US Centers for Disease Control to Launch First Blockchain Test on Disaster Relief

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 25. 13:00

US Centers for Disease Control to Launch First Blockchain Test on Disaster Relief The US agency charged with mitigating the spread of infectious disease is turning to blockchain in a bid to improve efficiency – and save lives.

Japan's Bitcoin Exchanges Under Regulator Surveillance From October

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 25. 12:30

Japan's Bitcoin Exchanges Under Regulator Surveillance From October Japan's Financial Securities Authority will commence "full surveillance" of cryptocurrency exchanges in October, according to a local news report.

FICO Patent Filing Hints at Plans for Bitcoin Exchange Monitoring

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 25. 12:00

FICO Patent Filing Hints at Plans for Bitcoin Exchange Monitoring The company behind the FICO credit score system is looking at how to collect information from bitcoin exchanges, new public documents show.

Hitachi and Mizuho Strike Deal for Blockchain Supply Chain

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 25. 11:00

Hitachi and Mizuho Strike Deal for Blockchain Supply Chain Mizuho Financial Group is partnering with Japanese tech conglomerate Hitachi to develop a blockchain platform for supply chain management.

Payment or Asset? Bitcoin's Limbo Is Leaving Merchants in the Middle

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 25. 10:00

Payment or Asset? Bitcoin's Limbo Is Leaving Merchants in the Middle Is bitcoin more of a payment mechanism or an investment asset? A recent trial by a supermarket chain could shed light on the debate.

Vivid History: 'How Money Got Free' Is the Untold Story of Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 24. 13:10

Vivid History: 'How Money Got Free' Is the Untold Story of Bitcoin Early bitcoin entrepreneur Alex Waters reviews the latest book in the bitcoin canon – arguing Brian Eha's "How Money Got Free" is one of the best.

Untangling Bitcoin: Why Russell Yanofsky Is Taking Apart Crypto's Oldest Code

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 24. 12:30

Untangling Bitcoin: Why Russell Yanofsky Is Taking Apart Crypto's Oldest Code One developer is quietly working on splitting up bitcoin's codebase – an effort aimed to give users more flexibility and developers more clarity.

Welcome to Bitcoin Country: Silk Road and the Lost Threads of Agorism

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 23. 13:00

Welcome to Bitcoin Country: Silk Road and the Lost Threads of Agorism Silk Road and black markets? University of Dublin's Paul Ennis takes a dive into the kinds of sub-cultures bitcoin and cryptocurrencies enable.

Better in Byzantium? Ethereum Takes Baby Steps Toward a Privacy Boost

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 23. 12:00

Better in Byzantium? Ethereum Takes Baby Steps Toward a Privacy Boost The upcoming "Byzantium" hard fork of ethereum will usher in new cryptographic procedures that should eventually pave the way for increased privacy.

Money Manager Josh Brown: 'ICOs Are Where The Frauds Will Take Place'

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 23:31

Money Manager Josh Brown: 'ICOs Are Where The Frauds Will Take Place' Josh Brown, the money manager and bitcoin bear-turned-bull, had some harsh words for initial coin offerings (ICOs) in a new blog post.

EU Budget Amendments Call For Millions in Blockchain Funding

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 21:00

EU Budget Amendments Call For Millions in Blockchain Funding As many as four blockchain-related amendments, funding various initiatives, could find their way into the European Union's 2018 budget.

Ethereum's Byzantium Hard Fork Postponed For Further Testing

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 19:00

Ethereum's Byzantium Hard Fork Postponed For Further Testing The planned roll-out date for ethereum's "Byzantium" network upgrade is being postponed to October 17.

Investor Doug Casey: Bitcoin May Be Money, But It Still Might Fail

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 18:00

Investor Doug Casey: Bitcoin May Be Money, But It Still Might Fail Investor and anarcho-capitalist Doug Casey recently argued that bitcoin qualifies as money – but he's not sure it'll last in the long term.

CFTC Sues New York Man Over Alleged $600k Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 17:00

CFTC Sues New York Man Over Alleged $600k Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a lawsuit against a New York-based man and his company for allegedly running a bitcoin scam.

