Panama Papers
News

Bitcoiners Starting to Appear in Panama Papers Leaks

The 11.5 million leaked “Panama Papers” detailed financial attorney-client information for over 214,488 offshore companies. At the heart of the controversy was the...

Justin OConnell | May 13, 2016 | 05:00
Antonopoulos
Op-Ed

Andreas Antonopoulos’ Folly On Private Blockchains

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...

Justin OConnell | May 11, 2016 | 11:48
Gavin Andresen Commit Access
News

Andresen’s Commit Access Hangs in Balance Following Wright Exit

Gavin Andresen has been a part of the Bitcoin community since the very beginning. As one of the earliest contributors Satoshi’s original code, Andresen was entrusted with the Bitcoin...

Justin OConnell | May 07, 2016 | 05:00
craig Wright
Bitcoin

Post-Mortem Of A Con: To Be Satoshi Nakamoto or Not To Be?

The con is over. Dr. Craig Steven Wright will not provide proof he is Satoshi Nakamoto. While Gavin Andresen admits he might have been fooled, Jon Matonis stands behind Wright’s...

Justin OConnell | May 06, 2016 | 00:00
ECB
News

ECB Executive Places Europe As Leader In Blockchain Technology

The European Central Bank is engaged in “experimental work” on blockchain technology. As some banks have warned, the technology is still too new to know what real world uses it...

Justin OConnell | Apr 28, 2016 | 12:00
Antonopoulos
News

Andreas Antonopoulos Makes Bold Prediction on Bitcoin Consensus

Andreas Antonopoulos surprised a crowd at a Berlin Bitcoin conference last week by claiming that, by the end of this year, Bitcoin’s consensus algorithm will be totally changed...

Justin OConnell | Apr 28, 2016 | 06:00
Altcoin Report
Altcoins

Five Ridiculous Cryptocurrencies You Should Know About

Altcoins are cryptocurrencies inspired by Bitcoin. Because they oft offer little in terms of innovation, most altcoins are of little interest to serious investors. One notable...

Justin OConnell | Apr 10, 2016 | 12:00
refugee
News

Can The Blockchain Make Refugee Lives Easier?

Syrian and Iraqi refugees have fled war torn nations for Europe, leaving authorities in Europe overwhelmed. The process has been described as chaotic, and Europe is divided over how to...

Justin OConnell | Apr 02, 2016 | 12:00
The Philippines Could Have Tougher Punishment in Place
News

Charlie Shrem Went To Jail One Year Ago Today

One year ago today, former BitInstant CEO and early Bitcoin proponent Charlie Shrem began serving his two-year prison sentence. The former CEO of BitInstant, a popular Bitcoin exchange...

Justin OConnell | Mar 30, 2016 | 06:00
San Francisco
Bitcoin Conference

Blockchain Conferences In San Francisco Highlight New Direction For...

Blockchain conferences are much different than Bitcoin conferences. Whereas Bitcoin conferences might have been heavy on theoretics about liberating the world’s unbanked, the...

Justin OConnell | Mar 18, 2016 | 06:00
Bitcoin

Obama Doesn’t Want You to Have A Swiss Bank in Your Wallet

Apple and FBI have squabbled over the information relating to the murder of fourteen US citizens in a terrorist attack in San Bernardino early this year.  Just Yesterday, the Justice...

Justin OConnell | Mar 12, 2016 | 16:46
Bitcoin Acceptance

JPMorgan Sees Block Chain’s Potential, Reteams With Blythe...

The largest US bank by assets, JPMorgan Chase & Co, believes there is potential in the blockchain, a digital currency platform, to make back office processes more efficient...

Justin OConnell | Feb 06, 2016 | 15:25

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