“The idea of no counterparts risk,” he says. “The biggest hurdle to adoption right now, is actually the understanding of Bitcoin and why it’s revolutionary and better than the current system alternati... Read More
The surprising announcement came unexpectedly to both technology and bitcoin communities, mostly because of his contributions to Silicon Valley and to the field of technology. However, as Bitcoin Core... Read More
Despite the infighting taking place in the bitcoin community, Antonopoulos said it is not clear that most bitcoin users are even aware of it. End users are likely more concerned about whether or not t... Read More
A potential compromise would be on the basis of a maxblocksize increase to 4MB, which a scientific study has found to be safe, together with segwit as a hard fork, both deployed at the same time.
A... Read More
The moderator who removed Ver’s post noted that he explained to Ver that the ProHashing thread, the original offending post, is considered doxing and that Ver understood this. Ver’s MemoryDealers site... Read More
Wealth Manager Canaccord: ICOs Could Become Commonplace
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) could one day come to be seen as similar to initial public offerings (IPOs), according to a new report from financial services firm Canaccord Genuity.
Alleged Bitcoin Launderer Faces Extradition Hearing Next Month
An alleged money launderer tied to the defunct BTC-e bitcoin exchange and wanted by both Russia and the U.S. will attend an extradition hearing next month.
The Dec. 6 hearing, The Associated Press
Fujitsu Eyes Cryptocurrency Trading With Cross-Blockchain Payments Tech
Japanese IT firm Fujitsu has unveiled a new payments technology designed to facilitate transactions between blockchains.
Announced today, the "ConnectionChain" project is aimed at providing a way f
Brokerage Chief: Bitcoin Futures Must Be Quarantined
A well-known electronic brokerage firm is issuing dire warnings against the CME Group's plan to launch a bitcoin futures contract next month.
But Interactive Brokers, in a comment letter dated Nov.