“We’re talking about $6.5 billion of value, we’re talking about the first attempt for a truly sovereign money. To take an approach where it’s just go as fast as you can until it breaks is not ... Read More
Other critics, including Bitcoin core developer Pieter Wuille, argue that right now there are just too many unknowns about the consequences of increasing the block size to 20 megabytes. Wuille hints a... Read More
Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne’s fiery opening speech at Bitcoin 2014 is geared straight at the libertarian spirit of Bitcoin-hardliners. In his philosophical keynote address, the man who was heralded ... Read More
One particularly nice touch that I only learned of via the foundation website:
The various panels and sessions that were part of the parallel tracks covered every topic imaginable. Some were good, ... Read More
Hard Forks Have to Be Hard
Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen and Bitcoin Core Contributor Peter Todd were both recently asked for their opinions on scheduled hard forks ... Read More
Momentum Is Building to Block Ethereum ASICs
Several ethereum miners and developers have come forward with the goal of stopping specialized mining hardware from effectively operating on the network.
Underway since April, the controversy surro
Brazil's Largest Independent Broker Is Launching a Crypto Exchange
The parent company of Brazil's largest independent broker is setting up a cryptocurrency exchange, Bloomberg reported Thursday.
Grupo XP, which owns brokerage firm XP Investimentos, plans to launch
XRP Shot Up 75% During Friday's Bullish Trading Session
The price of XRP spiked as high as 75 percent above its opening price at one point during Friday's trading session amidst a broader market bull parade.
At roughly 14:45 UTC, the price of XRP rose
US Congressman Drafts Bills to Aid Blockchain Development
U.S. Representative Tom Emmer wants to support the development and use of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.
To that end, the lawmaker announced a trio of blockchain-focused bills Friday,