Bitcoin

Eight Leading Bitcoin Players Endorse Bigger Block Sizes, XT Nodes Experience Brief Surge

Eight leading Bitcoin sector companies, Bitpay, Blockchain, Circle, KNCMiner, itBit, Bitnet, Xapo and Bitgo, have in a letter endorsed the proposal of Gavin Andresen, BIP101, to expand the current Bitcoin block size. The pledge from the Bitcoin firms comes after a group led by Andresen, the Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist and one of the Bitcoin...
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Symbiont Creates Smart Securities for Investors, Founders & Employees, Promises Continued Counterparty Support

Blockchain technology play Symbiont recently rolled out smart contract-based financial instruments that are built on the Bitcoin Blockchain. That should not be surprising as three of the four co-founders of Symbiont, Robbie Dermody, Evan Wagner, and Adam Krellenstein, launched the Counterparty open source protocol on the Blockchain back in January...
Ripple

IDC Says Ripple “Best Placed to Take Market Share” of Payment Systems

International Data Corporation (IDC) has presented research that projects the Ripple protocol becoming market leader in banking transaction systems. IDC summarizes the findings of the research: IDC expects that payments through Ripple or similar protocols will grow exponentially in the years ahead. As such protocols supersede Bitcoin, the distinction between...
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Metals Debuts FinTech Jewelry, Pledges BitGive Donations

Online jewelry vendor Bitcoin Metals & Co. officially launched their website https://bitcoin-metals.com. The online retailer says that it hopes to raise awareness of digital currencies like bitcoin and their underlying technology, while giving a percentage of sales back to the community. The online store features a range of bitcoin jewelry for both men...
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Blockchain-Secured IoT Platform Filament Raises $5M from Bullpen, Verizon, Samsung, DCG, Others

It seems completely natural to see convergence of two of the hottest, most disruptive technologies, Blockchain technology and the Internet of Things. Filament, a startup that is harnessing blockchain technology to provide smart industrial infrastructure connecting machinery and equipment to a wireless sensor network, just closed a $5 million in funding led by Bullpen...
Dash (Darkcoin)

Dash Releases “Most Tested, Stable” Version of Core Client, Plans Testing Decentralized Budget System

The development team behind Dash, formerly known as Darkcoin, has released the much anticipated twelfth version of its core client. Dash is an open source peer-to-peer cryptocurrency fork of Bitcoin that aslso utilizes a proof-0f-work algorithm, but is designed to be more private and energy efficient. Dash’s lead developer, Evan Duffield, states:...
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Instant Trading Exchange ShapeShift Integrates Ethereum Token, Trading Card Game Asset

ShapeShift, an instant multiple digital currency trading exchange, has recently added Ether, the token of blockchain protocol Ethereum, and a Counterparty-based special edition digital asset for the online trading card game, Spells of Genesis. The ShapeShift exchange enables rapid trading of Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple and several dozen other cryptocurrencies, with...
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BBVA Bank: “Question Isn’t If, But When” Blockchain Tech Disrupts the Entire Financial System

Blockchain technology, the technology behind bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, will likely replace the current centralized financial system, according to the latest report from BBVA Compass economists. The bank's economists say that, while interest in bitcoin has evened out, blockchain tech is drawing more attention because of its ability to safely conduct...
BitcoinEquities/Derivatives

Barry Silbert’s Grayscale Appoints Xapo as Custodian for Bitcoin Investment Trust Assets

Digital Currency Group subsidiary, Grayscale Investments, has selected Xapo as custodian for the Bitcoin Investment Trust's assets. The Bitcoin Investment Trust or BIT solely invests in and derives value from the price of bitcoin.   First launched in September 2013, BIT shares became the first publicly-quoted bitcoin investment securities. The shares...
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