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Business Leaders Encourage Use Of Blockchain
Business leaders promoted the potential of blockchain technology and its ability to revolutionize the world at the second annual Blockchain Summit, hosted by the Chamber of Digital Commerce and the Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy in ...
Bomb threat suspect, named Michael Kaydar, used Bitcoin, Google Voice
He paid for SpoofCard through Bitcoin, also untraceable, and routed his internet through proxies, making his IP address untraceable as well. In addition, Kaydar masked his voice in the calls to sound like a woman. Kaydar was caught after he forgot to ...
Block Chain and CRE: The Only Article You Will Ever Need to Read
So this BlockChain thing it's all over the place, and there is so much hype and hyperbole. Once you get past all of that BS, you get the nerds who want to sit and talk about forks being forks and other forks that won't be forks. Don't understand that ...
Beware of Bitcoin Scams
As the price of Bitcoin has surged along with its growing integration with established financial markets, so are the scams surrounding the digital currency. Security firm ZeroFox has reported a surge of Bitcoin-related crimes in March, with 3,618 URLs ...
Bitcoin Core Roadmap Unveils Signature Optimization Plan
Bitcoin Core developers released a new technology roadmap today that charts the project's planned transition from its current digital signature algorithm to a more advanced alternative. If implemented, the proposal would find 'Schnorr signatures ...
Post-Bitcoin Technology Has Geeks, Giants, and Hackers Excited
In late February about 200 executives, coders, and developers gathered in the downtown Brooklyn office of JPMorgan Chase & Co. to hear an all-day pitch for a new industry group called the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance. Ethereum? It's the ghostly ...
All the Evidence You Need That Bitcoin Is Turning Into a Real Currency
Whether or not you know what blockchain is, you have probably heard of the seemingly mysterious cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Bitcoin and its underlying blockchain network are quietly making headlines around the globe. The recent success of Bitcoin and the ...
Blockchain is Overhyped and Not Quite Applicable: VC Andrew Parker
Andrew Parker, a partner at Spark Capital, a New York-based venture capital firm which transformed various early-stage startups including Twitter, Tumblr, Stack Exchange and Foursquare into successful corporations, has stated that Blockchain technology ...
Blockchain has the power to create a sea change in the way shipping does business
Previously, blockchain served as the foundation to secure bitcoin transactions. Now, it promises to supersede hundreds of years of maritime commercial practice by replacing bills of lading and attendant transactional documents, substituting a secure ...
Monero Price Analysis – Fiat Trading Volume is Drying Up Quickly
Monero holders will be dealing with a mix of emotions right now. On the one hand, the value per XMR did not drop further, even though it certainly could have. Then again, the value per XMR has not increased by much either. In the end, XMR successfully ...
Why the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF May Not Be Dead Yet
After a March 10 Securities and Exchange Commission ruling that nixed an official exchange-traded fund for bitcoin, many saw the issue as settled. But Bats BZX Exchange, which would have listed the ETF on its exchange, has revealed it will appeal the ...
The new business disrupter: How IBM is taking blockchain all the way to the bank
If bitcoin is the new currency then blockchain is the new bank. IBM Corp. recently made investments in developing blockchain technology and is working with the open-source project Hyperledger to advance the concept of blockchain throughout the ...
Is Bitcoin Outshining Gold?
gold-bitcoin Political turmoil in the U.S. and Europe has caused plenty of consternation in the equity markets. One surprising result of the increased attention to geopolitical risk, however, has been the relatively muted response in gold. Gold – and ...
Brave Browser Will Reward Users with Ethereum-Based Tokens for Switching on Ads
Brave, a browser that improves browsing speed by eliminating unwanted ads, has announced a new blockchain-based digital advertising platform using an Ethereum-based unit of exchange called the Basic Attention Token (BAT) to support a more efficient, ...
Stratis' Breeze Wallet Redefines Financial Privacy for Blockchains
The Stratis development team will be extending the Stratis blockchain to support the Stratis Financial Privacy Protocol based on the TumbleBit concept. Our goal is to offer a truly trustless and decentralized privacy protocol on the Stratis blockchain ...
Humaniq Aims to Tackle Barriers to Economic Inclusion With ...
Humaniq Aims to Tackle Barriers to Economic Inclusion With ...
How We Ordered From Bitify, A Peer-To-Peer Bitcoin Marketplace
Here is how it works: instead of sending your Bitcoins/Litecoins directly to the seller, you send them to Bitify instead. The company then holds the coins for a period long enough for the items to be shipped and for you to ensure that whatever you ...
Web Browser Brave to Launch ICO for Ethereum Ad Token
Now, Brave is expanding that service with the launch of a new ethereum-based digital advertising platform built from the ground up, not to be backed not by gold, or mining power, but its users' attention. Notably, perhaps, it's not just Brave that will ...
Web pioneer plans blockchain-based digital ad platform | American ...
Web pioneer plans blockchain-based digital ad platform | American ...
Here's Why Microsoft, JP Morgan Chase And These Entrepreneurs Are All-In On Ethereum
Recently, over 30 large corporations such as Microsoft, Intel, ING and JP Morgan Chase formed the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA.) These corporations are building technology and decentralized applications on the Ethereum blockchain. Ethereum, for ...
Bitcoin Lets POSaBIT Solve Cash-Only Cannabis in Washington State
POSaBIT means Washington follows in the footsteps of neighboring Oregon, which gained a sanctioned Bitcoin-based cannabis purchasing solution from First Bitcoin Capital last October. Conversely, the state has recently tightened its virtual currency ...
