MIT Technology Review is weighing in again on the issue of Bitcoin scalability with an article titled “Technical Roadblock Might Shatter Bitcoin Dreams.” The question is whether the Bitcoin network could be scaled up to support thousands of transactions per second, like the world’s major payment networks. The answer is no, unless the Bitcoin code […]
This is a guest post by Addison James. In a February 17 letter, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center President & CEO Allen Stefanek said, “…the amount of Bitcoins requested was 40 Bitcoins, equivalent to approximately $17,000.” This is the number of bitcoins that the HPMC transferred to a hacker or hackers in exchange for the decryption […]
This post is by Michael Gord. The Blockchain Education Network, formerly known as the College Cryptocurrency Network, is a global network of students and young professionals leading the movement of grassroots blockchain education. BEN organizes cross-campus events, local and global hackathons, and provides educational resources for students starting a new chapter on their campus. Bitcoin […]
Members of China’s bitcoin mining ecosystem have committed to supporting a proposed roadmap for scaling the bitcoin network.
Bitcoin Casino LimoPlay Launches World’s First Animated 3D Slot Game ‘Johnny the Octopus’ Based on WebGL
Bitcoin Press Release: At the cutting edge of technological development, Bitcoin casino LimoPlay.com has launched the world’s first animated WebGL 3D slot game ‘Johnny the Octopus’, with stunning animations, and available on all platforms and devices. Bitcoin gaming brand LimoPlay features a luxurious limousine inspired interface and cutting-edge casino games. LimoPlay enables easy and fast […]
ShareBits: Tip Anyone Crypto Tokens via Twitter in Seconds, New Blockchain Tech From BitShares, OpenLedger, CCEDK and Beyond Bitcoinu
Bitcoin Press Release: The ShareBits joint initiative between exchange CCEDK and crypto community BeyondBitcoin.org offers individuals, businesses and NGOs the ability to leverage blockchain technology for viral marketing, by distributing crypto tokens easily created on OpenLedger via social media including Twitter and Reddit. Two thought leaders in the crypto space have announced the launch of […]
Why an overlooked aspect of recent European Commission proposal concerning regulation of cryptocurrencies may have far-reaching consequences.
In 1919, Benito Mussolini coined the term “fascism” to describe his political system and the world forever changed. Simply put, fascism was the blending of business and government. This is the system which could gain popularity in blockchain technology. In 2015, the technology and financial sectors took note of blockchain technology, not as it relates […]
The message that bitcoin can be a force of social good and individual empowerment is resonating in surprising places.
Bitcoin Core contributor and Ciphrex CEO Eric Lombrozo was recently interviewed on Epicenter Bitcoin, and he used a portion of his time to explain some misconceptions and misunderstandings related to the block size limit debate. While the focus of this development controversy has mainly centered on the actual block size metric in the Bitcoin protocol, […]