itBit Hires Former NYDFS General Counsel

Bitcoin businesses and the New York Department of Financial Services have had a rocky relationship over the past several months. While the NYDFS and their former head honcho Benjamin Lawsky, who served as the organization’s Superintendent up through June of this year have sworn that their methods are being invoked to provide aid and financial security, […]

Problems of Wall Street’s Approach Towards Blockchain Technology

Global banks, financial institutions and organizations have begun to research about the potential applications of the blockchain technology that may restructure traditional financial and banking systems. Over the last few months, multinational banks including Citibank, JPMorgan and UBS have built research teams and startup acceleration labs to acvively develop prototypes of blockchain based applications and […]

Bitcoin Price Pushing Higher

Bitcoin price continued into a fifth wave and a higher high today – finally breaking out of a ten-day sideways draw. The prospects going forward were discussed during last month’s analysis and remain unchanged. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now […]

MIT Digital Currency Initiative Leader To Government Officials: Let’s Get ‘Open Data 2.0 Moving’

The block chain offers the most significant records and identity authentication technology available in more than 5,000 years, and government should take the lead in adopting it. That’s the message that Brian Forde, director of the MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative, delivered in a recent presentation to a group of government information managers. The […]

Tieron: Using Blockchain Technology for Government Surveys

Blockchain technology company Tieron is working with the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC), a non-profit organization encouraging local technology development. With this partnership, the CTC and Tieron plan to run a trial on finding government survey data using blockchain technology. Blockchain is the public ledger of bitcoin transactions, which are updated and verified by a network […]

Blockchain Technology Could Soon Be Verifying Real Estate Records

In the future, governments, companies and other institutions could be using the blockchain technology to track and verify the ownership of property records, banking records, securities and anything else posted on an open data platform. Oliver Goodenough, who directs the Center for Legal Innovation at the Vermont School of Law has been studying the potential […]

Online Bitcoin Clothes Store Launches Twitter Giveaway

Every subculture comes with T-shirts, and Bitcoin’s is no different. It has roots in places like the video game community, which has fawned over Nintendo tees since game time immemorial. Bitcoin Not Bombs is one of the most recognizable, you but others like BitGear and Bitcoin Pride offer a wider variety of Bitcoin clothes. Now […]