The U.K.’s communications regulator, Ofcom, received £700,000 to study potentially using blockchain in managing the nation’s 1 billion phone numbers.
Oasis Labs is launching an incubator program for startups focused on privacy applications of blockchain, and some big investors are on board.
The post Bitcoin News Summary – October 8, 2018 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds. China’s longest-running technology magazine, Beijing Sci-Tech Report, will accept Bitcoin payments for annual subscriptions. Starting in 2019, readers will can pay 0.01 BTC to receive the publication. Some crypto industry […]
Note: This is part 3 in a multi-part article series exploring rehypothecation and commingling in bitcoin and other cryptocurrency markets. Part 1 and part 2 are interviews with Caitlin Long and parts 3 and 4 ask the question, “How did we get to a place that where laws look like this?” In order to understand […]
BlackBerry Limited has now come up with a blockchain solution for secure data sharing among healthcare providers in order to improve patient outcomes. The company is using its network operation center (NOC) to power a blockchain digital ledger that aims to create a secure global system for storing and sharing patient medical data, a release […]
Bitcoin’s volatility rates have hit a 17-month low, due to a combination of a slow news cycle and low trading volume, leading some investors to believe that the lack of volatility could signal a maturing market. Despite this, debate remains as to whether or not a stable Bitcoin is a positive sign for its future. […]
Since early September, the price of Bitcoin has gradually increased from $6,100 to $6,550, testing the $6,800 resistance level on two occasions. Bitcoin experienced four dips in its price in the past 30 days and every consecutive drop in the price of the asset stabilized in a higher region than its previous decline in value. […]
Blockchain and cryptocurrency, although long posing a promising digital solution to many of the issues associated with archaic monetary and digital systems, may soon be growing out of its “Lambo” and “Crypto Bro Club” phase as the technologies see greater mainstream adoption rates. The recent blockchain week in San Francisco points to the fact that […]
Pantera Capital’s Digital Asset Fund has sunk in value since it began in December 2017. A report which surfaced on social media revealed that the U.S. investment firm negated 40.8 percent returns to its investors to date. The figures contributed to the fund’s year-to-date losses, which rose to 72.7 percent. The fund’s compound annual growth […]
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