Gravity's Pull? Litecoin Is Down 50% from All-Time Highs and Looking Lower

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 16:00

Gravity's Pull? Litecoin Is Down 50% from All-Time Highs and Looking Lower Litecoin is again trading below $50, just three weeks after setting a new all-time high above $100.

Gravity's Pull? Litecoin Is Down 50% from All-Time Highs and Looking Lower

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 15:59

Gravity's Pull? Litecoin Is Down 50% from All-Time Highs and Looking Lower Litecoin is again trading below $50, just three weeks after setting a new all-time high above $100.

Mastercard Hints at Plans for Blockchain Settlement System

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 15:00

Mastercard Hints at Plans for Blockchain Settlement System A new patent application from Mastercard indicates that the payments giant may be looking to integrate blockchain into its payments infrastructure.

Uruguay's Central Bank Announces New Digital Currency Pilot

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 14:00

Uruguay's Central Bank Announces New Digital Currency Pilot Uruguay is the latest country to see its central bank start experimenting with its own digital currency, according to statements from its president.

Dimon Knocks Bitcoin Again: Crackdown Likely on 'Worthless' Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 13:40

Dimon Knocks Bitcoin Again: Crackdown Likely on 'Worthless' Cryptocurrency Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase bank, has expanded on his recent criticism of bitcoin, warning "it will end badly" for the tech.

Radical Academy: Amir Taaki's New Hacker Team Is Spreading Bitcoin in Syria

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 13:00

Radical Academy: Amir Taaki's New Hacker Team Is Spreading Bitcoin in Syria Back from the front lines of Syria, infamous bitcoiner Amir Taaki plans a bitcoin-based economy in the war-torn nation, and he's looking for help.

Australia's Origin Energy to Trial Blockchain Power Trading

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 12:00

Australia's Origin Energy to Trial Blockchain Power Trading One of Australia's largest power providers is working with blockchain startup Power Ledger on a platform aimed to facilitate energy trading.

Bitcoin Developers Reveal Roadmap for 'Dandelion' Privacy Project

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 11:00

Bitcoin Developers Reveal Roadmap for 'Dandelion' Privacy Project The developers behind a bitcoin privacy solution called Dandelion have unveiled a new roadmap that addresses previously discovered code issues.

Raiden ICO: Ethereum Scaling Solution to Launch Publicly Traded Token

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 10:00

Raiden ICO: Ethereum Scaling Solution to Launch Publicly Traded Token Ethereum's answer to bitcoin's Lightning Network will have one notable difference – a publicly traded token to be sold in a Dutch auction in October.

Former CFTC Commissioner: Regulation Would Solve Bitcoin Volatility

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 00:20

Former CFTC Commissioner: Regulation Would Solve Bitcoin Volatility Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission head Bart Chilton wrote that bitcoin's volatility indicates artificial inflation of its price.

Nebraska Lawyers to Begin Accepting Bitcoin Following State Panel Approval

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 22:31

Nebraska Lawyers to Begin Accepting Bitcoin Following State Panel Approval The lawyer who asked a Nebraska state ethics board about accepting bitcoin says his practice will soon begin taking the cryptocurrency.

Nebraska Lawyers Accept Bitcoin Following Ethics Board Approval

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 22:31

Nebraska Lawyers Accept Bitcoin Following Ethics Board Approval The lawyer who asked a Nebraska state ethics board about accepting bitcoin says his practice will soon begin taking the cryptocurrency.

Zcash Audit Finds No Serious Issues in Launch Ceremony Security

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 20:10

Zcash Audit Finds No Serious Issues in Launch Ceremony Security A new audit of the complex and controversial zcash key generation ceremony has found any serious security compromises were unlikely.

Gold Investor John Hathaway: Cryptocurrencies Are 'Garbage'

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 19:15

Gold Investor John Hathaway: Cryptocurrencies Are 'Garbage' A notable asset manager who focuses primarily on gold had a harsh word for the cryptocurrency market crazy this week: "garbage."

