UBS chairman Axel Weber offered a strong rebuke of cryptocurrencies during an event in Zürich earlier today.
While governments and mainstream media still equate privacy with only “bad things” as demonstrated by Europol’s recent report, the Particl Project has over delivered on its roadmap and quietly made big leaps in building apps for its decentralized privacy platform. Particl’s most recent advancements include the release of a new multi-signature wallet, user interface updates and […]
In its “Distributed Ledger Technology: Beyond Block Chain” report published in 2016, the U.K. Government Office for Science deemed the impact of blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) “probably as significant” as foundational events such as the creation of the Magna Carta and the steam engine. In the real estate market, the introduction of blockchain […]
The B3i blockchain insurance consortium has added 23 new contributors, bringing its total membership to more than three dozen.
The South Korean Financial Services Commission (FSC) has announced it will ban all forms of initial coin offerings (ICOs). After a meeting to discuss virtual currency control, the vice-chairman of financial affairs, Kim Yong-bum, made this comment as part of an official statement: “We expressed a serious concern that the recent inflow of funds into […]
An advisor to China’s central bank argued in a new op-ed that a recent move to crack down on initial coin offerings was the right course to take.
The convicted operator of the Silk Road dark market has given up his claim to over $48 million raised after the sale of more than 144,000 bitcoins.
So far, Ethereum has been the lead player in the smart contract platform space. Now a new competitor is steadily creeping into the game. And, in an interesting twist, the effort is being led by a former Ethereum CEO. Last week, blockchain development firm IOHK, led by Charles Hoskinson, launched Cardano, a new blockchain. And […]
The post Web Mining – Monetize Your Website through User Browsers appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Coinhive is a Monero (XMR) miner that runs on users’ web browsers when they’re visiting certain sites (don’t worry, we don’t employ this on 99Bitcoins). Recently, The Pirate Bay and CBS’s Showtime were busted for running Coinhive on visitors’ browsers […]
Bitcoin’s recent price gains appear to be translating into increased business for a surprising sector of the economy: guns-and-ammo retailers.