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Bitcoin Surging Means New Storage Fears as Users Take Extreme Measures

[Bitcoin Surging Means New Storage Fears as Users Take Extreme Measures]Bitcoin millionaires are now a thing, and so are thousandaires.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:00:31 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Coinmall Hopes to Build an Ebay for Digital Goods Powered by Cryptocurrency

[Coinmall Hopes to Build an eBay for Digital Goods Powered by Cryptocurrency]This week we looked at a new cryptocurrency-based marketplace called,, a platform that allows users to purchase digital goods with bitcoin and litecoin.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 02:30:12 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Star Jets International Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

Star Jets International LLC now accepts bitcoin payments for private jet flights.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:30:10 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Blockchain Startup Sun Exchange Raises $1.6 Million in New Seed Funding

Blockchain company Sun Exchange has raised $1.6 million in new seed funding from a group of early-stage investors and startup accelerators

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:45:24 +0000 by CoinDesk

Tezos Founders Enter Legal Battle for Control of $400m in Raised ICO Funds

Founded by husband and wife, Kathleen and Arthur Breitman, Tezos is a decentralized platform that hosts smart contracts that seeks to compete with ethereum.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:00:02 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Is Blockchain Worth the Trouble? Blythe Masters (and More) Say Yes at Sibos

During Sibos, DAHs Blythe Masters, said while blockchain solutions can be expensive, they're worth the cost for mitigating security holes.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:24:05 +0000 by CoinDesk

A Look at Five Different Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallets and Prices

As bitcoin and alternative digital currencies grow more valuable, the demand for hardware wallets has grown significantly.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:00:37 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Sweden's Government Sold Bitcoin Today At Above Market Rates

The Swedish Enforcement Agency concluded its week-long bitcoin auction, making nearly 50 percent more than the past market rate.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Inspector General: US Mint Should Consider Bitcoin's Impact

The Treasury Department's inspector general said that the long-term impact of cryptocurrencies on the US Mint's business model should be considered.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:40:08 +0000 by CoinDesk

Gold Versus Bitcoin, Goldman Sachs Prefers Metal to Crypto

Bitcoin’s creator patterned his digital commodity money after history’s most famous analog store of value for currencies, gold.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:30:41 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Jaguar-Backed Blockchain Startup Completes $12 Million ICO

Blockchain data startup DOVU has raised roughly $12 million in an initial coin offering (ICO).

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:30:39 +0000 by CoinDesk and Unocoin Announce Fork Arrangements

This week two more exchanges revealed their plans for the upcoming Segwit2x fork this November.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:30:35 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Chinese Search Giant Baidu Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium

Chinese search engine giant Baidu has become the latest premier member of the Linux Foundation-led Hyperledger blockchain consortium.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:30:08 +0000 by CoinDesk

Japan's GMO Internet Unveils New Blockchain KYC Project

Japanese digital services firm GMO Internet has debuted its latest blockchain project: a "know your customer" app aimed at the banking industry.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:30:26 +0000 by CoinDesk

Calvin Ayre Declares Bitcoin Cash “The Only Bitcoin”

In a statement addressing the upcoming the bitcoin (BTC) fork that is scheduled for mid-November, Calvin Ayre has stated it’s belief that Bitcoin Cash [Bitcoin (BCC)] is “the only bitcoin.” Also Read: Fork Debate Drops to New Low, Outspoken Developer Lopp’s Home Surrounded by Police “When We Say Bitcoin, We Mean Bitcoin Cash” With the number […] The post Calvin Ayre Declares Bitcoin Cash “The Only Bitcoin” appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:30:17 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Cash Developers Propose New Address Format

This week the lead Bitcoin ABC developer, Amaury Séchet, proposed to add a Bech32 address format to the Bitcoin Cash (BCC) network.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:30:51 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Cautiously Bullish? $6,000 in Play as Bitcoin Price Stages Sharp Recovery

The price of bitcoin is roaring once again today, rising over $500 on a strong recovery from yesterday's lows.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:30:32 +0000 by CoinDesk

Odd Bedfellows? Blockchain Developers Can Learn to Love the World Bank

Multilateral organizations have more in common with the crypto community than you might think, Michael J.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:00:06 +0000 by CoinDesk

Australia Officially Ends Double Bitcoin Tax

From July 2018, Australians will no longer have to pay GST on their cryptocurrency purchases, following the passing of new legislation today.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:05:19 +0000 by CoinDesk

Kazakhstan Set to Launch National Cryptocurrency Backed by Fiat

Kazakhstan’s Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) and Exante have announced a partnership regarding the development of a national cryptocurrency.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:00:00 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Blockchain of the Vanities? Sibos, Swell and Stellar Troll in Toronto

No one won the game of trolls, but competition between Swift, Ripple and Stellar is still fierce, even though it might be too early for fists.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:00:09 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bank of America Seeks Patent for Blockchain Processing System

New Bank of America patent filings hint it believes blockchain could one day assist its high-volume data processing objectives.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:00:56 +0000 by CoinDesk

Blockchain Forks Are All the Rage, But Can They Ever Be Safe?

More and more blockchains may be forking, but developers still don't think they've quite found the best way to execute the upgrade.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:00:44 +0000 by CoinDesk

Regional Regulators in North America Are 'Closely Watching' ICOs

A new report suggests that securities regulators in North America are increasing their oversight of the blockchain funding model.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:40:01 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bank of Canada Announces Phase 3 of 'Project Jasper' DLT Trial

Canada's central bank is gearing up for the next phase of its "Project Jasper" blockchain research initiative, according to a new announcement.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:15:47 +0000 by CoinDesk

Australian Senate Panel Throws Support Behind Crypto Exchange Bill

Australia is moving ahead with plans to pass new regulations for the country's cryptocurrency exchange space.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:00:58 +0000 by CoinDesk

In 'Search' of a Swell? XRP Prices Rise and Fall Amid Ripple Event

A conference held by distributed ledger startup Ripple appears to have had a positive impact on the price of its cryptocurrency.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:55:07 +0000 by CoinDesk

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Adds 48 New Members

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance has added 48 new members, including Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:05:41 +0000 by CoinDesk

Blockchain KYC Startup Raises $1.6 Million in Seed Funding

A blockchain startup headquartered in Sweden has raised $1.6 million in new funding.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:00:39 +0000 by CoinDesk