Blythe Masters and Wall Street Opt for ‘Permissioned’ Non-Bitcoin Blockchains

Major banks and mainstream financial institutions are warming up to the blockchain technology that powers Bitcoin, and launching internal experiments and pilot projects to find out how they can use the blockchain. However, most banks frown at the chaotic anarchy of public “permissionless ledgers” like the Bitcoin blockchain, where any individual anonymous user can join […]

Coinbase Expands to Canada and Singapore to ‘Spur Mainstream Bitcoin Adoption’

Leading bitcoin exchange and wallet provider Coinbase has expanded its services to Canada and Singapore as a part of its project to expand their services globally. Now, consumers in Singapore are able to buy and sell bitcoin for Singapore dollars through Coinbase. This follows the company’s announcement from ealier this week that Coinbase users based […]

UPDATED: Bitcoin Businesses Take Steps to Prepare for CoinWallet’s September Stress Test

Updated on 9/2/2015 at 11:43 EST: As of September 2, transaction rates indicate that the stress test by CoinWallet has likely begun. At time of writing, over 23,000 transactions were waiting to be confirmed by the network. Bitcoin Magazine will continue to monitor the network status and provide updates. CoinWallet, the U.K.-based Bitcoin mining and wallet business has […]