Code to Inspire: Bitcoin Gives Afghan Women Financial Freedom

One nonprofit organization is going above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to empowering underprivileged women in Afghanistan. Code to Inspire (CTI), led by founder Fereshteh Forough, started an after-school program in January 2015 followed in November of the same year by the opening of its first coding school for girls in Herat, Afghanistan. Forough’s aim […]

Bitcoin Exchange ShapeShift’s Hack an Insider Job

Following the temporary closure of trading and the subsequent downtime of the website in its entirety, bitcoin and digital currency exchange ShapeShift has now revealed that the instigating hack stemmed from an insider who previously worked with the exchange. In a new Reddit post that followed a steady, transparent cycle of updates from the time […]

Bitcoin Core Feature Allows Flagging Transactions for Replacement

A Bitcoin Core addition called Opt-In Replace-By-Fee (Opt-in RBF) allows transactions to be flagged as replaceable and replaced until the transaction gets confirmed in the next block, according to Nasdaq. It gives wallets the chance to add a signal to a transaction that gives permission for nodes to update the transaction. Opt-in RBF was part […]

Bitcoin Price Battle Near Resistance

Bitcoin price kept within its corrective range around $425 Bitstamp today. As has become the daily pattern during 2016, the bulls and bears are fighting for dominance and the current wave’s direction. This analysis is provided by with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now and receive a […]

Milli’s March Madness (Making Money with Bitcoin Faucets Update)

The post Milli’s March Madness (Making Money with Bitcoin Faucets Update) appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. So I know I’m a bit late on the March update since I usually do these at the beginning of the month, but here it is…. March was CRAZY, and in a second you’ll see exactly why. I assume […]

Industry Advocacy Groups Launch Global Blockchain Forum to Help Guide Policies Worldwide

Washington, D.C.-based Chamber of Digital Commerce, an association focused on promoting the acceptance and use of digital assets and blockchain-based technologies announced the launch of a Global Blockchain Forum today. Speaking to Bitcoin Magazine, Perianne Boring, founder and president of the chamber said the Global Blockchain Forum is an international initiative that will coordinate efforts […]

U.S. State Department Recommends Development of Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers to International Partners

Last month the U.S. State Department launched the “American Innovation Roadshow” with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Senior members of U.S. Secretary of State’s John Kerry’s economic team led business delegations from financial investors, U.S. multinational and early stage companies.  In two stunning speeches, the State Department began advocating the adoption blockchain technology. Ambassador David […]