• Emercoin is unique, its platform and ecosystem of decentralizing products bears recognition as a next-generation environment of services and tools. Beneath that umbrella exists a decentralized DNS (Domain Name System) service that is beyond much else in today’s market. Disclaimer: This article was provided by the Vanbex Group. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by the Vanbex Group and is not responsible for their products and/or services.  Emercoin: Innovating the Internet Among the

    Emercoin: Decentralizing DNS Services

    | 2016/05/28 1:30 pm
  • A new revelation about the DAO has come in from the publication Hacking, Distributed written by researchers and cryptographers Dino Mark, Vlad Zamfir, and Emin Gün Sirer. The three have written a 13-page paper describing potential attacks to the DAO ecosystem called  “A Call for a Temporary Moratorium on The DAO.” So far the DAO has raised 12.07 million Ether equivalent to $132.32 million USD at the time of writing. The DAO pre-sale is officially

    The Seven Sins of the DAO

    | 2016/05/28 6:22 am
  • On May 19, 2016 Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague – the second annual conference dedicated to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology took place in the Czech Republic. In 2016 to the conference former name (Bitcoin Conference) the word ‘Blockchain’ was added, since it is data structure blocks that developers, investors and financial institutions have focused on. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this firm’s goods and/or services. What Happened at the

    Blockchain 2016: Results of Prague Conference

    | 2016/05/27 4:18 pm
  • Node40 has a reputation for establishing a stable hosting environment with ceaseless uptimes, and is becoming well known within the Dash ecosystem due in large part to the company’s method of incentivizing the blockchain network. Disclaimer: This article was provided by the Vanbex Group. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by the Vanbex Group and is not responsible for their products and/or services. Financial Reporting With Node40 However, Sean Ryan and Perry Woodin

    Node40 Financial Reporting Service a Compliance Savior?

    | 2016/05/27 9:00 am
  • Ether steps into the spotlight; Lisk, the first “modular” cryptocurrency is born; and Ireland serves up a side of Bitcoin. Want to see what you’ve missed in digital currency news? Take a look below: Also read: Industry Report: Bitcoin is Still on Drugs, No Detox in Sight ETHER For a while, it appeared as though Bitcoin was on the losing team in the digital currency arena. Ether dished out a hard right to knock bitcoin

    Industry Report: Lisk, The First ‘modular’ Currency?

    | 2016/05/27 5:00 am
  • Bitcoin is back up! Since our last price piece and Ether’s rise to the top with arguably the largest crowdsale in history, bitcoin has grown by about $9 in price and is getting people excited once again. Also read: Ether to Blame for Bitcoin’s Decline? As with all ascensions, bitcoin enthusiasts are coming out of the dark with smiles on their faces and happily telling skeptics, “We told you so.” For a while, it appeared as

    Bitcoin Rises, But What Will Happen in July at the Halving?

    | 2016/05/26 5:00 am
  • Lisk has finally launched, deploying what it calls the “first truly scalable cryptocurrency,” following a $6.5 million USD crowdsale. This platform aims to enable developers from diverse backgrounds to build blockchain applications by supporting JavaScript compatibility. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible for their products and/or services. Branded as the “first modular cryptocurrency utilizing sidechains,” Lisk

    Lisk Launch: First ‘Modular’ Cryptocurrency Hits the Market

    | 2016/05/25 10:40 am
  • Blockchain technology is captivating audiences all over the world, and Deloitte wants to bring even more attention to this industry. The company unveiled its plans to create a new European blockchain lab in Dublin, which brings fifty new jobs the region as well. With so many companies all over the world exploring the boundaries of blockchain technology, more dedicated research labs are more than welcome. Accountancy firm Deloitte has been thinking along the same lines,

    Deloitte Blockchain Lab in Dublin Will Create Fifty Jobs

    | 2016/05/25 2:52 am
  • The topic of coding has been kicked around several times, as there is no dedicated educational program in place which teaches codes how to code. Apple CEO Tim Cook feels there is a growing need for such a platform, as it is equally as important as learning a secondary language. Also read: Blockchain-based Remittance App AirPocket Comes To Latin America Coding At A Young Age Needs To Be Stimulated Earlier today, Startup Fest was kicked off

    Tim Cook: “Coding Needs To Be A Part Of Education”

    | 2016/05/24 10:01 am
  • Blockchain technology has a lot of potential to disrupt the financial sector, and DigitalX is one of the companies wielding the blockchain for remittance purpose. Now that the company has inked a deal with Telefonica in Latin America, AirPocket will be coming to that region very soon. Also read: Lisk Expands Team Heading Into May 24 Launch People active in the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain will have heard of DigitalX before, as the company

    Blockchain-based Remittance App AirPocket Comes To Latin America

    | 2016/05/24 3:54 am
  • Lisk has greatly expanded its team in anticipation of its launch on May 24, 2016. By hiring two new community members and recruiting a PR firm, the team hopes to increase awareness about their project. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible for their goods and/or services. Adding Isabella Dell and Francois-Xavier Thoorens to the roster, the

    Lisk Expands Team Heading Into May 24 Launch

    | 2016/05/23 1:00 pm
  • After a 5 month-long period of development, fundraising and community-building, Lisk is set to launch on May 24, 2016. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible for their products and/or services. The May 24 launch follows a highly successful ICO between February 22 and March 21, during which the team raised over $6 million USD. The team

    Lisk Gears Up for May 24th Launch

    | 2016/05/22 4:11 pm
  • Despite eight years revamping the world of finance, digital currency is still getting a bum rap. Indeed, we can acknowledge the fact that Bitcoin and the blockchain has thus far held a rather short life and faced excessive negativity and competition from traditional financiers, but is that enough to lessen its accomplishments? Also read: Bitcoin Price Stays Put, Can Traders Finally Relax? Since coming to fruition in 2008, Bitcoin has practically rewritten the way we

