The highly-anticipated top layer for the bitcoin network is designed to boost transaction capacity and speed (hence “lightning”) in a way that developers say follows bitcoin's original value propositi... Read More
Onion routing is a one way of bringing privacy to the Lightning Network, and it's a topic that perhaps hasn't gotten much attention given recent tests.
A livestream will be available, with an IRC c... Read More
A conference series started as a bid to better unite and focus the bitcoin development community in the wake of serious technical debates will see a third installment in 2016.
The name is apt as th... Read More
Correction: Article has been updated to reflect that one-year high is based on BPI closing prices; 36% gain was achieved in last two weeks, not last four days.
The price of bitcoin has hit its... Read More
Internet pioneer and VerFi chairman Pindar Wong has issued an impassioned plea to authorities amidst growing speculation bitcoin’s creator may have finally been identified.
Speaking at the Finnovas... Read More
Coinbase Disputes 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
Bitfury Reveals New Generation of Bitcoin ASIC Chips
Bitfury Group has developed a new, more efficient bitcoin mining chip, the firm announced Wednesday.
The Bitfury Clarke application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) chip "offers the strongest per
US Lawmakers 'Strongly Urge' IRS to Update Crypto Tax Guidance
A group of U.S. lawmakers has called on the nation's Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to release comprehensive guidance for taxpayers earning gains on cryptocurrency investments or transactions.
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 (