Bitcoin has dramatically ended 2015 as the best performing currency of the year, surpassing the growth rate and value of both emerging and dominant currencies including pound sterling, Japanese yen, Chinese Yuan and the US Dollar. Similar to its success in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, bitcoin has recorded a staggering 26.23% yearly increase, overtaking […]
In this year-end special, we look back at the 14 bitcoin and blockchain news stories that made the most impact during 2015.
If one proposal excited attendees at the recent Scaling Bitcoin workshop in Hong Kong, Bitcoin Core and Blockstream developer Dr. Pieter Wuille’s Segregated Witness was it. Praised by many within the technical community, Segregated Witness is expected to improve Bitcoin’s performance in a number of ways, while some even hope it might be the scaling […]
Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published on Medium by Co-Founder of Bloq Inc. & Bitcoin Core Developer Jeff Garzik and Chief Scientist of the Bitcoin Foundation & Bitcoin Core Developer Gavin Andresen. Disclaimer: The following is personal opinion and does not reflect an official position by Bloq, MIT or any other organization or group. […]
Bitcoin Press Release: Decred is a digital currency that aims to build a more robust consensus system, make funding for long-term development sustainable, and bring new forms of open governance to the blockchain. CHICAGO, Illinois — December 29, 2015 — In 2012, a group of developers experimented with Satoshi’s original Bitcoin client in an effort […]
Virtual Capital Ventures general partner William Mougayar offers eight predictions for the bitcoin and blockchain industry in 2016.
Jad Mubaslat, CEO of BitQuick.co, lists the five companies he believes will have the biggest impact on the crypto industry this coming year.
In this morning’s bitcoin price watch article, we focused on a pretty narrow range in an attempt to combine our intraday breakout strategy with some scalp targets to draw quick profit from the market on any volatility. Action has now matured throughout the session, and we are heading into what looks like its going to […]
Cryptography consultant Richelle Ross issues her prediction for how the bitcoin price will fare in 2016.
Elephant, a multi-functional economic platform, has launched elCoin, a cryptocurrency based on the Ethereum project. The cryptocurrency is the first to launch worldwide built on smart contract and blockchain technologies. The unit cost of 1ELC is set at 2,5 EUR at the crowd sale stage. The announcement posted on “industry today,” a content distribution website. […]