Following a months-long debate on how to scale the bitcoin network, bitcoin mining firms are voicing their support for a newly introduced proposal.
Crypsty CEO Paul Vernon told CoinDesk that the exchange did not tell customers about a hack – or tell them to stop depositing funds – to avoid panic.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the world’s largest professional services firm, has recruited 15 leading technology specialists to explore the application and commercialization of the Bitcoin blockchain technology. The blockchain research team will collaborate with PwC’s Belfast office and is expected to grow to more than 40 technological specialists throughout 2016. The London-based corporation stated that they have […]
This article is by Krystle Vermes. In an effort to bring blockchain enthusiasts together for the sake of innovation, Wanxiang Blockchain Labs and Deloitte hosted the Shanghai Blockchain Hackathon on the weekend of January 8. Over the course of two days, teams of blockchain experts came together to create projects worthy of cash prizes. The […]
Shortly after the sensational public break-up between Bitcoin and R3CEV – hire Mike Hearn, and the launch of several alternative Bitcoin implementations, the block-size dispute is reaching fever pitch. Bitcoin Classic, in particular, has been gathering support among companies, users and some developers. Significantly, a number of mining pools has also publicly come out in […]
In an announcement via email newsletter today, Korbit, a South Korean Bitcoin exchange and wallet announced it is the first launching partner within South Korea to integrate BitGo Instant into their Bitcoin transfer and remittance protocol. BitGo is a Bitcoin security company that offers a multi-sig wallet and now BitGo Instant. Korbit is one of […]
A legislative effort that would have allowed New Hampshire residents to pay their tax bills using bitcoin has been defeated.
The debate about bitcoin’s scalability should be viewed as a positive indicator, not a negative one. Instead, it has delivered a barrage of negative media that might have affected bitcoin’s price. The reverberations around bitcoin developer Mike Hearn’s departure from bitcoin continue, but bitcoin’s price has begun to recover while the global stock market is […]
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Yves Mersch, member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, has said adoption of blockchain technology could disrupt payments.