12 May '16, 3pm

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

A panel at a recent cryptocurrency event hosted by the Cato Institute discussed the differences between public blockchains (such as Bitcoin) and the distributed ledger technology currently being researched by various Wall Street firms and consortiums. Although many people view consortium blockchains as competition for Bitcoin, the reality is that these systems are mostly intended for different use cases. While Wall Street’s distributed ledger technology may offer substantial improvements over their current systems, these permissioned ledgers may not be able to provide the level of openness and regulatory arbitrage offered by Bitcoin. Bitcoin Enables an Open-Access Approach LedgerX CEO Paul L. Chou was one of the participants on the recent Cato panel, and noted that the openness of the Bitcoin blockchain was the first thing that attracted him to this new technology. Chou re...

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Charted: The life and (many) deaths of bitcoin

QZ.com 12 May '16, 11am

Bitcoin has had an eventful life. Since the cryptocurrency’s inception in 2008, all the bitcoins in circulation have grown...

Antonopoulos: There Are No Spam Transactions in Bitcoin

Antonopoulos: There Are No Spam Transactions in...

bitcoinmagazine.com 12 May '16, 7pm

As Bitcoin blocks get closer to full capacity, some members of the community are claiming many of the transactions on the ...

Swiss City to Pilot Bitcoin Payments for Public Services

Swiss City to Pilot Bitcoin Payments for Public...

bitcoinmagazine.com 12 May '16, 3pm

In an international first, the Swiss town of Zug in central Switzerland will begin accepting Bitcoin payments for governme...

A beginners guide to bitcoin: what you need to know

A beginners guide to bitcoin: what you need to ...

stuff.co.nz 12 May '16, 1am

For many people their support is ideological, driven by deep-seated mistrust of big banks and intermediaries used in what ...

Bitcoin

cryptocoinsnews.com 13 May '16, 5pm

Palantir Technologies, a global data analytics company co-founded by Peter Thiel , co-founder of PayPal , denies any conne...

Bitcoin Evangelist Touts Digital Currency As New Hope For Wall Street: Bitcoin gets a lot of attention becaus...

Bitcoin Evangelist Touts Digital Currency As Ne...

npr.org 09 May '16, 9pm

Bitcoin gets a lot of attention because drug dealers sometimes use to buy and sell drugs on the digital underground. But t...

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

cryptocoinsnews.com 08 May '16, 11am

Longtime Bitcoin core developer Jeff Garzik acknowledges Bitcoins’ branding problem. “The bitcoin name, in terms of market...

BitPagos to Bring Credit to the Unbanked via Bitcoin

BitPagos to Bring Credit to the Unbanked via Bi...

bitcoinmagazine.com 13 May '16, 5pm

BitPagos CEO and founder Sebastian Serrano recently announced a new feature for their bitcoin wallet, Ripio, at Techcrunch...

Craig Wright backs out and won’t prove that he ...

techcrunch.com 05 May '16, 2pm

Satoshi Nakamoto, 2016 edition, might not be Craig Wright after all. Just a couple of days after claiming that he was the ...

Swiss town to start accepting bitcoin payments

nypost.com 11 May '16, 7pm

GENEVA — A Swiss town that is billing itself as a hub for the digital currency industry will accept bitcoin for some payme...

State of Blockchain Q1 2016: Blockchain Funding Overtakes Bitcoin

State of Blockchain Q1 2016: Blockchain Funding...

coindesk.com 11 May '16, 2pm

CoinDesk’s Q1 2016 State of Blockchain report summarizes key trends, data and events from the first quarter of 2016. This ...