news for all ChangeTip users who have been receiving tips for all the great things they do. ChangeTip has partnered with Gyft to […]
Bitcoin first entered the American university system in 2014 when New York University and Duke University announced that they would be offering inaugural courses on digital currency. The blockchain has since spread itself into the halls of Princeton, Stanford, MIT, and even Mt. Hood Community College in Portland, Oregon. Large and small, bitcoin is secretly […]
Mastering Bitcoin Author Andreas Antonopoulos recently gave at talk at Harvard’s i-lab, spending much of his time in front of a small audience describing the various issues with Bitcoin as a brand. He noted many problems with the terminology used in Bitcoin, and he also focused on specific products or services in the Bitcoin space […]
Jeremy Almond, CEO of payments-as-a-service platform PayStand, examines whether blockchain technology can rescue the last bastion of analog payments.
The venture arm of a major Canadian pension fund is reportedly looking at making investments in bitcoin and blockchain startups.
CoinDesk looks at the top headlines from the last week including prominent pieces from Rolling Stone and The New Yorker.
Bitcoin price has been going through the motions of ticking out a slow correction above $220 and below the 1-hour 200MA (red). The slow progress means there have been few analysis updates during the past days. At the moment there seems to be a signal in the 4-hour chart. This analysis is provided by xbt.social […]