Bitcoin holds above $1000 as traders fret about the cryptocurrency's potential 'fork'
Bitcoin has had a rough ride in the past few days after hitting record highs, then dipping below $1,000 and now just holding steady, as traders ponder the future of the underlying technology behind the cyrptocurrency. On March 10, bitcoin hit a high of ...
Storj to Migrate Decentralized Storage Service to Ethereum Blockchain
Atlanta-based Storj Labs has announced that it intends to move its decentralized storage service to the ethereum blockchain. Long based on the Counterparty protocol, a top-level software that runs on the bitcoin blockchain, the move positions Storj as ...
Bitcoin Unlimited 'Fails All Criteria For Supportable Hard Fork': BitGo
As such, we will not be able to provide support for a hard fork caused by Bitcoin Unlimited in its current form. If the Bitcoin Unlimited team undertakes the efforts needed to make the fork in a supportable manner, our position on this would change ...
How Utilities Are Using Blockchain to Modernize the Grid
Blockchain has grabbed the attention of the heavily regulated power industry as it braces for an energy revolution in which both utilities and consumers will produce and sell electricity. Blockchain could offer a reliable, low-cost way for financial or ...
Blockchain - A New Era for the Energy Market?
Blockchain is more widely recognised as the underlying software technology used for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. This technology is also being increasingly applied to alternative opportunities, including in the energy sector. In its simplest form, a ...
Software Giant SAP Joins Open-Source Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium as Premium Member
Notably, Hyperledger's announcement reveals SAP's plans to implement blockchain solutions in “existing and new business scenarios for enterprises”. SAP has over 80,000 employees across 130 countries, counting nearly 90% of the Forbes Global 2000 list ...
Surging Bitcoin prices inspire a wave of scams
New research from the security firm ZeroFox shows a surge in Bitcoin-related crimes during the first three weeks of March, just as the cryptocurrency was moving to integrate into conventional financial markets. The scams varied from straightforward ...
BitPay CEO: We Studied Bitcoin Blockchain Alternatives, “None Are Compelling”
BitPay CEO Stephen Pair has said that alternatives to the Blockchain are not “compelling” and that the company would not migrate from Bitcoin. Speaking at the Distributed: Markets 2017 conference in Atlanta, Pair implied that while the scaling problem ...
Bitcoin spikes above $1000
Bitcoin is trading up 1.2% at $1,049 a coin as of 7:37 a.m. ET after aggressive selling on Wednesday slammed the cryptocurrency below the $1,000 level for just the second time since the beginning of Febraury. Traders continue to grapple with the ...
First Bitcoin's COINQX Opening Offices in Shanghai, China
(OTC PINK: BITCF) CoinQx Exchange LIMITED, a wholly owned subsidiary of FIRST BITCOIN CAPITAL CORP. and history's first publicly trading bitcoin business is pleased to announce the opening of its new offices in Shanghai, China to accommodate its ...
Fork Fallout? A Bitcoin Split Could Become a Legal Mess
Should the bitcoin network suddenly split into rival networks, those negatively impacted in a shake-up may be unable to turn to courts for recourse. In conversation with CoinDesk, legal experts discussed the more notable claims that have emerged amidst ...
Ultimate White Hat Hacker Large Bitcoin Collider Passes 1000 Trillion Addresses
The so-called Large Bitcoin Collider (LBC), a tool set up to find and gain access to Bitcoin address funds through private key discovery, recently passed over 1,000 trillion key searches. LBC, which developers describe as “a distributed effort to find ...
Executive's guide to implementing blockchain technology
Although it is early in its development, firms pursuing blockchain technology include IBM, Microsoft, Walmart, JPMorgan Chase, Nasdaq, Foxconn, Visa, and shipping giant Maersk. Venture capitalists have so far poured $1.5 billion into the space, with ...
Разработчик Zcash – спикер Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Russia
Ариэль Габизон (Ariel Gabizon), разработчик Zcash, присоединится к команде спикеров. Выступление эксперта будет посвящено реализации алгоритма Zero-Knowledge Proof в проекте Zcash. Запуск децентрализованной платежной системы с ...
Bitcoin Holders Can Claim Free 16 Bln Stellar Lumen Tokens
“Bitcoin acted as a profound inspiration for Stellar, which is why we created this program at our launch. The Bitcoin network was the first to show that it's possible for a group of untrusted parties to agree on a common database, and the Bitcoin ...
Bitcoin Price Down Four Percent As LocalBitcoins Volume Surges Amid PBoC Talks
The weekly trading volume of LocalBitcoins China is on the rise again amid the People's Bank of China's meetings with Bitcoin exchanges on strengthening regulations surrounding Bitcoin trading. Meanwhile, the Bitcoin price has dropped again by around ...
Why Bitcoin Has Been Hit By Extreme Volatility
Luno CEO Marcus Swanepoel discusses bitcoin volatility and regulation. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets Middle East." (Source: Bloomberg). Most Recent Videos. Bitcoin Recovers After SEC Rejects ETF · Bitcoin Jumps in Recovery From SEC's ETF ...
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – Can ETH/USD Break This?
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – Can ETH/USD Break This? Posted on 6:00 am March 23, 2017 Author Aayush JindalCategories Altcoins, Analysis, Opinion, TradingTags Ethereum Price analysis, Ethereum Price chart, ethereum technical analysis, ...
MetaX launches to bring the blockchain to digital advertising
MetaX, an adtech company that says its platform “allows the digital advertising supply chain to coordinate in a scalable, trustworthy and secure way using the blockchain”, has teamed with blockchain software technology company ConsenSys to build ...