Former Reddit Cryptocurrency Engineer, Ryan X. Charles, is currently working on a new, bitcoin-powered social network, but he isn’t focused on creating something that will only be used by the Bitcoin community. In a recent interview on Epicenter Bitcoin, Charles noted that creating an app used by a mainstream audience would have much more value […]
In January, Bitcoin Magazine reported that a public alpha technology preview of Zcash, “a decentralized and open-source cryptocurrency that aims to set a new standard for privacy and anonymity through the use of groundbreaking cryptography,” had been released on Github. Zcash offers total payment confidentiality, while maintaining a decentralized network using a public blockchain. Unlike […]
Ethereum Classic’s ability to gain a somewhat sizeable market share in terms of price and network hashrate has been surprising to many in the digital currency ecosystem, but the darling of blockchain immutability may soon face an issue with new coins coming onto the market from those who may not have that particular blockchain’s best […]
Satoshi Citadel Industries (SCI) has acquired the bitcoin-powered Keza app which allows users to invest in mainstream U.S. stocks, and has relaunched it. The Keza app closed in April shortly after launching, CCN reported. The project had received $357,000 in funding backed by Digital Currency Group and Jason Calacanis of HOF Capital. Keza also promised […]
ZapChain, the Bitcoin-based content sharing and tipping platform is soon going to shut down. The Reddit like social media platform focused on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technology has announced its impending demise on its user’s timelines. The notification on states, “ZapChain will be shutting down on, or shortly after August 31, 2016.Please withdraw your balance.” Founded […]
Samsung SDS, an IT affiliate of the South Korean electronics giant, is one of 17 new members to join the Hyperledger Project.
A former counterterrorism analyst for the CIA has found that terrorists are utilizing innovative technologies to boost their funding, one of which is through the use of bitcoin. Yaya Fanusie is the director of analysis for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance (CSIF) who previously spent seven years as […]
The trading day has now drawn to a close out of Europe, and it’s time to take a second look at the bitcoin price markets and see if we can’t outline an intraday strategy for this evening’s session out of Asia. Things have been pretty flat today, and since our intrarange strategy was off the […]
Government officials in Moscow are willing to explore and implement the potential and uses of blockchain technology in various applications including the Active Citizen project. The city government initiative is a technology-laden program aimed to make citizens of Moscow more inclusive in affecting government decisions. The Department of Information Technology of Moscow is ready to […]
The US government’s Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has announced the winners of a blockchain research paper contest.