“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.
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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
Coinbase Taps Twitter Vet to Bolster Customer Support Team
Cryptocurrency startup Coinbase has hired a former Twitter executive in an effort to shore up its customer support teams.
Tina Bhatnagar will serve as vice president of operations and technology, a
IMF Calls for International Cooperation on Crypto
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), an organization that aims to foster global monetary cooperation and financial stability, has called for global coordination on cryptocurrencies, warning of the r
Commodity Merchant Louis Dreyfus Trials Blockchain for Soybean Trade
Louis Dreyfus, a major commodities trading company, has announced that it has piloted a blockchain-based transaction system developed by a group of financial institutions including ING.
Bitcoin tanks more than 10% to below $11,000; South Korea announces details on crypto tax
Bitcoin and other major digital currencies dropped sharply Monday morning. Bitcoin briefly tumbled to a low near $10,234 on Coinbase around 11 a.m., ET, marking a loss of about 11 percent over