Bitcoin remittance startup BitSpark, alongside four other fintech startups, won the Innotribe 2015 Singapore Semi-Finals held Thursday at the Red Dot Design Museum. The event was organized through a partnership with NextBank Asia and sponsored by international bank Wells Fargo and European startup accelerator Level39. BitSpark will now progress to the finals, which will be […]
On February 4, 2015, a young man named Ross Ulbricht was convicted of seven charges laid in a U.S. Federal Court in Manhattan. On May 29, 2015, he was sentenced to life in prison for his crimes. He was accused of being the owner and operator of the Silk Road website, the most popular online […]
More details emerged in the ongoing dispute between OKCoin and Roger Ver after former OKCoin CTO Changpeng Zhao released a statement.
Each transaction that occurs on the block chain takes up a little bit of space, and these transactions all get squished into a virtual box (a block). Bitcoin currently operates with a 1MB limit. What this means is that only so much information it can process in each block, this currently comes to roughly seven […]
Ross Ulbricht has been sentenced to life in prison for the operation of Silk Road, the now-defunct online dark market.
Bitstarz.com has partnered up with established gaming company FENgaming, allowing Bitstarz to include popular NetEnt games in their offerings. Bitstarz.com now offers more than 550 casino games, instantaneous transfers and no fees for Bitcoin players. Bitstarz.com is pleased to declare their co-operation with iGaming software supplier FENgaming. The new partnership empowers BitStarz to add NetEnt […]
No less than the Department of Justice Assistant US Attorney Kathryn Haun herself is set to discuss blockchain and transparency issues during the Consensus 2015 event on September 10, 2015 in New York. Haun heads digital currency initiatives for northern California at the US Department of Justice and has led the inquiry against Ripple Labs. She was […]
Convicted Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht faces decades, if not life, in prison at a sentencing hearing tomorrow in New York.
Around the same time as Accenture’s call for the UK government to regulate bitcoin wallets, Citi suggested that officials should look into creating their own digital currency. This has been revealed in the Treasury’s release of a document entitled “Digital Currencies: Response to the Call for Information” This report summarizes all the submissions received by […]
Tidbit was a project designed by four Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) students who developed the software for a hackathon back in November 2013. The purpose of the software was to be a substitute for website advertisements, allowing sites to instead monetize visits by using the visitor computer to mine Bitcoins. However, no Bitcoins were […]