This may have been the first real consumer transaction using the Lightning network.
In May of 2015, Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison without parole for his role in operating the dark web site Silk Road. Exactly two years later, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld his conviction and sentencing. Now in a landmark request, Ulbricht has appealed to the the Supreme Court […]
Blockchain in healthcare might not be sexy, but it’s moving forward according to one of the sector’s leading female CEOs.
The post As Bitcoin Hard Forks Go, ‘SegWit2x’ Launches With Little Support appeared first on CCN The “SegWit2x” hard fork activated on Thursday at Bitcoin block 501451, but so far it has struggled to gain support from both users and cryptocurrency services. ‘SegWit2x’ Hard Fork Activates Leading up to the fork, SegWit2x (B2X) futures surged […]
Recall that after the announcement of the Segwit2X project, the price of B2X futures increased 3-fold, and the day before the fork, the price for them rose by another 75%. Right after the start, the most powerful support for Segwit2X was provided by the miners. The aggregate capacity of friendly mining pools accounted for more […]
This Year is Over… During 2017 BYZANTIUM has successfully provided their services to the most promising ICOs, including Crypviser, CryptoPing, Goldmint, Mircomoney, Naga Token Sale and Bankex. Moreover, they worked with The Token Fund. Most of the projects received Strategy & Consulting / Marketing & PR / Community management & Support / Branding & Web-development […]
The India government doubled down its skepticism over cryptocurrencies, calling them like “Ponzi Schemes.”
Space company Vector and blockchain developer Nexus announced a partnership to host Nexus’s decentralized cryptocurrency on a satellite orbiting the Earth, using Vector’s GalacticSky platform. According to the developers, Nexus technology offers improvements over existing blockchain systems like Bitcoin and Ethereum. For example, Nexus features SHA-3 cryptography with 571-bit keys, which is believed to offer […]
Blockchain technology, as an overarching industry, has developed leaps and bounds from its geeky, white, cypher-punk roots of yore. (“Yore” being 2015, as it was only a couple years ago that I was a total outlier for simply being a moderate liberal.) When I first entered this space, in earnest, at the end of 2013, […]
Sheila Bair, ex-chair of FDIC, argued that bitcoin shouldn’t be banned. Instead, policies should be in place to protect investors.