Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued his first remarks on bitcoin and digital currencies in a televised interview.
Standard Chartered chief innovation officer Anju Patwardhan has penned a new essay on the potential benefits of the bitcoin blockchain.
Bitcoin wallet company Xapo lost their bid to dismiss a breach of contract lawsuit slapped on five of its employees. This lawsuit was filed by LifeLock, which is seeking damages from defendants including Xapo CEO Wences Casares and COO Federico Murrone. According to LifeLock, the defendants did not disclose the “nature and extent” of their role in developing […]
Decentral and the Ethereum Meetup Group are holding their second Decentralized Tech event tonight at the MaRS Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The topics for the evening are the imminent release of Ethereum, the increase in people buying and selling bitcoin in Canada, and the variety of venture capital in the space. “Over 300 people attended […]
Bitcoin Press Release: I/O Digital sets to release the first ever decentralized identity sidechain using a distributed blockchain based DNS system. This system, known as DIONS (Decentralized I/O Name Server) will utilize the I/O Digital blockchain to attach sensitive identity credentials to a specific Bitcoin (XBT) or I/O Coin (IOC) address. The system allows for […]
RLabs, a Cape Town-based social impact incubator has launched a bitcoin crowdfunding platform, mToto, to allow users to fund projects using bitcoin. mToto, which translates to “child” in Swahili, is a bitcoin initiative between Uusi and RLabs which aims to help underserved education and health centers in under-resourced communities in South Africa and to develop […]
Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, who resigned after the Greek referendum on July 5 in a surprising move interpreted as a conciliatory move toward Greece’s creditors, gave his first interview after his resignation, and before the announcement of the deal between Greece and European Union (EU) leaders. Speaking to The New Statesman, Varoufakis expressed […]
According to a report from Ars Technica, the Italian company Hacking Team developed a piece of software called Money Module that specifically targeted cryptocurrency wallets in addition to other financial files. It looked for the wallet.dat file on the hard drive and if it found it, relayed it back to the owner of the license […]
The Bitcoin price advance is curving upward above $300 and 1900 CNY. The advance is so persistent that the technical indicators in the intra-day charts have become somewhat meaningless due to compounding divergence. Technical analysis considers the likelihood of a surprise reversal, as opposed to non-stop advance. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a […]
Coin Cafe is meant to be an easy way to buy and hold bitcoins, but they apparently do not like people attempting to use bitcoins at the free classifieds provider Backpage.com. After the problems that the website had in the last several weeks, with all of its other merchant processing accounts closed, Bitcoin has garnered […]