Y Combinator President Calls ICOs A 'Bubble' – But His Firm Might Use Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 18:15

Y Combinator President Calls ICOs A 'Bubble' – But His Firm Might Use Blockchain Y Combinator, Silicon Valley-based startup accelerator, is looking at blockchain in order to boost access to startups for investors.

Germany's Central Bank: Consumers Won't Use Blockchain for Payments

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 17:00

Germany's Central Bank: Consumers Won't Use Blockchain for Payments Germany's central bank has published a new blockchain research paper.

Weak Demand? Bitcoin's Price Rebound May Be Starting to Fade

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 16:00

Weak Demand? Bitcoin's Price Rebound May Be Starting to Fade The rebound in bitcoin's price from the recent low of $2,980 has stalled, raising doubts as to whether the rally will continue.

Urbit Is Moving Its Virtual Server Galaxy Over to Ethereum

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 15:00

Urbit Is Moving Its Virtual Server Galaxy Over to Ethereum Urbit, the galactically inspired network of cloud servers, has announced plans to rebuild its infrastructure based on ethereum tech.

Blockchain History? IBM Ventures Is Close to Making Its First Industry Investment

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 14:00

Blockchain History? IBM Ventures Is Close to Making Its First Industry Investment As blockchain startups mature, IBM Ventures looks to make its first cash investment in the industry with its eyes on compliance and supply chain.

Australia Cites Blockchain In 'Digital Economy' Strategy Launch

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 13:00

Australia Cites Blockchain In 'Digital Economy' Strategy Launch Australia is plotting an ambitious new Digital Economy initiative and blockchain is part of the plan, a new paper reveals.

CFTC Chair: Embracing Blockchain Is in the 'National Interest'

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 12:00

CFTC Chair: Embracing Blockchain Is in the 'National Interest' J. Christopher Giancarlo, CFTC chair, has called on government agencies to embrace blockchain, saying it's in the national interest to do so.

CFTC Chair Giancarlo: Embracing Blockchain Is in the 'National Interest'

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 12:00

CFTC Chair Giancarlo: Embracing Blockchain Is in the 'National Interest' J. Christopher Giancarlo, CFTC chair, has called on government agencies to embrace blockchain, saying it's in the national interest to do so.

The EU Wants to Beef Up Penalties for Cryptocurrency Crimes

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 11:00

The EU Wants to Beef Up Penalties for Cryptocurrency Crimes The EU is eyeing beefed-up penalties around crimes involving cryptocurrencies, such as ransomware, the European Commission said this week.

The European Union Wants to Beef Up Penalties for Cryptocurrency Crimes

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 11:00

The European Union Wants to Beef Up Penalties for Cryptocurrency Crimes The EU is eyeing beefed-up penalties around crimes involving cryptocurrencies, such as ransomware, the European Commission said this week.

Searching for Problems? James Altucher to Bitcoin Critics, You're Dead Wrong

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 10:00

Searching for Problems? James Altucher to Bitcoin Critics, You're Dead Wrong Business blogger James Altucher provides a counter to cryptocurrency being "a solution in search of a problem," one strong enough to make him a bull.

Searching for Problems? James Altucher to Bitcoin Critics: You're Dead Wrong

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 10:00

Searching for Problems? James Altucher to Bitcoin Critics: You're Dead Wrong Business blogger James Altucher provides a counter to cryptocurrency being "a solution in search of a problem," one strong enough to make him a bull.

Swiss Telecom Giant Launches New Blockchain Business

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 23:05

Swiss Telecom Giant Launches New Blockchain Business A major state-owned telecommunications provider in Switzerland has created a new blockchain business.

CFTC Commissioner: Blockchain Will Bring 'Sea Change' to Financial Markets

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 20:30

CFTC Commissioner: Blockchain Will Bring 'Sea Change' to Financial Markets The CFTC has named one of its leaders as the new sponsor for its technical advisory committee – and he wants to see it work on blockchain issues.

