Safe Cash Payments Claims 25,000 Transactions a Second With Blockchain Tech

Safe Cash, a blockchain-based cash payment service, claims it can handle 25,000 transactions per second – more than 3,000 times as many as the bitcoin network – bringing cash into the electronic ecosystem. Safe Cash is an end-to-end secure payment platform giving banks, businesses and consumers instant and final cash-based transactions. Banks provide tokens redeemable […]

I’m a Former Green Beret Here’s How I Would Bring Down Bitcoin

“Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.” – Sun Tzu,The Art of War Anyone with experience in extended, unconventional conflict should be able to recognize current patterns in the Bitcoin and digital currency space that resemble subversive activity. Is a game of social engineering being leveled at the Bitcoin community? […]

Former Standard Chartered CEO: To Fight Fraud, Banks Must Stop Issuing High Value Currency Notes

Peter Sands, the former chief executive of British multinational and financial services company Standard Chartered, states that central banks must terminate the issuance of £50, $100 and€500 bills to reduce the circulation of fraudulent transactions. Sands’ new report titled “Making it Harder for the Bad Guys: The Case for Eliminating High Denomination Notes”, published by […]

Bitcoin’s Emerging Growth Story: Gamers

This post is by Michael Gord. Thousands of companies around the world accept Bitcoin as payment. Many of those are set up to immediately convert Bitcoin into fiat currency. OPSkins, an online marketplace of digital gaming skins, demonstrates the value of pairing a digital currency with a digital economy and is setting a new standard […]

Coinbase CEO Speaks out against Bitcoin Core Hard Fork, Trumpets Bitcoin Classic

CEO and co-founder of bitcoin wallet and exchange service Coinbase, Brian Armstrong, has deemed the recent proposal to scaling Bitcoin as merely “words” and not action while trumpeting Bitcoin Classic as a better solution for bitcoin’s scaling debate. Brian Armstrong, co-founder and CEO of Coinbase has, in a blog post titled “The Bitcoin Roundtable Consensus Proposal – […]