On Aug. 16, KeepKey partnered with ShapeShift to enable Bitcoin and altcoin trading directly from KeepKey hardware wallets. This partnership allowed KeepKey users to purchase and sell altcoins... Read More
The Ethereum development team officially postponed the execution of EIP150, a hard fork designed to increase the gas cost of transactions, setting the target block to 2463000. While Coinbase warned... Read More
"Coming up with such models is still a research topic; it's not reasonable to expect something like this to be researched and reviewed in time for the EIP150 hard fork, and so in the short term "Starc... Read More
Jeffrey Wilcke, the Ethereum co-founder and lead developer, released a statement to ask all miners and developers to switch to parity mining instead of utilizing geth nodes, which caused some trouble ... Read More
It is impossible to be certain of whether a bank-owned, government-owned or public Cryptocurrency will dominate in the future, but I do hope the latter is the case.” When asked as to what the... Read More
IBM Says Blockchain Can Power 'Open Scientific Research' in New Patent Filing
A patent application published Thursday claims the process of conducting scientific research can benefit from the blockchain.
Led by a team at IBM's Watson Research Center, the patent application p
CFTC Fines Bitcoin Trader $1.1 Million for Crypto Fraud
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has jailed a bitcoin trader and fined him over $1 million for running a fraudulent bitcoin and litecoin scheme.
According to a press release iss
Japanese Firms Claim Success in Marine Insurance Blockchain Trial
One of Japan's largest insurance companies, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, and IT firm NTT DATA have completed a trial that put the paperwork for marine cargo insurance claims on a blockchain.
Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform
Global professional services giant Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with tech from distributed ledger startup Digital Asset.
Accenture announced in a pre