100 Banks Approached Blockchain.info To Integrate Bitcoin!

In an interesting interview with CNBC’s Nancy Hulgrave, Peter Smith, the CEO of blockchain.info, claimed that around 100 banks approached his company to integrate bitcoin and the blockchain technology in their banking systems. Peter thinks that these banks believe that they can benefit and make more profits via integration of the blockchain technology.   Banks […]

Visa Europe Collab Partners With Epiphyte On Using Block Chain To Improve Global Remittance

Visa Europe Collab, the global hub for Visa Europe International, and Epiphyte, provider of a block-chain-based software as a solution (SaaS) for immediate financial transactions, are combining their expertise to develop a more efficient global remittance service they told CCN in an email. The companies are working on a proof-of-concept to use bitcoin and block chain […]

Bitcoin Price Trade Stopped Out; What’s Next?

This morning, we published our twice daily bitcoin price watch piece. In the article we noted that we would bring our intraday breakout strategy to the fore, and look to enter in the direction of a break (and close) above or below our predefined range parameters. We also noted the possibility for an intrarange trade […]

Block Chain Will Revolutionize Capital Markets Beginning In 2016

The adoption of block chain technology will revolutionize capital markets as early as next year, according to a report by TABB research carried by CNBC TV. The report noted that the adoption is not a matter of if, but when. The TABB Group is a New York City-based company that provides insight on securities and investment […]

Scam Alert – Coinspace

A reader wrote in to CCN, concerned about what is an obvious scam to a veteran Bitcoiner, but might actually rope new folks in with ease. The concerned reader wrote: Basically they are building a pyramid scheme (sorry, I mean binary member system), where you can buy in and get some hashing power from their […]

KeepKey – Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Review

The post KeepKey – Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Review appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. In the past year or so I’ve gotten to review two Bitcoin hardware wallets – TREZOR and Ledger. I’ve also matched them head to head and compared the differences, but today a new competitor has entered the arena. KeepKey is the latest crypto hardware […]

Snapcard Partners with PagPop, Enables 12,000 Brazilian Businesses to Accept Bitcoin

A new partnership between bitcoin wallet solution Snapcard and leading Brazilian mobile payments startup PagPop has enabled 12,000 Brazilian businesses to accept bitcoin. Merchants already using PagPop can now accept the digital currency by default, with no need to install additional software. “We’ve been exploring the region of Brazil because it’s got this perfect climate […]

Circle’s CEO Jeremy Allaire Defends the Bitcoin Blockchain

Banks, financial service providers, venture capitalists, and even governments, are showing more and more interest in blockchain technology. Venture capital money is flowing into blockchain companies, banks, credit card companies are experimenting with blockchain-related pilot projects, and public administrations are taking a more active role not only in regulating blockchain-based services, but also in stimulating […]

Bitcoin NG, or How Cornell Researchers Think a Radical Redesign Can Solve Bitcoin’s Scaling Issues

The block-size limit dispute, at its heart, represents a trade-off between efficiency and security. Bigger blocks allow for more transactions on the Bitcoin network but could reduce mining power utilization and lead to centralization. Engulfed in sometimes heated debates, several developers have submitted proposals to strike a right balance between the two and reach community […]