Bitcoin moves up and down. It’s unpredictable and uncontrollable, and no one really knows where it may turn next. To a degree, the same thing can be said about its popularity, as now mining platform and transaction processor Digital CC has decided to end all bitcoin operations and rebrand to the new, all-powerful Digital X. […]
A new report looks at the CryptoWall ransomware and its components in an attempt to analyze its success.
Antihero and all-around Hollywood foe Kim Dotcom has revealed his vision for a new, evolved and more secure internet with MegaNet. The post Kim Dotcom Talks about Meganet, His Blockchain-Based P2P Internet appeared first on CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.
Who’s said what and where? CoinDesk has rounded up the hottest bitcoin and blockchain related headlines from across the globe.
Barry Silbert, Founder of the recently acquired SecondMarket, announced at Money20/20 that the Digital Currency Group had raised its round of capital. Digital Currency Group, otherwise known as DCG, was formed when Genesis Global Trading—a bitcoin OTC trading firm—and Grayscale Investments—a digital currency asset management firm that manages Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC)—were combined into one […]
The Chamber of Digital Commerce, a trade association focused on promoting digital currencies and assets, announced today, at Money 20/20, that Don Tapscott had joined its board of advisors. The goal is for him to advise on government affairs and public policy related to technology and economic policy. He will also be working on a […]
BTCC, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges in the world, announced its Pro Exchange at a Money 20/20 panel held at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. Pro Exchange is a bitcoin margin trading tool that will allow traders to exercise 20x leverage on spot trading. Unlike BTCC’s regular spot exchange, which might […]
In yet another blockchain related investment, Blythe Masters’ Digital Asset Holdings has announced the acquisition of Blockstack.io. Digital Asset has been on a blockchain-startups purchasing spree lately, with the Bits of Proof and Hyperledger acquired earlier in June this year. The New-York based company headed by CEO Blythe Masters has today, announced the purchase of […]
Capital One has released a new survey that affirms the financial industry is increasingly optimistic about blockchain technology.
CoinDesk speaks to Heartland Payments CEO Bob Carr about his merchant payment services firm and its thesis on bitcoin and the blockchain.