What’s wrong with increasing the block size limit? This is the question that a portion of the Bitcoin community has been asking almost nonstop since the controversy around this possible alteration to the protocol went into hyperdrive last year. In a recent appearance at Bitcoin Meetup Switzerland, Bitcoin Core Contributor Jonas Schnelli covered at least […]
This post is by John Camdir. San Francisco based Bitcoin microtransactions startup ChangeTip announced the launch of a new service called ChangeTip Wallet today. ChangeTip Wallet is being launched as a decentralized version of ChangeTip’s social tipping service ChangeTip. ChangeTip Wallet will offer the same services as ChangeTip but it is decentralized and has fewer restrictions in […]
On March 5th and 6th, the MIT Bitcoin Club is hosting its annual Bitcoin Expo in the Samberg Conference Center on the MIT campus. It is the largest annual project undertaken by the club and is one of the only academic Bitcoin conferences run entirely by students. World-renowned speakers will be in Cambridge, Massachusetts for […]
Court documents suggest that the controversial digital currency exchange Cryptsy was expected to fail weeks before it announced its insolvency.
Despite periods of volatility, the global bitcoin market remained calm this week, gaining 1% while fluctuating between $410 and $450.
Prosecutors Want Evidence Against Bridges Kept Sealed As Investigation Continues; Additional Bitcoin Theft Claimed
Federal prosecutors say details about the second arrest of Shaun Bridges, a former U.S. Secret Service agent charged with stealing in the Silk Road investigation, must remain sealed, in part, because they believe there are one or more co-conspirators, according to a filing in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Authorities charged […]
Backup and recovery solutions technology company Acronis, the developer of popular software for consumers and businesses alike, is looking to integrate blockchain technology into its products, according to a report. Software developer Acronis, a company founded in Russia and now operating globally while headquartered in Singapore is looking to introduce blockchain technology into its products, […]
IT giant Intel is running an internal blockchain trial centered on a fantasy sports market.
If you’re looking for some insights from the recent Bitcoin Roundtable consensus, you’re in the right place. The Bitcoin Roundtable meeting was seen as an essential step for the bitcoin community. Samson Mow, chief operating officer of BTCC — a China-based bitcoin exchange and mining pool — is a key participant of the scaling bitcoin debate, […]
In this morning’s bitcoin price watch piece, we reiterated our Thursday evening comments – primarily focusing on the muted action we had seen in the bitcoin price throughout the Thursday evening session and, in turn, the Friday morning session in Europe. We were hoping that the sideways trading represented something of a consolidatory phase – […]