“This is going to be the most important Bitcoin conference of the year,” said Warren Togami, Technical Project Manager of Blockstream and Scaling Bitcoin committee member. Judging by the scope and focus of these ambitious workshops, he might not be exaggerating. The timing of the announcement on August 11 could not be more apt. On […]
When asked why bitcoin hasn’t taken off as an online cash, Pete Rizzo argues it’s become conventional wisdom to blame ease of use as the issue.
The media emphasized bitcoin and the blockchain’s association with crime this week, while dedicating coverage to the technology’s regulatory issues.
The bitcoin price charts are not giving uniform indications for all exchanges and the divergence is a signal that investors in different localities have different expectations for trend. The charts are equally weighted toward both advance and continued decline. Analysis identifies a critical level that will signal the medium-term direction of trend. This analysis is […]
On January 3, 2009, at 18:15:05 GMT, Satoshi Nakamoto made history by mining the Bitcoin blockchain’s first block–known as the genesis block–for 50 BTC. Now, the Factom team hopes to make history again with the release of their own genesis block, bringing new life to the original ledger. Factom is a protocol and peer-to-peer network […]
FinCEN has issued a new ruling applicable to US businesses seeking to tokenize commodities for blockchain-based trading.
This is a guest post by Chris Grundy, a Berlin-based Bitcoin enthusiast who works at Bitbond. Despite Germany’s recent negative press over the Greek bailout, Berlin remains one of the world’s greatest cities for Bitcoin lovers. Whether it’s the plethora of innovative bitcoin startups springing up all over the city, the widespread adoption of the […]
India’s first bitcoin wallet and startup Zebpay has begun offering mobile payment services to its users and has announced its plans to start a mobile e-commerce marketplace. Zebpay’s newly released mobile payment service enables its users to pay for DTH (direct broadcast satellite), mobile airtime and data card using bitcoin. Additionally, Zebpay users can now […]
Officials say a group claiming to be the Islamic State Hacking Division posted a list of American names and contacts online, and refers to them as “targets.” The post Alleged ISIS Activists Released Details of 1,400 US Targets appeared first on CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.
Bitcoin investor Roger Ver divulged details regarding the arrest of Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles which had not yet come to light for the Coin Congress 2015 crowd in San Francisco’s Hilton Union Square. The Bitcoin entrepreneur suspects that the US government is visiting jurisdictions in which Bitcoin exchanges operate, having visited not only Tokyo […]