“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
85% Of Canadians Are 'Aware' Of Bitcoin, Says Bank of Canada
The number of Canadians who own bitcoin nearly doubled over the course of a year, according to the results of a newly-published survey by the Bank of Canada.
Dubbed the Bitcoin Omnibus Survey (BTCO
Shanghai Stock Exchange: New Regulation 'Crucial' to Clear Way for DLT
Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE), one of the world's largest securities trading venues by market capitalization, is eyeing the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the securities market.
Cartier Owner Richemont Plans to Track Diamonds With Blockchain
Richemont, the Swiss luxury goods giant that owns Cartier, is turning to blockchain in a move aimed to bring transparency to its supply chain.
Jin Keyu, a renowned economist and an associate profes
Bank of Queensland Rules Out Crypto Purchases With Mortgage Funds
An Australian retail bank has revised its contract terms to prohibit borrowers from using loans such as mortgages to purchase cryptocurrency.
According a report from Australia Finance Review on Thu