A company roadmap leaked in April 2015 reveals that Chainalysis intends to effectively de-anonymize the virtual currency, something which Mycelium and many others in the Bitcoin ecosystem adamantly op... Read More
The actors (users) and their actions (sending money or assets to somebody else) are recorded on the blockchain. Any disagreement between two counterparties can be traced and proved in a court of law. ... Read More
Compact Block Support
Bitcoin Core 0.13.0 should be available for download on bitcoincore.org and bitcoin.org shortly. (But before downloading, note this safety warning on bitcoin.org.)
Child Pa... Read More
Bitcoin Addrindex is especially useful for applications built on top of Bitcoin's blockchain: these don't need to rely on a (centralized) API to fetch blockchain data. Bitcoin Addrindex currently powe... Read More
Memory pools are the collections of unconfirmed transactions as stored individually by all full nodes. Memory pools fill up in between blocks as new transactions are transmitted over the Bitcoin netwo... Read More
Brazil Moves to Probe Banks After Crypto Exchanges Denied Services
Brazil's antitrust watchdog is investigating whether the major banks in the country worked together to close off access to cryptocurrency services.
The Administrative Council for Economic Defense (
Japan Lost $540 Million to Crypto Hacks in First Half of 2018
After news broke yesterday of yet another hack of a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan, the country's police authority has released figures revealing the rise in such attacks this year.
Coinbase Refutes Claims in New York Attorney General's Exchange Report
A recent report published by the New York Office of the Attorney General (OAG), which claimed several cryptocurrency exchanges it investigated are vulnerable to market manipulation, has drawn backlash
Singapore Central Banker: No Tokens We've Reviewed Need Securities Rules
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state's de-facto central bank, believes that no tokens it has seen need to be regulated under its securities laws.
During a fireside chat at Coi