Banks Are 'Afraid' of Bitcoin, Says Wealth Advisor

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 19:30

Banks Are 'Afraid' of Bitcoin, Says Wealth Advisor This wealth advisor believes banks are afraid of bitcoin, according to a new interview.

Japanese Billionaire: ICOs 'Democratize Venture Financing'

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 18:30

Japanese Billionaire: ICOs 'Democratize Venture Financing' Japanese billionaire Taizo Son believes ICOs will significantly impact how startups raise capital.

OmiseGo's ICO Token Is Tops in Market Cap, But Heavy On the Charts

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 17:35

OmiseGo's ICO Token Is Tops in Market Cap, But Heavy On the Charts A notable ICO token appears to be weathering regulatory concerns, bouncing back this week on a relatively positive newsflow and new developments.

Australia's Securities Watchdog Might Run Its Own Blockchain Nodes

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 17:05

Australia's Securities Watchdog Might Run Its Own Blockchain Nodes Australia's securities markets regulator is weighing the use of blockchain as part of broader data strategy.

China's IT Ministry Backs New Blockchain Research Lab

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 16:00

China's IT Ministry Backs New Blockchain Research Lab A Chinese government ministry has launched a new blockchain research lab in order to support the development of blockchain technology in China.

Tokens for Climate Change? How We Can Rise Above ICO Mania

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 15:00

Tokens for Climate Change? How We Can Rise Above ICO Mania Tokens for climate change? While you might scoff at the idea, CoinDesk advisor Michael Casey argues it's a question worth taking seriously.

Raiden Release: Simpler Micropayments Go Live on Ethereum's Testnet

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 13:45

Raiden Release: Simpler Micropayments Go Live on Ethereum's Testnet The developers behind Raiden Network have launched an early, simplified version of the scaling solution on the ethereum test network.

Swiss Finance Regulator Cracks Down on 'E-Coin' Cryptocurrency Scheme

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 13:00

Swiss Finance Regulator Cracks Down on 'E-Coin' Cryptocurrency Scheme Switzerland's financial markets regulator has cracked down on a trio of companies tied to an alleged cryptocurrency scam.

Optimizing SegWit: How Bitcoin's New Software Is Giving Scaling a Boost

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 12:00

Optimizing SegWit: How Bitcoin's New Software Is Giving Scaling a Boost Bitcoin Core's latest software includes optimizations designed to boost SegWit, a scaling upgrade that's still slowly rolling out across the network.

Malaysia's Central Bank Is Close to Drafting New Cryptocurrency Rules

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 11:00

Malaysia's Central Bank Is Close to Drafting New Cryptocurrency Rules Malaysia's central bank could introduce rules around cryptocurrencies by the end of this year, according to statements by its governor.

Bitcoin's Parimutuel Problem (Or Why Shorting Doesn't Pay Today)

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 10:00

Bitcoin's Parimutuel Problem (Or Why Shorting Doesn't Pay Today) Parimutuel betting pools in the cryptocurrency grant traders short exposure, but there are plenty of limitations to this new type of exchange.

Pick n Pay Double Take? The Supermarket Chain Isn't Accepting Bitcoin, It Tested It

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 00:00

Pick n Pay Double Take? The Supermarket Chain Isn't Accepting Bitcoin, It Tested It South Africa's second-largest supermarket chain tested bitcoin payments earlier this year, but is thus far declining to roll out a broader option.

World's Largest Hedge Fund Founder: Bitcoin is a 'Bubble'

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 22:05

World's Largest Hedge Fund Founder: Bitcoin is a 'Bubble' Ray Dalio, the founder of the world's biggest hedge fund, thinks bitcoin is in bubble territory, according to a new interview.

$700 Billion Senate Defense Bill Calls for Blockchain Cybersecurity Study

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 21:00

$700 Billion Senate Defense Bill Calls for Blockchain Cybersecurity Study A major defense spending bill passed by the US Senate yesterday calls for a blockchain study, public records show.

Ethereum's Byzantium Testnet Just Verified A Private Transaction

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 20:01

Ethereum's Byzantium Testnet Just Verified A Private Transaction Part of a zcash transaction was verified on an ethereum testnet amidst testing for the upcoming Byzantium upgrade.

