Consultant and Bitcoin Core Developer Peter Todd has advocated changes to the cryptocurrency’s proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm as the scaling debate continues. As the prospect of a Bitcoin hard... Read More
The 24 hours from March 17 - 18 produced over $1 bln in trading volumes across cryptocurrency, likely the most ever recorded. Erik Voorhees, ShapeShift CEO, reported the figures on Twitter,... Read More
Bitcoin, an idea that originated in 2008, has since become a popular digital currency the world over, amassing a market value of under $20 bln. Since 2008, though, it hasn’t been an easy ride for the ... Read More
Megaupload and Bitcache creator Kim Dotcom has become the star of his own movie - all about his life’s ‘Shakespearean’ ups and downs. As the entrepreneur faces US extradition from New Zealand over ... Read More
Barclays Joins CLS Blockchain Consortium in Search of Swift Alternative
Barclays has become the latest major financial institution to join the foreign exchange-focused blockchain consortium founded by cash settlement system provider CLS Group.
Revealed today, the Londo
Bitcoin is too risky to treat as a 'serious' investment, financial advisers say
Last spring, a man walked in to Dunston Financial Group in a jubilant mood. He told the firm's founder, Lynn Dunston, that he'd put all of his savings and retirement funds into cryptocurrency, the
HAZZA to Create the Global Unified Payment Network
The senior leadership of OCTO3, a Hong Kong based payment solution provider, announced the coming development of HAZZA, the world’s first global unified payment network.
“Our vision for HAZZA is to
China Construction Bank Partners IBM for Blockchain ‘Bancassurance’ Solution
China Construction Bank, the world’s second-largest bank by market capitalization, is working with IBM to develop and launch a blockchain-enabled bancassurance platform for its retail and commercial b