Bitcoin

Shakepay Instant: Bitcoin Debit Cards in a Browser Extension

With multiple companies offering bitcoin-to-debit card services these days, there’s a race to see who can make it easiest. Shakepay this week took it a step further by launching...

Jon Southurst | Nov 25, 2016 | 06:00
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Bitcoin

SegWit Won’t Happen, Says Influential Chinese Bitcoin Investor

SegWit is all but doomed and Bitcoin Core has no roadmap for scaling beyond the slight bump it allows, Chinese mining investor Jiang Zhuo’er has claimed. Also read: Force of Will...

Jon Southurst | Nov 23, 2016 | 23:34
Force of Will splash
Bitcoin

Force of Will Goes Digital With Tradeable Blockchain Game Assets

The Force of Will trading card game continues to spread to the blockchain world, with its new digital token “WILLCOIN.” Created as a Counterparty asset, players can acquire...

Jon Southurst | Nov 23, 2016 | 14:54
Ross Ulbricht
News

Celebrities Turn Out to Support Ross Ulbricht Appeal

The fight for Ross Ulbricht’s freedom continues, and it’s gaining some high-profile supporters. Over thirty public figures from around the globe will gather on 4th...

Jon Southurst | Nov 23, 2016 | 05:50
Bitcoin Price
Bitcoin

Onward and Upward: Bulls Still Charging as Bitcoin Price Touches $750

The bitcoin price is approaching the highs it hit in June, sitting around the $744 USD mark at press time. Will it break through 2016’s previous record? Also read: New $1.2...

Jon Southurst | Nov 19, 2016 | 05:00
Bitcoin protocol development
Bitcoin

New $1.2 Million Grant Seeks Bitcoin Protocol Diversity

A new grant project aimed at greater diversity in Bitcoin development is offering $1.2 million USD to fund programming teams working on the protocol. Also read: Waves Releases Full...

Jon Southurst | Nov 18, 2016 | 16:44
Blockchain bitcoin wallet credit cards
Bitcoin

Most Popular Bitcoin Wallet to Allow Credit and Debit Card Funding

The world’s most-used bitcoin wallet, Blockchain, will allow users to fund their balances directly with credit and debit cards. The new feature, aimed at eliminating friction and...

Jon Southurst | Nov 15, 2016 | 15:52
Capital
Bitcoin

Did Chinese Rumors Crash the Bitcoin Price? How Accurate Are They?

Bitcoin’s recent bull run ended with a thud on 3rd November, reaching above $740 before crashing to around $685 in just a few hours. Was a rumor of further Chinese restrictions...

Jon Southurst | Nov 04, 2016 | 02:00
Jaxx splash page
Altcoins

Jaxx Wallet Now Live with Zcash

Jaxx wallet users can join the Zcash party starting immediately, with live integration completed today. Also read: Money 20/20 Panel: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning...

Jon Southurst | Nov 01, 2016 | 23:29
Iceland Pirate Party
Bitcoin

Bitcoin-Friendly Pirate Party May Win Iceland Elections Saturday

Iceland’s Pirate Party, part of a worldwide movement representing hackers, anarchists and Bitcoin enthusiasts, could possibly lead the country’s next government after...

Jon Southurst | Oct 27, 2016 | 05:00
Governance chain
Blockchain

Only Permissioned Blockchains Can Transform Finance, Says...

Who really understands what a blockchain is? Could you explain it to your mother? Chain CEO Adam Ludwin got down to fundamentals yesterday, as he explained his company’s...

Jon Southurst | Oct 26, 2016 | 04:37
Buenos Aires laBITconf Bitcoin
Bitcoin

LaBITconf in Buenos Aires Shows Latin America Is Fertile Ground

As a sign of Bitcoin’s growing strength in Latin America, the fourth annual laBITconf returns to Buenos Aires from November 4-5. With over 60 high-profile speakers, the event is...

Jon Southurst | Oct 19, 2016 | 12:13

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