Bull Signal? Bitcoin's Price Breaks Above 50-Day Moving Average

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 19:00

Bull Signal? Bitcoin's Price Breaks Above 50-Day Moving Average The bitcoin price is showing new signs of life – even while it appears to have entered a period of sideways trading after last week's crash.

Mexican Law Would Give Central Bank Oversight of Cryptocurrency Startups

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 18:00

Mexican Law Would Give Central Bank Oversight of Cryptocurrency Startups Mexico's government is close to introducing legislation that would regulate fintech firms, including those that work with cryptocurrencies.

Bullish Breakout: Is Ethereum's Price Heading Back Above $300?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 17:12

Bullish Breakout: Is Ethereum's Price Heading Back Above $300? The ether-U.S. dollar [ETC/USD] exchange rate has responded positively following the market shocks caused by recent regulatory actions in China.

Blockchain Truce? Putin's Internet Adviser Calls for US-Russia Cooperation

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 15:00

Blockchain Truce? Putin's Internet Adviser Calls for US-Russia Cooperation Collaboration, not competition: that's the message an advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin is putting forward in a new interview.

Only in Arizona: How Smart Contract Clarity Is Winning Over Startups

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 13:40

Only in Arizona: How Smart Contract Clarity Is Winning Over Startups Arizona legislators are turning the state into a blockchain hub by making smart contracts legally binding, and startups are taking the bait.

Ethereum's Next Hard Fork Is Now Officially Being Tested

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 13:00

Ethereum's Next Hard Fork Is Now Officially Being Tested The testing of a forthcoming ethereum upgrade is now underway, with the process expected to last up to three weeks.

Proof of Space: BitTorrent Creator Publishes Eco-Friendly Mining Paper

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 12:00

Proof of Space: BitTorrent Creator Publishes Eco-Friendly Mining Paper BitTorrent developer Bram Cohen has published a white paper setting out an eco-friendly alternative to bitcoin's energy-hungry proof-of-work process.

The Economic Case for Conservative Bitcoin Development

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 11:00

The Economic Case for Conservative Bitcoin Development A look at bitcoin's scaling debate and what the history of money can teach us about the best path forward for protocol development.

$9 Million: Bitcoin Startup Luno Completes Series B Funding

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 10:00

$9 Million: Bitcoin Startup Luno Completes Series B Funding Bitcoin wallet startup Luno has raised $9 million in new funding as part of a Series B round announced today.

Actor Jamie Foxx Promotes Cryptocurrency Exchange ICO

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 22:18

Actor Jamie Foxx Promotes Cryptocurrency Exchange ICO Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx has promoted an upcoming initial coin offering (ICO) on social media.

Actor Jamie Foxx Promotes Crypto Exchange ICO

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 22:18

Actor Jamie Foxx Promotes Crypto Exchange ICO Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx has promoted an upcoming initial coin offering (ICO) on social media.

Survey: Younger Americans More Likely to Invest in Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 21:01

Survey: Younger Americans More Likely to Invest in Bitcoin New survey data from online student loan marketplace LendEDU suggests that younger consumers in the United States are more apt to invest in bitcoin.

SEC Advisory Committee to Discuss Blockchain's Investor Impact

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 19:30

SEC Advisory Committee to Discuss Blockchain's Investor Impact SEC officials will discuss blockchain at an event in mid-October, according to public records.

Bitcoin 'Double Taxation' Relief Bill Introduced in Australia

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 18:30

Bitcoin 'Double Taxation' Relief Bill Introduced in Australia Australia has introduced a new bill that, if passed, would end the country's bitcoin "double taxation" issue.

MUFG CEO on Dimon Remarks: Bank Cryptocurrencies Have 'Nothing to Do With Bitcoin'

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 17:30

MUFG CEO on Dimon Remarks: Bank Cryptocurrencies Have 'Nothing to Do With Bitcoin' The CEO of Japanese finance group MUFG said today that big bank-issued digital currencies aren't quite the same as bitcoin.

