The first day of the Consensus 2016 Hackathon saw over twenty blockchain entrepreneurs pitch their ideas and concepts to a wide array of developers.
Bitcoin price will make many people rich this year. The bullish prospects are self-evident and a steady parabolic advance, some time this year, will give bitcoin traders what they want. Bitcoin price waves, like all market charts, advance and decline between established support and resistance zones. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour […]
This is part 4 of CCN’s “Peace & Stability Through The Blockchain” Series. For part 1, click here. For part 2, click here. For part 3, click here. In this edition, we explore the way in which policing can be changed via public ledger technology. Similar to how blockchain-forward technologies streamline the border, the same […]
Despite criticism of bitcoin’s approach to payments innovation, its development process may have advantages over existing methods, observers argue.
The Keza app, an IOS app which allowed users to invest in bitcoin stocks and fixed incomes, has closed down shortly after launching, according to its website. The project had received $357,000 in funding backed by Digital Currency Group and Jason Calacanis of HOF Capital. The closing marks a setback for bitcoin investing in stocks since […]
Don’t miss these must-see moments set to take place at next week’s Consensus 2016 blockchain conference.
What Is Gitian Building? How Bitcoin’s Security Processes Became a Model for the Open Source Community
One of Bitcoin’s most important security features, a crucial property that makes the system trustless, is its open source nature. Because Bitcoin’s code is open source, anyone able to read code can check for themselves whether it does what it’s supposed to do. Plus, as per Linus’s Law: Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow. But […]
Blockchain and digital health services could be a perfect match for each other across a variety of applications. From distributed interoperable health records to proof of adherence for medication, the healthcare industry is ripe for digital innovation. More generally, technology is a hyper-deflationary force, and this could be particularly effective in delivering quality health care […]
Although Bitcoin is more than 7 years old, making payments on the network is still a rather cumbersome task. With a user interface that requires users to send money to long strings of letters and numbers rather than human-readable names, it’s no wonder that many individuals have a hard time figuring out how to use […]
Ethereum inventor Vitalik Buterin addressed the Hyperledger blockchain project technical steering committee earlier today.