    Money Demystified: How the Blockchain Offers Financial Safety

    | 2016/05/22 9:00 am
  • Blockchain.info plans to make Bitcoin transactions faster, crowdfunding gets bigger, and Kaspersky makes cyber-crime a little smaller. No time to read up on your digital currency news this week? Take a look below and see what you’ve missed: Also read: Industry Report: Liberty Loses, Gatecoin Hack, Bitcoin Gets Bit THUNDER NETWORK: Bitcoin in Hyperspeed Since last week’s announcement of Credibit, every digital wallet’s new goal appears to be making bitcoin transactions quicker. Adding to this

    Industry Report: Bitcoin Hears Thunder, Ethereum’s Biggest Crowdsale, Kaspersky Kills Crime

    | 2016/05/19 5:00 am
  • Decentralized autonomous organizations have received much attention in recent weeks since Ethereum launched its new Decentralized Autonomous Organization platform, featuring projects such as Slock.it and Digix, among others. Ethereum has chosen to ignore the elephant in the room in its press releases: there’s another DAO. It’s Bitcoin, and it’s the biggest blockchain technology around. Also read: Everyone’s Favorite Crypto Just Might Scale After All The First DAO Bitcoin is undoubtedly an online creation community: an internet

    Bitcoin Is the Original DAO

    | 2016/05/17 10:15 am
  • African blockchain project Bitland aims to use Bitcoin’s underlying technology for land title protection, with the goal of preventing corruption and opening “trillions” of dollars for infrastructure development. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible for their products and/or services. Bitland: Land Ownership on the Blockchain This new initiative wants to use the power of the blockchain

    Bitland Puts Land Titles on the Blockchain in Ghana

    | 2016/05/16 6:00 pm
  • The programmable token Ethereum and its blockchain have been breaking the mould ever since its pre-sale was announced back in July of 2014. It launched with its initial sale in September of the same year and raised over $18.3 million USD becoming the sixth largest crowdfund to date. Following the exponential growth of Ethereum, developers who help maintain the community and Ether protocol have created a decentralized autonomous organization called the DAO.  The platform is

    The DAO Becomes The Largest Crowdfund To Date

    | 2016/05/16 1:30 pm
  • Bitcoin and blockchain enthusiasts may recall an application called Onename, which was built on top of the identity- and storage-providing blockchain platform called Blockstack. In an announcement earlier today, the company announced they will be changing their name to Blockstack Labs. Also read: Amendment To Ban End-to-End Encryption Passed By Hungarian Parliament Onename Becomes Blockstack Labs Now and then, Bitcoin companies will go through a rebranding without affecting their customers all that much. In the

    Onename Parent Company Is Now Known As Blockstack Labs

    | 2016/05/16 10:01 am
  • Further “liberty” is taken away; Gatecoin is hacked, and a digital coin that’s faster and stronger than Bitcoin? Check out the stories below to see what you’ve been missing in digital currency news: Also read: Industry Report: Bitcoin Expansion, Ransomware, Dark Web Drudgery GATECOIN Cryptocurrency exchange Gatecoin may be the world’s latest cyber-attack victim. The company mysteriously went offline a few nights ago following the discovery of what appeared to be suspicious transactions, and now

    Industry Report: Liberty Loses, Gatecoin Hacked, Bitcoin Gets Bit

    | 2016/05/16 5:00 am
  • MUMBAI, India, (May 14, 2016) — India’s first Conference on Virtual Currencies, Fin-tech & the Blockchain is being conducted on 23rd May, 2016 at The St. Regis Mumbai. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this firm’s products and/or services. About India’s Blockchain Conference Titled “Future Money Conference (India), 2016”, it brings together thought leaders from the industry, law enforcement and Government. The conference includes experts’ sessions, panel discussions, proof-of-concept, live demos and

    India’s First Virtual Currencies and Blockchain Conference

    | 2016/05/14 2:30 pm
  • Editor’s Note: The following article is the opinion of the writer. It has started debate along with both positive and negative reactions. All voices should be heard and acknowledged. Andreas Antonopoulos and others are perpetuating a misconception about the nature of power by advancing the notion that the most monied institutions on the planet won’t crack the code for their own blockchain-based systems. Antonopolous claims that, if a blockchain is not an “open” — or

    Andreas Antonopoulos’ Folly On Private Blockchains

    | 2016/05/11 11:48 am
  • The Emercoin platform was built with a key goal in mind, to help solve real-life problems and deliver decentralizing solutions for businesses around the world — and that goal became a little easier to achieve earlier this year. This article was provided by the Vanbex Group on behalf of the Emercoin project. Emercoin Added to Microsoft Azure Platform As of January 2016, Emercoin-based products were made available in Microsoft Azure’s Blockchain as a Service (BaaS)

    Emercoin Added to Microsoft Azure Platform

    | 2016/05/06 6:00 pm
  • On Tuesday at the Consensus Conference in New York City, Deloitte announced a number of partnerships with companies in the blockchain space to develop 20 ongoing blockchain initiatives and prototypes, thereby signaling a commitment towards becoming an early mover in blockchain consulting services. Also read: Craig Wright Exits The Bitcoin Stage With Weird Blog Post Deloitte Making Big Industry Moves The “Big 4” firm is scoping and leading development for blockchain-related solutions that span across

    Deloitte Announces Growing Blockchain Initiative and Services

    | 2016/05/06 5:00 am