MUFG on Dimon Remarks: Bank Cryptocurrencies Have 'Nothing to Do With Bitcoin'

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 17:30

MUFG on Dimon Remarks: Bank Cryptocurrencies Have 'Nothing to Do With Bitcoin' The CEO of Japanese finance group MUFG said today that big bank-issued digital currencies aren't quite the same as bitcoin.

'End of Life Cycle': BIS Report Positions DLT as Needed Banking Update

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 16:00

'End of Life Cycle': BIS Report Positions DLT as Needed Banking Update Distributed ledgers could help update ageing central banking systems, says a new report, but issuing cryptocurrencies will be a more complex affair.

$4,000: Bitcoin's Price Shrugs Off China Exchange News

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 15:30

$4,000: Bitcoin's Price Shrugs Off China Exchange News Bitcoin's price has bounced back above $4,000 following market losses linked to the recent regulatory crackdown in China.

Inside the Blockchain Factory: How IBM's Distributed Ledger Work Went Global

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 15:00

Inside the Blockchain Factory: How IBM's Distributed Ledger Work Went Global IBM is building its blockchain work over a growing number of locations and employees, and Marie Wieck ties it all together.

Bitcoin Is Back Near $4,000 as Price Recovery Proves Staying Power

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 14:05

Bitcoin Is Back Near $4,000 as Price Recovery Proves Staying Power The price of bitcoin continued to recover into Monday as consolidation in pricing helped the cryptocurrency recovery Friday's steep losses.

Bitcoin's Price Is Back Above $4,000, But Is All-Time High in Sight?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 14:05

Bitcoin's Price Is Back Above $4,000, But Is All-Time High in Sight? The price of bitcoin continued to recover into Monday as consolidation in pricing helped the cryptocurrency recovery Friday's steep losses.

Japan Exchange Report: Cloud Edging Out DLT for Capital Markets Needs

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 13:32

Japan Exchange Report: Cloud Edging Out DLT for Capital Markets Needs A new Japan Exchange Group report throws cold water on the idea that distributed ledger tech may soon make inroads in global capital markets.

Malta Unveils Blockchain Advisory Board as National Strategy Advances

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 13:00

Malta Unveils Blockchain Advisory Board as National Strategy Advances The European nation of Malta is moving to advance its ongoing blockchain strategy with the creation of a new advisory board.

Split on Forks? Blockchain Leaders Learn Tough Lessons from Bitcoin Scaling

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 12:00

Split on Forks? Blockchain Leaders Learn Tough Lessons from Bitcoin Scaling The chaos of bitcoin's scaling debate has pushed other public protocol's consensus mechanisms into a more strict and orderly framework.

Russian Central Bank Strikes Restrictive Tone on Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 11:00

Russian Central Bank Strikes Restrictive Tone on Cryptocurrency Russia's central bank doesn't want to see cryptocurrencies classified as a form of foreign currency, according to statements from its governor.

Now Boarding? AXA's Ethereum Test Could Be Blockchain's Ticket Mainstream

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 10:00

Now Boarding? AXA's Ethereum Test Could Be Blockchain's Ticket Mainstream CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson explains how AXA’s blockchain flight delay insurance test could point to the evolution of the insurance sector as a whole.

Now Boarding: Is AXA's Ethereum Test Blockchain's Ticket Mainstream?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 10:00

Now Boarding: Is AXA's Ethereum Test Blockchain's Ticket Mainstream? CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson explains how AXA’s blockchain flight delay insurance test could point to the evolution of the insurance sector as a whole.

Canada Confirms Tokens May Be Securities and Pacific Coin Is the Test

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 17. 14:51

Canada Confirms Tokens May Be Securities and Pacific Coin Is the Test A legal deep dive into how Canada's recent ruling on initial coin offerings could impact the market.

Estonia Wants to ICO, But Is Currency Law a Deal-Breaker?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 17. 14:00

Estonia Wants to ICO, But Is Currency Law a Deal-Breaker? Rather than issuing warnings or regulations, at least one progressive government is considering whether it can take advantage of ICO technology.

