Tag Archive: blockchain.info

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    Exchange Wars: Bitstamp Calms Users As Blockchain Takes On Coinbase

    Bitstamp CEO Nejc Kodrič has sought to distance his platform from Coinbase’s technical problems as exchanges worldwide feel the strain of mass adoption. Bitstamp Prioritizes ‘Good Communication’ In a message to users Thursday, Kodrič sought to reassure traders that despite “lengthy delays” and “satisfaction levels plummeting,” Bitstamp would work to resolve capacity issues. “…The best way to attend to doubts and fears is by providing good communication and constant updates, which is why I want

    · January 19, 2018 · 10:30 am
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    Coinbase Announces 2018 SegWit Support As Third ‘Engineering Priority’

    Largest US cryptocurrency wallet and exchange Coinbase has confirmed it “plans” to support SegWit transactions in 2018. SegWit Follows Security, Performance As Top Priority In a blog post on Friday, the company’s vice president Dan Romero confirmed the timeframe, despite noting that SegWit, as a “new feature,” was only Coinbase’s third priority. In the post, published on Medium, Romeo wrote: In terms of our engineering priorities, securely storing customer funds remains our top priority. […] Our next

    · December 16, 2017 · 1:30 pm
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    Everyone’s Favorite Crypto Just Might Scale After All

    The popular Bitcoin explorer and wallet company Blockchain.info has revealed a new protocol to the cryptocurrency ecosystem called the Thunder Network. The project is in its alpha release and the code is open source. Thunder allows users to make off-chain payments instantaneously with lower fees. Also read: Japanese Company Raising Funds Abuses Tech Bureau Corp. Credentials Can The Thunder Network Help Scale Bitcoin?  Blockchain.info’s Thunder claims it will be able to process transactions at a rate

    · May 16, 2016 · 5:00 pm
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    Money20/20: Blockchain Technicalities and Potential

    On Wednesday afternoon at the Money20/20 Conference in Copenhagen, a panel of experts from the Bitcoin industry shared their thoughts on the current state and potential of Blockchain technology.  The discussion was delivered to an overcrowded room, as interest in Blockchain was widespread at the conference.  The talk was wide-ranging, with topics consistent of the Blockchain’s potential to Ethereum to long term applications of the blockchain. Also read: WageCan Launches Euro-Based Bitcoin Debit Card Discussing

    · April 8, 2016 · 12:00 pm
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    100 Banks Approach Blockchain.info

    Banks have been odd towards Bitcoin from the get go. At first they all laughed at the currency and now it’s an entirely different story. Legacy banking institutions seem to be very interested in the protocol, and this can be seen throughout mainstream media publications. One Bitcoin company Blockchain.info says they have been approached by over 100 banks about Bitcoin and its underlying technology. Also read: BlockNotary Integrates Factom to Optimize Digital Fingerprint Storage “Anything

    · November 13, 2015 · 8:02 am
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    Blockchain.info: Satoshi’s Bitcoins Have not Moved

    Recently, Bitcoiners became aware that Blockchain.info displayed bitcoins supposedly controlled by Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, as being sent to another bitcoin address. As theories ran wild, many quickly pointed out that other block explorers did not show this transaction. It was eventually discovered that Blockchain.info had a bug that allowed transactions to be displayed that weren’t signed with the correct private keys to verify which address sent the coins. Also read: The Future of Blockchain.info A

    · August 7, 2015 · 12:00 pm
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    Hundreds of Bitcoins Are Reported Stolen From Blockchain.info Accounts

    On December 8, a scheduled software update left Blockchain.info vulnerable for 2.5 hours, and hundreds of bitcoins are reported stolen. Blockchain.info published a security disclosure on their blog and committed themselves to rectifying any issues experienced by affected users. “When making a scheduled software update overnight to our web-wallet, our development team inadvertently affected a part of our software that ensures private keys are generated in a strong and secure manner. The issue was present

    · December 9, 2014 · 2:09 am
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    The Future of Blockchain.info

    Blockchain.info just reached 2 million wallet users, a historic landmark for the company and the bitcoin community. Blockchain was founded by UK developer Ben Reeves in 2011 making Blockchain a veteran business in the space. Within the last couple of weeks Blockchain has released a refreshed Android wallet and have reintroduced an iOS wallet on the app store which has surely helped them reach this 2 million mark. However, 2 million is a long way

    · August 12, 2014 · 5:46 pm