Microsofts Coco framework for enterprise blockchain that is 100 times faster for transactions shows that Microsoft will likely create a new Cryptocurrency.
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China, the world's largest economy, reported a GDP of over RMB 70 trillion (approx. USD $10.4 trillion) in 2016, an achievement that is closely associated with the centralized political system of China.
The Chinese government listed blockchain in its "Thirteenth Five-Year" National Informatization Plan from 2015, and since that time the nation has been working diligently toward the incorporation of the technology into daily life.
Node: Bitcoin Core Current height: 478866 Current difficulty: 860221984436.2223
The start of the Bitcoin ABC (Bitcoin Cash) chain split has begun as the divide was initiated on August 1 at 12:37 p.m. UTC at block height 478558.
Following a week of bombshell developments in the industry, from the SEC classifying the DAO Tokens as securities to the arrest of Alexander Vinnik for allegedly laundering 4 billion dollars through BTC-E, .,,,
The Blockchain Education Network (BEN), a global network of blockchain communities, has announced a global Bitcoin Airdrop powered by bitJob to begin this new school year. Fintech communities and universities in 11 regions have agreed to participate
Concludes Tokens Are Subject To Securities Laws
Slides from MoMath's recent Bitcoin presentation
Dr. Pippa Malmgren, a US policy analyst and former member of the Working Group on Financial Markets, a government entity better known by its nickname, the "Plunge Protection Team," appeared on Erik Townsend's MacroVoices podcast to discuss bitc
"Blockchain Is Freaking Governments Out"
Blockchains boomed in Q2 2017. Bitcoin crossed the $40bn mark for market cap, ether rallied over 700% and the combined value of all blockchain-based tokens in existence shot north of $105bn (exceeding financial giants like Goldman Sachs and Morgan
Bitcoin and its underlying technology blockchain are game-changing technologies that are reshaping and revolutionizing the world economy. (1)
Who needs IPOs when you have blockchain, and a lot of people willing to throw good money, or rather cryptocurrency, after bad something totally unknown.
For those who can't quite reconcile the Chinese government's tentative acceptance of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with the inherently anarchistic principles espoused by bitcoin's creator, here's yet another clue to....
BITCOIN WAS HAILED as the digital currency of a utopian future, but, at least in the US, few people use it. (At Overstock.com, the first major retailer to accept bitcoin, it accounts for less than 0.1 percent of sales.) What is taking off, however, i
Why bitcoin suddenly makes sense to ordinary Americans
An unknown attacker that previously disrupted operations on the ethereum blockchain returned today, but so far to limited effect.
Today, Ether hit $100 (update: it's $200 now, two weeks later). I'm sure by the time you're reading this it will be in The Guardian and the New York Times as a curiosity piece.
There is a huge argument going in the Bitcoin world right now, including some (apparently) very devious dealings.
Bitcoin is in the middle of a civil war and the 2 fractions not seeking a compromise are both jocking for position. There are 2 confilicting camps the #segwit camp that seeks to compress transactions and the #bitcoinunlimited camp that seeks to incre
Prescription drugs are one of the biggest contributors to soaring healthcare costs in the U.S. And for both individuals and families, particularly where multiple prescriptions are needed, drug expenses can quickly escalate to thousands of dollars.
Ethereum has gained a lot of attention over the past year or two as it became the second most valuable cryptocurrency by market cap. The platform enables the execution of smart contracts, a feature coming to Bitcoin in the form of RSK.
Digitizing traditional securities and physical assets has become a new area of interest for investment-focused fintech startups. Turning physical assets into tradable digital assets creates more liquidity and lowers barriers to entry for private
The recent news in the Bitcoin world is China's building attempt to regulate and oversee its use to a point where it is rendered nearly useless for Chinese consumers. They've realized that they can't truly kill it per se, but they can regulate
live in the world of blockchain and smart contracts. I hear people using terms that remind me of when we were building the Web back in the 1990s: they are talking, but they aren't understanding each other because they don't have a common understa
The first cross-border transaction between banks using multiple blockchain applications has taken place, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Wells Fargo & Co said on Monday, resulting in a shipment of cotton to China from the United States.
Two attempts to increase Bitcoin's block size limit via hard forks -- Bitcoin XT and Bitcoin Classic -- have failed to gain much support in terms of network hashrate, but early bitcoin advocate and angel investor Roger Ver is not giving up on the
What happens when the way we buy, sell and pay for things changes, perhaps even removing the need for banks or currency exchange bureaus?