“Hyperledger is setting out on the promising and proven path that has already been taken with Linux: standardisation, broad-based support, open exchange of information.”
Specific initiatives includ... Read More
RBF Helps Avoid Transaction Delays
The controversial aspect of RBF is that it does not work well with 0-confirmation transactions. When users are able to replace transactions before they are place... Read More
Its national railway service may have already jumped on the bitcoin bandwagon, but Switzerland is taking a slower approach as it looks to regulate digital currencies and fintech.
Key elements inclu... Read More
Not everyone is persuaded that the initiative is a good idea. Representatives of the conservative-nationalist SVP party wrote to the city council inquiring about the legal basis for the council decidi... Read More
Op-Ed: Bitcoin is more akin to the Nasdaq than gold and is not a safe haven asset
"I wish I'd invested in bitcoin," is a response I usually hear when I tell people how much they could have made off the cryptocurrency if they bought it at the start. Just to be clear, if you bought $
Bitcoin SegWit Activation August 1: New Bitcoin Improvement Protocol
A new Bitcoin improvement protocol (BIP) has surfaced from the Core mailing list which includes Barry Silbert’s scaling solution. The yet unnumbered BIP proposes a user-activated soft fork (UASF)
BITPoint Plots Bitcoin Payments in 100,000s of Japanese Stores
Japanese bitcoin startup BITPoint is in discussions with a payment terminal operator to integrate bitcoin payments, a move that could see hundreds of thousands of Japanese retail storefronts to accept
Is The PBOC Stopping The Music On Bitcoin?
I suspect that's why gold is finally beginning to move today, up almost 1%, and among the biggest movers of the day as we head into the long holiday weekend--an indication of some money moving to gold