In keeping up with its recent bullish run, bitcoin price soared to break beyond $570, scaling a near two-year high. The Bitstamp Price Index (BPI) shoved through the $570 mark today to ring in a high of $574.85. The number represents a price high of nearly two years. On August 11, 2014, bitcoin traded at […]
Coin Gaming, which operates Bitcasino.io, a top bitcoin casino, has introduced a bitcoin-only sportsbook in anticipation of the Euro 2016 soccer tournament. Sportsbet.io will provide thousands of betting opportunities. The sportsbook provides users the option of betting on an event that is expected to draw at least 1.5 million BTC in bets. Sportsbet.io will allow players […]
The price of bitcoin is up more than 6% today, according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin USD Price Index (BPI), reaching a level not seen in nearly two years.
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A few weeks ago Bitcoin Magazine published a report on the launch of AKASHA, a blockchain-based social network built on top of Ethereum and IPFS (the InterPlanetary File System). As a followup to the previous report, AKASHA CEO Mihai Alisie spoke to Bitcoin Magazine and said that the idea behind creating a blockchain-based social network came to him […]
Santander U.K. has announced its introduction of blockchain technology for international payments through a new app that is currently being rolled out as a staff pilot. The bank plans to make the application, which is only available on Apple’s iOS, available to consumers after it completes the pilot program. The announcement makes Santander the first […]
The Lightning Network is probably the most highly anticipated technological innovation to be deployed on top of Bitcoin. The payment layer, first proposed by Joseph Poon and Tadge Dryja about a year ago, promises to support a virtually unlimited number of off-chain transactions among users, at nearly no cost – while leveraging the security offered […]
Richard Branson’s private island in the Caribbean is set to host yet another blockchain-focused gathering this month.
Two soon-to-be spouses published their wedding prenuptial agreement to the Ethereum blockchain in the form of an open-source smart contract.
Starting today, digital assets exchange Uphold has enabled Ether — the token value of the Ethereum blockchain – trading on its platform after including the second largest cryptocurrency behind bitcoin in its stable of supported digital assets. Furthermore, a partnership with payroll service startup Bitwage will allow users to receive their wages in Ether. With […]