Institutional Cryptoeconomics: A New Model for a New Century

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 16. 16:46

Institutional Cryptoeconomics: A New Model for a New Century Researchers at RMIT speculate on the potential impact of blockchain technology, theorizing it could undo centuries of business thinking.

Bitcoin in the Browser: Google, Apple and More to Adopt Crypto-Compatible API

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 16. 15:30

Bitcoin in the Browser: Google, Apple and More to Adopt Crypto-Compatible API With the help of Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple, the W3C is deploying a browser API that could extend cryptocurrency's payments potential.

Bitcoin in the Browser: Google, Apple and More Adopting Crypto-Compatible API

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 16. 15:30

Bitcoin in the Browser: Google, Apple and More Adopting Crypto-Compatible API With the help of Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple, the W3C is deploying a browser API that could extend cryptocurrency's payments potential.

Bitcoin in the Browser: Google, Apple and More Adopting Crypto-Ready API

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 16. 15:30

Bitcoin in the Browser: Google, Apple and More Adopting Crypto-Ready API With the help of Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple, the W3C is deploying a browser API that could extend cryptocurrency's payments potential.

Meet WEX: Bitcoin Exchange Launches for BTC-e Users with BTC-e Design

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 16. 00:05

Meet WEX: Bitcoin Exchange Launches for BTC-e Users with BTC-e Design A new exchange is courting users of the now-defunct BTC-e exchange, but it bears a striking resemblance to its illicit predecessor.

China, Shmyna: Bitcoin Trading Is Way More Distributed Now Anyway

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 22:16

China, Shmyna: Bitcoin Trading Is Way More Distributed Now Anyway All else equal, the market may take less time to recover from the latest sell-off than from the one that took place in December 2013.

Floyd Mayweather Stumps for Crypto Credit Card in Latest ICO Promotion

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 20:10

Floyd Mayweather Stumps for Crypto Credit Card in Latest ICO Promotion Floyd Mayweather is stepping up his support of cryptocurrencies, promoting his third initial coin offering (ICO) in the past month.

Geth Releases Software Update Ahead of Ethereum 'Byzantium' Hard Fork

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 19:15

Geth Releases Software Update Ahead of Ethereum 'Byzantium' Hard Fork A new version of Geth, a command-line interface for running ethereum nodes, includes changes that could see the software running at far higher speeds.

Courting Bitcoin? Nebraska Ethics Board Gives Lawyers OK to Accept

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 18:15

Courting Bitcoin? Nebraska Ethics Board Gives Lawyers OK to Accept A top legal ethics board in Nebraska has weighed in on the issue of cryptocurrency payments for lawyers.

Back at $3,500: Has Bitcoin's Price Found a Short-Term Bottom?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 17:05

Back at $3,500: Has Bitcoin's Price Found a Short-Term Bottom? Bitcoin prices are back above $3,500, but will they stay? Technical analysis suggests rangebound trading may be on the way.

Huobi, OKCoin to Stop Yuan-to-Bitcoin Trading By October's End

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 16:14

Huobi, OKCoin to Stop Yuan-to-Bitcoin Trading By October's End OKCoin and Huobi will end yuan-to-bitcoin trading by the end of next month, but are set to keep offering crypto-to-crypto trades.

Yunbi Bitcoin Exchange Latest to Close in China Crackdown

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 15:30

Yunbi Bitcoin Exchange Latest to Close in China Crackdown China-based cryptocurrency exchange Yunbi has announced the closure of its trading operations in the midst of a wider crackdown within the country.

Market Turmoil Pushes Cryptocurrency Market Cap Below $100 Billion

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 14:39

Market Turmoil Pushes Cryptocurrency Market Cap Below $100 Billion Cryptocurrency markets are down today following new developments out of China's bitcoin exchange ecosystem.

Blame China? Bitcoin Price Seeks Bottom Below $3,000

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 14:30

Blame China? Bitcoin Price Seeks Bottom Below $3,000 With news from China sending the bitcoin markets tumbling, technical analysis suggests key price indicators could determine when the selling will end.

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