Tim Draper
News

Tim Draper: Bitcoin is ‘The Most Secure Place to Put Your...

Tim Draper, an American venture capital investor and founder of the firm now known as Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DJF), took the time to wax thoroughly poetic on Bitcoin on Thursday —...

Adam James | May 13, 2018 | 01:00
Bitcoin Interest Fork Slated for End of January
News

Bitcoin Interest Fork Slated for End of January

There have been a handful of forks from the main Bitcoin Network over the past few months, and that seems to be continuing into the new year. Bitcoin Interest plans to fork at block...

Matthew Hrones | Dec 30, 2017 | 21:00
Growing Support for Segwit2x Amid BIP 148 UASF Concerns
News

Back from the Dead – Segwit2x Fork Announced for Later This...

The New York Agreement, also known as Segwit2x, was planned for mid-November but was canceled in the weeks leading up. But just recently, the fork is set to launch again. The...

Matthew Hrones | Dec 27, 2017 | 04:30
monetary
Bitcoin

Non-Monetary Use Could ‘Negatively Affect’ Bitcoin...

Italian academics have released research warning about the growing use of non-monetary use cases for the Bitcoin blockchain. ‘Negative Effects’ on Bitcoin Network  The...

Antonio Madeira | Feb 07, 2017 | 12:30
100
Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s Blockchain Just Hit a Milestone 100 Gigabytes

The Bitcoin Blockchain has now reached 100 gigabytes in size, a milestone figure in cryptocurrency history. Bitcoin Usage is Growing According to recent stats, the Bitcoin...

Antonio Madeira | Dec 19, 2016 | 09:00
Blockchain
Interviews

Financing the Future: EY Blockchain Advisor on Fintech

Bitcoinist recently spoke with Angus Champion de Crespigny, Financial Services Blockchain and Distributed Infrastructure Strategy leader at EY, the multinational professional services...

Jamie Redman | Jun 24, 2016 | 05:00
BlockNotary
Bitcoin

BlockNotary Used for Payment Processor Pay-Me

BlockNotary is a new app that uses Tierion, and it is now used for one of Russia’s largest mobile payment processors. Pay-Me is a Russian mobile payments processor with over...

Nigel Dollentas | Jan 16, 2016 | 23:17
Breaking News

Valve Should Introduce Blockchain-based Authentication For Steam...

Steam is one of the most popular gaming-related platforms in the world these days. As a result of that popularity, Steam is also attracting a bunch of unwanted attention from hackers...

Jp Buntinx | Dec 10, 2015 | 13:02
Breaking News

The Rootstock Sidechain Aiming To Help The Unbanked

Sidechains have been the talk of the town in Bitcoin Land lately, and a few of them are starting to make mainstream media headlines. One organization like the Rootstock team is...

Jamie Redman | Nov 16, 2015 | 07:52
blockchain
Bitcoin

BlockChainGroup.io President Shone Anstey on new Bitcoin Blockchain...

BlockChainGroup.io is a new company in the Bitcoin industry that looks to be taking on the difficult task of making blockchain analytics easier and providing more information. They...

Scott Fargo | Oct 08, 2015 | 08:00
Breaking News

Completely Functional Decentralized Marketplace Protocol Drop Zone is...

/u/ _miracle-max_ on reddit has released a working release of his project titled Drop Zone. The Drop Zone Protocol is a decentralized marketplace layer that is written on top of...

Drew Cordell | Aug 30, 2015 | 13:14
Bitcoin

Block Size Debate Takes Turn: F2Pool Rejects XT, Adopts BIP100...

The current Bitcoin blockchain block size debate has been very contentious. When Gavin Andresen and Mike Hearn released BIP101/XT last week, they emphasized the need for an increase...

Scott Fargo | Aug 25, 2015 | 02:39

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