Although a number of proposals have been put forth by bitcoin exchanges, Hawaii’s Division of Financial Institutions is debating if Bitcoin ought to be legal. Hawaii is currently debating proposals put forth by a number of applicants looking to become ‘money transmitters’ or bitcoin exchanges, according to Iris Ikeda, the commissioner of financial institutions in […]
The post Blockchain technology; how does the future looks like? appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. There’s been a couple of incidents that sticks out, since Bitcoin first came into the scenes. Firstly, an inventor with an anonymous identity; secondly, illegal marketplace with an anonymous currency system and finally, disastrous finale of its biggest exchange services. […]
Bitcoin is not anonymous, but, rather, pseudo-anonymous. By now, most Bitcoin veterans know this. It’s less obvious to many, however, why Bitcoin is not really anonymous by default, and what can be done to de-anonymize Bitcoin users – and what Bitcoin users can do to reclaim their privacy. Below is an advanced beginners guide to […]
The leading stock exchange Nasdaq is no newcomer to the brave new world of blockchain technology. In May, Bitcoin Magazine reported that Nasdaq would begin experimenting with the blockchain technology that powers Bitcoin, starting with a pilot project in Nasdaq Private Market , a marketplace that handles pre-IPO trading among private companies. Interestingly, Nasdaq didn’t […]
On January 3, 2009, the Genesis block, or the first block in the Bitcoin blockchain, was created. In the coinbase parameter, there was a simple message: “The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks.” From that one block, Bitcoin was born. Bitcoin has come a long way from that initial statement by […]
Ethereum Price Key Highlights Ethereum price is still slowly climbing, transitioning into a rising wedge formation from an earlier ascending channel. Price bounced off the mid-channel area of interest as predicted in an earlier article, reflecting increased bullish pressure. With the consolidation getting tighter and ethereum price approaching the peak of the wedge, a breakout […]
Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price is still stuck in consolidation, creating a tighter range as it approaches the peak of the ascending triangle formation on the 1-hour chart. This type of price action suggests that buyers and sellers are playing a close game of tug-o-war, but only one side can prevail. Bitcoin price could […]
Digital currencies were deemed a “low” risk for money laundering and terrorism financing in a report published last month by the UK government.
The German banking industry association Bankenverband has stated it believes blockchain technology may have a revolutionary impact on finance.
Bitcoin Core developers including Gavin Andresen expanded on their larger vision for bitcoin development at an MIT event yesterday.